Monthly Archives: April 2006

Howie Beck @ The Social

On his new album the self titled ‘Howie Beck’ there are backing vocals from the likes of Ed Harcourt and Feist. Tonight he takes the stage with just his guitar and a loop pedal. Running through songs from ‘Hollow’ and … Continue reading

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Sinister Jeans @ The Social

In tonight’s incarnation of the band we are lucky to have front woman Lizzy backed by tom of Penfold Plum and Origami Biro fame. With an expectant crowd eager to hear new and familiar songs they take to the stage. … Continue reading

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Dream 18

A Chinese man in a star mask was trying to scare fish the wrong way up a river, when a giant eel with a human face attacked him. Then I was in Borneo at a charity kiss concert where the … Continue reading

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survival of the fattest?

So everyone is going on about this obesity crisis hitting our schools, apparently over a quarter of all school kids are overweight and the figures are rising. Yeah, and, so, what, if some kid wants to spend all his pocket … Continue reading

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Cannonball Jane @ the social

Its going to be hard to explain Jane to you, part Peaches, Miss. Superstar, Beastie girl and filled with the energy of two Bjorks. With projected visuals, cameras on the audience and a comedy sidekick on fuzzy guitar, she bounces … Continue reading

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The Squid and the Whale

More drama than comedy this is the latest offering from the co-writer of ‘The Life Aquatic’. But unlike that film which uses voice over, grand set pieces and stop animation this movie relies on its low-fi nature. Set in 1986 … Continue reading

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JUNEBUG

Madeline and David met after a week they were married, six months later its time for her to meet his family. She is a gallery owner, well educated and brought up by a diplomat whist travelling the world. His family … Continue reading

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