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Britpop Nuggets Part One: Some People are Born to Dance

Spotify Playlist (missing Whiteout, Thurman, 60ft Dolls) Youtube Playlist (complete) “Looking back, Britpop is almost unique among those musical trends which lasted half a decade or more, in that you couldn’t fill a Nuggets-type compilation with genuinely good tracks.” – … Continue reading

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Tkay Maidza

Tkay Maidza is a 19-year-old Zimbabwean-Australian singer and rapper, and my favourite musical discovery of 2015 so far. Three videos to make her yours too. Other news; I’ll be in England next week, with Milan. !

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Deep Dream Photos

This year is proving to be a difficult one and I’ve had little or no time to write or make anything. I did, however, manage to spend an hour yesterday altering some images with ‘Deep Dream’. This is an experimental … Continue reading

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Prague, 2003-2004

“Beyond a certain point there is no return. This point has to be reached.” – Franz Kafka

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50 songs from last year – #1 – Shamir – On The Regular

Downloading lists of songs without context (or even pictures) can lead to some odd things happening. I listened to this a good ten times on the subway and thought Shamir was (a) a girl and (b) English. It was only … Continue reading

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50 songs from last year – #2 – QT – Hey QT

I wrote this on The Singles Jukebox about Hey QT: “Here’s what I love about “Hey QT”: the way that immense witch house drone has been cut and stretched into something that sounds almost like pop music, yet completely not. … Continue reading

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50 songs from last year – #3 – Rustie ft. Danny Brown – Attak

“imo this should be danny browns song all rustie did was the music” <– Genuine Youtube comment

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