Archive for August, 2012

#OnThisDayInNTK97: Extra-self-…

Friday, August 31st, 2012

#OnThisDayInNTK97 Extra-self-indulgent 15th-issue FAQ, w/ @mikebutcher @yoz @skadweek?, Buffy vs Sabrina speculation http://t.co/BSoM4ost

Doesn’t look like Public Enemy…

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Doesn’t look like Public Enemy will be doing more at Paralympics – not even an inspirational vid of how Terminator X speaks with his hands?

#DeptfordJunkMarket highlights…

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

#DeptfordJunkMarket highlights from earlier: 2x Amiga 500s (no hand-labelled floppies tho), usual projector carousels of ’60s holiday slides

Bit of Bank Holiday DIY gone w…

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Bit of Bank Holiday DIY gone wrong – I’ve adapted another old Macintosh to a toy fishtank, bringing my collection to 2
http://t.co/1Qvt9pjJ

Peak season adult ticket – £2…

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Peak season adult ticket – £23… RT @NadiaKamil: Now we are seeing which animals we can see for free at London Zoo. http://t.co/K2ye63iR

Amazing, often rhyming tribute…

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

Amazing, often rhyming tribute to almost-archetypal TAL contributor RT @WBEZ: This American Life: “Our Friend David” http://t.co/lP1KPlDC

#OnThisDayInNTK97: Lord Britis…

Friday, August 24th, 2012

#OnThisDayInNTK97 Lord British assassinated in Ultima Online beta; NTK reviews movies (eg Event Horizon) via IMDB tags http://t.co/lvHSq1Wz

Kicks off 43:00 RT @keefm001: …

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Kicks off 43:00 RT @keefm001: Brilliant podcast with @GreenDay playing new material..Funny as! BBC – Radio 1 Zane Lowe http://t.co/rN2CS6vE

When Analogue Attacks… again…

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

When Analogue Attacks… again MT @mattnida: amazing gig in London with a SENSATIONAL lineup on 5th September. http://t.co/rFhsqTFZ

Think I have a convoluted new …

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Think I have a convoluted new verse for @museumoftechno‘s song about privatised communications infrastructure (I know, that old chestnut eh)

Mentions @benmoor! RT @robinin…

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Mentions @benmoor! RT @robinince: first of the new series of utter shambles w @JosieLong @Herring1967 @captainward @isysuttie now at itunes

Pop-out typography in semi-nat…

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Pop-out typography in semi-natural setting, Templeton Woods, Dundee http://t.co/V39ZO5EF

Unexpectedly good view of Calt…

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Unexpectedly good view of Calton Hill from top of Princes Street Travelodge, it’s like the Hallam Foe movie up there http://t.co/G99Bsfo5

Enjoyable, mostly pro-Radiopho…

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

Enjoyable, mostly pro-Radiophonic Workshop propaganda :) RT @rainycat: http://t.co/YET7EjrN – Stewart Lee on electronic music, on Radio 4

#OnThisDayInNTK97: Renault spo…

Friday, August 17th, 2012

#OnThisDayInNTK97 Renault sponsorship of UK Quake clan revealed as hoax; “Papa?” “NicooOOOLLLLLGHHHHH!”
http://t.co/xFyGpmTt #AnnoNTK

Belatedly: what was the tender…

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Belatedly: what was the tendering process for Danny Boyle hiring old pals Underworld, vs other retro duos (KLF, Shamen, Cabaret Voltaire)?

Bread, circuses still popular,…

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Bread, circuses still popular, survey finds MT @steishere: BBC, what the London Games “meant” … you need more than 24hrs critical distance

Radio just played a hilarious …

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Radio just played a hilarious parody of what a Pet Shop Boys olympics song would sound like – anyone know the artist?

Also a gateway to http://t.co/…

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Also a gateway to http://t.co/kzHvFaH6 …RT @mykreeve: The @MrBrainwash show is in the Old Sorting Office in Holborn. Well worth a visit!

#OnThisDayInNTK97: retro Big B…

Friday, August 10th, 2012

#OnThisDayInNTK97 retro Big Byte special with @MaterialWorld @BillT @McCandelish @PKelso?, producer @JemStone http://t.co/WMj6Yh9v #AnnoNTK

podcast catchup: series on “20…

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

podcast catchup: series on “20th century sound collage” for @museumoftechno @simesgreen, inc scary Stockhausen bass… http://t.co/u10GsUNi

The Big Byte (Radio 5 Live, 1997-08-10)

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Playable audio – The Big Byte (Radio 5 Live, 1997-08-10)

0:00 Top of show menu

1:10 Feature about Telehouse reliability in Docklands

2:40 Studio discussion with Bill Thompson, Mike Kelly from Manchester Exchange

8:48 News with Dave Green: Microsoft “invests” in Apple, Trevor Baylis’ clockwork computer, Morrissey’s Wide To Receive

14:00 “A-Web of the Premiership”: Paul Kelso on Arsenal

17:22 A post-E3 David McCandless on Tomb Raider sequel (2?), Sega Saturn £99 pricecut, Acclaim’s Constructor, Queen The Eye, Parappa The Rapper, anticipates Singstar Queen

22:50 Wrap-up, ends 23:30

Late as usual on this but than…

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Late as usual on this but thanks @BenMoor for recommending @Herring1967/ Stew Lee reunion podcast (& entire series tbh) http://t.co/rUQDRctU

We’ve all been there: buying a…

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

We’ve all been there: buying an £80 Lego set, tearing off the box in the car park, *really need to build an airport* http://t.co/44aa7KfC

Me and @LoopZilla at City Hall…

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Me and @LoopZilla at City Hall after Jimmy Wales #LondonDebates on best way for government to help libertarian dotcoms http://t.co/iqNXjjnH

#LondonDebates passing observa…

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

#LondonDebates passing observation: @jimmy_wales sometimes refers to himself in the third person, a bit like The Seinfeld episode The Jimmy

#OnThisDayInNTK97 NTK debuts o…

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

#OnThisDayInNTK97 NTK debuts of @JemStone radio reviews, @Ancient_James‘ Teletubbies takedown, Heath Bunting
http://t.co/nXBM8U7i #AnnoNTK

& Nice to see @adrianhon @…

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

& Nice to see @adrianhon @naomiallthenews @GriddleOctopus @cowfish #IainMBanks RT @mykreeve: another @FakeDaveGreen encounter. Of course..

Surprise soundalike – New Or…

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Surprise soundalike – New Order’s Love Vigilantes (1985) http://t.co/DSBrXo0O vs Woody Guthrie’s Oklahoma Hills (1945) http://t.co/zByTVLQG