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How the perfect shop became a tragic waste

An average indie band once said: modern life is rubbish. And, in a case of rare agreement between Damon Albarn and I, I tend to agree. Much that previously demanded care and attention - conversation, publishing, slagging people off using clever similes - has been undermined by a simultaneously callous and over-calculated age.



So outposts where these outlooks have been shunned are few and far between and should be cherished. Last week, I discovered one…

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Added by Alex Lawson on November 4, 2012 at 8:46am — 1 Comment

ShadowPlay dons its anorak for new radio show

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Added by Alex Lawson on December 11, 2010 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Brighton Zine Fest 2010

It’s always tough to write about zines without falling into self-referential piffle – we are afterall unsubbed and unvalidated – but events such as this genuinely does remind me why I bother, sporadically, to produce material. There were a number of events, including a gig featuring the wonderful Bobby McGees and a knees up at the Cowley Club, around the festival but I just managed to leg it to the London Bridge train down from London for the main Saturday sale the fest was centred… Continue

Added by Alex Lawson on February 24, 2010 at 1:04pm — 1 Comment

ShadowPlay: Slowly, slowly...

So just a quick update as to where I'm up to with the latest ShadowPlay, I'm sure regular readers will be aware that it's been over a year since the last issue - a fact I find painful but also realistic. The problem with having a day job in which you both expend a load of energy and also, y'know, give a toss (previously unheard of for me) is that it really does test the energy levels.



Anyway, excuses over, its shaping up to be a really good issue under the particularly vague and… Continue

Added by Alex Lawson on January 17, 2010 at 2:19pm — No Comments

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