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LeftLion Magazine #38

1 December 10

Featuring John Robertson, The Soundcarriers, Vivian Mackerrell, Jeannie Finlay, White Dolemite, Andy Smith and more...


May Contain Notts
The news diary that knows you can’t spell ‘Nottingham’ without an ‘M’, an 'O', an 'N' and a 'G'

LeftEyeOn
More eye candy from our crack team of local snappers, this month featuring beefeaters, beefcakes and bling bikes

Canadian in New Basford
Our resident alien prepares himself for everyone's favourite alcoholiday

More Sacred Than Psycho
We speak to the left wing Forest legend John Robertson, who Cloughie once compared to Picasso

Carry on Regardless
The Soundcarriers have been getting press all over the place for their latest LP Celeste, so we thought it was about time we gave them some in their hometown too

You Terrible Cult
Withnail and I is a classic of British film, but did you know that Vivian Mackerrell, who inspired Richard E Grant’s character, has strong roots from HoodTown?

Sound Affects
Local filmmaker and artist Jeannie Finlay talks record shops, press reviews and running over George Michael

Triumph Dolemite
White Dolemite is a gung-ho action hero from the mean streets of HoodTown. In between getting the girls and killing the baddies he took time out to chat to us

Music Reviews
Anxieteam, Burly Nagasaki, Hhymn, Inkrument, Will Jeffery, Red Rack’em, The Silver Factory, Solomon Grundy and Strange Attraktors have been on the LeftLion stereo this issue

Write Lion
The bookworms have turned, with poems about TV dinners and crime scenes as well as reviews of six new books from authors based near you 

Crate Expectations
Portishead collaborator and northern soul enthusiast Andy Smith has a new residency in Notts. But he’s still not played DJ Hero

Event Listings
Everything you need to know about going out in HoodTown over the festive season, including all the local New Year's Eve parties

Noshingham
Under review this month by our team of highly-trained eaters are Ania, Café Nomad and Hart’s Nottingham

Rocky Horrorscopes
Plus the Arthole, LeftLion Abroad and Notts Trumps


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