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SCM Music’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

THERE is very little point in telling you just how tumultuous 2017 has been for the world. It’s been plastered all over the television, newspapers and Twitter. But as always, we have music to...


Breaking Down the Backlog: Bayonetta 2

In this week’s Breaking Down The Backlog…I have no idea what I did, but it was awesome. I didn’t think Bayonetta could be topped. Its combat was so tight and the entire presentation so...


Film Torments: Anonymous (2011)

THIS TIME on Torments, Dan looks at an insulting fabrication of history. Full disclosure: I studied English Literature at university – I know, the shame – which involved a considerable deal of William Shakespeare....