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We had a great start to this year’s Club Rockhaq workshops just over a week ago. Nearly all places are now fully booked too. Read on to find out more about what happened and how you can get involved.
Our first workshop of 2020 kicked off with a thorough review-planning and writing session. Last year we had some great music being covered in our reviews and we’re pleased to see a very wide range of artists being covered again. So what happened?
On the plastic sleeve for the vinyl of Vulnicura, computer generated and mutating, Björk lies with her back stretching over a rock. A crevice splitting her chest, she is the embodiment of pain. As if all of nature’s might has physically and emotionally cracked her in two. Broken and bleeding, she holds her mouth ajar, a silent scream hits you as hard as the rock that surrounds her. It’s one of the most visceral and daring album covers in her discography and, now five years old, it remains one of the most visceral and daring albums of her career.
Check out what took place at Club Rockhaq in November and book your place for 2020. Back in May, we invited Leicester’s number one standup comic Rob Gee to impart his poetic wisdom upon our Rockhaq writers. During that workshop we had everything from the apocalypse to goth unicorns making an appearance! 🖤🦄 We asked Rob to come back to our November workshops a few weeks ago and weave his lyrical magic once more. So what happened this time?
There are few statements less controversial than the statement that Kanye West is controversial. Whilst known for stirring up trouble throughout his career, Kanye’s – to put it lightly – irreverent public behaviour has reached its pinnacle in recent years. Most notably, he’s an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump (who, just so we’re on the same page here, is a very bad person) and has said some remarkably awful things regarding slavery in particular. It makes one long for the days when the worst thing Kanye did was be rude to Taylor Swift.
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