Archive for January, 2007

Errors – Salut! France

January 29, 2007

Erros - Salut! France banner

The new Errors single is due out on the 7th of February on Rock Action records. It is coming out on a yellow 7″. Anyway, you can hear it over at their myspace page. Check out the video on youtube.

Klaxons – Myths Of The Near Future

January 29, 2007

Klaxons - Myths Of The Near Future sleeve

Well, the Klaxons album came out today and I was quite excited about it all. I had bought the NME on Friday afternoon to read on the bus and they had given it a good write up. Now I know what you are thinking, the NME. I know, I think the same, but I had really enjoyed the single Golden Skans. I think it is an excellent song and the Erol Alkan remix is wicked. If you can, you should check out the Sebastien remix as well. Anyway, I bought the album and gave it a good listening this afternoon. I think I managed to get through it 4 times at work. I’ve come to the conclusion that its quite good, but not amazing. There are some really strong songs on it, but some of it sounds unfinished. Stand out tracks for me are Golden Skans, Gravity’s Rainbow and Two Receivers. These are my favourites from the album. All in all I give it 7/10. Buy it this week when it is cheaper, if you are going to buy it that is.

Radiohead

January 21, 2007

At the moment, I find myself listening to alot of Radiohead. Ok Computer, Kid A and Amnesiac. All recommended listening.

Back Up

January 21, 2007

Remember, allways back up all your data files. I lost a hard drive recently and luckily I only lost all of my mp3s. Gutted! By a stroke of luck though my iPod held most of them and I managed to get most of them back. I think I lost quite a few random things I had downloaded, but ah well, I can live without them.

Anyway, the point of this post is I used a piece of software called PodUtil to get almost all my files back off my iPod.

Tapes?

January 13, 2007

Do you remember tapes? cassette tapes? I do, anyway, I found this great website that shows old packaging from cassettes. Its wicked. You should check it out. You can do this by clicking here.

The Silent Listener

January 9, 2007

Ben Drury has finally got round to creating a website. It’s quite random, but you can see what he is upto through it. I really like his idea behind The Silent Listener stuff. Anyway, I guess there isn’t much more to say about it really. Check out the site and enjoy.

Massonix – Subtracks

January 9, 2007

I bought Massonix – Subtracks from Bleep.com the other day. Its all a bit wonky techno. Basically it is Graham Massey from 808 State using lots of old analogue synths. It has an aquatic feel to it, check out the tracklisting below. It’s available from Skam records. Check it out, some of the tracks are a bit weird and just sound like someone messing about, but some of them are amazing. I really like Rey de Ray (Warm Gulf Water Rising).

1. Port Silat (Off Port Silat)
2. Sargasso (Horse Latitudes, Giant Kelp)
3. Debussa (Undersea Danube)
4. Despina Farfisa (Continental Ridge)
5. Gold Coast (Pro Bumba Colony, Sea Caves)
6. Deep Saline Green (Light Conductor 45 Fathoms)
7. March of the Triton Titans (Rubber, Canvas and Lead)
8. Forests of Crespo (Kelp Forest Range)
9. Boonadawn (The Mackerel, the Sampan and the Marlin)
10. Diamond Dance (4ths, Heavy Water)
11. Subatlatian (Black Smokers)
12. Rey de Ray (Warm Gulf Water Rising)
13. Pulsars (Deep Ocean Basin to Jodrell Bank)

1984

January 9, 2007

I need this mug, especially for work. There are some other classic Penguin novel mugs out there as well. I wouldn’t mind the A Brave New World one and also A Clockwork Orange. These three books are favourites of mine. I wish they would do a The Day Of The Triffids one, that would be sweet. Anyway, you can buy the mugs from www.drop365.com.