I picked up some vinyl from the Vintage Market down Brick Lane the other day. I was rather excited but forgot that I gave my record player to my mate Neil who subsequently binned it. Which led me to investing what little pennies I had in the kitty in the…

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Hong Kong, taxis are a microcosm of its only technological climate. It has the outer shell of something flailing and obsolete, yet at its heart, teeming with ideas, bristling with enterprise, buzzing with the sound of over worked amps and hot fuse wire. The Hong Kong taxi is a Toyota…

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If the human race is going to comfortably survive on this fragile planet for longer than the next century, there’s one crucial thing we need to do. We need to sex up ‘environmentally friendly’. We need to wipe the compost off it, polish it until it glimmers in the light,…

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“I’m sorry, John, but you’re gonna have to run again. – What? – RUUUUUN!!!” – Agatha, John – Minority Report. There’s a scene in Minority Report where Anderton takes Agatha to a hacker to extract the minority report of Leo Crow. In the background you see a dude reclined on a barcalounger in the midst…

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“Little Nelly got a hot reception. Four big shots made improper advances toward her, but she defended her honour with great success.” Bond, You Only Live Twice. I un-pouched TheArsenale from it’s bubble wrap cocoon. It had some weight, coated in black tactile alcantara. As I flipped through the pages, notes of linseed…

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‘Look at what I have created!‘ – Chuck Noland, Castaway. Today JBL have celebrated being on the vanguard of professional audio innovation by releasing a limited special edition pair of wireless noise cancelling headphones. As part of JBL’s illustrious 70 year career which includes noteworthy accolades such as powering the first…

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“Wolfgang will be along in a minute,” said Carole, “We call him Golden Ears.” We were in the hospitality area of the Palacio del Negralejo, a country palace built on the banks of the Jarama River, twenty minutes from the Madrid airport. I was feasting on the buffet like a raccoon in a…

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‘Something new from Q Branch. It’s called a Radio.’ Bond, Skyfall. My old radio. Without knowing it, my old radio has probably been the love of my life. She was the voice that would speak to me when no one else would. In my early teenage years I had become…

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