Sunday, November 30

happy birthday Mike

As Mike Skinner turned 30 last week we thought it only right to doth our caps and revisit younger days

Monday, November 24



In case you missed the Guide on Saturday, here's a piece about the revival of the instrument once beloved by Rolf Harris and now reinvented by Little Boots. So simple, so electro.
Check out this version of Meddle complete with stylophone accompaniment

However, I think this guy has the edge....

Sunday, November 23

Just so you know....

This is the view from the stage of the Royal Festival Hall. Good innit?


Wednesday, November 12

what is Marina Diamond up to?


all will soon become clear...

Monday, November 10

It's a Diamond mix squire...

Marina and the Diamonds Mixtape

1. Tom Waits - Big in Japan
2. Elliot Smith - Waltz No.2
3. Passion Pit - Sleepyhead
4. Henry Hall - Teddy Bear's Picnic
5. Lightspeed Champion - Dry Lips
6. Rihanna - Rehab

Sunday, November 9

I say, is that Jools Holland's piano?

In case you were out on Friday night, here's a chance to catch Little Boots live on Later, complete with a cracking hat/dress combo

You wanna watch the whole programme with Al Green, Damon Alban's Monkey and The Killers? Well head over to iPlayer right here.

And here's when Brandon Flowers and his coat met Victoria Boots

Thursday, November 6

Skinner vs. Frank T.J. Mackey

Raise your hands to the sky, here's the Heaven For The Weather video.


Monday, November 3

Ears Checking #1

Nov 08 tracks

1. Little Boots - Stuck On Repeat
2. Mystery Jets - Half In Love With Elizabeth (Delorean mix)
3. Marina and the Diamonds - Simplify
4. The Streets - The Escapist
5. The Rifles - Repeat Offender
6. Cut Off Your Hands - Shark Attack