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Cluck! The True Story Of Chickens In The Cinema

Cluck! The True Story Of Chickens In The Cinema

I first came across Cluck! The True Story Of Chickens In The Cinema at the Hoxton Book Depositary about eight years ago. It’s a bible for all things foul and feathered across sixty odd years of cinema. Yes people we’re talking everything from Freaks and Stroszek (little nuggets of which we’ve featured below), through to...
Dustin Farrell: Timelapse Landscapes

Dustin Farrell: Timelapse Landscapes

Beautiful timelapse photography by Dustin Farrell (also check his Flickr), all shot in Arizona and Utah. Reminds me a lot of the look and feel (although slicker) we were going for with the Fire & Ice video. Make sure to scroll down to see the videos. Via ISO50
The Time Axis Manipulation Corporation (Watch/Listen)

The Time Axis Manipulation Corporation (Watch/Listen)

We’ve been long-time fans of Mickey Moonlight (also known as Midnight Mike, Mike Silver and Mike Sonovac), since his days on Output and Gomma, so we’re very excited to finally see the debut Mickey Moonlight (The Time Axis Manipulation) album coming out on Ed Banger (see the teaser immediately below). He’s remixed everyone from us...
Steve Jobs 1955-2011

Steve Jobs 1955-2011

Death is, very likely, the single best invention of life. – Steve Jobs  
Laurie Love (Video)

Laurie Love (Video)

A few of our favourite Laurie Anderson moments…
John Waters interview from Oyster magazine

John Waters interview from Oyster magazine

In Oyster Issue #94 Ariane Halls caught up with the iconic and controversial John Waters. Here is an excerpt from Oyster’s exclusive interview where they chat about Baltimore, lovely anarchists and Showgirls: John Waters is one of the most fascinating and charmingly controversial people in the world. He is the man who filmed a drag queen eating dog shit;...
This Is A High Society (Listen)

This Is A High Society (Listen)

Another short-lived, mainly 7″ label that I was a big fan of (especially the Ed Laliq releases) was High Society. Existing for two short years between 2002-2004 it was run by PPQ label manager James Mullord (read all about PPQ here), who would later go on to manage Pete Doherty (also releasing his first solo...
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 –...