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Hi Mates!

I’ve just warm soapy hand washed, scotch guarded and vac packed my festival boots. I won’t be needing them again because I’m just plain shit at festivals. If I haven’t garnered self discipline or worked out how to pace myself @ 40 yrs it’s time to admit I never will I always enter these pristine, … Continue reading

Hellooo!

Greetings gentle readers! It’s been a while, no? I’ve been lathering myself in a luxurious, self imposed 40th birthday hiatus and this here lil blog has been tossed aside, in the same vein an empty shampoo bottle is kicked into the graveyard corner of the shower. I’m a year older, the cogs are a tad … Continue reading

The XX

Breathe in! Get a sharpie and write this date down! Etch it in a sketch, carve it into rock, spray it on a train, translate it into hieroglyphics, HELL, name your next child it-: September 11, 2012. The XX will release their highly anticipated new album, (their first squeak in 3 years)  Coexist  Few artists have the ability … Continue reading

You’ve Been Waiting For This!

Forget George Clooney’s pissy coffee machines, I’d rather get McCafe drive thru and listen to David Byrne. His mature looks leave Clooney for dead! Before you get carried away lets remind ourselves why we love “Talking Heads”, why we love this voice, why we love this man! Now get this! Dave has teamed up with … Continue reading

Bloc Party and you’re invited!

I’m bracing myself for all your post Splendour highlights, insta pics, tags and tweets, you lucky, lucky bastards! I didn’t make it to Belongil Fields this year and my pre Splendour depression started kicking in well before the first tent pegs were pitched! I was wondering why I was on my drink and off my … Continue reading

Today is a good day!

This isn’t the first time I’ve written about “Two Door Cinema Club” and I’m certain it won’t be the last. Friends will attest to my deplorable memory span, but can I just repeat that I saw them play at last years laneway fest? God must think I’m a good person or the security was too … Continue reading

Do you like feeling happy and weird?

Look at these faces, LOOK AT THEM! Do you recognise them? Me neither, but I know what they sound like! They are the faces of “Mount Kimbie”, an  electronic duo consisting of Dominic Maker and Kai Campos and I’ve been listening to their album “Crooks and Lovers” for small measure of time now. Let me tell you chords … Continue reading

With this Ring!

If I make mention of the term “Indie, electronic pop duo” one more time, I give you permission to kick me in the mons pubis. Oh wait, grant me small buffer to laud indie, electronic pop duo Purity Ring. This totes awks coupling are doing their best to make the internet collapse on itself. Their … Continue reading

MIA – sneaky leak peek!

Praise the Lord, Allah and Tom Cruise for internet leaks. The world just got a sneaky peek listen to MIA’s first squeak since joining Jay Z’s stable earlier this year! God must love us? A previously unheard, sparsely produced “Baby” spilled into our ears unbeknownst to “Paper Planes” hit maker MIA aka Mathangi Arulpragasam, but … Continue reading