My friends in the GVWI had their Hallowe’en Party this weekend, and Andy and I were asked to DJ. So, we had some fun with suitably themed music… Read more “DJ: Guest: 078: GVWI Hallowe’en Party – 25-October 2014”
Colour. It is perhaps not an obvious subject for this series – being mainly a visual concept – but even descriptions or themes of colour can be exceptionally evocative, as a number of the entries are here. Read more “Tuesday Ten: 214: True Colours”
I was asked some time ago to DJ this six-band line-up at Electrowerkz (I was the seventh of the Dark7, of course). Thanks to the organisers, the bands, and the punters.
Read more “DJ: Guest: 077: Dark7 Festival – 11-October 2014”
In the annals of crazy plans by me, this one was up there with Festival Kinetik 4.0 in 2011, where my friend Tim and I headed to Ottawa and then Montreal for a heavy, heavy week of music, drinking and sightseeing. Doing Cold Waves III came up from similar origins – a lineup too good to miss, and also a chance to catch up with friends who moved back to Chicago from London last year. Not to mention some sightseeing and drinking (and fantastic food), too. So, with not a great deal of notice comparatively, my financee and I headed the 3,950 miles westward across the Atlantic.
Read more “Memory of a Festival: 023: Cold Waves III”
Back in the UK again, after the fun and games in Chicago, it is time to return to the normal routine. Read more “Tuesday Ten: 213: Tracks of the Month (September 2014)”