BOOK REVIEW: DR HELENA POPOVIC – NEUROSLIMMING

  We live in an obesogenic environment. It’s a world of fast living, sedentary jobs and leisure activities, labour-saving devices, and an overabundance of cheap, accessible, energy-dense, nutrient poor, highly-processed foods. It’s also an environment where a growing majority of people are overweight or obese and those who succeed in shedding weight will often find…

ALBUM REVIEW: THE JOHN STEEL SINGERS – EVERYTHING’S A THREAD

The John Steel Singers may be one member down, but their sound is as big as ever. The band now sees its five founding multi-instrumentalist members taking on more specialised roles in what has ultimately resulted in their most diverse collection of music to date. Their second studio album, Everything’s A Thread, has fewer brass instruments than their…

ALBUM REVIEW: JUNIP – SELF-TITLED

It was the same producer and recording studio. The line-up remains unchanged but you can tell the members have grown up a little bit. Welcome to Junip, the eponymous sophomore album from the Swedish trio and the follow-up to their critically acclaimed debut from 2010, Fields. Junip is perhaps best known as singer-songwriter, José González’s “other” group. He has joked that…