Sunday, 19 October 2014

Sunday Spotify - 19/10/14



19/10/14 - Honeyblood - Weezer - Wampire - The Babies - Teleman - Spandau Ballet - Hospitality - Smith Westerns - Ryan Adams - Jenny Lewis - Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Allo Darlin' - Wild Belle - The Roots with Raheem DeVaughn

Friday, 17 October 2014

TDMTLTUT #79 - Mike Flowers Pops - Wonderwall



Remember when the charts were fun, I always think you need acts like this and you just don't really see anything like this anymore, which is a shame. It's all Taylor Swift this, Ed Sheeran that, more's the pity...   as a bonus here they are doing a Prince medley..

Sunday, 5 October 2014

Sunday Spotify - 05/10/14



05/10/14 - Loudon Wainwright III - Middle Brother - Big Star - The Decemberists - Billy Bragg - The Minus 5 - Jenny Lewis & The Watson Twins - Bob Dylan - Wampire - Josh Ritter - Allah-Las - Reigning Sound - Christopher Owens - First Aid Kit

Monday, 29 September 2014

In September I...


...watched the following films:
The Guest - dir. Adam Wingard
Sound City - dir. Dave Grohl
Afternoon Delight - dir. Jill Solloway
Lucy - dir. Luc Besson
20,000 Days on Earth - dir. Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard
Museum Hours - dir. Jem Cohen
...as part of the Stranger Than Fiction Festival (IFI):
Life Itself - dir. Steve James
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show - dir. Des Doyle
...re-watched:
Headhunters. - dir. Morten Tyldum

...also watched:
Morgan Murphy: Irish Goodbye
Peep Show S8

...got the following music:
Tweedy - Sukierae
Generationals - Alix
Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams
Jenny Lewis - The Voyager
Allah-Las - Worship The Sun
Pale Lights - Before There Were Pictures
The Drums - Encyclopedia

...read the following:
Franny & Zooey - J.D. Salinger
I Think Therefore I Play - Andrea Pirlo & Allessandro Alciato

...at the Dublin Tiger Fringe Festival I saw Foil Arms & Hog - Begorrah

...suffered through Republic of Ireland beating Oman 2-0 at the Aviva

...did my monthly SPOOOOL.ie Netflix column about films dealing with people getting old

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Sunday Spotify - 21/09/14



21/09/14 - The New Rags - Tweedy - Tame Impala - Generationals - Warm Soda - The Modern Lovers - M Ward - Old 97's - The Sleepy Jackson - Pale Lights - Lloyd Cole & The Commotions - Cool Ghouls - The Shivas - Fletcher C Johnson - Jackie DeShannon

Sunday, 7 September 2014

Sunday Spotify - 07/09/14



07/09/14 - Bruce Springsteen - The Cars - Rick Springfield - Split Enz - Cheap Trick - Ryan Adams - The Romantics - Orange Juice - The Feelies - Devo - Television - The B-52's - The Go-Go's - R.E.M. - Pylon

Saturday, 30 August 2014

In August I...


...watched the following films:
Boyhood - dir. Richard Linklater
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living - dir. Robert Scheerer
Guardians of the Galaxy - dir. James Gunn
The Inbetweeners 2 - dir. Damon Beesley, Iain Morris
Amour - dir. Michael Haneke
Girl Most Likely - dir. Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Touchy Feely - dir. Lynn Shelton
The Baby - dir. Ted Post
Nymphomaniac Vol.I - dir. Lars Von Trier
Bernie - dir. Richard Linklater
Two Days, One Night (Deux Jeurs, Une Nuit) - Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

...also watched:
Him & Her S1 & S2
Eddie Pepitone: In Ruins - dir. Steven Feinartz
True Detective S1
Maron S2
True Blood S7

...also saw Lee Mack in Vicar St

...also finished Beginners Screenwriting course with Stephen Walsh at Filmbase

...did my monthly Spooool.ie column offering career advice for Leaving Cert Students

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Sunday Spotify - 24/08/14



24/08/14 - Violent Femmes - Frank Black - Suede - The Futureheads - Kate Bush - Patti Smith - R.E.M. - The Go-Betweens  - Pulp - The Charlatans - Doves - Teenage Fanclub - Super Furry Animals

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Sunday Spotify - 17/08/14



17/08/14 - Petula Clark - Jacques Dutronc - Les Boots - Clothilde - Francois Hardy - Kim Jung Mi - The Congregation -Engelbert Humperdinck - The Turtles - Sandy Salisbury - Don & The Goodtimes - Gilbert O'Sullivan - The Divine Comedy - Gorky's Zygotic Mynci