Thursday, 27 December 2007

Our 2007 round up - Alex's list

Christmas is done for another year, and as we look forward to a blistering New Year Eve, it seems only fitting that we wrap up this year with a hearty roundup of the things that have tickled us in 2007.
Here's my list, I'm sure Kat will be along any day with hers (well, everything takes a little longer when you're all the way down in Cornwall...)

1. Metronomy 'Heartbreaker'
2. Friendly Fires 'Paris'
3. DJ Mehdi feat. Chromeo 'I Am Somebody'
4. Late of the Pier 'Broken'
5. Damn Shames 'Last Things'
6. Vampire Weekend 'A Punk'
7. Herve & Sinden 'Beeper'
8. Justice 'DVNO'
9. Primary 1 'Princess'
10. Jeffrey Lewis 'Will Oldham'
11. Klaxons 'As Above, So Below' (Justice mix)
12. Cut Off Your Hands 'Still Fond'
13. Of Montreal 'Gronlandic Edit'
14. Frankie Valli 'Beggin'
15. Bolt Action Five 'Spree'
16. Cassius 'Toop Toop'
17. LCD Soundsystem 'Someone Great'
18. Tunng 'Bullets' (Max Tundra mix)
19. Broken Hearts 'Black Cat'
20. Midlake 'Roscoe'

1. Justice - T
2. Tokyo Police Club - A Lesson In Crime
3. Klaxons - Myths
4. Of Montreal - Hissing Fauna
5. Kings Of Leon - Because Of The Times
6. Tiger Force - Wasp In A Jar
7. Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare
8. The Rakes - 10 New Messages
9. Horrors - Strange House
10. Jamie T - Panic Prevention

1. Rock en Seine, Paris - kicking Marc Ronson off Guitar Hero + seeing Bjork do a crap dj set = good fessy vibes
2. Summercase, Barcelona - dancing on stage with the Flamming Lips and seeing Phoenix twice in one weekend
3. Pukkelpop, Belgium - my final tour managing stint for Bromheads Jacket ended with a bang
4. Field Day, London - crap sound, no toliets, but hot hot weather and many friends
5. err, actually, the others i went to were a bit rubbish

1. The Thornton's MD who got caught squishing rivals' chocolates in their shops
2 & 3. Michel Gondry and Wes Anderson for it all
4. David Tennant. He's the Doctor, oooh yeah.
5. Shelia the geriatric sandwich maker in Stagnels


ooooh yeah

What a christmas treat, the new Metronomy video...


Thursday, 20 December 2007

Alex's Christmas Disco

Tuesday, 18 December 2007

Team Zizzou

Our friend Pete has this fetching red bobble hat which makes us chant "TEAM ZIZZOU" everytime we see him (with affectio, of course)
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Wednesday, 12 December 2007

Stickers on your faceeeee

I don't know how but it appears we have started a very strange phenomenon indeed...

Stickers. FACE.

Kate Moss does not approve

Monday, 10 December 2007

Alex's Mobile Disco #11

(the singer, Leee John, had a garagre record out on Locked On a few years later)

Friday, 7 December 2007

Rant! magazine

Rant! Magazine Review

Thanks Seb Wheeler!

Read more here

Wednesday, 5 December 2007

mixmag mixmag mixmag

Better late then never...
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Tuesday, 4 December 2007


There are not many things in this world that could get us to Brixton on a cold Monday evening, but last night saw Metronomy and Justice on the same bill. December dreams.

I don't like to repeat myself too often, but Metronomy are simply amazing. No, seriously AMAZING. A.M...A.Z...(you get the idea.)
Playing a good mix of classic and spanking new songs, they've even gone and employed real life dancing girls for You Could Have Easily Had Me and Radio Ladio.
In all the excitement (wink wink, Kat) I forgot to take a picture, so have this one I took at the Pure Groove instore last month
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They were followed by Justice and here's a Christmassy picture of Gaspard and Xavier to ease us in the festive season
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We've been all about Justice this year and just when we thought the night couldn’t get any better, we were given free flashing crucifixes – what a concept, what a band.
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ps, check out my article/interview with Justice in the new issue of Kruger, out today!

Monday, 3 December 2007

Pop Is Not A Dirty Word Part Two (Kat's list)

Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes.


Saturday, 1 December 2007

Two Slightly Different Shy Child Gigs

Shy Child & Stella McCartney @ Fashion Rocks 2007

Shy Child at Pure Groove

Very odd, kat x