Best of The Tung 2017: A Year In Review

Best of The Tung 2017: A Year In Review

It's so, so nearly our first birthday (reminder for the purpose of allowing you time to get us presents: it's January 3rd)!! It's been a busy year, and we'll be getting busier still in 2018, so we thought we'd take a moment to breathe while we could, and take a look at the pieces loved not only by us at Tung HQ, but also by you. 

REVIEWS

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Review: Angel at Arcola Theatre 

Dear white male playwright, Middle Eastern women are not your play things.

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Review: Benjamin Clementine 'I Tell A Fly' 

Benjamin Clementine's sophomore effort isn't an easy listen, but then it’s not supposed to be.

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Look What We Made Her Do: Taylor Swift Plays Dead
The ghost of Taylor Swift has come for revenge, and its all our fault

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Top 20 Singles of the Year

The tunes that defined 2017 for all of us here at Tung HQ.

 

MUSINGS FROM OUR MINDS

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The Hundred Thousand Pound Hula Hoop

Editor Anna Richmond tells a tale of golden tickets / corn crisps.  
 

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What Are You Listening To? 

In the streaming age, we need to consider how our listening habits are affecting our relationship with music. 

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Women To Look Up To: Nadiya Hussain

Tutku Barbaros on the organisation that wants us to choose who we put on top of our Christmas tree. 

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Spice World and Josie and the Pussycats: feminist heaven on capitalist hell

Both films were integral to my childhood, but am I still buying what they're selling? 

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No More Yeezy

Semi-unpopular opinion: we miss the old Kanye. We're still here though, holding out for super-Kanye in 2018 - and no more clothes.

INTERVIEWS

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Get To Know: Moose Allain

We were super excited to talk to artist, cartoonist, writer & prolific tweeter Moose Allain.

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Get To Know: Duval Timothy

We caught up with the multi-disciplinary artist to talk projects, places, and politics.

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Get To Know: Xavier de Sousa

We sat down to talk about POST, a solo performance interrogating the idea of 'national identity'. 

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Get To Know: Mira Calix

We caught up with AV artist ahead of her headline set at Splice Festival.

WAYS TO WORK ON YASELF

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How To Self-Publish: pt. 1 with Riaz Philips

Kicking off our How To... series is the writer and publisher of Belly Full: Caribbean Food in the UK. 
 

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Meet The Second Source
Get involved with the women tackling sexual harassment in the media industries. 

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Top 5: Women Writers To Follow On Twitter

5 writers making Twitter less of an apocalyptic hellscape.

How To Host A Podcast: with The High Low

How To Host A Podcast: with The High Low

Top 20 Singles of 2017

Top 20 Singles of 2017