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Archive for April, 2008

Random Fun

Posted: April 10th, 2008, by Marceline Smith

I forsee no sleep ever again. CLICK HERE for random diskant goodness from the archives, then CLICK on the same link in the left sidebar and CLICK CLICK CLICK CLICK. God, what a lot of amazing nonsense we used to post on here.

(yesyes, there are still many untitled and uncategorised posts back there. I’m not quite that bored, yet.)

Flickr Video

Posted: April 9th, 2008, by Chris Summerlin

Just when you thought Flickr couldn’t get any more addictive or time-consuming, the bastards have added a video function which is amazing. They’ve limited things to 90 secs to give the Flickr videos a feel of moving photographs and give an excellent place to upload stop-frame animations or quick movies you might have filmed on your digital camera.

I put a load up today that have been clogging up my hard drive:


Obviously it’ll bury Flickr under the weight of German Fetish Porn in about a fortnight but it’s a good idea nonetheless.

Soundhaus 10th Birthday

Posted: April 9th, 2008, by Stan Tontas

The Soundhaus is celebrating it’s 10th birthday this weekend with DJs from (it looks like) all of the nights it hosts and a load of bands playing as well.

Why should you care? Read on… Continue reading »


Posted: April 6th, 2008, by Chris Summerlin


There you go, couldn’t rename the tracks as it keeps telling me there’s an error so here’s the tracklisting:

  • Neil YoungCinnamon Girl
  • Jimi Hendrix ExperienceKilling Floor (live)
  • The SonicsHave Love, Will Travel
  • OneidaDoin Business In Japan
  • MC5Looking At You
  • Ike & Tina TurnerUntitled
  • YardbirdsStroll On
  • Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Diddy wah diddy
  • SebadohFlame
  • The Elastik Band – Spazz
  • The Buffalo Springfield – Mr. Soul
  • Howlin’ WolfWang Dang Doodle