Kevin Shields – “blend-strumental one”

Quite an eventful week last week for fans of My Bloody Valentine, particularly those who sling guitars themselves. No, they didn’t finally release the new music they’ve been promising since… fuck, who even remembers. At least not in the conventional sense… So to begin with, Kevin Shields finally announced he and the legendary guitar manufacturer […]

Roland 50 Studio

Japanese musical equipment powerhouse Roland turns 50 years old this year, and they’re celebrating the milestone with some pretty cool festivities. They’ve taken their online real estate, which previously housed a pretty cool brower-based version of two of their legendary instruments – the TR-808 drum machine and TB-303 bass synth – and added a […]

The URL for may no longer exist was a meaningful internet entity – it now goes to the YouTube page for some guy who will teach you Led Zeppelin riffs – but in the early days of the web, it was a magical place for guit nerds like myself who were a) unhealthily obsessed […]


When I first started doing web development many many moons ago, Javascript was that annoying add-on that was super-picky about quotes and semicolons but was necessary for state-of-the-art tricks like rollovers and image swaps. Now, it’s the language that underpins pretty much everything on the web, that which keeps me employed, and more importantly, that […]