Flight of the Conchords – convergence at CES

Along with yesterday’s Macworld conference (MacBook Air… mmmm…) CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, is one of the highlights of the geek year. New devices are announced and launched; bigger televisions, smaller mobile phones, faster, better, now! The wonderful kiwi comic duo, Flight of the Conchords (who you’ll remember I’ve mentioned here before) played there this […]

Iceland Airwaves – hangovercast #3

A slightly delayed hangover cast today due to being out quite late last night. Icelanders enjoy their Friday nights. Hangovercast #3 Kaffibarinn (16:00 Bedroom Community) Greg Haines Nico Muhly Iðnó: 20:00 Rökkurró Art Museum: 20:45 Loney, Dear (SE) 21:30 Trentemøller (DK) Iðnó: 21:30 Esja 22:15 Plants and Animals (CA) I forgot to mention my hangover […]

Iceland Airwaves – hangovercast #2

Friday morning hangovercast (about Thursday night) Nordic House: 13:00 – Boys in a Band 13:30 – Sprengjuhöllin Bookshop: 17:00 Jónas Sigurðsson 17:30 Seabear 12 Tonar: 18:00 Plants & Animals Iðnó: 19:45 Stereo Hypnosis 20:30 Kira Kira 21:15 My Summer as a Salvation Soldier (NB: they’re not actually brothers at all. My mistake.) 22:00 Ólöf Arnalds […]

Iceland Airwaves – hangovercast #1

Sam and I woke up this morning with mild hangovers after the first night of Airwaves. We made a hangovercast over breakfast in which we mumble about the bands we saw last night. Enjoy. Hangover cast #1 – Wednesday night Here are the bands we saw… 12 Tonar: Rokkurro (beautiful) Gavin Portland (loud) Organ: The […]

Iceland Airwaves 2007

I’m getting rather excited about Iceland Airwaves (find it on Upcoming.org and Last.fm). I fly to Reykjavik with my brother, Sam, on Monday 15th October, and we won’t return until the following Monday. Seven whole nights of Icelandic bliss. Blue Lagoon by Tomosaurus on Flickr The festival itself runs between Wednesday 17th and Sunday 21st […]

Flight of the Conchords

Dan recently told me to check out Flight of the Conchords (“formerly New Zealand’s fourth most popular folk parody duo”). He was right and I instantly adored them. Thanks Dan. It’s hard not to make comparisons with The Arrogant Worms (a Canadian comic parody act who are also adorable) and Tenacious D. For your entertainments […]