Archive for March, 2012

Wow, #Avatar is a lot like Joh…

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Wow, #Avatar is a lot like John Carter (the movie and presumably the original book) but with plants instead of endless desert backgrounds

Shame @kidcarpet plays Deptfor…

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Shame @kidcarpet plays Deptford on Sunday http://t.co/4Kt5M9gc – there’s a Casio/PSS-packed junk market outside the Albany every Wed/Fri/Sat

RT @Carl_Bode: uk finally got …

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

RT @Carl_Bode: uk finally got our hands on a new ep #bigbangtheory shiny trinket maneuver tonight on E4 !! <- plus #PhoneShop repeat 10.30pm

Great #dorkbotlondon talks ton…

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Great #dorkbotlondon talks tonight from @mrprudence @al_dinja (/various online incarnations) @prehensile and supercollider bagpipe guy

But highlight most likely @_ol…

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

But highlight most likely @_olliepalmer‘s progress in creating an ant army to do his pheromonal bidding #dorkbotlondon #AntMusicForSixPeople

.@pattonoswalt on Doll Man –…

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

.@pattonoswalt on Doll Man – you don’t want a superhero whose catchphrase is “Hey, put me down!”: from 20:00 in (NSFW) http://t.co/PCw9PxRS

Better-than-expected @simesgre…

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Better-than-expected @simesgreen live vid of our new-ish Fakebit Polytechnic track, (South London Men Like) Cheap Meat: http://t.co/7oheuqvf

#dorkbotlondon 7pm this Weds, …

Monday, March 26th, 2012

#dorkbotlondon 7pm this Weds, Queen Mary University E1 4NS with @MrPrudence @al_dinja @_olliepalmer @prehensile & more! http://t.co/FGzQ1PO6

Heard a bit of Gotye’s #Someon…

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Heard a bit of Gotye’s #SomeoneThatIUsedToKnow in Asda, instinctively assumed that the singer was… Sting!

Assassin’s Creed fan? Grauniad…

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Assassin’s Creed fan? Grauniad’s @charlesarthur proclaims he doesn’t “have any animus towards anyone” http://t.co/jjrEfFsT (ie animosity :)

RT @RossGSutherland: Tonight i…

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

RT @RossGSutherland: Tonight in London, @bangsaidthegun – planning to do a new piece, layered over the Fresh Prince http://t.co/YmGCNmo2

RT @8GB_: Come to ANALOG ATTAC…

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

RT @8GB_: Come to ANALOG ATTACK with @jddj3j @8GB_ @Sabrepulse @henryhomesweet & @MattNida – Sat, April 7 from 10:00… http://t.co/bUcIlAzH

Via @mefiblue – official tabs …

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Via @mefiblue – official tabs for playing all the Kraftwerk classics on what seems to be a Casio VL-80 calculator http://t.co/1gBqQr22

Finally made it to @Goldsmiths…

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Finally made it to @GoldsmithsUoL for fascinating @RichardWiseman talk on “flea circuses, hoaxes, magic, and prophesy” http://t.co/N2MjrvYq

Haven’t googled the “noisy ani…

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Haven’t googled the “noisy animals” aspect but proper toytronic-er @KidCarpet is on some UK tour http://t.co/4Kt5M9gc inc Deptford Apr 1

Fwiw, I stand by my orignal re…

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

Fwiw, I stand by my orignal retweet of the podcast :) RT @steishere: Re This American Life Foxconn / Daisey episode http://t.co/lfYxqYDb

Started nice normal conversati…

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Started nice normal conversation with @AdamRealBuxton last night, ended tearfully begging him to bring back A&J 6music show

Algo-rave tonight… RT @yaxu:…

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Algo-rave tonight… RT @yaxu: London gig with @adeward @al_dinja @ClickNilson @ideoforms @mclduk @myeeking and MDS http://t.co/KveRdk1N

#londonhelicopterwatch Looked …

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

#londonhelicopterwatch Looked like an RAF Merlin just went over Charing X

Suspect it’s trickier to make …

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Suspect it’s trickier to make than it sounds..! RT @JemStone: @Guardianradio In praise of … This American Life http://t.co/RkrWqKz8

…but if I make it back to S …

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

…but if I make it back to S London by 4pm today: free Swarm-bots and Swarmanoid Lecture @goldsmithsuol http://t.co/fPb5mYQn

Un-zarjaz news – today’s Tharg…

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Un-zarjaz news – today’s Tharg Studies ‘Editorial Futurology’ seminar @GoldsmithsUoL cancelled due to illness: http://t.co/MQ0sf0pe

Also enjoying @MJHibbett’s (sp…

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Also enjoying @MJHibbett‘s (spoiler) ‘For The Fate Of The Earth’ via
http://t.co/UW9fjFW3 – tho should be called ‘Final Confrontation’ imho

As well as @alexallmont’s Clun…

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

As well as @alexallmont‘s Clunky Drummer, further LegoTechnic-controlled circuit bends @BEAMFestival yesterday.. http://t.co/oUrxPY9v

Everyone probably says this, b…

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Everyone probably says this, but Westfield Stratford looks like an Escher drawing of Westfield Shepherds Bush.. http://t.co/gTmYS9Co

Thanks to @kevcecil for (legal…

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Thanks to @kevcecil for (legally) getting me into the dystopian-futuristic Olympic park… http://t.co/8Za0RxW6

I only recently realised he di…

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

I only recently realised he did those weird outfits for the original Tron… RT @kierongillen: RIP Moebius. Incredible, phenomenal talent.

Nottingham Gaussfest due in Ma…

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Nottingham Gaussfest due in May, & Cambridge Teslathon 2012..? RT @bengoldacre: big electricity at Kew this weekend http://t.co/fmEmup9p

Nice pics @rainycat, RF out TV…

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Nice pics @rainycat, RF out TV or composite mod? RT: I was playing some classic games on upgraded ZX80 at the weekend http://t.co/A5xHXohi

Just found old interview/perfo…

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Just found old interview/performance video with @gw3m Jellica & ZX Spectrum Orchestra from 4.5 years ago, good times :) http://t.co/Qekx9UxF

Tonight! RT @MJHibbett: Hey Lo…

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Tonight! RT @MJHibbett: Hey Londons, Totally Acoustic with ME, @rebekahdelgado and Peter Buckley Hill! It’ll be GRATE! http://t.co/xYsxPfjO

Top prize (of potentially seve…

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Top prize (of potentially several) for our current remix comp announced: full Atari Synthcart setup (inc VCS in UK!) http://t.co/zMeNLu6e

Also, “Bigmouth Strikes Again”…

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Also, “Bigmouth Strikes Again” has that house-piano-ish riff.. RT @helenarney: [...] This Charming Man Super Mario-ised http://t.co/jtITOFzp

Enjoyed @GarethEsson and @Delv…

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Enjoyed @GarethEsson and @DelveBand (not “Dove” :) at last night’s @vibebar Open Mic, plus misc others I didn’t catch the names of

Just saw Spencer Kelly and (I …

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Just saw Spencer Kelly and (I think) @ljrich nr Charing Cross, no doubt filming another “offbeat” edition of @bbcClick http://t.co/GvJ3pRBK

Another astonishing @ThisAmerL…

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Another astonishing @ThisAmerLife podcast, especially the guy in Act 3 with positive-emotion-induced cataplexy http://t.co/9NJCrCVF

Justice! Finally got “surface”…

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Justice! Finally got “surface” (as a verb with a direct object, meaning “to expose”) into @OffTheWallPost #wankywords http://t.co/eJTfYLa2

Probably my last #Whitney ‘tri…

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Probably my last #Whitney ‘tribute': The Onion’s all-time classic “I Believe The Robots Are Our Future” http://t.co/zluk3Rba

hi @Coverville I’m a long-time…

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

hi @Coverville I’m a long-time listener, sorry if this is FAQ material – could you maybe tweet when each new episode is available? Cheers!

Bit late on this as usual, but…

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Bit late on this as usual, but a cracking not-overly-reverential @coverville romp thru #Whitney Houston back catalogue http://t.co/uQf7JjF5

Thanks to @Simpsonill for the …

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Thanks to @Simpsonill for the first dubstep-style entry in our epic “Be Like Lee Coombs” remix comp: http://t.co/M5KLw0KE – keep ‘em coming!

Quote for #WorldBookDay : “P…

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Quote for #WorldBookDay : “Print is dead… I collect spores, molds, and fungus. I think it’s the food of the future” – Egon, Ghostbusters

Basically Stan Freberg’s 195…

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Basically Stan Freberg’s 1951 Dragon-net gag… http://t.co/ClqmsDzT RT @guardian: Thought you knew the 3 little pigs? http://t.co/qmE6zCUS

RT @TheWritersGuild: TV writer…

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

RT @TheWritersGuild: TV writer Richard Carpenter (creator of Catweazel) has died http://t.co/PBlo9mkE <- & Cloudburst, The Boy from Space :(