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Mission Accomplished

Last night I finished work on ‘Monkey Horses at the Ocean’s Edge’, which brings the Monkey Horse sequence (about which I’ve also spoken a little bit here) to a conclusion! A tetralogy encompassing rock, indie, folk, and lounge/elevator (?!), it … Continue reading

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New Record Details

Conceived as a way of testing out the Dapper Swindler’s new recording studio in Hackney, Last Days in the Capital is a tiny record collecting songs (and other materials) that I wrote in the moments leading up to my move … Continue reading

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Silent Shrove

[vimeo 47942451 w=500 h=375] Well, it took six months, but we finally put together fOwl 17, otherwise known as ‘Silent Shrove’. It’s a silent movie with an entirely original soundtrack, devised and filmed in one day on a budget of … Continue reading

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In which I stir the foetid waters of your excitement by bitching about iMovie

The latest episode of fOwl – and the first for almost a year – is nearly ready. I think you’ll find it worth the wait: the Dapper Swindler and I have put a lot of effort into this one, and … Continue reading

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Kartesian Duelism

This blue shell flies towards its target – the racer in first place, for those of you unfamiliar with the genre – at ground level, up the centre of the track. It takes out any player who gets in its way en route. … Continue reading

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Recipe Time

Perhaps you’ve ever wondered how to cook FaceOmeter and the Dapper Swindler’s ‘Beef and Things Taginealoo’? Fortunately it is our pleasure to reveal the secret recipe for the first time. This recipe was perfected just now in the heartlands of … Continue reading

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Casa di Elgar

Early morning of day 2 in Elgar’s house, an absurd tumbledown high-ceilinged studio with many a nook and cranny secreted somewhere inside an enormous shrub in the south downs. An aga in the kitchen, a ping-pong table in the rec … Continue reading

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The Peninsula

Yesterday, on our way back from being almost the sole audience of an excellent stand-up comedian near Oxford Circus, my housemate and I strolled over to the Greenwich Peninsula terminal of the new cable cars to see if we could … Continue reading

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A Six-legged Sequence

It’s always good to have a day where you complete everything on your to-do list, and today I not only cleaned my room and watched an episode of Game of Thrones (a third consecutive one with almost no pointless nudity/sex! … Continue reading

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End of an Idea

Hey Guys! As followers of this blog will undoubtedly be aware, its been my pleasure for the last almost-two years to run Bright Idea, the open mic at Railroad Café in Hackney. Bright Idea was never a staggering success in … Continue reading

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