The Friday Rock Show #178

With Abnormal, Pictures of Pain, No Evolution, Bonedome and Blacklab. Hosted by Ewan Spence.

The Olsen Brothers cast their Wings over Eurovision with a great covers album.

Yes there’s a key change, yes they cover Abba, but there’s a lot to commend The Olsen Brother’s tribute to some of the great songs of Eurovision.
There was something cuddly and ‘traditional’ to The Olsen Brothers, and that’s true now in the album, released during the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest in Denmark and then across [...]

Rock Again - featuring The Clarks

With The Clarks singing Shimmy Low, hosted by Ewan Spence.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Back from the Summer Break

The summer break is over, and the Eurovision bandwagon is starting to warm up again for the long journey to The Esprit Stadium in Duesseldorf in May 2011. You’ll be happy to know you’ll have a little slice of Eurovision every week until we know who the winner is.

Gaming music, and tuning into the social network, Microsoft style

It’s always a surprise when one thing is held up as a brand new innovation on the web, when a similar implementation is already public – but doesn’t have a nice piece of fruit to help it along. Microsoft have already surprised me with the Zune HD as a portable media player, and the integration [...]

The Friday Rock Show #177

With Brother Luke, Asatron, Sifar, Hellogoodbye and Emmins. Hosted by Ewan Spence.

Content is… a video at BlogWorldExpo

It’s another tiny role as I (and many other) appear in CC Chapman’s video from BlogWorldExpo. Here’s CC on what the video is about:
I have a pretty clear definition of what content is in my head. But, I also know that it is something that is hard to put into words when you need to [...]

links for 2010-10-21

Natural Lee - probably the greatest piece of sports writing in 2010
(tags: baseball mlb clifflee writing journalism)

Over the Air 2010: Quadricopters, iPhones, Ferraris and Wipeout

So a week or two behind schedule, but here’s the video from “The Ben Collins Appreciation Society",” the team I was involved with in this year’s Over the Air at Imperial College.
To recap, I had seen an early prototype of Parrot’s AR.Drone, and at the time I thought that I could do something impressive with [...]

links for 2010-10-20

What's really wrong with BlackBerry (and what to do about it)
Replace RIM with Nokia, and see how it reads ;-)
(tags: nokia rm smartphone slaes commodore death)

keep looking »