[Nagnagnag] kirk

ed.arthur at comcast.net ed.arthur at comcast.net
Thu Nov 18 12:57:29 EST 2004


Welcome back JM, glad that you're back on your feet!

/Ed


> Many thanks to all the people who sent messages of encouragement and so 
> forth during my recent prolonged illness. They were very much appreciated 
> and I am a lot better now.
> 
> I believe that everybody who ordered a copy of the last Yorkshire Ham got 
> one with the cd of remixes. A friend of mine volunteered to send them out 
> and he believes he managed to send them to all those who paid for them. 
> There are a very few left if anyone still wants one.
> 
> I may even do another one if there is a demand for it.
> 
> Anyway I have permission to go and see Mr.Kirk in Bristol tonight, indeed I 
> am being chauffer driven to the event (I told you he'd play Bristol Pat!) 
> For those of you that don't know the Cube, its behind the hospital near the 
> Hippodrome. Its an old flea pit cinema (I have been told that it was a porn 
> cinema) which has been done up as a very left of field arts complex, there's 
> a bar that only sells beers you've never heard of, like Polish lagers with 
> no vowels in the name, easier to ask for when you're pissed, and that's 
> pissed in the English sense (drunk) rather than the colonial american sense 
> (angry) They also sell absinthe which is highly recomended for those of an 
> artistic bent (pissheads) The 'performance' room is the old cinema, about 
> 100 completely unreconditioned (knackered) wooden cinema seats and a small 
> stage. Its very intimate and homely; I once saw a man mix popcorn, joss 
> sticks and a revolving cactus with a video camera and micro beats here, oh 
> and an early 60's Godzilla movie with subtitles and a man playing trombone 
> on stage as a soundtrack, but hey Bristol is that kind of place. Geir Jensen 
> (Biosphere) played here a while ago and loved the acoustics.
> 
> Kirk hangs out in Bristol a fair bit these days as he gets all his recent 
> output produced here, in fact Bristol these days is very reminiscent of 
> mid-80's Sheffield, but a bit trippier.
> 
> We're in for a treat boys and girls, but wrap up warm its drizzling and the 
> forecast is more rain on the way.
> 
> Don't worry Simon I've got my 'decent' camera with me, none of this digital 
> rubbish, so I'll take a few pictures.



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