Bringing back the (big) beat

Wednesday, 29 November 2006, 18:39 | Category : Uncategorized
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Are you ready for the Big Beat revival? Yes? Then check out Kids in Tracksuits. There’s not really a ‘scene’ yet, but you’ve always got the likes of NME around to invent one. When I first heard this Nottingham-based group, doing a session for John Kennedy on Xfm I was immediately transported back to the [...]

Good new things

Wednesday, 29 November 2006, 17:44 | Category : Uncategorized
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First, this week’s Contrast Podcast is out. I’ve got a bit of an agenda because I’m on there, but it’s as good as usual. This weeks’s theme is Chickens and other birds. There’s a good few avian crackers there. Mind you, I really must brush up on my intros – work out how to use [...]

Danielson: A Family Movie

Wednesday, 29 November 2006, 8:13 | Category : Uncategorized
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So the Danielson Family Movie screening at Grace Church Hackney on Sunday night went well. There was a good load of people to see the film - probably more than we expected for a band which has such a particular cult appeal. But then again, maybe it’s not so surprising given that Danielson’s Luminaire [...]