January, 2012

XBL Arcade Game Review: Quarrel

We all know the classic board games Scrabble and Risk; one involves tactics and words, and the other involves tactics and world domination. Both…

Live Review: St Lucia @Cameo Gallery, New York

Opening with the epic “We Got It Wrong,” a cacophony of ghostly vocals moved through the foggy synth backdrop. At moments, Jean Phillip’s smooth voice vaguely evoked a much cooler Phil Collins, fueled by powerhouse harmonies (a trio including guitarist Ross Clark & keyboardist Beranek).

Slinkachu – Small People

Slinkachu has been working on the ‘Little People Project’ since 2006. By re-modelling and repainting those miniature characters from train sets and photographing them in real-life-size locations the resulting photos give a charming and new perspective.

Byron Burgers

Burger Bunch: Byron Hamburgers

As part of our Burger Bunch series of features I wanted to let you know about MY favourite place to get a burger, Byron. They’ve won loads of awards, and they taste nearly as good as the ones I make at home.

Film Review: Young Adult

Quirky, off-beat, this is usually what Hollywood calls boring movies with no special effects and a weird ending. In the case of Young Adult, these terms can be applied, but in their truest sense. It’s a film that gives quirk and off-beat a good name.

The Taste Test: Walkers Mystery Flavours

Walkers launch 3 new kinds of crisps this week but no-one knows what flavours they are. If you can guess you could win £50,000. We got a head start on the competition.

Taking It Easy Too Long: Blitzen Trapper

Somehow Blitzen Trapper have managed to pass me by (until now), their latest record (released last year on Sub Pop) is album number six. This video for ‘Taking It Easy Too Long’, is directed by their drummer Brian Koch.