THE FOR FESTIVAL , HVAR ISLAND & MY TOP 5 PICKS TO SEE &DO

This June there is a very special event happening in Croatia. Called For Festival and held on Hvar island – the St Tropez of Croatia , this small an intimate event (maximum capacity is 2000 people) will be as unique as it’s locations are stunning. With venues in Hvar town and across nearby islands, it’s … Continue reading

KAREN O

Karen O is one of those women that seems somehow otherwordly. She is insanely talented while possessing a magnetic beauty befitting of someone born under the powerhouse astrological combination of Scorpio / Horse. Not only the lead singer of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Karen has explored many avenues including composing the score of Where The … Continue reading

STOP THE VIRGENS @ VIVID

Stop the Virgens is  a multiverse of  senses-  textural, visual , sensual,  aural and dramatic combine into a crescendo of transforming emotions. Themes of death ,rebirth, purity and impurity ,female authority, sexuality , atonement , light and dark weave through this Psycho opera . Karen O has an amazing stage presence in concert but in … Continue reading

Tom Vek, Jonathan Boulet & Kindness @ VIVID

Modular Night at Vivid festival presented 3 of their artists’ live show at the Studio. Johnatan Boulet floored me, Kindness was interestingly soulful and Tom Vek brought the house down. Johnatan Boulet is about to drop his album early next month and judging by his set it will be a hit. I gotta say I’m … Continue reading

MODULAR & FRIENDS II

Modular records held their second Modular & Friends dinner at their headquarters and this time it was deliciously catered by Longrain . Guests included Nick Zinner and Brian Chase of  Yeah Yeah Yeah’s , Beastie Boys’ Money Mark, musician Sam Spiegel , George Gorrow of Ksubi , Susien and Nic of Lover , Van She , Kindness and Tom Vek. Thanks Modular … Continue reading

MODULAR & FRIENDS

Modular records hosted a special dinner at their offices for The Rapture, Azari & III,Horse Meat Disco and Hercules and Love affair last thursday, while Maurice Terzini helped to make it a night to remember with a specially catered barbecue from his delicious new Neild Avenue restaurant. Signature lamb chops,octopus and squid arrived steaming from … Continue reading

Vivid 2011 part II

Now that I’ve sufficiently recovered from 10 days of fun and music that was Vivid festival , I can finally wrap this story up. There was so many great moments  and so many things to see but one of the ones I am upset I missed was jazz legend Sonny Rollins who was reportedly unbelievable. One of … Continue reading

OFWGKTA @ VIVID 2011

OFWGKTA “Golf Wang” is a hip hop collective that has incited the most controversy at Vivid 2011. I didn’t really know much about this band except having watched Yonkers once. After seeing a few shows this Vivid festival I can see why people would be so passionate in their opinions of them , positive or … Continue reading

THE CURE AT VIVID 2011

Upon meeting Robert Smith there were two things to try and remember: A) Do not scream: ” I love you Robert!!!!! Will you have my babeeeez?? ” and lurch forward , hugging and showering him with kisses. ( my first instinct ) B) Do not stare , openmouthedly, then drop to knees , mumble : … Continue reading

Vivid 2011 part I

From the opening light fantastic upon the Opera House sails , courtesy of the french visual duo Superbien, to the throbbing depths of The Studio , the Vivid festival descended on the Opera House on Friday. Watching the dancing masses heaving under the strange rhythm of the Crystal Arc , the thought crossed my mind … Continue reading