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Australian Summer

I would be very surprised if this is not the most indicative shot ever taken of the Australian summer. To rattle off the icons we have (in no particular order): 1. The hills hoist washing line- an Australian invention arising … Continue reading

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Killin new hat

For a drummer this really is a kick arse hat. I can just cruise around the city late at night like an ordinary citizen but I’m ready to save the day with some dope beats at any point. No need … Continue reading

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Take that. I won’t do what you tell me.

Nothing screams photo opportunity like a no photos sign. Especially when the subject matter is so fucking mundane that it is hardly even worth as much as a fleeting glance with thine eyeballs. This is a used furniture store (shed) … Continue reading

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That’s really gross

Of course I have no way to be sure of the statistics on this poster but even if they are incorrect by a factor of 2 it really puts things into perspective.

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viva la vinnie laduce

This is the lastest project from one of the greatest film makers of our time, VINNIE LADUCE. The clip is for an Ash Grunwald song The Botlle. Who would have thought that barbie dolls were so sexually charged with all … Continue reading

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petty crime don’t pay but the big stuff sure can

we went to the british museum the other day and i have to say it just gives me the creeps. it is full of all this awesome stuff from around the world that has basically been stolen back in the … Continue reading

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Parking geezers

And here is the next installment from those same stupid geezers from lower down the page. What bullshiiit will they come up with next?

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Killin’ it in the Dam

These guys were absolutely killing it. They made me feel like a fat middle aged guy with no control over my limbs. Not a very nice feeling but amazing to watch.  Just as I turned up the guy with the … Continue reading

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apple juice geezers

just some fooling around with my old mate ash grunwald. he makes music too and can sing a building to the ground with his thunderous vocals. i have been lucky enough to play quite a few shows with him and … Continue reading

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The Hawks. Innit.

This is The Hawks. They are a real nice bunch of geezers. I have been playing drums for them lately. They play rock and fucking roll. Nico on the right is from Cyprus and he’s the singer, Jimmy in the … Continue reading

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cool artwork

i felt like posting up the new artwork for the remix album as i think it looks real coooool. the album is free and you can download it here.

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Monkeeeeeey

If you are old enough you will remember how much fun monkey magic was back in the day. I took this photo while I was waiting for sound check the other day (soundcheck is so fucking boring it’s ridiculous and … Continue reading

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Put your money where your mouth wants to be

Give me some fucking sting. When you write spicy on your nuts they should be a little bit fiery. These were delicious but the generally accepted definition for spicy in the food menu industry is ‘hot as in spicy’ not … Continue reading

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Trippin’ out in the east end

I took this shot at the Brick Lane markets and at the time I thought it sucked. I was sifting through some lenses that one of the highly reputable merchants had for sale and found one that looked like it … Continue reading

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Not a mere replacement

Regular readers of this bullshiiit will be well aware that I have had 2 super cool bicycles stolen in the last 12 months. Both were under lock and key too. Well may I introduce the fire engine red, BSA folder. … Continue reading

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No substitutes

This is my good friend Matt Redlich. This is him in his studio. He is very talented sound engineer as well as being a great musician and songwriter and producer. His studio is packed full of gear that most producers … Continue reading

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Ooooh scary

If ever there was a haunted church this would be it. This church is around the corner from my place in east London. It is on the route taken by the tour guide that shows interested people around the places … Continue reading

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Cheer up Jimmy

So we were all on a bit of a high after playing a really fun gig in Brixton. Then I realised something terrible had transpired. Some absolute cocksucker had stolen the strap off my cymbal case. Jimmy searched in vain … Continue reading

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but who photogs the photogs?

This is a friend whose name happens to be Patrick Wilken. He takes some real cool photos. This particular night we were drinking free coriander infused cocktails at a new basement bar in Soho. The bar was no more than … Continue reading

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Very tempting

This is a sign on the door of a studio I went to a couple of days ago. Apart from looking very cool in a Basquiat kind of way I found it intriguing that as soon as I read it … Continue reading

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The player

This guy was the pizza chef at a restaurant we dined at on Saturday night. His name is Dave. Every half an hour he would step out from the kitchen with an accordion for a set of 2 to 3 … Continue reading

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A great invention. Maybe.

Following last night’s show in soho, the crew and I decided to have an informal, impromptu after party. We made our way to a tragically hip bar in the east end where they serve slightly overpriced drinks and reasonably priced … Continue reading

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Fuck the police

Today I decided to move a couple of suits on to a more appreciative audience. I got on my new push bike to head to brick lane which is an institution in the east end of London. Thousands of people … Continue reading

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great shot man, edge of the world

this is a really lucky shot taken on the edge of a cliff at sunset in portugal. nothing to say about it really except that its real cooool. that’s an actual kid in the photo too by the way.

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hippies are cool, shit yeah

here is the mighty VW that we hired in portugal. i will forever be looking at these things and giving the occupants a confident and all knowing nod of approval because i have now been forever changed by my few … Continue reading

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i deserved the xl

we grabbed a coldy after a nice afternoon surf in portugal. i was throwing down some really impressive east london slow motion bogs so i thought i had really earned the 1 litre long neck. mike opted for the 200ml … Continue reading

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Catching some rays

I was walking to a gig this afternoon when I came upon a ray of sunshine reflecting off a white wall. I had tricky playing on my head phones and it really made me think about the time and place … Continue reading

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What’s missing?

Well this is where I would have locked my bike if some cocksucker did not steal it. Cats drive around the streets at night in London in vans and cut bikes free from their locks with battery powered grinders then … Continue reading

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Morning sunshine

Something strange happened in London today. The sun was kind of almost out and I found myself squinting. You generally don’t need a pair of sunglasses in the east end which is a real pity as everyone knows how cool … Continue reading

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On the road again…..

This is a photo I took at sydney airport just before doing the summer festivals with ash grunwald. We were all meeting up again (in the no standing zone) for a mini tour after a bit of a break. It … Continue reading

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The black swan…or is that a dinosaur?

I just left a bizzare cinema that was like a bigger cinema cut in half, straight down the middle of the screen. There were seats to the left of the screen but on the right they finished in line with … Continue reading

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Pint a lager?

I was having a beer in a great old pub in the east end the other day. This guy’s name is Alan and he got up with the band and sang a cracking version of ‘save the last dance for … Continue reading

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I am not in jail

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