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Upstairs Downstairs: Notes from the 168 bus

Upstairs Downstairs: Notes from the 168 bus

This is the latest in a series of articles and illustrations from our new special edition publication New Cartography.  The magazine offers readers a fresh and alternative take on mapping the urban environment through a collection of articles and illustrations from a wide array of contributors. The complete magazine can be viewed here. ‘She...
The Master - review

The Master – review

Paul Thomas Anderson, the director of There Will Be Blood, Magnolia, Boogie Nights and Punch Drunk Love, has – in the eyes of many critics – never made a bad film; he continues this fine run of form with The Master. That is not to say that there are not...
About NEW CARTOGRAPHY

About NEW CARTOGRAPHY

New Cartography magazine is a one-off special-edition of The New Wolf. The proposal for the magazine was the winning submission to the Anthology brief set by IdeasTap. The magazine was launched online on 15 November, with a print run to follow. Maps are tools that provide us with a systematic...
The Map as Text

The Map as Text

Today marks the launch of our new special edition publication New Cartography.  The magazine offers readers a fresh and alternative take on mapping the urban environment through a collection of articles and illustrations from a wide array of contributors. Over the upcoming weeks we will be publishing a selection of the...
Tabu and the Ghosts of Silent Cinema

Tabu and the Ghosts of Silent Cinema

I walked into the screening of Tabu expecting to see one of my favourite films of the year. If you follow any pre-release chatter on blogs or Twitter, you’ll likely have heard of this mysterious Portuguese object – a work praised for its originality and eccentricity, by a new auteur...
Sgt. Andy (Is Going to Help Me) - An appreciation of XTC in five notes

Sgt. Andy (Is Going to Help Me) – An appreciation of XTC in five notes

1. It’s becoming harder and harder to take seriously announcements that bands are breaking up. The new economics of the music business call for most artists to be consistently ‘active’, always ready to generate new products and content, or dare risk slipping from prominence. This extends to bands supposedly declared...
Review: Lower Dens at Hoxton Bar & Grill

Review: Lower Dens at Hoxton Bar & Grill

Illuminated by a moving projection of something akin to a fuzzy 80s tv screen, Lower Dens opened up last Thursday’s show with hypnotic aplomb, blasting the intimate Hoxton venue with an extended introduction of delightfully menacing and mournfully tremulous guitars. It is these kind of atmospheric, mesmerising, slow-build introductions that...
London: The Modern Babylon - review

London: The Modern Babylon – review

‘Which is the greatest city in Europe?’ ‘Without doubt the capital of my country, London’ ‘What a city! Why ‘tis Babylon! How rich the most honoured man must be there!… And Paris; who is the richest man in Paris? ‘The brother, I believe, of the richest man in London’ Benjamin...
Review: Nostalgia For The Light

Review: Nostalgia For The Light

Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzmán has built his reputation on the strength of a number of political documentaries about his native Chile. Two manifest cases in point are his tripartite masterpiece, The Battle of Chile (1975-79) and Salvador Allende (2004), both of which recount the fall of the Marxist Allende government...