Following on from my favourite Breezeblock mix ever, Irritant Records have Knifehandchop’s BBC Breezeblock up on their site for download, nice chaps they are. The Mix goes from ragga, techno, hardcore to hip-hop along with some breakcore and is a great upbeat set. Knifehandchop aka Billy Pollard is from Toronto, Canada. Now 23 he has… Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2006

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Coldcut at The Village this saturday has been cancelled due to personal reasons. Full refunds available from point of purchase. Coldcut and Ninja Tune apologise to all the fans and hope to return soon. Boo.. Still though dildo, there’s always Rootical Soundsystem meets Firehouse Skank in the Belvedere, Denmark Street the same night.

Posted on April 20th, 2006

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Great to see Irish band, Butterfly Explosion getting some worldwide recognition through mp3 blogs such as 3hive, *Sixeyes, for the eardrums and Who needs radio. This seems to be due to their recent SXSW appearance which by all accounts, went down a storm. Musically, the band have been described as “Brooding, atmospheric, melodic and lush”…. Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2006

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I missed this last week, latest cartoon from the guys at Langerland, a funny cartoon about The Rising. Enjoy!

Posted on April 18th, 2006

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Music articles and blogs of interest in the past few days. Contrast Podcast #3 is up featuring me and 20 other bloggers talking about and playing their ‘Perfect Three Minutes’. Check it out my rough Irish accent here. Tugboat from A Slice of Class responds to my Daft Punk post with a post entitled ‘Robot… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2006

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It’s a double edged sword that I and many others like me have discovered Jay Dee in the past month after much championing of his music on music blogs since his untimely death. It’s sad that it takes the death of a man to recognise his life’s work. It’s sad that we won’t get to… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2006

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To me, Daft Punk are the most frustrating band on earth. After an amazingly promising debut and some highly inventive videos, they warmed to fashionable publications like The Face and many other media outlets and ending up becoming some shit parody of themselves. The music became watered down dance-pop. Sure, ‘One more Time’ was a… Read more »

Posted on April 9th, 2006

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It will be interesting to see where history places Mogwai in the pantheon of rock culture, but one thing I’m sure of is that they will occupy a shelf all on their own. Their latest album ‘Mr Beast’ continues along the strange path Mogwai have set for themselves, a unique one far removed from their… Read more »

Posted on April 6th, 2006

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