Rich Ashby

Entries Tagged as 'massive attack'

New wine in an old bottle

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Art and design, Life

With media becoming increasingly cloud based or just a set of files on a server / hard drive it does make you wonder what uses we can put our defunct / obsolete physical media to? The artist Nick Gentry has used old floppy disks and video cassettes to create arresting portraits. OBSOLETE – Nick Gentry [...]

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The beating of a million drums…

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Music

As a huge fan of Justice I thought the reaction to their Civilization single was a bit odd. Many complained it was too much like their earlier work (no bad thing) where others whinged it sounded too much like 70s rock opera. Can’t please all of the people I guess? Be that as it may [...]

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This is a b-side?

April 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Music

I’ve blogged here previously about the superb Ungirthed by Purity Ring. It’s a shimmering, ethereal joy of a track, and remains lodged in your head all day. Well the b-side Lofticries is every bit as intriguing and great. These guys create atmosphere so well, and constantly confound and surprise you as a listener. Sure it’s [...]

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