the eighteenth and nineteenth gigs I can remember going to

Click here for a complete list of entries in the series  “the first 23 gigs I can remember going to”. 18. Butthole Surfers, Loop, The Shrubs. University of London Union, 26th February 1988. This gig was sold out. A few weeks before there had been a mini-riot outside the Mean Fiddler in Harlesden when a bunch …

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the seventeenth gig I can remember going to

Click here for a complete list of entries in the series  “the first 23 gigs I can remember going to”. On the 1st of January 1988 my family had a discussion about our new year’s resolutions. Mine was that I wasn’t going to go to church any more because I didn’t believe in God. I had, to all …

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the sixteenth gig I can remember going to

Click here for a complete list of entries in the series  “the first 23 gigs I can remember going to”. 16. Suicide, Spacemen 3, Into A Circle, 999. Town & Country Club, 13th December 1987. It was cold. Sign on the door of the T&C: “Unfortunately 999 will not be appearing tonight”. The general consensus in the …

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the fifteenth gig I can remember going to

Click here for a complete list of entries in the series  “the first 23 gigs I can remember going to”. I ended up signing on at the local Higher Education College to study for ‘A’ Level resits a year later. Having done a round of visits to Universities and Polys I’d had a taste of student life …

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< Drumz of The South >: Sonic Life Cycles

< Drumz of The South >: Sonic Life Cycles. Georgina has posted the film she created for our contribution to the UCL’s Creative Edge workshop on (sub)urbanism. It’s essentially a broad brush look at the development of musical genres and the interplay between the urban and suburban. It is also, as she points out, slightly …

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the thirteenth gig I can remember going to

Click here for a complete list of entries in the series  “the first 23 gigs I can remember going to”. 13. Butthole Surfers, Shamen, AR Kane. Clarendon, 6th August 1987. Me and Wal were spending our hard earned at Record and Tape Exchange in Camden one sunny day when they started playing this insane freaky noise …

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