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Posted On June 5, 20110 Comments

Psychedelic rock band, Pink Floyd

In this post i would like to talk about the psychedelic rock band Pink Floyd. Originally founded by Roger Waters, Syd Barrett, Richard Wright and Nick Mason, they enjoyed success in the underground music scene with some intensely strange and psychedelic music. They released an album called Piper and the gates of dawn in 1967... Read More

Posted On May 24, 20110 Comments

The art form of kinetic sculpture

In the particular post i would like to talk about a subject that i generally find quite interesting. I am of course talking about the relatively modern art form of Kinetic sculpture. Many people seem to be practicing this form but honestly for me only a couple stand out and i would like to talk... Read More

Posted On May 13, 20110 Comments

The art form of comedy mime

This particular post focuses on the very entertaining and difficult art form of comedy mime performance. Mime is defined on Wikipedia as A mime artist is someone who uses mime as a theatrical medium or as a performance art involving miming, or the acting out a story through body motions, without use of speech. Silent comedy, something i... Read More

Posted On May 1, 20110 Comments

How to make delicious pancakes.

. Ok, this update deals with something i like to eat when the occasion calls for it. I am a pancake fan, i mean who isn’t. A simple dish made from eggs, milk, sugar and flour, fried in a pan and involving the legendary technique of  Tossing. Well here are a couple of demonstrations i... Read More

Posted On April 29, 20110 Comments

The boat that rocked, film review

Recently i purchased the film, The boat that rocked, a film directed by Richard Curtis I am proud to add it to my favourites. As a rock and roller at heart (even though my habits don’t suggest so) i find this film very appealing. I think you will too. . Imagine a boat floating in... Read More

Posted On April 14, 20110 Comments

Jack Black and Tenacious D

Jack Black and Tenacious D . We all know who Jack Black is. He is very well known as an actor and with films like School of rock, Nacho Libre and King Kong under his belt noone can say that he is not successful. He is a good actor but in my opinion the characters... Read More

Posted On March 31, 20110 Comments

Roman Polanski, the pianist

Roman Polanski, the pianist . I dont generally have much free time but when i do i like to sit down and enjoy a good film. The following film The pianist by Roman Polanski is the film i have watched most recently. In the shop i wasn’t entirely sure what i would make of it.... Read More

Posted On March 17, 20110 Comments

Open mic uk 2011, audition dates

Open mic uk 2011, audition dates . Just a quick update for any musical readers to take note. Auditions for open mic uk begin on the seventh of August. More info on the  Open mic UK web site . Open mic UK is a contest for musicians from all over the country to get their... Read More

Posted On March 15, 20110 Comments

Top 5 songs in my music collection.

Top 5 songs in my music collection. . I should actually refer to these as  current favourite (not necessarily best) My favourites change regularly depending on mood. . 1 – Slash and Adan Levine, Gotten from the album ‘Slash’ . 2 - Quantic, time is the enemy from the album 5th exotic . 3 –... Read More

Posted On December 16, 20100 Comments

Needle sized art, micro sculpture

Needle sized art, Microsculpture. . Micro sculpture is incredible. Looking around on line though it doesn’t seem so established. But there is one particular artist called Willard Wigan who seems to have popularised it to some extent. The guy’s art is brilliant. Check this video out. . Needle sized art. . Willard also has a... Read More

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