Last month I blogged about the upcoming Silicon Dreams and Vintage Computer Festival event scheduled for early July. Today came the eagerly awaited announcement about the musical component of that event. Earlier today, Silicon Dreams’ Facebook and Twitter feeds carried the … Read more
Monthly Archives: March 2013
Revision Easterparty – Saturday evening and Sunday morning (haven’t I heard that phrase somewhere before?)
The main compos started with the ASCII and ANSI graphics, where people show off clever pictures made with text graphics. Next up was the executable old skool music entries, which evoke memories of 80s synthpop, Jean-Michel Jarre and Mike Oldfield.
*Blocks out the whatever-it-is cheap schlock-cop-TV garbage the still-drunken scroller group are watching and attempts to concentrate on the Pink Floyd-ish melodies floating up from the front of the hall.* The rest of Friday evening was pleasurably occupied by a … Read more
OK, we’re in. E-Werk, Saarbrücken, otherwise known as a music and gathering venue of some repute. Metallica have played here, so I hear. The place is full of nooks and crannies and has loads of character. Machines are now set … Read more
A drive of twelve hours, across five countries, with road signs in at least six languages. A Eurotunnel crossing, a fast food meal and too little tea, but we’re here. The intrepid party including your blogger at large has fetched … Read more