Monthly Archives: October 2008

Colour Presents: Flip Animation Festival Closing Party, November 8th

Colour is proud to host the closing party for the fifth Flip Animation Festival, held at at Light House, Wolverhampton on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th November. It both celebrates regional talent and aims to bring animation to a wider … Continue reading

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The Agony and Ecstasy of Phil Spector: Arena

I have to be honest and admit I am a bit hit and miss with my musical history. I have always known that Phil Spector is kind of a huge deal in the history of music, but I always seem … Continue reading

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Things the Grandchildren Should Know

Published at the beginning of this year, Mark Oliver Everett’s memoir Things the Grandchildren Should Know is as heartbreaking and idiosyncratic as you would expect from the man behind EELS, a man also simply known as E. While its presence … Continue reading

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Feelgood French Friday Roundup Part Deux

Last week Katie posted some great Herman Dune music videos. Here’s three more examples of Gallic genius for your enjoyment. Lucas – Lucas with the Lid Off (Dir. Michel Gondry, 1994) Because nothing says Friday like upbeat whiteboy hip hop. … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Calexico Live at The Forum, London 11 October

By Dan Hartland Calexico – The Forum, Kentish Town, 11 October 2008 The American novelist and editor Peter de Vries once complained wryly that, “What I hate about writing is the paperwork.” He was, I think, trying to get at … Continue reading

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Feelgood French Friday Roundup

Their is something very sweet and charming about the French accent when singing in English. Here is my roundup of feelgood videos from the band Herman Dune (for a Friday). Herman Dune – 1,2,3 Apple Tree. [YOUTUBE=http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=_1F1ZsWbFAM] Herman Dune – … Continue reading

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An Unfortunate Announcement

Seems The Hold Steady aren’t alone in cancelling October gigs. Due to unforseen circumstances, we have had to cancel the Colour event that was due to take place at Light House on Saturday 11 October. Billed as The Americana Sessions, … Continue reading

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