Author Archives: andy

Box Sized DIE – suffocating death metal bands in the name of art

This morning I took a detour on the way to the office, up to 30 St Mary Annexe in the City Of London. Or The Gherkin, as it’s better known. Outside the front entrance were a row of press photographers … Continue reading

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The CMU Podcast: Live – Episode 1

Last Tuesday, I pitched up at The Roundhouse in London for the first ever live recording of The CMU Podcast. It was a little nerve-wracking doing the show for the first time, with really no idea how it was going … Continue reading

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The CMU Podcast is back… live!

Back in 2011, my colleague Chris Cooke and I started presenting a weekly, and later monthly podcast discussing the latest news and trends in the music industry. We always had a break over the summer, due to Chris being up … Continue reading

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Perfume live review for MTV Japan

J-pop group Perfume played their first ever UK show in London last month, and I reviewed it for MTV 81. Have a read here, and watch the amazing projection mapping section of the show (as performed a few days earlier … Continue reading

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Hey, so here’s a post I’ve been meaning to write for ages. I thought I might never get around to it, but given that Tumblr is about to be driven into the ground by Yahoo!*, now seems like as good … Continue reading

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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu live report for MTV Japan

Last week I was very exciting to have the opportunity to see Japanese popstar Kyary Pamyu Pamyu perform live in London. I wrote an article about it for MTV Japan’s English-language website, MTV 81, which you can read here. And … Continue reading

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Tracks of 2012 playlist

It’s the end of the year. A time of reflection. A time of lists. Who hasn’t made a list of something or other, eh? Not me, that’s who. In that I have made a list. A playlist of my favourite … Continue reading

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