This Week on the DCMG Websites


Here's a round up of all the new articles this week on The DreamCage and AlbieMedia websites...

Monday 29th July

On The DreamCage

The world's not going to save itself so, to get into practise, Paul Robinson read the official novelisation of MIB International by R S Belcher, thanks to Titan Books...

https://www.thedreamcage.com/2019/07/book-men-in-black-international.html

On AlbieMedia

We're huge fans of those theremin-meisters Decostruttori Postmodernisti so we got a bit excited when a new music mash up video appeared over the weekend. Or should we say 00-ver the weekend...
https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/07/sotd-decostruttori-postmodernisti.html

"it tells, in two hours, the biblical story of the six day creation of the world"
Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 14: The Creation ...
https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/07/today-at-proms-prom-14.html


Tuesday 30th July

On The DreamCage

"This is an excellent book about the BBC's role as a news organisation during World War Two."
Tony Cross read Auntie's War: The BBC during the Second World War by Edward Stourton...


https://www.thedreamcage.com/2019/07/book-aunties-war-bbc-during-second.html

After news that Luca Guadagnino is in talks to direct a film version of Lord of the Flies, a reminder of David Ames' analysis of William Golding's book... 

https://www.thedreamcage.com/2019/07/book-lord-of-flies.html


On AlbieMedia

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 15: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Р1 and Prom 16: Late Night РAng̩lique Kidjo ...

https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/07/today-at-proms-prom-15-16.html

"Tell all your friends… unless that friend recommended Taking Back Sunday’s album of that name to you."
For this week's #EducatingOmand: Year 2 homework, Susan Omand listened to Taking Back Sunday's album Tell All Your Friends...


https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/07/educating-omand-year-2-taking-back.html



Wednesday 31st July

On AlbieMedia

"After last night's Prom performed by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, tonight we have a prom performed by ... the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra!"
Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 17: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra 2


https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/07/today-at-proms-prom-17.html


Thursday 1st August

On The DreamCage

It's August and, for us, that can mean only one thing... The Fantasy Football is back and The DreamCage Challenge Cup is now OPEN for entries. Susan Omand explains more...


On AlbieMedia

"A nice pairing tonight, pitching the exuberance of Britten with the glorious sombre tones of Mahler."
Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 18: Mahler & Britten ...
https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/08/today-at-proms-prom-18.html

"given current events, we REALLY need reasons to be cheerful "
Jimmy Hunter's #SotD79 choice this week is by Ian Dury and the Blockheads...

https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/08/sotd79-ian-dury-and-blockheads.html

"I bet if you ask most people under 40 about Jethro Tull, you will be met with blank looks."
30 years after its release, Susan Omand looks back at Jethro Tull's album Rock Island. Plus flute...





Friday 2nd August

On The DreamCage

It's the 1993 movie that starred a lot of people before they were famous, that was directed by Robert Rodriguez Richard Linklater and should have been marketed as "American Graffiti but set in the 1970s"
This week's Was This Always Weird podcast looks back at Dazed and Confused...


https://www.thedreamcage.com/2019/08/podcast-was-this-always-weird-dazed-and.html

On AlbieMedia


"Even if you're not a fan of classical music, if you've ever watched Kubrick's film 2001: A Space Odyssey, you'll know it."
Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 19: Strauss, Schumann & MacMillan ...



Saturday 3rd August


On The DreamCage

With the start of the "Everything but the English Premier League" football season this weekend, Tony Cross read Football in Sun and Shadow by Eduardo Galeano, translated by Mark Fried…

https://www.thedreamcage.com/2019/08/book-football-in-sun-and-shadow.html

Never mind finding God, with the 4th season of Preacher due to start a one-a-week episode run on Amazon Prime on Monday, Susan Omand found The Art and Making of Preacher by Paul Davies, thanks to Titan Books...

https://www.thedreamcage.com/2019/08/book-art-and-making-of-preacher.html

On AlbieMedia

"he finally finessed and finished the unfinished Finnish finish then?"
Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 20: Pekka Kuusisto and the BBC SSO ...

https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/08/today-at-proms-prom-20.html


Sunday 4th August


On AlbieMedia

"Wow, lots to choose from today with two proms of much variety."
Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 21: Olivier Latry and Prom 22: Rachmaninov, Shostakovich & Outi Tarkiainen ...


https://www.albiemedia.com/2019/08/today-at-proms-prom-21-22.html


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