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by crystalball
Wed Mar 09, 2016 17:18
Forum: book talk
Topic: general reading and book related things
Replies: 158
Views: 60884

Re: general reading and book related things

I'm quite excited about Kevin MacNeil's new book, The Brilliant & Forever. It sounds slightly insane. Who needs drugs? On an island like no other, the annual Brilliant & Forever festival is a much anticipated event; its participants a story away from either glory or infamy. This year, three best fri...
by crystalball
Wed Mar 09, 2016 17:02
Forum: travel and languages
Topic: The distant islands fantasy travel thread
Replies: 220
Views: 86082

Re: The distant islands fantasy travel thread

Impossible is amazing but inaccessible is pretty great too: someone from the British Antarctic Survey posted this photo of Inaccessible Island earlier and *feelings*

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by crystalball
Wed Mar 02, 2016 12:08
Forum: Indietracks
Topic: Indietracks announcements: 29-31 July, 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 13799

Re: Indietracks announcements: 29-31 July, 2016

Thankyouuu! We're silly excited. I mean, I don't think I've slept properly since I got that email from the Aislers Set. This is a good time to recruit me to your revolutionary zombie squad.
by crystalball
Mon Feb 29, 2016 11:16
Forum: indiepop
Topic: Whatever happened to Envelopes?
Replies: 12
Views: 3582

Re: Whatever happened to Envelopes?

"Sister In Love" was a fantastic song, but they didn't have anything to match it, and that second album wasn't great. Sister In Love was one of their better songs but I think the whole of the first album is fantastic. Cara put some of her old flyers up on Facebook the other week and it made me dig ...
by crystalball
Sat Jan 23, 2016 12:16
Forum: indiepop
Topic: Po!
Replies: 15
Views: 3349

Re: Po!

Drop me your email address, Andy, and I'll send it to you.
by crystalball
Fri Jan 22, 2016 16:38
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Another "eleven" music distraction
Replies: 6779
Views: 387551

Re: Another "eleven" music distraction

7. Ellipsis Goulding
by crystalball
Fri Jan 22, 2016 16:33
Forum: indiepop
Topic: Po!
Replies: 15
Views: 3349

Re: Po!

I'm really moved by Ruth coming back to play. What a gift. Po! have always been my secret band, sitting just outside of everything else, whispering things to me that I didn't know I needed to hear.
by crystalball
Wed Jan 20, 2016 17:32
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 9th April 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 6799

Re: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 9th April 2016

This is amazing. I might have to rethink my entire life in order to make it.
by crystalball
Tue Jan 19, 2016 13:35
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Another "eleven" music distraction
Replies: 6779
Views: 387551

Re: Another "eleven" music distraction

5. Cirrhoasis
by crystalball
Sat Jan 16, 2016 22:32
Forum: book talk
Topic: Jonathan Coe
Replies: 7
Views: 8110

Re: Jonathan Coe

Started it last night. Looks like I'll be finished by tomorrow - one of those. *rubs eyes*
by crystalball
Fri Jan 15, 2016 22:37
Forum: travel and languages
Topic: The distant islands fantasy travel thread
Replies: 220
Views: 86082

Re: The distant islands fantasy travel thread

Tides, impending doom... Holland Island is everything.
by crystalball
Wed Jan 13, 2016 11:14
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 9th April 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 6799

Re: Leicester Indiepop Alldayer, 9th April 2016

Awesome line-up already. Good work, S!
by crystalball
Wed Jan 13, 2016 10:48
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Another "eleven" music distraction
Replies: 6779
Views: 387551

Re: Another "eleven" music distraction

11. Clancy Ecclesiastes

new topic: tools

1. Bob Drillan
by crystalball
Thu Dec 10, 2015 14:24
Forum: book talk
Topic: poems we like
Replies: 155
Views: 71423

Re: poems we like

Posting on this thread all the time is about the only thing in my life I don't feel the need to constantly apologise for. This is from over 100 years ago: 'The Matrix' by Amy Lowell Goaded and harassed in the factory That tears our life up into bits of days Ticked off upon a clock which never stays,...
by crystalball
Tue Dec 01, 2015 21:24
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: Spook School + ChorusGirl + Wolf Girl, Nottingham 5th Dec
Replies: 12
Views: 3443

Re: Spook School + ChorusGirl + Wolf Girl, Nottingham 5th De

Can't wait for this. Ridiculous levels of <3 are keeping me going this week.
by crystalball
Wed Nov 25, 2015 12:53
Forum: book talk
Topic: poems we like
Replies: 155
Views: 71423

Re: poems we like

Is this allowed? Oh, I don't care. Here.

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by crystalball
Wed Nov 25, 2015 11:40
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: Spook School + ChorusGirl + Wolf Girl, Nottingham 5th Dec
Replies: 12
Views: 3443

Re: Spook School + ChorusGirl + Wolf Girl, Nottingham 5th De

Hello! Still coming to this, I reckon. Yes. Do I need to buy a ticket in advance or would I be ok on the door please?
by crystalball
Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:14
Forum: we love public transport
Topic: It's terrific by train
Replies: 943
Views: 263525

Re: It's terrific by train