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Culture, Music, Nonsense

Who do you think you are kidding?

Disruption, abstraction, subversiveness, outsider, challenging preconceptions, fucking things up and just plain old weird. Terms, ideas and narratives that never stop being appealing. And why shouldn’t they be? Music needs to evolve, needs to break boundaries and challenge its listener. Experimentation is the cornerstone of many great musical movements. Techno music as a form is quite…

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Culture, General, Gigs, Music

Twisted Pepper closes…

I can’t say I was hugely surprised with the news that Bodytonic’s Twisted Pepper will be closing its doors this week. Even though it is Dublin’s most well known and highly regarded dance club of the last ten years it also felt like its time, in its current incarnation, was up. Clubbing – and Dublin…

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Culture, Nonsense


About a year ago, I became a columnist for Attack Magazine. It has been fun writing opinion columns and providing analysis to a very wide audience that stretches beyond the confines of the genres I participate in. When Attack approached me about doing this, their primary concern was that the column lead discussion as opposed…

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Culture, General

From Jack to Juke

Came across this hour long documentary on all things ghetto house last night. Cheers to Simon Conway for the heads up on it. It’s been going from private to public on vimeo over the last couple of days so apologies if it’s disappeared again when you’ve hit the link… From Jack to Juke: 25 Years…

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