Sunday, 15 January 2017

RIP Mark Fisher

The Slow Cancellation of the Future

I'm sure some of our posters / readers must have had contact with Mark - founder of this blog - and many will have been fans of his writing.

I'm completely lost for words right now, but it feels right to mark his passing here.

19th Jan 2017

Check Simon Reynolds' post here for links to a number of obituaries and testimonials:

Remembering Mark Fisher

One not listed at time of writing:

Siobhan McKeown: Goodbye dear friend

Here is the memorial fund set up to support Mark's wife Zoƫ and son George:

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

BFI Ghost Stories Six Disc set

The rather splendid BFI Ghost Stories for Christmas expanded six disc collection. Definitely right time of year to start watching all these again. A really wonderful collection. Personal fav has to be Stigma.

Monday, 26 September 2016

Monday, 12 September 2016

Culture club: Berghain secures same tax status as Berlin's concert venues | Music | The Guardian

In response to the finance ministry’s argument that clubbers visited the 1,500 capacity venue mainly to get high on drink, drugs and music, Berghain’s owners maintained that concertgoers may achieve a similar intoxicating effect from a Mahler concerto as from a Planetary Assault System DJ set – a line of defence that evidently persuaded the court’s judges.

Culture club: Berghain secures same tax status as Berlin's concert venues

Saturday, 10 September 2016

Saturday, 13 August 2016

1966 ABC Promo Film

Video equivalent of a scan from the TV Times or a Sears catalogue.  Dig the graphics!