Editorial
What the Wolf listened to in 2011

What the Wolf listened to in 2011

10: King Creosote & Jon Hopkins Diamond Mine Fife-born Kenny Anderson (King Creosote) and London-born producer Jon Hopkins were nominated for the Mercury Prize in 2011. Both considered it a surprise, perhaps even a distraction to their modest work in studios, producing (Hopkins) and running a small label (Anderson). And...
December Preview

December Preview

Hullo all. Christo and I are both on sabbaticals of a sort this month, so with that as well as Christmas around the corner, the Wolf’s schedule has a somewhat different appearance for the next couple of weeks. We’ve got a number of new articles and artists to introduce (beginning...
Occupy LSX: reasons for hope

Occupy LSX: reasons for hope

In recent years the British public has become increasingly ambivalent to the waves of protestors that have swept down London’s famed thoroughfares and across the nations television screens with unerring frequency. Demonstrations are so common now, their character so cliched, and their aims so diffuse and multiple that it is...
The Autumn Protests: Students

The Autumn Protests: Students

Today, an estimated 2,000 people gathered in Bloomsbury, London’s university heartland, in order to march through the West End and the City. They were opposing the government’s proposed higher education White Paper, which introduces a number of radical changes to the current educational model in England. The most significant of...
November Preview

November Preview

Happy Halloween folks. Have fun with the pumpkins and the fireworks. Time for another look at London’s cultural highlights and what The New Wolf will be up to in the coming month. The first of the noteworthy happenings across London is the photography festival, Photomonth. They’re selling themselves short in...
Occupy London Stock Exchange

Occupy London Stock Exchange

October 15th marked the day of Global Revolution. Marches, demonstrations and occasional clashes changed the face of almost a thousand cities across the world. Following the occupation of Wall Street in New York, where hundreds if not thousands of protestors have now camped in the streets surrounding the New York...
October Preview

October Preview

A new month is upon us again and so is another preview of what’s to come on the Wolf and in London at large. This month: London Film Festival, Conservative Party Conference, and exciting plans of expansion. Before all that, exhibitions. Opening this month at the Tate Modern is a...
Greed or Grievance?

Greed or Grievance?

Broken Britain, the often repeated phrase of David Cameron’s 2010 election campaign already receives groans at press conferences up and down the country. This phrase, the Prime Minister’s byword for Britain’s social and moral decay is hackneyed and fraying; exhibiting the ruin of the very subject that it describes. But...
September Preview

September Preview

Pessimism is in the air and it smells of burning leaves. Summer is drawing to a close. This time next month the scarves will be out and the chestnuts will be roasting in the streets, and not just outside the British Museum where chestnuts are as ubiquitous as the clicking...