Daft Punk – Random Access Memories Album Review

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Everyone’s been bangin on about the latest Daft Punk album, Random Access Memories recently, and I have to admit, I was really looking forward to it’s release – but is it actually any good? It’s the fourth studio album from

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Nix Nugent Gig

Nix Nugent gigged at the AAA Bar in South Kensington High Street on the 17th January. She was accompanied by her regular keyboard player, Rupert Piano Talent, and they played a bloody good set. I’ve known Nix since we went

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2012 Gigs

It’s that time of year again when I start assessing what I’ve been up to for the previous 12 months, so here’s a rundown of the gigs I’ve seen in 2012 (in order of enjoyment).   The Prodigy This could

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Happy Birthday GG Allin (and Michael Jackson)

Yesterday (29th August) was my hero, GG Allin’s birthday. Well it would have been – had he still been alive. Despite being a massive fan, I only found this out through Twitter, where lots of Murder Junkies fans were tweeting

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Shitballs Weekend

I’ve not been going out much lately. This is partly due to me trying to cut down on my drinking (but more about that in another blog post next week) – but mostly because I’ve been working really long hours

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RIP GG Allin: 29 August 1956 – 28 June 1993

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On this day 19 years ago, GG Allin died of a heroin overdose. Probably my favourite performer of all time, GG was a complete maniac, out of control both on and off the stage. No one could be as hardcore,

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GG Allin Funeral

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This week I’m heading up to Staffordshire for a family funeral on Monday. I’m not really looking forward to it and it’ll be odd to see my family after so many years, but still, at least I’ll get a day

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RIP Joana and The Wolf (and Auntie Lilly)

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Sad news this week. Last week my aunt died. She was called Lilly and she was 83. She lived in Birmingham or somewhere like that. Hadn’t seen her for about 14 years, since my nan’s funeral in fact. Sadder still,

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2011 in Retrospect

Looking back over the year, I’ve had quite a good one. Scanning over last year’s 2011 resolutions – basically the same list every bloody year – I’ve ticked a few of them off in the last 12 months. Here are

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Hi-de-Hi Campers!

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I’m going on holiday to Butlins this weekend in Somerset. For anyone not in the UK, Butlins are those cheap and cheerful holiday camps that sprang up here after the war. They provided kiss-me-quick fun and light saucy entertainment. And

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