Potent Whisper speaking truth to power over Grenfell; jeez get this man, akala, anyone who knows what's actually going on, onto every pa...
Hang the Parliament!
Theresa and the Wizard of Oz didn't reckon on how squeaky bum their campaign would get; last night's debate & latest polling now hints seriously at a hung parliament and progressive alliances!
The second, sweet single in succession, from the forthcoming OMD album, dropped yesterday and the accompanying video is a joy to behold! (A must see for all those designers a-lurking!)
Listen to 'Liar Liar', from Captain Ska via the People's Assembly, awesome tunage with a point (this cartoon should be the mash up cover!) a...
Beyond the seemingly inescapable, inevitable siloed realities of micro-targeting, what is there? Can you see yourself, blooming, in another reality entirely?
Bryce Goodall, the real 'star' of the reserved issues debate, what and who we should have been talking about since, not what has dictated th...
Architecture & (Resumed) Normality
OMD picked up where they thought version 1.0 of themselves stopped, circa 1984; just one listen to the new single from the forthcoming album will let you know if your a version 1.0 or 2.0 person.
EternalBlue, Panjandrum#2 & GCHQ
In the aftermath of #WannaCry and GCHQ writing limericks while the NHS burned (seriously!), what will the repercussions be for the UK on May's watch, as she petitions to be steward of our future?
Every Sperm Is Sacred
Fading in relevance but they inspired comedy which eclipsed them, so, on the day they formed in 1969, Happy Birthday Monty Python, even you Cleese, you offensive dead parody sketch of yourself!
The Great Panjandrum
As the Fourth Industrial Revolution bites and a fourth era of digital journalism struggles to document its truths, battle lines are being drawn, where will you stand?
Stephen Colbert fills some pretty big shoes here joining Damon and his travelling band of 'Humanz'! Had a wee thought turned to Kiltr, spec...
Hugely impressed by the new toy received with much joy for my birthday yesterday, the Roland Gaia SH-01. Gorgeous, fat, analogue sounding f...
Go, Go Granite City! (or, World/Granite As Canvas #3 , A Slight Return)
A newbie's erstwhile dérive through the culture, contemporary and historic, of Aberdeen, with notes on accessibility and focus on Nuart Aberdeen 2017
No More Time For Sweet 909
Ikutaro Kakehashi, founder of Roland and inventor of the 303, 808 and 909 samplers, so you know, dance music, passed away on Saturday: he will be missed greatly.
Light It Up Blue
It's World Autism Awareness Day & the theme, extended for events through April is Light It Up Blue. Are you getting involved, getting informed? The least you could do is read this article!
The Invisible Insurrection Of A Million Lies
What links Alexander Trocchi, the international symbol for disabled access, its failings and austerity cuts? To join the dots, dive in, it gets uncomfortable but so it should!
Purple Day Matters More
You know what your doing Sunday for Mother's Day, what are you doing for Purple Day? Maybe you should have some plans?
As Dopplereffekt release their first album in ten years, it marks just one more exploratory step on a beguiling cultural and musical journey begun by two Chicago oneironauts twenty years ago!
Which 'Fat Tuesday' Says You?
With Pancake Day looming, can we look with a little envy at traditions around the world associated with this time of year and wonder what might have been? Scots Mardi Gras anyone?
The Art of the Steal
Is the social economy the key to throwing off the long yoke of 'wage slavery', in defiance of the last, great, corporatist shakedown? Maybe the least we can do is give credit where it's due?
The President's Brain Isn't Missing (It's networked to black hats!) Pt2
Reality is shifting and power is wielded in new ways, resistance is not only futile but relentlessly confusing. How do you see who's really pulling the levers? What can we do about it?
Silver Linings (and Hope Against Hope)
As hundreds of whales stranded in New Zealand Friday night, it looked like more portents of doom; against all odds, rescuers and nature offer something of a silver lining, harbingers of hope?
As I may have said one or two times before, sometimes just what you need is a song from an old friend! Not usually one for a 'now here's a ...