Thursday, May 26, 2005

when worlds collide

"The Original edit sees Deekline & Wizard serve up a slice of garage infused break-beat outweighing his branded God Flesh-esque, a*se quake bass with a Virus mutilated, treble loaded, synth" [press release, via world of fiddy]

The reference to Godflesh is surprising in itself. But then to see "arsequake" resurrected, albeit with a coy asterisk and mysterious spacing. Stubbs and I still squabble over who coined that term. Not quite as surprising, though, as the season of MTV's The Real World set in London, when the supercilious blonde English chap who's in a noise-rock group (and who later french-kisses a drunk male heckler in the audience, as part of his confrontational live act, and gets his tongue almost bitten off) described his band as "progressive arsequake". I nearly fell off the sofa.

Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Sunday, May 22, 2005

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

the Rip It Up site is finally up, not much up there as yet (although you can download the two pdf discographies direct from it), but Green interview soon come, and much much more to follow...

... and in other book-related news: The Sex Revolts has been ACQUITTED. Hooray, now we can take a vacation in Turkey without being clapped in irons!
stubbs, nice ruminations re. the RIU&SA panel at boogaloo
me talking on excellent Irish radio arts programme Rattlebag
missus on TV Party, no-wave era cable show hosted by Rip It Up bit-part Glenn O'Brien
missus on this household's new favourite show (green wing, obviously, not the other one)
Truth, the stark veracity of which underlined by seeing Radio Four support Gang of Four last night...