Wednesday, 22 September 2010

And in other news

While we were on our summer holidays from this blog, a giant, 200-year-old whale skeleton was found in Greenwich.

The biggest single object ever found in an archaeological dig in London! Bone slideshow here!

21 October: TIME at Cafe Oto, London, with Lichens

Thanks to Miles of Smiles for putting us on the bill with Robert Lowe, aka Lichens, not least because I'd really like to see him play and this is a good way of doing so! Lichens played the Transmediale festival in 2009, which Mark and I were both at, but we missed him. I don't have an excuse for why, except that there were a lot of bands on. I found some footage of the Lichens set at Maria am Ostbahnhof, which has a great unearthly, captivating quality.

That's on 21 October, Cafe Oto, Ashwin St, Dalsburg, London E8. Also want to mention that Miles of Smiles have a really special event coming up on 30 October, with Shirley Collins presenting her talk on English folk music (which is awesome and makes people cry) and Alisdair Roberts and Trembling Bells playing tough and lovely folk-rock songs. Looking forward to that.

14 October: TIME in Cambridge w/ Chris Corsano and Heather Leigh

We're playing at on 14 October at the Corner House, Cambridge, in support of Chris Corsano and Heather Leigh Murray's mighty JAILBREAK duo. Here's 8 mins of them tearing it up in Glasgow a few years ago, worth watching all the way through for the unexpected slow riff Heather gets into towards the end.

The Corner House is on Newmarket Road, Cambridge, and we're on at 8.30ish. Details, maps and so on can be found on promoters Crushing Death & Grief's website

Really hoping we get to Cambridge early enough to stop in at Kettle's Yard for the John Cage exhibition.

It went like this

Thanks to Claire at Upset The Rhythm for capturing this moment of harmony!