Month: November 2008

  • Foggy Day

    I took a few pics out in the fog yesterday. It was freeeeezing! Click the pic for more. 🙂

  • Georgian Ambassador Claims Georgia Started War

    A former Georgian ambassador has caused uproar in Georgia by saying his country, not Russia, started August’s war over South Ossetia. Erosi Kitsmarishvili, a former envoy to Russia, was testifying at a parliamentary commission hearing into the war the breakaway Georgian region. “Russia was ready for this war, but the Georgian leadership started the military…

  • Capitalism Fails Again, Socialism Bails It Out – Again

    The US government has announced a rescue plan for the Citigroup banking giant after its shares plunged by more than 60% last week. The US treasury department is to invest $20bn (£13.4bn) in return for preferred shares in Citigroup. The treasury and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp will also guarantee up to $306bn (£205bn) of…

  • Roomba Driver

    Just in case you haven’t seen it already. Amazing! 😀

  • Why I’m Not DJing At Quad

    Last night, I quit DJing at Quad. Here’s the email I just sent to them explaining why: Hi, Sadly, last night I had to walk out of DJing as it was pointless to carry on. The factors leading to this were: 1. DJing to an empty room again. I can get easily get a good…

  • Bzangy Groink Playlist 19/11/08

    Another busy Bzangy at Bar Lisi! The best new tune tonight was ‘Connjur’ by School Of Seven Bells. Floaty, twinkly and quite, quite lovely. It’s from their new album, ‘Alpinisms,’ and if you haven’t heard of them already, check it out! The best old track was ‘New Life’ by Depeche Mode. Over the last 27…

  • Pludtarb Playlist 1 – 7/11/08

    Woohoo! First Pludtarb at the lovely Quad! Here’s what I played: John Powell – Main Titles (Bourne Identity) The Lovin’ Spoonful – Speakin’ Of Spoken Corisco e os sambaloucos – Balancafro Camera Obscura – Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken Astor Piazzolla – 12 Monkeys (Intro Suite) Backyards Of Our Neighbours – Au Revoir Simone…

  • Bzangy Groink Playlist Bonfire Night ’08

    Tonight’s best new track was the sublime ‘Anna’ by Hello Saferide. It’s a beautifully sad poem to a child that never was and it’s taken from her lovely 2008 album, ‘More Modern Stories From…’ It’s yet another fantastic album from Sweden, the current top dogs of indiepop. The best old track was ‘Hope’ by Descendents.…

  • 17 US Terrorist Attacks On Pakistan Since September – Media Applauds

    One of the issues most vexing to Pakistan is the ongoing missile strikes by US unmanned Predator drones, or UAVs, into Pakistan’s tribal areas. Since 1 September, there have been at least 17 of these strikes and, while US officials say al-Qaeda leaders are being successfully targeted, local tribesmen say scores of civilians have been…