Monthly Archives: October 2010

Review: Two bad gigs: Grinderman and Noah & The Whale

Let me start by saying these gigs weren’t bad because of anything that the artists themselves did, but rather because of firstly, the venue, and secondly, the crowd. Grinderman are pretty damn good live, and right now there probably aren’t … Continue reading

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Review: Jonathan Richman (6 October 2010)

Jonathan Richman walks onstage with a big smile on his face, and you just know that everything is going to be OK. The ex-Modern Lovers frontman runs through a sharp, quick-paced set, accompanied by a drummer so minimalist he makes … Continue reading

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Review: The Duke and the King (28 October 2010)

Simone Felice never fails to deliver. Erstwhile drummer in the eponymous band he formed with his brothers, he now leads his own band, the Duke and the King. “Leads” is perhaps the wrong word though – I’ve seen few bands … Continue reading

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Today’s reads: Instapaper; eBooks

Everything I know about Instapaper, a concise and informative introduction to this tool, which enables you to save webpages for later reading, on a range of devices (via The Shifted Librarian). The Librarian is the Rockstar: David Lee King on … Continue reading

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