Anika unleashed on the invada shop
This week saw the official release of the Anika debut album. It made it’s way into Rough trade’s recommendations of the week and got some really quite interesting feedback from the music press. ‘Anika’s debut record is unhinged to the point of requiring prompt sectioning. It is frequently terrifying, plainly unsettling and isn’t the best thing to listen to alone in the dark. It...
The minds behind Spaced and Nighty Night let loose...
Absolutely gutted that i will be away playing the France shows while this little stroke of genius is taking place…. Peppatits - Jessica Hynes and Julia Davis Bristol Jam 2010, 5th-6th November In case you’re not in Bristol when the event is taking place, then listen to what happens when the pair collaborate here: http://podcasts.resonancefm.com/archives/category/shows/peppatits I...
New album is ROUGH TRADE'S recommendation this...
Self-titled debut album, ‘anika’ came out yesterday and made it into ROUGH TRADE’S recommendations of the week. Nice, Might well be a Rough Trade instore in the pipeline too…. Buy the new record here: http://invadarecords.bigcartel.com/product/anika-self-titled-lp-cd-package-deal Anika Release Date: 25/10/2010 anika’s ghostly post-punk dub-out was created with...
Yang Yang - One of NME's weekly picks
Yang Yang founds it’s way onto the NME Radar this week. Read Matt Wilkinson’s review below. Anika - ‘Yang Yang’ Meet Anika. She works as a political journalist-slash-music promoter and has got Portishead’s Geoff Barrow’s disco stick in overdrive mode. On ‘Yang Yang’, released on Barrow’s ace Invada label, she’s like a seriously pissed-off Nico shoehorning her way...
Loud and quiet this month
In this month’s Loud and quiet there’s an interview i did with them. It even mentions Cardiff, dispelling rumours that i am denying my roots….
Anika to play secret set with Beak> in London
I shall be joining the boys on 30th Nov to play a couple of tracks off the new album at Beak>’s forum gig in London.
Exclusive Anika album preview!
Anika (INV099) by Invada Recordings Here’s a bit of a preview of the forthcoming anika record, due out on Invada in Europe on 25th October and Stones Throw in the U.S on 7th Dec…. www.invada.co.uk
Bristol’s African Apparel presents…Timmy and Chrissy: An exhibition by Tim Ryan and Christopher Wright Friday night saw the opening of the Timmy and Chrissy exhibition at the Donut Store, 8 Perry Road… http://africanapparel.bigcartel.com/blog
Geoff Hardie illustrations
I was reading one of the books, whilst in Dialogue Berlin’s office and came across a really nice illustration on the front. I think it was The Vertical Hour by David Hare The Illustrator is Geoff Hardie. Have a look at his website. http://www.goodillustration.com/portfolio/Hardie-35/ I especially liked this one:
Claire Martin wins Inge Morath Award for 'Downtown...
Emerging photographer, Claire Martin was last week announced as the joint winner of this year’s Inge Morath Award, which every year rewards an outstanding female photographer with $5000 to continue a photographic project. Claire, who began her career as a social worker, and turned to photography in 2007, won the award for her harrowing depictions of ‘the Downtown...
Helmut Newton show in berlin
Controversial then and controversial now, the Berlin Museum für Fotografie showcases a collection of Helmut Newton’s most renowned portraits, joined by a smaller collection from his wife, June under the pseudonym Alice Springs. Museum für Fotografie - Helmut Newton Stiftung Adresse Jebensstraße 2, 10623 Berlin-Charlottenburg Tel.: 20 90 55 66
INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY? DOCUMENTING THE...
Annika Henderson talks to Welsh film-director Marc Evans about how he came to write and direct a film about Mumia’s trial, the uncooperative nature of the police and the legal irregularities that were uncovered along the way. A quick glance at the cast of In Prison my Whole Life and the sheer scale of the debate, which has divided America and arguably the entire world for the last...
FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE: CARDIFF INNOCENCE PROJECT
Freedom is something most of us take for granted. However, it is this that differentiates the general public from those in jail. But they deserve it, right? Since deciding to do his PHD on ‘The Presentation of the British Prison on Television’ 17 years ago, Cardiff University Lecturer Dr Paul Mason has been actively working to combat social inequality and abuses of power within...