Sunday, 22 May 2011

no rapture means the internet is still full of cool.

seeing as today is a sunday, and i'm officially going to chill out HARD, i thought i'd give the interwebs a good ol' looking over for awesome stuff.

this is that awesome stuff.

definitely his last supper. just saying.

baby owl. not sure how i feel about this one.

mutantly large cat.

pug wearing pug slippers. OMG.

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

almost forgot to give this one a title.

in short...

durban was rad, and i don't think i've smoked that much er...  *cough* tobacco in a while.

this post is going to be short and sweet.

"but why? why so short gideon?

well... i'm lazy, i pulled a muscle in my neck and i just restored my mac and its OS so i need to get on recovering and putting back in place all the data that was removed/lost.


i leave you with these two lovely flyers for the FTTW shows i''m playing over the rest of the week.

facebook event- -----> HERE


facebook event -----> HERE



Thursday, 12 May 2011


visit me here.

so i survived joburg.

jacques was a delicious host. he had a incredibly comfortable couch, many teacups, a lovely fake fire and a pool. all were used in excess except for the pool, due to the weather of course, duuuuuuuuhh. not that i'm to familiar with joburg weather but it seemed quite strange that we had so much rain on top of the cold. gosh-darn global warming.

but back to all thats important... music...

friday we/fire through the window played a show at a new venue called Arcade Empire. it was rad. we played  a more chilled, "soft" jam which i for one wasn't prepared for. needless to say i played a bit like a turd but it was cool nonetheless. the burgers were simply splendid.

saturday we drove all the way to potch. i kinda got  a bit of a stellenbosch vibe out of the place which was cool, making me feel right at home. i consumed some brandys and coke (the R8.50 amount for a double was a lie werner, i payed R12 goddammit) and watched young mk band, alleen na desember. people were bobbing there afrikaans heads (as we do) and they were done. we had a rad jam on stage (seeing as the night before acted as a nice band practice for me) and the kids looked like they enjoyed the vibe.

sunday we played at the voortrekker monument outside of pretoria. we were pretty stoked to play to the 800+ people who were attending on facebook. well... OBVIOUSLY the other 700 people were just incredibly late because by the time we played it was pretty chilled. but... the sun was out, i was wearing shorts and  i think we played a cool set.

so thats that... all the inbetween rubbish is me telling you about how much tea we drank, how i listened to the new manchester orchestra album, hotdogs, jager, roald dahl, that one incredibly pink family and all the other incredibly rubbish, boring and irrelevant subject matter.

come watch... wait... thats just disgusting... ew.

tomorrow i fly to durban. gotta get myself to the airport at 05:00AM. so i'm uber keen. er... i'm running out of tea. so i got to go run, before i embarrass myself.


Thursday, 5 May 2011

fires all over pretoria this weekend.

fire through the window

just look at how pretty they all are.

recently i've started helping out fire through the window as their replacement bassist whilst keagan (he's the bearded man in the middle), is abroad. so yes. we've played a few shows together and its been rad. the guys are all awesome and i find  it's always interesting playing with a new group of musicians. they've been together for a while now and they're deliciously catchy, so check them out. if you're in pretoria however, then stop what you're doing and give these lovelies a gander.

fri 6 may - Isochronous,Fire through the Window & AlanLetsMoveOn! @Matthews Kitchen Launch

sat 7 may - FTTW & Alleen Na Desember LIVE in POTCH!!

sun 8 may - PARK ACOUSTICS presents Desmond & The Tutus's, Taxi Violence, & more...

(those dates ARE in fact this weekend)

so there you have it.

oh... i'm also playing at The Waiting Room on monday with SUPERCANCER. i'd post the event or whatever, but we don't have one. yet. how silly.

its cold.

(interesting article i just read... On Osama Bin Laden’s Death.)

this is far more interesting and relevant though.