Monthly Archives: August 2008

New Weird America

Today’s Pitchfork features an extract from staffer Amanda Petrusich’s new book It Still Moves: Lost Songs, Lost Highways and the Search for the Next American Music, which takes an in-depth look at the modern avant folk movement and how the … Continue reading

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For the Record

For the last few weeks, I’ve been in thrall to another man’s object of affection. A large CD wallet that belongs to a Welsh guy who used to DJ at Colour way back when, which contains a breathtaking array of … Continue reading

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James Summerfield Album Sampler

As well as being a nice bloke, James Summerfield is one of the most talented folkies to emerge from Birmingham recently. He headlined our first ever Light House gig back in July, reeling the audience in with his Midwest-infused folk … Continue reading

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Epic45 Tour Japan

Forget the Olympics and those Monkey trailers. The most important event in the far east as far as I’m concerned is Epic45‘s massive tour of Japan and Taiwan next month. They played the very first Colour gig way back in … Continue reading

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Christmas on Mars

After much speculation and waiting the psychedelic epic ‘Christmas on Mars’ film written and directed by The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has a release date. The Flaming Lips website released a trailer and stated that it will be available … Continue reading

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Living in the SSSR

In my 9-5 life I have been working on the Flip Animation Festival and posting on the Flip Blog. It got me thinking about how the animation world I’m involved in through my professional life crosses over with the music … Continue reading

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We Used to Read Books

On Monday we announced the line up for our next event at Light House and on Wednesday we featured July Skies. Here’s the second feature on the artists, slightly later than promised. For more information on the event, check our … Continue reading

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