Red Bull Music Academy – London 2010

I’ve not had a chance to write about the Red Bull Music Academy events, or their daily newspaper which is an omission on my part. I was too knackered to make the now legendary 4 way soundclash between DMZ, Trojan, Soul To Soul and Metalheadz at the Roundhouse last week, but is sounded wicked. Check …

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WOOFAH #4 OUT NOW!

woofahmag.com I can barely believe I’m saying it but the new issue is here and ready to get out to you all! Believe me it’s worth the wait – up to a massive 92 pages this time and some incredible content that I am completely amazed we managed to secure. And it’s still the same …

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Hackney Heckler issue 2 out now

Issue 2 of Hackney’s best (and only?) radical lefty rabble rousing free-sheet is out now. This time it includes: Top Ten Hackney novels Hackney’s unemployed standing up against the job centre Plus a load of smaller news pieces and a roundup of upcoming events. And a whole lot more! Copies will be available in various …

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The books of Roger Robinson

Surely everyone has got hold of the King Midas Sound album now? So you’ve all been enjoying Roger’s vocals and lyrics to the full for your winter soundtrack. Perhaps it’s also time to curl up by the fire with a good book? Adventures in 3D (Lubin and Kleyner, 2002) A collection of short stories. Some …

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Tom Vague

Tom Vague. “I was completely obsessed with Vague (and to a lesser extent with RE/SEARCH and Rapid Eye, they were a bit too professional, ha ha) – such a great combination of underground culture and music, like this window into a strange London-centric counter culture of squats and revolutionaries and occultists and bohemians.” (me – …

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idle thoughts fanzine review

idle thoughts for idle moments. Matt reviews Reggae Hit the Town by Jenni Stalmach which is a brief history of reggae in Huddersfield. I’ve got this and would echo his comments. I might review it more fully in issue 5 of Woofah which I guess is due some time in 2010. Issue 4? Soon come…