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The Rewind Recommends: 3 Things To Watch/Read/Listen To Today

The Rewind Recommends: 3 Things To Watch/Read/Listen To Today
By Sean Meehan Updated

The Guilty, a captivating thriller

... if you're looking for a film to keep you on edge, Guilty will be right up your street

Another show to add to the long list of 'must-watch' films on Netflix is The Guilty. A Danish thriller, set in a phone operations room of the emergency services, The Guilty centres on Asger Holm, a Copenhagen police officer. The film sees Holm, played by Jakob Cedergren, rarely move for the operations room. However, it's the way he deals with incoming calls which captivates. The trailer can be found here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abaoKA6rn5k

The New Hot Chip Album - A Bath Full Of Ecstasy 

... an album that will have you moving in more ways than one

Hot Chip have been creating decidedly catchy music for nearly 20 years. The London-based group's new album errs on the strange side, like most releases that have gone before. A Bath Full Of Ecstasy thematically deals with 'ecstasy', purely joyful music in the face of a world that has so much to bring you down. According to lead singer Alexis Taylor, the idea of 'ecstasy' is "just a nice thing to think about". Listen to the album below:

https://open.spotify.com/album/6lkUImwpLYQnkiygVaMoAJ?si=_EGlx7EXQvCCkrU6r6eFEg

Kneecap with a 21st Century slant on the Irish language

... rap music with a difference, as profiled be iD Magazine

Kneecap, a hip-hop group from Belfast, create music with a twist. Their high octane, comedic stylings are delivered as Gaeilge. In this interview with Roisin Lanigan, the trio detail their rise, coupled with the controversies encountered by their no holds barred attitude to comedy and Irishness.

Lyrically, the band explores much of the same subject matter as their English counterparts. But it’s not to be taken too literally... “I suppose it’s a fine line. We have characters, but it’s difficult, because it comes from somewhere and we write what we know. It’s satire and it’s not. The art’s in the not knowing. We can be serious but we obviously try to put a spin on stuff and have a bit of craic -- things in the North can be a bit too serious.”

You can read the full article here.

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