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Mojo Magazine is the bible for musical trainspotters everywhere and its exhaustive knowledge of music from the last 50 years is unsurpassed. It has got together with Canongate Books and cleverly invested this knowledge into a range of books. The first, The Mojo Collection, published mid-November. provides a guide to the world's best albums from 1946 to the present. These along with individual volumes dedicated to the lives of Ray Charles, Sun Ra, Art Pepper and the story of The Beatles' Apple Records, mean you need never be stuck for a

musical answer again.

Don’t do that, do this. Fifteen days of unmissable stuff.


THURSDAY 2 Only four episodes into the new series and already the superb New Jersey mafia soap has secured four All The Best slots. See you here next issue, ya mooks. Channel4.


Monster drum and bass With Randall, Stretch and MC MG taking over the main room and Marc Mac (4 Hero) and SQIJI in the Basstrap. With screenings of Fist Of The North Star if you get there early. See preView, page 76. La Belle Ange/e, Edinburgh.

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Move over Billy Elliot, there's a couple of new kids on the block in Mark 'Brassed Off’ Herman's working-class comedy about two Geordie lads after season tickets to see Newcastle Utd. See prevrew and revrew page 26 and 30. General release.

SUNDAY S Telly drama writer Tony Marchant returns to Channel 4 after the critical success of last year’s Kid ln

companies on a downtrodden councn estate. Grim but great. See preView page 116. Channel4.

MONDAY 6 Their new album, Our Aim Is To Satisfy Red Snapper, is further proof, if it was ever needed, that this funky trio are still blurring the borders between Jazz, funk and electronics while keeping feet movrng on the dancefloor. See prevrew page 47. King Tut’s, Glasgow TUESDAY 7

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Edinburgh-based Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling has been in Toronto reading to thousands of her eager fans. She's promised that book five in the otherworldly series is coming and will be out within two years. If you can’t wait that long, you can get an insight into the reclusive writer when she is the first castaway in a new series of Desert Island Discs, Radio 4, Sunday 5 November, 11.15am.

biggest gong wrth outside bets coming in for Trezza Azzopardi and Michael Collins. Channel 4. WEDNESDAY 8 Re- release of Billy Wilder’s cross-dressing screwball comedy starring Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe, qune possibly the funniest film ever made. See reView page 29. Fi/mhouse, Edinburgh.


Colour, light, harmony and the Scottish avant garde. Four artists - Fergusson, Peploe, Hunter and Cadell are brought together for the first time in this major exhibition. See prevrew page 86. Dean Gallery, Edinburgh.

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