2009

Tomorrows World

8/7/17 – James Last – Silver Machine – 1974 / Röyksopp – This Must Be It (featuring Karin Dreijer Andersson) – 2009 / Eroc – Norderland -1975 / Richie Havens – Strawberry Fields Forever – 1969 / Robert Wyatt / Gilad Atzmon / Ros Stephen – Laura – From For The Ghosts Within – 2015 / Guru Guru – Oxymoron – 1972 / Tomorrow’s World Present Kraftwerk – Autobahn – 1975 / Tomorrow’s World Present The CD – 1971 / Stephen Fry’s 100 Great Gadgets – Eighties / Frankfurt Record Stores – Mythos – Sick Wreckords

On a scorching hot German day we left Olivia’s secret village for a trip to Frankfurt with her Mum. Siv flying to Sweden to see relatives, Olivia and I having a day exploring Frankfurt or in truth checking out some record stores. Leaving at 7 AM was tricky for night owls and once Siv had […]

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6/7/16 – Leaves – Drunken Starlit Sky – Live At Nasa – 2009

With all the attention that both Sigur Rós and Björk receive, it must be terribly frustrating for other Icelandic artists that are trying to be noticed internationally. On one hand it brings attention to the country’s pool of talent on the other they find themselves constantly in the shadows of their country men and women’s […]

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7/4/14 – The xx – Crystalised – 2009

This was the first single from The xx’s understated and hugely successful first album. Later covered both by Gorillaz and Martina Topley-Bird and Mark Lanegan with Warpaint, the song has that indefinable quality that makes it accessible and cool. The shadowy understated video adds to the intrigue. http://www.thexx.info https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_xx https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xx_(album)

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23/1/14 – Mogwai – Burning – A Live Film About Mogwai – 2009

This is a 48 minute black and white film of  Scottish Post Rock band Mogwai playing live at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, in April 2009. It’s atmospherically shot using shadows and light by Vincent Moon and Nathanael Le Scouarnec with additional images by Jeremiah and Antoine Laurent. It captures Mogwai at their jamming best, a cross […]