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Monthly Archives: September 2009

what the hell happened to rock music?

I know rock is supposed to make less sense to me the older I get but really? Seriously?! Is this what the kids think is cool these days? I feel like I’m the dinosaur who slept through the asteroids. In fact its almost enough to make me revisit the bad records of my teenage years. [...]

I forgot to put a link to this

But the lovely Guardian have put a showreel of mine on their site. Go have a look http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/gallery/2009/sep/16/cribs-takeover-nick-scott?picture=353013179

i hate fake emotion

but I can’t be all full of shit about the Swayze. Point Break (1991) – 4 – by Sebmagic I bet he’s paddled to NZ.

A TREAT FROM THE PAST

I’ve been digging in the archives, collecting shots for a special project, and in the process I found this gem.  It’s a shot of Ryan preparing to record a violin part for the b-side ‘I Was Her Man But I Done Her Wrong’ , taken from the desk in their old recording space in Springtime [...]

accidental influence.

Didn’t see this one coming. Note the right hand cropping of the prints.

CIRCLE, SQUARE, TRIANGLE, CROSS…VERY VERY CROSS.

Picture the scene, you’re in the office of MTV’s department responsible for Rockband, you’ve had a perfect build up to the release of your new baby ‘Beatles Rockband’ which is a shoe in for the Christmas present 2009.  Everyone in the building is eyeing you enviously for such a smooth, professional PR campaign.  Surely nothing [...]

* choke!*

Ever get the impression web subs are willing to do anything to get good click through rates?  Even at the Beeb? !!! Now I don’t know about you, but with the current state of ‘celebrity’ gossip the first thing that came to mind was this; but the eagled eyed out there will have seen that [...]

The Cribs take the city

As London dwellers may have noticed, The Cribs’ newest record has been plastered all over the place. It’s a satisfying book end to a very busy few months, although credit for the billboards shouldn’t be taken here; Jeff at www.jvtdesign.co.uk is the chap who took the artwork from me and gave it a shimmy to [...]

well this is just blowing my mind

Turns out the ASA aren’t massive fans of American Apparel’s love of jail bait. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8232162.stm