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:( :( :( :( :(

i might NOT be coming now, as i missed my train to london (AGAIN!) due to forgetrting tio take my booking number, and another single was 50 quid. will see how much things are from sheffield, opr consider megabus tomorrow, and scope it out. also, i missed getting advance tickets which have sold out

but im listening to tonetrager !welcome back kotter" now and thinking !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

guido schnieder and alex smoke are playing in leeds tomorrow but it wouldnt be as good as fabric. or would it????

gareth, lex, persuade me...

ambrose (ambrose), Friday, 21 October 2005 17:37 (twelve years ago) Permalink

is it tonight? or was it last night, if last night was it good?

if tonight, do you expect it to be good?

Ronan (Ronan), Saturday, 22 October 2005 11:42 (twelve years ago) Permalink

oops

im not going now. £50 for a single!!!

might try for hawtin etc in Nov though..
enjoy, people

ambrose (ambrose), Saturday, 22 October 2005 14:32 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I am strangely unruined but think a quiet night and a few local beers might be a better idea tonight. Have fun, those of you that are going.

Matt DC (Matt DC), Saturday, 22 October 2005 15:26 (twelve years ago) Permalink

wow! just waiting for a bus home, can't believe it's going on for at least six more hours... every minute i was there was awesome, basically.

toby (tsg20), Sunday, 23 October 2005 03:36 (twelve years ago) Permalink

SO GOOD! Booka Shade I love you. MANDY I love you. 'Body Language' please be on loop in my head until further notice. Luciano I like you but please don't be so dry and techy.

I haven't slept yet. Instead when I got back I read the new Bret Easton Ellis novel. All of it, in one go. My mind feels a bit weird now.

The Lex (The Lex), Sunday, 23 October 2005 15:18 (twelve years ago) Permalink

TELL ME ABOUT GREEN VELVET AND THE LASERS!

Matt DC (Matt DC), Sunday, 23 October 2005 16:03 (twelve years ago) Permalink

what did you think of lunar park, lex? are you an ellis fan?

matt - THERE WERE LASERS IN ROOM ONE! possibly there have always been and i hadn't noticed.

green velvet was the best thing ever basically. esp, it has to be said, the 2nd half (after lex and cis went to see luciano) - flash, war on the saints, la la land and the lasers. i will say more about this tomorrow when i can make sense of it.

booka shade - live drumming which was actually good!

umm i need to sleep a lot more before i can say anything more, really.

toby (tsg20), Sunday, 23 October 2005 18:37 (twelve years ago) Permalink

:(

I was too tired to do anything yesterday at all. I tried to go to Sainsbury's to get some food but was so hassled by the queues I decided to go home again. All of ten minute walk usually, but it took me half an hour on account of having to sit down in Barnards Park for fifteen minutes to recover my strength. After that, there was no way I was going to come out.

RickyT (RickyT), Sunday, 23 October 2005 18:47 (twelve years ago) Permalink

You alright now, man?

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Sunday, 23 October 2005 19:02 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Yeah, I slept for eleven hours last night and am feeling OK-ish.

RickyT (RickyT), Sunday, 23 October 2005 19:22 (twelve years ago) Permalink

an unfortunate side-effect for me of not getting much sleep last night (and being a wuss) was that i fainted in the cinema this evening - colette pretty much had to carry me out after i told her that i intended to crawl to the back. oops.

also everyone should come along on nov 19th! i bought my ticket this afternoon.

toby (tsg20), Sunday, 23 October 2005 19:39 (twelve years ago) Permalink

shit I am jealous of the fabric fun!

Ronan (Ronan), Sunday, 23 October 2005 19:47 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Did you YSI that mix, Toby? I am always filled with enthusiasm for the young people's dance music, though it doesn't always survive exposure to it.

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Sunday, 23 October 2005 20:20 (twelve years ago) Permalink

we are between isps at home (i'm posting now from a neighbour's weak wireless connection), but we should have an 8mbps connection on thursday, so i'll ysi then...

toby (tsg20), Sunday, 23 October 2005 20:23 (twelve years ago) Permalink

there have always been lasers toby! and they've always been green. i love lasers.

i loved lunar park, i'm still trying to marshal my thoughts into coherence because it did my head in a bit - i think it's possibly my favourite ellis work (and i LOVE his stuff generally esp glamorama). the astonishingly narcissistic reality/fiction elision actually works really well though i think the most important element of the book might be the stephen king influence. oh and the last couple of pages are astonishing.

The Lex (The Lex), Monday, 24 October 2005 09:19 (twelve years ago) Permalink

missed this, and alex smoke and guido schnieder in leeds the samwe night!

i bet something cmoes up on the 19th too....

ambrose (ambrose), Monday, 24 October 2005 11:46 (twelve years ago) Permalink

i thought lunar park was pretty good, much better than i'd expected. perhaps i should give glamorama another go (i've read all the others several times, but gave up on that really early on for some reason). lunar park definitely gives me hope that he'll carry on being "relevant".

back to the subject of fabric - how late did you guys stay? were you there when the free beer got handed out?

i haven't really got a great deal to add to what i said above, except that mandy were really, really good, although i think the only thing i recognised was trentemoller's "polar shift".

anyway, november the 19th, magda/richie/ricardo, everyone should come! i'm ysi-ing the hawtin/villalobos essential mix now, guess i'll put up a link in an hour or so...

toby (tsg20), Saturday, 29 October 2005 08:32 (twelve years ago) Permalink

here you go:

http://s37.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=1LMFMNP51EG5U10U937I535JKC

toby (tsg20), Saturday, 29 October 2005 10:16 (twelve years ago) Permalink

yeah i think 19th nov is def on for me

ambrose (ambrose), Saturday, 29 October 2005 19:04 (twelve years ago) Permalink

great!

toby (tsg20), Sunday, 30 October 2005 10:26 (twelve years ago) Permalink

rofl at Pete Tong's intro to that mix. DJ Sneak = 'mr minimal from chicago' wtf? How can that man have been in the business for so long and still be so clueless?

Barnaby (Barnaby), Sunday, 30 October 2005 15:38 (twelve years ago) Permalink

you mean DJ Sneak is not really a man?

Sociah T Azzahole (blueski), Monday, 31 October 2005 11:28 (twelve years ago) Permalink

er... no he's not really minimal. Split hair I suppose.

Barnaby (Barnaby), Monday, 31 October 2005 12:36 (twelve years ago) Permalink

hey, does anyone know if i can buy a student ticket for hawtin/ricky v over the net? do i just show my nus card on the door or what?

nude spoons, Thursday, 10 November 2005 18:23 (twelve years ago) Permalink

dunno about that, but on the subject of dancing...

the lady and i are putting on a night on sat sep 26th at the bull in clerkenwell. it's called such great heights and will involve all sorts of fun aviation-related things as well as much dancing to unavoidable leg-shakers of this ilk:

Gwen Stefani ELO Public Image Ltd Supremes Franz Ferdinand Sonics Saint Etienne Rolling Stones Fleetwood Mac Basement Jaxx David Bowie New Order Tom Vek Pulp Rachel Stevens LCD Soundsystem Roxy Music Arcade Fire Kraftwerk Rakes Postal Service A Certain Ratio Annie

So do please come. It's only £1.99 to get in, and you'll get a polystyrene aeroplane for your trouble...(we bought *way* too many)

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CharlieNo4 (Charlie), Thursday, 10 November 2005 18:42 (twelve years ago) Permalink

you presumably mean *nov* 26th, charlie?

i don't think you can buy nus advance tickets for fabric, but presumably showing an nus card on the door does the job.

who's coming to hawtin/villalobos, anyway?

toby (tsg20), Thursday, 10 November 2005 19:02 (twelve years ago) Permalink

me + others

eg Ed! apparently? Ed?

Gareth? i texted him but to no avail

ambrose (ambrose), Thursday, 10 November 2005 19:36 (twelve years ago) Permalink

i dont know yet. its a complicated weekend

dec3 is looking a possible, also. there is talk of ronan golf raver possible appearance.

there are 25 threads about ronan

terry lennox. (gareth), Thursday, 10 November 2005 19:50 (twelve years ago) Permalink

that link, is a link to a search on ilx. perhaps a moderator might want to remove it, in case it slows the world down.

terry lennox. (gareth), Thursday, 10 November 2005 19:53 (twelve years ago) Permalink

aren't any mods going to do something about this????

terry lennox. (gareth), Thursday, 10 November 2005 19:54 (twelve years ago) Permalink

fabric on 16th dec looks amazing.. 10 days after my birthday, end of term.. it's a sign!

jellybean (jellybean), Thursday, 10 November 2005 19:58 (twelve years ago) Permalink

On the subject of dancing, some more stuff coming up:

Lindstrom & Prins Thomas live & djing at Our Disco, Plastic People tomorrow Friday 11/11.

Arnaud Rebotini doing new beat / industrial / post punk stuff at Cosey, The Asylum Saturday 12/11 till 2am, then...

M.A.N.D.Y., Booka Shade, Guido Schneider, Unit 4 and more at Superfreq, The End Saturday 12/11.

Tim Sweeney, Tim Goldsworthy, Gavin Russom & Delia Gonzalez live at Our Disco, Plastic People Friday 18/11.

MattR (MattR), Thursday, 10 November 2005 19:59 (twelve years ago) Permalink

you can never have too many Ronan threads.

Sociah T Azzahole (blueski), Thursday, 10 November 2005 20:03 (twelve years ago) Permalink

G, i never got an answer to my Texted questions! Can you not furnish me with the details?

whats on the 16th dec at fabric?

3rd dec im doing get physical in leeds - 3.50 on train as opposed to 20/30 pound.

lucianos playing leeds on the 26th nov so presumably he will be in london some time round then too.

ambrose (ambrose), Thursday, 10 November 2005 20:43 (twelve years ago) Permalink

you presumably mean *nov* 26th, charlie?

er, yeah. oops. NOV 26th obv.

as you were...

CharlieNo4 (Charlie), Thursday, 10 November 2005 21:03 (twelve years ago) Permalink

i thought i txted, about koenig cylinders?

i am worried i have been sending txts intended for other people, to you...again.

did i send a txt on friday night about not being able to get drugs or something? that was for O, i cant work out if she is ignoring me, or it is that i sent the message to you

terry lennox. (gareth), Thursday, 10 November 2005 21:08 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Dude, you sent that message to me.

Matt DC (Matt DC), Thursday, 10 November 2005 21:57 (twelve years ago) Permalink

fuck

i have no idea what im sending to who, anymore. perhaps it doesnt really matter

maybe i sent it to you as well. i dont even know anymore

a bit of my phone fell off, the day before yesterday

terry lennox. (gareth), Thursday, 10 November 2005 22:52 (twelve years ago) Permalink

fabric on 16th dec looks amazing.. 10 days after my birthday

Ooh, that is my birthday. My 30th. I'm still looking for a plan. What's happening at fabric?

JimD (JimD), Friday, 11 November 2005 01:46 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Haha the pig's head thread!

Gravel Puzzleworth (Gregory Henry), Friday, 11 November 2005 01:54 (twelve years ago) Permalink

http://www.fabriclondon.com/club/listings.php

i don't see that the 16th is very exciting, really...

toby (tsg20), Friday, 11 November 2005 08:37 (twelve years ago) Permalink

M.A.N.D.Y., Booka Shade, Guido Schneider, Unit 4 and more at Superfreq, The End Saturday 12/11.

This kinda tempts me even more than Garnier and co at the End. I need to make up my mind properly and also feel better but MANDY is kind of on my hitlist for way too long now.

Ronan (Ronan), Friday, 11 November 2005 11:04 (twelve years ago) Permalink

TWO DAYS TO GO.

toby (tsg20), Thursday, 17 November 2005 18:09 (twelve years ago) Permalink

so, who's coming?

toby (tsg20), Friday, 18 November 2005 11:08 (twelve years ago) Permalink

i'm all fabricked out i'm afraid :(

also, house party in my hood means even cheaper hedonism a short walk away.

The Lex (The Lex), Friday, 18 November 2005 12:37 (twelve years ago) Permalink

I am!

RickyT (RickyT), Friday, 18 November 2005 13:17 (twelve years ago) Permalink

yep
got to pick up my ticket at the venue somehow. does that mean joining the hideously long guestlist queue?

ambrose (ambrose), Friday, 18 November 2005 14:07 (twelve years ago) Permalink

no! well, i've only done it once, which was for the birthday thing, and i walked up to the front of the queues at about 0050 and asked which queue was for ticket holders, and they pointed out a v short queue, and 5 mins later i was in. make sure you have the printout of the booking, though. you have to be there by 0100, i think.

i'm going to my best friend's birthday dinner party first, so i will probably turn up quite drunk sometime between twelve and one. guess i'll see whoever's there in the usual place (left hand side if facing stage)? texting works ok in the main room, anyway.

toby (tsg20), Friday, 18 November 2005 17:50 (twelve years ago) Permalink

the usual place is the left of the stage?!!

crazy times.

thanks for the printing tip, i would have never have done that. in fact, i may never do it as i dont have a printer now ive left work :(

ill work somethign out. i have attempted to contact you via Lex with my phone number. whats rickyt doing?

ambrose (ambrose), Friday, 18 November 2005 19:05 (twelve years ago) Permalink


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