'We both had a big love and appreciation for Radiohead for the majority of our formative years and we still do now.' Photo of Cloud Boat by Simon Webb Photography, used with permission.
Meet Cloud Boat, a two-piece electronic band from London. They've just released their second album Model of You, and they'll be touring in the UK and Europe later in the year. Listen to the interview and songs recorded for The Selector, our global radio show for new UK music.
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The British Council's Keira Ives-Keeler explains Russia's complex love affair with Bond movies, while Russians can enjoy the exhibition Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style in Moscow until 7 September 2014.
'We try and make music that is upbeat and melodic, but at the same time it has a bit of a dark lyrical undertone.' Photo by Little Comets, used with permission.
Little Comets from Newcastle play three of their songs live and talk about how the band got started. Scroll down to listen to the interview and songs, recorded for our global radio show for new UK music, The Selector.
'A Severe Young Man' (1934. film still) is full of eroticism, far away from the conventional style of its time.
Ivan Kozlenko is deputy head of the National Film Centre of Ukraine and in charge of restoring and promoting Ukrainian and Soviet film classics. Here, he recommends his top five Ukrainian movies of all time, and describes the differences between film restoration in Ukraine and Western Europe.
Audiences at a poetry slam events judge poets using flashcards on which they put a score anywhere between zero to ten. Photo by Jannes Rupf on Flickr under Creative Commons.