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‘Twas the Week Before Christmas 1: Hipchips

Deck the halls! Hipchips is fully embracing the Yule season with their delicious crisps and a variety of seasonal dips. Hipchips is a bit of a fixture on the Soho scene. SEEN can only imagine the hungry revellers who fall upon the restaurant with a howling attack of the munchies, particularly on the weekend.

So, if you don’t take Christmas THAT seriously, their interpretation of traditional Christmas fare is great fun. Amongst their usual inventive and tasty dips, you can now have turkey and cranberry sauce, salmon and cucumber. Both lovely, but my money was on the salmon and cucumber! The Christmas pudding dip was also very good and an excellent pairing with the sweet crisps. The great thing about the dips is that they taste as authentic as the real thing (if you know what I mean) and they don’t stint on spiciness either. Of course, SEEN and her guest couldn’t finish the delicious crisps so we staggered off into the Soho night to snaffle the rest the next day…

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David Ramirez Releases ‘We’re Not Going Anywhere’ and Plays St Pancras Old Church

David Ramirez has announced details of his new album We’re Not Going Anywhere, set for UK commercial release via Thirty Tigers on January 12th, 2018. Produced by Sam Kassirer, the album finds Ramirez painting a vividly imagined picture of contemporary America through the songwriter’s own perspective of having dual American and Mexican heritage. It follows …

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Way Out West Announce UK Tour and Chat to SEEN Ahead of their Gig at Mangle on March 2nd

Electronic music pioneers Way Out West (AKA Nick Warren & Jody Wisternoff) are back – not only with a brand-new album, ‘Tuesday Maybe’, recently released on Anjunadeep; a label renowned as a hotbed of talent, but now also with a much-demanded fresh UK Tour. The internationally acclaimed duo has crafted a formidable reputation over the course …

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To Kill a King: My God and Your God

SEEN has been enjoying the rich guitar-driven new single ‘My God And Your God’ from the splendidly named To Kill A King, available to stream and download now. “The story of two Gods that can’t love each other and can’t leave each other alone,” according to frontman Ralph Pelleymounter, the track was premiered by Billboard who …

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Tobias Rehberger Creates New Interactive Light Work at Gasholders Kings’ Cross

SEEN is very keen to see the major new interactive light work by the internationally acclaimed German sculptor, Tobias Rehberger. The work entitled Almost Everybody is installed in the atrium of Gasholders London, the residential jewel in the crown of King’s Cross’ historic, canalside location, developed by King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP). Gasholders London, …

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The Final One Festival Comes to The Space

If there’s one thing in which London abounds, it’s excellent fringe venues and theatre; none more so than The Space in E14. This week sees The One Festival’s return (for the final time). It is a unique programme of bite-size theatre that celebrates the art of the solo performance. Boasting over 40 exciting theatre makers …