Rather than reboot John Carpenter’s 1982 remake of Howard Hawks’s 1951 movie “The Thing From Another World”, Matthijs van Heijningens directorial debut chooses to focus on the events leading up to the start of the first film. By the end of the movie I did have the urge to dive into the nearest vodka – ice – bar. A missed cross marketing opportunity me thinks..
Feauturing jangly, reverb-laden guitar, a minimal but danceable rhythm section and slightly distorted vocals, most of their songs have a simple, but effective formula based around a central melody reinforced by parallel lines.
The LG Optimus 3D is the Worlds First 3D Phone, some of it’s features are really quite impressive, but is it a phone you would actually buy?
Goldheart Assembly are one of my fav bands, their first record was recording in a Steam Railway museum in Norfolk. For the new release they’ve gone for a different approach and used an actual recording studio.
After the popularity of our ‘Dark Side of the Moon Boxset’ competition I thought it would be a good idea to do the same with the recently released Pink Floyd ‘Wish You Were Here’ Immersion Boxset.
The HTC Wildfire is powered by Google’s Android operating system and has some nice features. We take a look inside the box.
There is an exhibition of iconic album art work by Hypergallery at A&D Gallery, in London W1 this week. Featured in the exhibition is cover art from the likes of Peter Corriston, Terry Pastor, John Pasche, Robert Crumb, H R Giger, George Hardie, Trevor Key, Susan Derges, Central Station Studios, Hipgnosis and Robert Mapplethorpe.
Graphically, it’s got a very nice cartoon-y feel about it. The orcs are your typical ugly, chunky and silly goons, and the mage sports some dashing good looks, and a strong jawline. Imagine if Bruce Campbell was born in Mordor
Modern Warfare is back with a bang. Developers Sledgehammer team up with Infinity Ward, bringing gaming’s elite together for the third installment of the hugely successful Modern Warfare franchise.
The heartbreaking, haunting and ultimately redemptive album instantly and urgently caught my heart and caused a lump in my throat on its first play. But to see Loney, Dear perform this live is simply breathtaking and beyond words which is problematic for yours truly trying to review it.
Some of Joe Fenton’s amazing images like ‘the Lullaby’ took around two and a half months to complete. His largest piece titled ‘Solitude’ took ten months.
I don’t like to throw the phrase ‘Next Big Thing’ around just casually like some people do, but this time next year you’ll be shouting this band’s name from every rooftop in Britain, and maybe the world.
You might have heard of Damien Jurado from his days at Sup Pop Records. If his new album Maraqopa is anything like as good as Nothing is the news then it will be something very special indeed.
Blackberry devices are increasing in popularity among business AND non-business users alike in the UK, Phil Mottershead takes a look at the Bold 9790.