Monthly Archives: February 2012

Flashback: Massive Attack live at the Royal Festival Hall, June ’08

Feeling slightly disillusioned with the lack of variation in Massive Attack’s live set between the 100th Window album released in 2003 and the announcement that they would be curating 2008’s edition of Meltdown, we (me and Jo) decided not to bother getting … Continue reading

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Ghostpoet: Koko, Camden Feb 15th

On Wednesday night, rather than watch what turned out to be the shattering of Arsene Wenger’s Champions League dream for another year, I was at Koko in Camden. I was there to witness the Mercury Music Prize nominated Ghostpoet’s biggest London show yet. … Continue reading

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St Valentine’s Day, The Boss and Pulp

I’m not sure if I’ve ever said it explicitly here, or even if anyone but family and my close friends know, but I don’t get on very well with my dad. In fact, it’s not even so much that I … Continue reading

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The First Record

This blog post was triggered, oddly enough, by listening to the Guardian’s Football Weekly podcast. In particular, a discussion over what the first records the pod members had bought. I probably wouldn’t have anything to add to this were it … Continue reading

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Roots Manuva: Camden Roundhouse

Saturday night saw a first trip to Camden’s famous Roundhouse to watch one of my favourite artists in action. As the snow fell outside, in sufficient quantity to make the journey home a bit of a mission, Roots raised the … Continue reading

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