Monthly Archives: March 2006

Be your own pet: Be your own pet

Opening like the evil twin of the Kaiser chiefs before spilling headlong into a post punk rollercoaster ride, be your own pet rock. Gemma screams her way through lyrics like a bush fire out of control. The music keeps things … Continue reading

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Yeah yeah yeahs: show your bones

The first single gold lion is a good opening track and an indication of the albums direction. Karen o’s early pj Harvey/ high pitched Patti smith screech is still firmly in place lifting each song above the level of mediocre … Continue reading

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Alligator @ the Golden Fleece

Like a fuzzed up, maxed out Nightmares on Wax with Massive Attack sensibilities Alligator are a funky band to reckoned with. Fat bass lines nestle side by side with chukka guitar and sublime flute work as drummer matt keeps pace … Continue reading

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The Proposition

Set in Australia of old, law and lawlessness, racism and abuse, nick caves screenplay is a brutal one yet strangely subtle at the same time. Ray Winstone plays the sheriff determined to capture the one man who has eluded him … Continue reading

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dream 17

I dreamt that I was related to the chuckle brothers and my uncle said that they were hiding out at his house as they were on the run from Chinese gangsters who they had conned out of a big shipment … Continue reading

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st.patrick’s day.

So here we are again, another St.Patricks day. Except the night of the 17th march was relatively quiet, why? Because everyone was absolutely slaughtered by about half four. I walked to the supermarket to get some bread only to have … Continue reading

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a bittersweet life

Starting as it means to go on this is a perfect slice of Korean ultra-violence, mashing up gangster mobs and gone wrong jobs. The main character opens the film by ploughing into a gang of idiots who wont leave his … Continue reading

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