October 25th, 2010 | microlog
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October 25th, 2010 | music
I cannot for the life of me get their website (or podcast) to play nicely for me lately, but this should work: new label Broken20 (whose podcast is fucking excellent, actually) have made their first release, and it looks to me like prime stuff.
The Village Orchestra presents an hour-long (and fully improvised) live album recording from The Hive Collective’s ‘Memories Are Brighter Than Our Digital Debris’ showcase, part of the Future Everything event in Manchester. Law took Hive’s title and ran with it, composing a meditation themed around the unstable, fragile nature of memory and recording. Occult, meandering and willfully fractious…
Extensive previews at the link.
October 25th, 2010 | about warren ellis/contact
People keep asking, so: no, I’m not at the London MCM Expo this coming weekend. I’m still getting over this hideous flu bug, and the last thing I want to do to my immune system right now is expose it to thousands of coughing people. Conversely, the last thing they need is for me to be coughing Komodo Dragon Flu bits all over them. So I’m giving it a miss. Sad to be missing the drinking, especially sad to be missing my regular quiet evening dinner with Emma, Pud and Anna, which, funnily enough, is what I look forward to most at Expo.
Raise a pint of whisky for me on Saturday night, Brit-comics.