A word to the wise:
Consider yourself the first on your street to hear the leap year news (and boy, do we have a February 29th proposal for you!). Read more
A bunch of tracks – some newly discovered, some dug up from the past, but all came my way this year. The mix is slightly dodgy (all the right notes, not necessarily in the right order!) but there you go. Welcome all the same, to Rancho Relaxo, Vol 1!
Mi Casa Tu Casa…
I love me tenders. Uh Huh Huh. But Lawdy Miss Clawdy, I got a woman, in the ghetto, and I’m all shook up. Can’t help falling in love, hound dog, so don’t step on my blue suede shoes. I’m lonesome tonight. We can’t go on like this, with suspicious minds. A little less conversation. It’s now or never. Return to sender. Thank you very much. Elvis has left the building. Read more
The BBC Radiophonic Workshop was formed in 1958 to create new effects and music for radio programmes. Based in the legendary Room 13 of Maida Vale studios in London,it closed in March 1998, and by that time most of their traditional work had been outsourced to other companies. Read more
Movers and Shakers,
For one star-spangled night of dance-floor chaos, we’re transforming our gaff into a roller disco. Yes, you heard that right. It’s a Goddam Godzilla showdown of epic proportions, and you, my esteemed archaeological colleagues, are all invited to check out the spandex. There’s a flyer attached, with a phone number and details. Our wheels will be well oiled from about 8ish. Come later and they’ll be very well oiled.
Yeah! Read more
Without properly thinking it through, someone accidentally let us hire Bru, a 90 bed city centre hostel, colonised for the night by renegade archaeologists dressed to the nines and hell-bent on personal destruction.
The occasion? Several hundred European archaeologists landing in town as Cork played host to the EAA conference. The idea? Viva Las Vegas! We transformed the hostel for one night into a glitzy casino, seedy Vegas motel and soul food kitchen, all sound-tracked by three rooms of music playing the best of soul, funk, groove, hip-hop, disco, breaks, electro and whatever else is cool but unclassifiable. An army of Djs too numerous to mention, and how many parties have you been to recently who can boast their own resident chef? Read more
Yes, it’s the one the chattering classes are still chattering about: Casino Monte Carlo! An end of site party to end end of site parties.
Just picture the scene: a bachelor sized Scalectrix, a free bar, a poker table, a roulette wheel, all soundtracked to a live jazz band and polished off with a heavy slice of dance floor funk. Read more