Out of the loop

Once again this year’s Mercury Music Prize nominations prove that I am still outside the indie supremacy loop and the Later with Jools Holland-esque tokenist tendancy. Yuss! Antony and the Johnsons – I Am A Bird Now — never heard of them Bloc Party – Silent Alarm — not properly listened to it, but I’ve […]

Maximo Park — A Certain Trigger

Did you know that indie band Maximo Park (or is that Maxïmo Park?) are signed to the excellent techno label Warp Records? Some might say that Maximo Park is Warp’s attempt to make a bit of cash; to ape the success of Domino’s signing of Franz Ferdinand. There’s probably some truth in that; it’s certainly […]