Crate Dig: My First Blog Post #ever #kindof

Stumbled across my now-defunct first blog from back in 2007 #thatyear and in the past six years… not much has changed at all… what can I say? For the sake of morbid curiosity… from October 2007… my first blog post… #itsadoosie #notheresnopictures swiper sighs manifesto So until I figure out this whole music blog thing…

Unofficial Best of London’s LoveBox 2012 Festival – Sunday Set

Historically, music festivals like Woodstock and Glastonbury were created to celebrate idealism (one ‘ism that we agree is worth buying into). Lovebox is no different. Add to this idealism the inclusiveness that you find on the best dancefloors and the diversity you find on our capital’s streets and you have the beginnings of a manifesto for…

Night in the Sweype: Little Boots “Shake” Launch Party – London

The Siren: Victoria “Little Boots” Hesketh The Sound: Neo-Disco Electro-synth Brit-Pop The Scene: Black and Gold, Blue-eyed synth soul… Lights, Camera, Passion in an East London Secret Warehouse… Half rave cave, half Factory foyer… Shake it ’til you make it, then make it shake… While you’re at it: shake it ’til your heart breaks and deluges…

Pop In the Fold: LectroLips – “Exempt from Classification” EP

LectroLips: legally one part Anthony Edwards, one part Leo Tarring; sonically one part Depeche Mode, one part Daft Punk, a splash of 80s discotech, rolled around in glitter synth, sprinkled with startrails, served on cosmic vintage and you’ve got the pastry Euro-Pop sounds of Ant & Leo — say ello. They hail from across the…

Unforgettable, Vol. 21: Lady Gaga – The Fame

Pop: grab your old girl with her new tricks; if this were Gaga’s first and last album, it would be just as complete as it is in context as a dynasty starter. The Fame is nothing more and nothing less than a perfect Pop debut through and through. Visceral, catchy, panoramic, reflective, progressive, chock full…