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Ninja Tune

Posted: October 17th, 2001, by Stuart Fowkes

I went to see some of my favourite musicians play in Oxford for like the first time EVER last night as the Ninja Tune posse came down to find that the Zodiac had printed up flyers saying the label was called Ninja Tunes and advertsing theri web address as ninjatunes.net, which it isn’t. At least they made the effort, bless. (go to and buy everything, go on) DJ Food were brilliant, although still adjusting – they made a few mistakes which they blamed on it being the first night of the tour, and it took DK a few goes to scratch out the tune to the Addam’s family. But the breadth of music the played and the skill with which they mixed it was incredible. Why can’t all club nights be made this way?

It is Therapy? next week. I expect to behave like an excited child.

Stuart Fowkes

Stuart is possibly one of the tallest people you have ever seen. He towers above your puny skyscrapers like Rodan on steroids, his blonde spikes puncturing the atmosphe re like crazed, gelled knives. In real life he is part of the Sunnyvale Noise Sub-element pop outfit, and writes for other websites as well as this one - the cheeky blighter. He favours the noisier end of the musical spectrum, with a fervour which would seem to indicate a dodgy heavy metal past.


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