Monthly Archives: February 2006

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Going Up In The World: The Apocalypse Reunion

On June 21,1984, having recently turned 20, I broke up the band I’d been in since I was… well, since I was 8 years old and told everyone that I...
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Drunk Skiing

From the hard-core Canadian magazine Skiier. “According to the Associated Press, everything we suspected about British ski tourists is absolutely true. Of all the 18- to 24-year olds surveyed, more...
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Friday Thoughts…

It took old media over 500 years, from the advent of the printing press on down through to the present day to produce so magnificent a bore as, say, Frank...
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Who’s Biggest…

It’s been Paul Weller‘s week in the UK, we know that. And there’s been no shortage of his old interviews dug up, rehashed and requoted to make the most of...
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Bexhill: The New Brighton?

Well, that might be stretching things a little, but with the recent £8 million restoration of its Modernist crown jewel, the De La Warr Pavilion, that formerly most dormant of...
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A Cyberspace Record?

A post in The Pub about the Nokia hand-held Internet Tablet serves to remind just how increasingly wired this world is becoming. I don’t carry something quite as light as...
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But I’m Different Now?

Our Landlady Shona has already posted this picture in the Pub, but having woken up to also find it in my InBox, I feel duty bound to share it with...
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England’s No.1…. through No. 50

Blame the Arctic Monkeys. Seems like the British music press can’t stop celebrating how wonderful British music is right now. Just a few weeks ago, the NME ran its list...
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