Category: Words

6 Music

6 Music

The news last week that BBC director Mark Thompson wants to lube himself up for the Tories by axing 6 Music came as something of a blow. I own 2 digital radios (one in...

Albums of the Year 2009

Albums of the Year 2009

I decided not to limit myself to the arbitary round figure of 10 since there are more than 10 albums worthy of a mention. It’s also hard to put them in order of preference,...

films of the year 2009

films of the year 2009

1. Let The Right One In 2. Moon 3. Where The Wild Things Are 4. Synechdoche New York 5. Up 6. Encounters at the End of the World 7. In The Loop 8. Cloudy...

A New Deadline?

A New Deadline?

I’ve been subconsciously forming an idea for a while which was crystallised a few days ago when I read this article about Alan Moore’s new magazine, Dodgem Logic. Back in the mid nineties, in...

Holy crap, the future has arrived people!

Holy crap, the future has arrived people!

Graham Linehan tweeted this video a few days ago, I thought it was just a proof of concept But I’ve just spent an idle 20 minutes browsing the web on a rainy Sunday afternoon...

Yann Tiersen Glasgow ABC 1, 9th May 2009

Yann Tiersen Glasgow ABC 1, 9th May 2009

two hours of wailing feedback that sounded like Mogwai overcoming their fear of Satan by kicking him squarely in the balls.

Script Frenzy

Script Frenzy

As mentioned previously, I’m gearing up to take part in Script Frenzy, which starts next Wednesday. Click the image above to go to my profile page on the SF site or check back here...

a Death in the making

a Death in the making

A few years ago, I had no desire to be a writer. I envied people who could but didn’t think I had it in me. I’m certainly not one of those people who always...

Animal Collective – Glasgow School of Art 13/01/2009

Animal Collective – Glasgow School of Art 13/01/2009

This was easily the most I’ve looked forward to a gig since Arcade Fire, Flaming Lips and Kraftwerk all played for my 30th Birthday. Now, I appreciate that, technically, the above bands did not, in...

Stereolab @ Oran Mor

Stereolab @ Oran Mor

As ever, when it comes to going to gigs, we got there too early.  Sydne tends not to drink and I’m always driving so, rather than do what everyone else does and relax in the bar...