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Wild Nothing's wistful melodies

In today’s show Jack Tatum from indie band Wild Nothing talks nostalgia, dreamy pop and making records in his bedroom. Also on the programme the Bollywood film about caste prejudice that’s causing a stir and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling goes on a quest to dig up her French roots.

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2015-02-27 culture

Taryn Simon, the hottest property in art photography

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2015-02-26 culture

How French women wash

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2015-02-25 rock music

Music Show: Blur, Scorpions and The Rodeo

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2015-02-24 culture

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Notorious for thrashing out rock and roll anthems and serenading fans across generations with timeless power ballads, the Scorpions have been conquering the world of rock for the...

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2015-02-20 culture

Marisa Olson's parallel universe

From auditioning for American Idol to trying to bring old electronic devices back to life, she experiments with contemporary culture in the name of art. Her work has been...

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