Thursday, 11 December 2008

Stories from 2008

As we wrap up 2008, here are some highlights from this blog and some stories that have interested me from the year.

January

Terrible love Songs is born!


Heath Ledger dies (story)
Ali Campbell leaves UB40 after 30 years (story)
Sam Riley wins a rising star award for his acting in the Ian Curtis biographical film 'Control' (story)

February

Beatles guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi dies aged 91 (story)
Fire ravages parts of Camden Market (story)
Daft Punk make their first ever appearance at the Grammys (story)
Fans riot at an Akon appearance in a shopping Mall (story)
Air re-release Moon Safari 10 years after the original hit the shelves (story)

March

Duffy beats Nick Cave to the UK number one album spot (story)
Yeasayer @ The ICA concert review(story)

April

I take a holiday from blogging and go to Hong Kong and Bangkok (story)
Silent rave takes place in Union Square, New York (story)

May

MGMT release 3-D Time To Pretend Video (story)
Nine Inch Nails release free album for download (story)
Ireland announce their Eurovision entry is a turkey called Dustin (story)
Jacob Golden plays a gig in my living room! (story)

June

Fleet Foxes play a black cab session (story)

July

5 top home made instruments to form your own band (story)
The Makepeace Brothers play a living room concert at my friend Nic's house (story)

August

Dengue Fever instore @ Rough Trade East review (story)
Great Britain does much better than expected in the Beijing Olympic Games (story)

September

I share with you my experiences of being sixteen years old (story)
Brian Wilson plays a black cab session (story)
IKTOMS Wired festival review (story)

October

Interview with Lial Arad (story)
Mumford & Sons play a black cab session (story)
The Dears instore @ Rough Trade East review (story)
Of Montreal @ Koko's concert review (HOT PANTS ALERT!) (story)
Interview with Nick Mulvey (story)
Rod Thomas plays a Living Room Concert at a friends house (story)

November

Mumford & Sons instore @ Rough Trade East review (story)
Langhorne Slim and The War Eagles @ The Borderline concert review (story)
Tom Jones goes busking in London (story)
Dengue Fever @ The ICA concert review (story)
Low Christmas Party @ Koko's concert review (story)

December

Department of Eagles instore @ Rough Trade West review (story)
Liam Finn @ Scala concert review (story)


The Jacob Golden Living Room Concert is one of my favourites.





Jacob Golden Living Room Concert - 'Bluebird'

2 comments:

Ian France said...

Great idea to wrap up the year like that, sounded like you had a good one!

chalky said...

Thanks, it has been a lot of fun, I wasn't sure I'd get past one month let alone one year when I started out :-)

 
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