Bandstand busking: Psapp

Monday, 12 January 2009, 13:45 | Category : Video
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I can’t believe I haven’t mentioned Bandstand Busking here before. If you’ve not heard of it, you’ll have already guessed what it’s about. The premise is simple - bandstands are ace and almost never used for the originally intended purpose, so the good folks behind Bandstand Busking have sought to remedy that. “It’s what they’re [...]

Something Great?

Thursday, 8 January 2009, 13:12 | Category : Good new stuff
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I used to write a lot about Emmy the Great on here. In 2006, you’d probably have been sick of hearing me going on about her. Lately though, things have been quieter, mainly because there hasn’t been a lot to write about. It’s been almost three years since I came across her unannounced support slot [...]

Eagleowl - For the Thoughts You Never Had

Tuesday, 6 January 2009, 23:53 | Category : Reviews
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It happens every year. No sooner have all the end-of-year lists been tidied up, you think you’re done with the old year’s music and moved on to a new one, something else comes along which makes you recondiser it all over again. There’s a whole load of this sort of stuff coming up here soon, [...]

Theme Song

Monday, 5 January 2009, 23:18 | Category : Songs
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Here, the self-proclaimed ‘most miserable and hateful band in London’ declare their love for both Hulk Hogan and the heyday of British wrestling. And invite us to wrestle in high heels of course. Awesome. Perhaps it’s not surpise that these three misanthropes aren’t included in the official hot tips for 2009, but the BBC’s loss [...]

Back to it

Monday, 5 January 2009, 23:06 | Category : Stuff
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The holidays are over. Dead Christmas trees litter the streets. The dickheaded dog-owners of Bow have seen fit to carpet the pavements of E3 with some fresh dogshit. And we’ve got snow - only not the winter wonderland-type stuff. More the crappy wet London variety which never lies and only succeeds in making the ground [...]