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Screamadelica, XTRMNTR, More Light: Excess, Distress, Protest

May 31, 2013 | by Faber Social

The past twelve months have seen the return in live and studio form of three bands who, two decades ago, wrote the last chapter in the story of innova…

Of Soldiering and Rugby: Literature Reminds Us That We Are More Alike Than Not

May 30, 2013 | by Faber Social

At first glance my two events at this year’s Hay festival might appear to be particularly disparate – a verse drama and a non-fiction sports book; Afg…

Beware of Mr Baker

May 24, 2013 | by Faber Social

Last night I went to see Jay Bulger’s documentary film about the rock ‘n’ roll legend, Ginger Baker. It is an instant classic, and will surely end up…

Faber Social in association with Esquire presents David Peace

May 22, 2013 | by Faber Social

For one night only bestselling author of The Damned Utd David Peace will be in conversation with Dan Davies, about his brilliant new novel on Bill Sha…

More than a few people were checking their drinks when SJ Watson had finished….

May 21, 2013 | by Faber Social

So to the second Faber Crime Social – breaking all the rules by being on the first Tuesday of the month rather than the (bank holiday) Monday – which…

Beck to perform Song Reader Live at the Barbican with Jarvis Cocker, Beth Orton and more

May 16, 2013 | by Faber Social

A stellar-line up of artists including Beck, Jarvis Cocker, Franz Ferdinand, Beth Orton, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Joan As Police Woman, Conor J O’Brien (…

Faber Social presents Telling Stories with Tim Burgess

May 10, 2013 | by Faber Social

Faber Social is proud to present TELLING STORIES – an evening with Tim Burgess plus special guests including Mark Collins (The Charlatans), John Doran…

Music’s Not For Everyone – Weatherall’s Mix Tape

May 1, 2013 | by Faber Social

I have been an admirer of the work of Ian F. Svenonius ever since meeting him and his first band, The Nation Of Ulysses *, in a Memphis recording stud…

Ch-check it out: Faber to publish Beastie Boys

April 29, 2013 | by Faber Social

Yes, it is true. Faber & Faber have acquired a forthcoming book by Beastie Boys. Lee Brackstone, Creative Director, Faber Social, acquired the boo…

Andrew Weatherall in the Archive (Part 2)

April 25, 2013 | by Faber Social

In this second interview with our Artist-in-Residence, Andrew Weatherall talks in the Archive about ‘the slightly sleazy, fruity side of Sir John Betj…