Friday, 28 January 2011

The Neuroscience of Music

An interesting article on why music makes us feel.

Thursday, 27 January 2011

The Over-Interpretation of Dreams


An interesting article on why people act as though their dreams can predict the future;

Monday, 24 January 2011


I found this today. Hmmm... you know, sometimes in my head it's not 2011

Good old the BBC

Esben and the Witch

Yes they're from Brighton so there's the possibility I'm biased, but for me there's something rather fantastic about trio's brand of 'nightmare pop'. This video shows them at their wonderfully disturbing best.

Sunday, 23 January 2011

Rest In Peace Trish Keenan

Trish Keenan, the singer of the wonderful Broadcast. Rest In Peace.

Saturday, 22 January 2011

Give me one million dollars!

You are about to hate a guy named Craig Rowin. Maybe not hate, but you will absolutely resent him. Okay, you probably won’t resent him. But you will be extremely jealous and annoyed with yourself that you didn’t think of this. Actually, you probably did think of this, but you thought, “Pssshhhhhht, this would never happen.” But today, New York comedian Craig Rowin is a one-millionaire. Because he asked for one million dollars. And he got it. No, really. This actually happened.

So I'm putting it out there...please give Mirrors £1000 000.

Monday, 17 January 2011

A Sad Day For Extreme Metal

Despite winning Suffolk Council's recent poll to find the county's greatest icon by a landslide victory of thousands of votes, Cradle Of Filth's singer Dani Filth has been utterly ignored in favour of a derelict swimming pool, which actually came second.
Read all about it here, courtesy of the Daily Mail, for whom the issue of Suffolk Council's blatant disregard for the democratic process is given scant attention.

Monday, 10 January 2011

Ubu Web

A rather wonderful archive, full of audio and visual gems! We use this site religiously. So if you ever wondered where we source our sound bites, now you know.