Monthly Archives: September 2010

Colour Presents: Fuzzy Lights & My Autumn Empire

The Victoria, John Bright Street, Birmingham //¬† 7:30pm, ¬£5. We’re very pleased to announce our second Autumn show, featuring Cambridge psych-folkers Fuzzy Lights, whose second album Twin Feathers has deservedly attracted attention for its swirling, dramatic compositions. Rich, immersive atmospheres … Continue reading

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port-royal Trailer

A short trailer I made for our show on 19 October featuring port-royal, Millimetrik and Arc Vel. Inspired in part by The Trip, which I wrote about recently, it features a sample of port-royal’s ‘Nights In Kiev’ from the rather … Continue reading

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Searching For The Wrong-Eyed Jesus

Finally got around to viewing Andrew Douglas’s 2003 documentary about The South, inspired by Jim White’s album Wrong-Eyed Jesus!. White acts as a tour-guide of sorts, driving around small town in a borrowed and beat-up Chevy Impala, offering up insightful … Continue reading

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Colour Presents: port-royal, Millimetrik & Arc Vel

We’re super excited to announce our first show since late Spring,¬†headlined by Italian post-rock/electronic wonders port-royal. Support comes from Millimetrik, a Canadian producer who unites hip-hop beats with techno and ambient textures and Arc Vel one of the most exciting … Continue reading

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Download Digest

There’s a plethora of great music out there for free, just waiting to be discovered and perhaps turn you on to something new. All without the need to enter the shady underworld of bittorrent. Here’s a few of my recent … Continue reading

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EL Heath

Snailbeach Mines Trust (Wayside & Woodland, 2010) Back in the depths of last winter, I visited the desolate, alien landscape of Parys mountain quarry mines near on Anglesey, Wales, a collosal, gaping wound in the island’s countryside. Listening to Eric … Continue reading

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Tame Impala

I must admit to being rather ignorant of the Australian music scene but after reading the blog buzz around Tame Impala’s Innerspeaker, the Perth band’s first full-length, it’s been on heavy rotation as Summer draws to a rainy close. And … Continue reading

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