I have waxed on and waxed off about Studio Music before, for those who work from home or deal with the politics of office playlists it’s a total saviou, in fact I’m listening to it RIGHT NOW! Forget hearing the same 10 songs on the radio, or being subjected to your colleagues’ music tastes, Studio [...]
All my favourite music is pretty miserable, cheery choons just don’t cut it for me. My good pal Silv recently compiled her Top Ten Miserable Bastard Songs and it got me thinking what were my favourite Debbie Downer melodies? This is actually 11 songs because I couldn’t whittle it down any more, there are loads [...]
I do honestly love music but sometimes when I’m at home I’ll feel a perverse need to put on some dross like Maroon 5, or Charles and Eddie – which I totally stand by or listen to my 3yr old UKG mix on repeat.
Saving me from myself is Studio Music, a brilliant idea from illustrator [...]
This season was heavy on the nostalgia, with a lot of designers who were Big Names when I was a young fashion fan, Antoni and Alison are one of those names and it’s great to see them back on the LFW schedule.
After a slightly emotional speech at the beginning from both Alison Roberts and Antoni [...]
Richard Hoggart building, Goldsmiths
I mostly worked this week, and anything I did of note wasn’t documented by a camera unfortunately. Still trying to come up with some kind of harness that will let me take pics on my bike. Friday I went to see a performance with a few sound artists at Goldsmiths. It was [...]
Kind of a quiet week of working and cycling, this weird weather feels a bit like being in summer limbo. Made a fort in the front room and drank wine in it, highly recommended.
Poly Styrene on her bicycle, from her docu currently on iPlayer.
First attempt at making Mabo Dofou from scratch, the spicy pork [...]
I’ve come over all Kate Thornton today, so hold my hand and let me take you on a little Bank Holiday internet ramble through the 90s, starting with Whale. I’m not sure what a Hobo Humpin Slobo Babe is, but I’m pretty sure it describes the sallow-faced Bank Holiday casualty wrapped in a Union Jack [...]
My bud Sam put this song on all excited saying ‘this is going to be the song of the summer, SRS’ and I was all ‘yeah yeah it’s all right, but I’m not really feeling it.’
Fast forward a week and I want to listen to it until I puke; 2K12 summer mems, let’s do [...]
Christmas is here! I’ve watched the Simpsons Christmas special, thought about buying a bottle of O’Gradys for pre-lunch booze consumption and I’m wearing Christmas socks RIGHT NOW. I fucking love Christmas, so I’ve compiled a list of fun things going on in the ol Smoke to get you feeling festive.
To get you in the right [...]
I’m just about coming to terms with the fact that summer is over. Bleached are totally helping get over the winter dread, such ‘tude and the video is pure summertimes.