The Quietus | News | Cosey Fanni Tutti Details New Book, ‘Re-Sisters’, + Exclusive Extract

Cosey Fanni Tutti has a new 300-page book on the way, titled Re-Sisters: The Lives and Recordings Of Delia Derbyshire, Margery Kempe & Cosey Fanni Tutti. Set to be published in August, the book explores connections between Tutti’s own work and the recordings of Delia Derbyshire, as well as the writings of 15th century Christian … Read more

Viral video: Bridesmaids dance to Kajra Mohabbat Wala at Sangeet Function, Internet Loves It

Viral video: That shaadi the season is underway in India and the internet is full of fun and entertaining videos showing the big fat wedding. Needless to say, dance performances are one of the funniest parts of any Indian wedding. And of course, the dance of the bride’s sisters and friends is one of the … Read more

Indian Man Dances In New York City While Wearing Skirts

Every bit of clothing is unisex if we leave our conditioning in the past – people should feel free to wear whatever they find comfortable. However, a lot of us hold back from expressing ourselves through clothes because we fear that we might get bullied for our choices. The LGBTQA + community has taught the … Read more

Pole dancer’s senior audience shows off their ‘super cute’ spinning skills

Save your dollar bills. These seniors are shaking their moneymakers for free. A video showing a professional pole dancer – and her enthusiastic elder audience – performing at a senior center has gone viral with nearly 14 million views on TikTok since last week. Embla Bergli, a dancer and aerial artist from Olso, Norway, was … Read more

Viral Video: Little Girl Rocks The Internet With Her Amazing Dance on Badshahs Jugnu

Viral Video: Instagram is full of several fun challenges and trends. A while back, the ‘Jugnu Challenge’ took Instagram by storm, making people groove to its beats. The challenge simply requires people to dance to the song just like Badshah and Akanksha Sharma did in the original music video. Now, a video of a little … Read more

The Quietus | Features | Tome On The Range

Photo by Bruce Findlay What to make of Simple Minds? Untrendy stadium fillers with a social conscience or the postmodern band that twitched an unseen thread between Stevie Wonder and Neu!? It’s a long-running question, first aired by fans and press at the height of their commercial success in the mid-to-late 1980s. Themes for Great … Read more

Russian Artists Feel a New Cultural Chill in the West

“No Looking Back” premiered at the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas, last weekend. It was cut from the lineup at the Cleveland International Film Festival that gets under way later this month. The movie from Russia is a black comedy about an ex-convict trying to reclaim her daughter by force. It is … Read more

Music, dancing, storybook characters and more at the Tucson Festival of Books | Books

Book enthusiasts browsed the racks at Pennyworth Books during the Tucson Festival of Books in March 2018. The annual festival is held at the University of Arizona. Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star The Tucson Festival of Books is almost here and when you’re not busy listing to author panels, there’s still a lot to … Read more