Another friend doing amazing things this week is my “BEST FRIEND 2010” – Orlando Volcano. Orlando upped and left for NYC about a year ago now, where he changed his name and seems to be spending his time honing his skills as a mega awesome producer. Today sees the launch of his debut EP, Nice To Meet You. … More All My Friends #2 – Orlando Volcano
1.IT’s a kind of MAGIC. Magic is a bit naff. David Blaine. Dynamo. David Copperfield. Derren Brown. Naff. THE PAUL DANIELS MAGIC SHOW. Naff-tastic. Why am I talking about magic? It’s like sooooooooooo not fashion, right? Well, yea definitely not. But there is something about magic that people respond to. And in terms of entertainment, … More Sunday Funday #10
A big thanks to Dazeddigital, this film (that won’t embed for me!) has brightened up my Monday no end! Love how surreal and fun it is, how incredible the dancers are and the tune is wicked! Projects and this like this bridge the mental gap in people’s heads about “World Music”, just like with artists … More Monday Funday: Shangaan Electro x Dazed
It’s 5am. Do you know where your kids are? Went to check out Braids at XOYO this evening. You should do the same. It’s like chill wave, dubstep and euphoric balearic house had a beautiful, charming love child. Put me on a beach at sunrise immediately.
It’s not exactly a newsflash that the 90’s are back in a major way – they are the new ’80’s. I am old enough to remember when Blossom hats and X-worx were the-coolest-thing-ever in a totally genuine non ironic way, and Morgan de Toi was, like, totally Parisian and chic*, and 2Unlimited were the BESTBANDEVER. … More sparkly bras & trashy runners
It was David Bowie’s birthday just there at the weekend. I don’t really care that much if I’m honest but I heard Boys Keep Swinging on the radio and it reminded me of one of my favourite Blur songs. Turns out, that is because Blur sampled the Bowie song, but I only found that out … More Blur basically lied to me. Fact.
Things are pretty hectic here in Noisy Shoes HQ, trying to sort everything for the BIG MOVE, as well as finish up things I have been threatening to do for months and make dolla (ie retail job :/). Against all odds though, I have managed to squeeze in some fun times. Here are the things … More Sunday Funday #6