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 and smartly-dressed City types all eagerly snapping shots of death metal band, Unfathomable Ruin. I … Continue reading Box Sized DIE – suffocating death metal bands in the name of art

Banksy's Blur single artwork destroyed

A mural by Banksy, which was used as the cover of Blur's 2003 single 'Crazy Beat', has been partially painted over by mistake. Workmen from Hackney Council began covering the artwork, on the side of a building in Stoke Newington in London, with black paint and had removed much of the work before the building's … Continue reading Banksy's Blur single artwork destroyed

Zero Degrees

Okay, I made a promise yesterday and today I’m breaking it. Don’t worry, I’m not going to start bleating on about another musical. No, this time I’m going to risk what little indie credibility I have left by telling you about the contemporary dance I watched last night. Zero Degrees is a performance by dancers … Continue reading Zero Degrees