Archives for the 'music' Category
Monday, October 22nd, 2007
Saturday, July 21st, 2007
Last weekend was the 33rd Ashton Court Festival (2) – the annual multi arts festival for which Bristol is now well renowned. It was remarkable to see the festival in action again. After years of financial struggles, caused by foot and mouth, moving sites to the other side of Bristol and rapidly spiraling costs, the [...]
Tuesday, February 27th, 2007
In 2005 I raved a lot about The Storr, brought to life by environmental arts organisation nva. It was certainly one of the most remarkable things I’ve seen, and it also helped provide an excuse to visit (for the first time) the islands off the west coast of Scotland (Skye, in this case). I have [...]
Thursday, February 22nd, 2007
Since moving to London, I have been eagerly looking for good summaries of interesting events happening in the city. So much goes on here that you have to be focussed in what you choose to see. Also, so much happens that it is easy to miss things. First if all I found Flavorpill, and then [...]
Wednesday, June 28th, 2006
last.fm must be telling me it is time to go to bed when it plays massive attack, fugees, hooverphonic, dido and turin brakes all in a row.
Monday, November 7th, 2005
did you know that it was possible to blow internal computer speakers? nor did I, but my iBook speakers just distorted and a reboot didn’t fix it. hmm.
Sunday, September 11th, 2005
In the last flat I lived in, in Brighton, I had a microsound fridge. In my new flat, in Edinburgh, I have a musical tap. When on, the tap creates a high but constant tone, with turning the tap varying the pitch. It makes washing all the more exciting.
Tuesday, August 30th, 2005
Voyage into the Unknown 2 is go. (24 September 2005, departing Bristol city-centre)
Monday, August 29th, 2005
The Storr was even better than I’d anticipated, and slightly different to how I had imagined it. More sensually evocative. Plenty of other people have reviewed it, so I won’t. I have very few criticisms (which is unusual), and I won’t detail them. All I will say is that, additional creativity aside, the opportunity to [...]
Wednesday, August 10th, 2005
last.fm got a fancy new look. they also got a custom new player. for those who don’t know it, you can listen to me.