Regina Spektor

Interview | Introducing…Ana Silvera

Ana Silvera writes opulent, heartfelt songs full of flights of birds, femme fatales, harlequins and carousels, with strong undercurrents of love and loss. If you like Regina Spektor, Kate Bush, Anna Calvi, old books, poetry, opera, or Hans Christian Andersen, you might…

Blog: Helen’s Album Round-up 2010

When I was an undergraduate we would sometimes play the ‘would you rather…’ game. Andy and Maggie play it in Extras (‘Would you rather be a penguin who’s a bird but can’t fly or a flying fish that’s a fish…

Brian’s Mixtape #31: All at Sea

This week Brian’s been completely and utterly unaffected by the volcanic ash cloud.  He’s not even been subject to a light dusting, the lucky bird.  He has, however, been following the news with avid interest and has concluded that all…

Brian’s mixtape #24: Because We Want To

Readers, we’re a little worried. After his absence a couple of weeks ago, Brian’s been acting a bit strangely. He used to be such a lovely tidy, polite owl but now Brian’s stomping about like a petulant teenager, his roost…