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Thursday playlist: Quarter Century Young

1. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – Garden 2. City Rain – This I Will Remember, Part 1 3. LCD Soundsystem – You Wanted A Hit (Soulwax remix) 4. Coltrane Motion – Please Call It A Comeback 5. Mark Ronson – Bang Bang Bang feat. Q-Tip 6. Lady Gaga – Alejandro 7. Miike Snow – Song […]

Flipping the coin

Flipping the coin

While I was at Jónsi (see below for an explanation of why that night changed my life), I did something I haven’t done for a really long time. I looked at the crowd. Normally when you go to a gig, your world revolves around the bubble of people in your immediate vicinity – and the band/person […]

The best gig of my life

On Thursday night, I went to the best gig of my life. That’s a big statement. Stomping on the grass while listening to Orbital at The Big Chill last year was pretty special. Watching the full 90,000 capacity of Wembley Stadium stand up and dance to Basement Jaxx was just as beautiful. Seeing Roisin Murphy and […]