Monthly Archives: November 2008

Death Vessel – Nothing Is Precious Enough For Us

Since the success of The Shins and The Postal Service, Seattle’s Sub Pop Records have continued putting out releases that are just to the left of the middle in their respective genre; different enough to appeal to the hipsters but … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Colour Artists Past

Its a good time of the year to get retrospective, and to catch up with old friends. I thought I would take a trawl around the good ol’ Internet to find out what the Colour artists of yore are up … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Flip Festival Party – Thanks!

Saturday’s Colour at Light House was one of the most satisfying events we’ve put on so far. Many thanks to everyone who came along. Despite the November cold encroaching on the courtyard, Lime Chalks’ opening set bought immediate warmth to … Continue reading

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The Last Hurrah of the Bargain Bin?

At the risk of coming across like a nostalgic luddite (again), I was in Birmingham the other day doing the record store rounds with James and a thought struck me while digging through the used section in Swordfish: give it … Continue reading

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Review: Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – Is It The Sea?

Will Oldham, aka Bonnie “Prince” Billy, released his third live album last week, a collaboration with Scottish folk band Harem Scarem and renowned percussionist Alex Nielsen, recorded in Edinburgh in 2006. Oldham is without doubt one of the finest songwriters … Continue reading

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The Colour Guide to Upcoming Events: November

What better way to forget the supposedly impending meltdown of civilisation than by wrapping up warm and heading out to a gig next month? There’s plenty going on in the region in November to keep you entertained and oblivious to … Continue reading

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