Monthly archive September, 2011
Automatic Man - My Pearl (Listen)

Automatic Man – My Pearl (Listen)

Ever seen the Woodstock film? Well, during the slot by Santana you’ll have seen a blistering drum solo by a 20 year-old guy called Michael Shrieve. His performance made a pretty big impression on me when I was 15 or 16 (probably the good hair and the fact he wasn’t much older than me, as much as...
PPQ... A Pretty Personal Question (Listen)

PPQ… A Pretty Personal Question (Listen)

Seeing as London fashion week has just concluded it seemed timely to write about one of the it’s yearly highlights, PPQ. Way before Amy Molyneaux and Percy Parker became the toast of fashion week they were known for their parties, Yes Jude! followed by Happiness Stans (Time Out Magazine declaring it the second greatest club...
Tummy Touch 15th Anniversary Party

Tummy Touch 15th Anniversary Party

To celebrate Tummy Touch are having a party at XOYO on the 4th November and YOU are invited. Featuring live performances from The Phenomenal Handclap Band and Swimming followed by DJ sets from Tim ‘Love’ Lee and Tom Vek. With special guests still to be announced this night will follow on in the fine tradition...
The BBC Music Video Festival screening Fire & Ice

The BBC Music Video Festival screening Fire & Ice

From today until October 1 catch our video for “Fire & Ice” on any number of big screens around the UK as part of the BBC Music Video Festival. The BBC Music Video Festival, kicks off this Monday 19 September and runs to the start of October. For two weeks a network of Big Screens in 20...
Coco Electrik DJ set live from Booby Hatch

Coco Electrik DJ set live from Booby Hatch

Recorded live at the excellent Booby Hatch night, Vogue Fabrics, Dalston, London September 2, 2011. A massive thank you to everyone who came down. Enjoy! Tracklisting: Coco Electrik – Fire & Ice (Ulysses82 remix) Tinpong – New Religion (Marcus Marr remix) Mobroder – Rush (In Flagranti remix) Planningtorock – Living It Out Mushrooms Project –...
R.I.P. Crazy Girl, long live the Grande Dame

R.I.P. Crazy Girl, long live the Grande Dame

We first came across New Orleanian Tiff McGinnis way back when, when she was known as Chantilly Peach doing in-your-face, one woman shows upstairs at the 333 club and appearing on the excellent Pussyfoot records compilation Suck It & See. Then around 2000 she ramped things up and morphed into the demented acid-queen Crazy Girl,...
I Am Devine

I Am Devine

I love John Waters. Who doesn’t? Divine and John Waters were like foot and shoe or you know, hand in (rubber) glove – I could go on and on – until Harris Glenn Milstead aka she they call Divine sadly passed on. This film about Divine’s life needs to see the light of day, so...