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by islandhopper
Thu Dec 03, 2015 18:27
Forum: cinema, tv and radio
Topic: TV Quick: talk about things on telly succinctly
Replies: 1349
Views: 176844

Re: TV Quick: talk about things on telly succinctly

Anyone watching London Spy? Quite enjoying it, apart from the incongruous title. I am. I was convinced that Ben Wishaw was under deep cover at the beginning and hung on until about half way through the second episode at which point I gave it up and felt a bit silly. Nice to see Charlotte Rampling f...
by islandhopper
Thu Dec 03, 2015 13:09
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Another "eleven" music distraction
Replies: 6779
Views: 389466

Re: Another "eleven" music distraction

9.The Just Jessica Jones
by islandhopper
Tue Nov 24, 2015 16:53
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Another "eleven" music distraction
Replies: 6779
Views: 389466

Re: Another "eleven" music distraction

8. Domestos Mutantes
by islandhopper
Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:17
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: Glasgow Pop!South Weekender 2016 - Glasgow 12th-14th Feb
Replies: 11
Views: 3077

Re: Glasgow Pop!South Weekender 2016 - Glasgow 12th-14th Feb

Just to remind you that this is a thing.

Get one of the 3 remaining £18 earlybird tickets from here before we announce even more of the great acts we have lined up.
by islandhopper
Fri Nov 20, 2015 11:43
Forum: indiepop
Topic: The Spook School
Replies: 72
Views: 23922

Re: The Spook School



Haven't seen much talk of this particular song but I think it's rather wonderful. One of those songs to keep in your arsenal and take out whenever it's needed.
by islandhopper
Thu Nov 19, 2015 12:38
Forum: book talk
Topic: what book are you reading?
Replies: 1589
Views: 241864

Re: what book are you reading?

andyi wrote:"The Luminaries" is a real cracker, isn't it. I was on about that a couple of pages back.
Yeah, the world she creates is quite extraordinary. I'd read her first novel and hadn't got any sort of sense she was capable of doing something like that.
by islandhopper
Wed Nov 18, 2015 16:19
Forum: book talk
Topic: what book are you reading?
Replies: 1589
Views: 241864

Re: what book are you reading?

http://www.littlebrown.com/img/features/luminariespb.png http://www.moxham-educational-books.co.uk/wp-content/gallery/childrens-books/screen-shot-2013-05-31-at-09-28-28.png Accidentally ended up reading two Booker prize winners in a row and they really couldn't have been more different. The Luminar...
by islandhopper
Thu Nov 12, 2015 18:14
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Another "eleven" music distraction
Replies: 6779
Views: 389466

Re: Another "eleven" music distraction

7. H is for Hawkwind
by islandhopper
Sun Nov 01, 2015 19:29
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Another "eleven" music distraction
Replies: 6779
Views: 389466

Re: Another "eleven" music distraction

6. Parkinsons and Daughters
by islandhopper
Tue Oct 27, 2015 22:23
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: Glasgow Pop!South Weekender 2016 - Glasgow 12th-14th Feb
Replies: 11
Views: 3077

Glasgow Pop!South Weekender 2016 - Glasgow 12th-14th Feb

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/v/t1.0-9/12065995_889145554495796_2535117045771640004_n.jpg?oh=516efc35d6c10cfb5a7cc671f3a6960f&oe=56BE997C&__gda__=1456415392_7c70e85b0e5036e6d6fa8f62d29188a4 We love watching great bands and we love getting a bit stressed so we're doing the W...
by islandhopper
Mon Oct 19, 2015 11:55
Forum: cinema, tv and radio
Topic: Music for Misfits: The Story of Indie
Replies: 29
Views: 7381

Re: Music for Misfits: The Story of Indie

Emma Jackson talks about some of the problems with ep3 here - http://t.co/3mRfNEvFwg Indie Music’s Women Problem and Retrospective Sexism Posted on October 19, 2015 I really enjoyed the first and second episodes of ‘Music For Misfits’, a recent BBC documentary tracing the story of indie music. It st...
by islandhopper
Wed Oct 14, 2015 14:14
Forum: not indiepop
Topic: Camera Obscura
Replies: 507
Views: 86956

Re: Camera Obscura

There's a good one in The Herald too with some more nice contributions from Tracyanne.
http://m.heraldscotland.com/opinion/138 ... ey_Lander/
by islandhopper
Mon Oct 12, 2015 21:54
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Another "eleven" music distraction
Replies: 6779
Views: 389466

Re: Another "eleven" music distraction

2. The Sprains of Being Pure at Heart
by islandhopper
Sun Oct 11, 2015 21:29
Forum: not indiepop
Topic: Camera Obscura
Replies: 507
Views: 86956

Re: Camera Obscura

So sad to hear we lost Carey at such a horribly young age.
She contributed to some of my favourite music of all time and by all accounts was a wonderful friend to have. x
https://m.facebook.com/CameraObscuraMus ... 82/?type=3
by islandhopper
Wed Sep 23, 2015 10:54
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Another "eleven" music distraction
Replies: 6779
Views: 389466

Re: Another "eleven" music distraction

2. Slater Kinney
by islandhopper
Mon Sep 21, 2015 15:29
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Another "eleven" music distraction
Replies: 6779
Views: 389466

Re: Another "eleven" music distraction

6. Sarah Crackling
by islandhopper
Mon Sep 21, 2015 10:54
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Another "eleven" music distraction
Replies: 6779
Views: 389466

Re: Another "eleven" music distraction

2. Gang of Boar
by islandhopper
Sat Aug 22, 2015 09:23
Forum: book talk
Topic: Jonathan Coe
Replies: 7
Views: 8144

Re: Jonathan Coe

Yay! Expo 58 was a lot of fun and it led me on to reading House of Sleep again for the first time in ages. I don't think there's many authors that are just so damn pleasurable to read.
by islandhopper
Thu Aug 13, 2015 16:58
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Another "eleven" music distraction
Replies: 6779
Views: 389466

Re: Another "eleven" music distraction

4. Veal 2 Veal
by islandhopper
Thu Aug 13, 2015 09:39
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Another "eleven" music distraction
Replies: 6779
Views: 389466

Re: Another "eleven" music distraction

6. Welsh Dresserge Gainsbourg