Straight out the cosmos, it’s Dee D. Jackson with Automatic Lover. We had to choose something vaguely cosmic to share on eclipse day! This is a great slice of futuristic disco pop from the late 1970s, complete with great swooshing dance moves and a very realistic […]
It’s MUSIC VIDEO FRIDAY! This week is a Jonathan Richman special. Things we like about Jonathan Richman: his dancing, his childlike exuberance, his hysteria in the live version of ‘Ice Cream Man’ below, his songs about every day things, and his dancing again. For […]
Here’s the first edition of Stuff we done – a cultural round-up of things we’ve been watching, listening to and reading lately… We read: Arsène Schrauwen by Olivier Schrauwen Published by Fantagraphics, this is Patrick’s favourite graphic novel of last year. Olivier Schrauwen tells the […]
We’ve been nominated by designosaurYEAH (makers of very cool dinosaur inspired jewellery) and The Emperor’s Old Clothes (unique handmade clothing) to take part in the Brighton Etsy team blog hop. The blog hop involves answering a selection of questions and then nominating other people from […]
Ibibio Sound Machine – Let’s Dance (Yak Unek Inek) We went to see Ibibio Sound Machine at The Haunt in Brighton last week. They are excellent musicians and the atmosphere at the gig was right thrilling. The band sounded great and they had also gone […]
Folk Arts of New China – published in March 1954 by The Foreign Languages Press. Foreword by Jack Chen. We found this book in a charity shop in Leeds back in 2007. The photographs look hand-coloured and the performing artists are wearing great clothes and costumes.