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Fruits De Mer Record Sleeves (Part 2)

One of the big attractions for many vinyl fans is often quoted as being the tactile nature of the album sleeve – something you can read (without a magnifying aid) while you listen to the music, and sometimes a thing … Continue reading

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Fruits De Mer Record Sleeves (Part 1)

I’m just going to let these record sleeves speak for themselves for a moment… So, what you’re looking at are the gatefold sleeves for Fruits De Mer‘s latest releases, Head Music and Sorrow’s Children. The former pays tribute to all … Continue reading

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Silversun Pickups – Swoon

I like the Silversun Pickups – they’re a nice, fun, friendly bunch and they put on a good live show. Indeed, it was their electric performance of Lazy Eye on Later that first drew my attention to them and prompted … Continue reading

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Muse's Matt Bellamy: new rock visionary or old fashioned chump?

Sadly it would appear that the musically talented fellow is somewhat technologically challenged, at least that’s what I gather from his response to Lily Allen’s blog post about file sharing. Having read both Lily’s blog post on file sharing and … Continue reading

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The Truth About Faeries, Southampton City Art Gallery

A conversation between some friends and I recently touched upon a previous failed attempt to see an exhibition of Patrick Woodroffe‘s work ┬áin Lymington; the St. Barbe Museum and Art Gallery had advertised it a week after it had actually … Continue reading

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Zombie Goodness

My usual morning glance at digg revealed the great image (above) that now adorns my desktop. Better still, the comments yielded the name of the artist, Jason Chan. Well worth a look around the ‘gallery’ and ‘prints’ sections, and a … Continue reading

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30 Days of Night: Bloodsucker Tales v. 1

Up to this point all of the 30 Days Of Night graphic novels have shared a common history and were written and drawn by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith. Whilst this fourth graphic undoubtedly belongs in the same world as … Continue reading

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Mythical Creatures

It’s been a long time since I bought a first day cover, but today I was posessed to buy the next best thing, a wallet of The Royal Mail’s latest stamps, Mythical Creatures, drawn by Dave McKean with accompanying short … Continue reading

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