Saw the Gorillaz at the O2 Arena last night, what a concert; Bobby Womack, De La Soul, Neneh Cherry, Little Dragon, Mark E. Smith, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Syrian National Orchestra for Oriental Arabic Music as well as Mick Jones, Paul Simenon and, of course, Damon Albarn. What a line up, and what an brilliant gig. Continue reading →
Just headed over to Youtube to watch the video for Stylo, the new Gorillaz single. For some reason they’ve disabled embedding so here’s a still and yes, that is Bruce Willis. Best musical project he’s worked on since Return of The Bruno. Continue reading →
Just found myself over at the Spike Jonze blog and saw this video for Unkle, saw the original footage from Fully Flared a while ago and thought it was great, as is this video; skateboarding, explosions and music from Unkle.
Went to see Omar Souleyman and Group Doueh on Friday night (29/05/09) at the Tufnell Park Dome, much less illustrious venue than the Dome in Greenwich it must be said. They are from Syria and Western Shahara respectively, and it was the first UK gig for both of them. The concert was a sell out and there were also quite a few people scouting for tickets outside. Also a sell out was the Omar Souleyman Highway to Hassake LP, I went to buy it before he even appeard on stage but was left disappointed. Damn. Continue reading →