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Now this was more like it! A man, a massive Doepfer modular synth and a drummer. First up was the support though – a man who didn’t introduce himself and then played fairly standard FTB (Faceless Techno Bollocks) for 40 … Continue reading
I bloody love Alex Horne and his vague yet sophisticated humour. I know him through his Radio 4 series’, but we saw him live at Udderbelly last Friday and it was a great night out. If you know his stuff, … Continue reading
So we rocked up at around 5pm in anticipation of the Main Event at 9pm – ie, the Pixies. Lovely summer day. First port of call: cash point. Dammit. Of course they charge £3.75 for a withdrawal – curse our … Continue reading
My first visit to The Oval Space in Hackney, and the first thing you see are the massive gasometers that are adjacent, setting the scene for a slightly otherworldly evening. I’ve never seen gasometers this close up and they are impressively … Continue reading
The equivalent of a writer staring at a blank page, wondering how to fill it, is a composer staring at 88 black and white notes.* The composer is wondering how to arrange them into a pleasing sequence when so many … Continue reading
Lucy & I were asked to write the music to a new ident for Channel 5’s digital TV channel 5*. And here it is: It’s a chilled and ‘Knife-like’ groove for introducting those late night movies!