Weapon Of Beauty

Best Of 2011
December 23, 2011, 4:32 pm
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Best songs:
dEUS – Twice
Drums Are For Parades – One (Bochez Deadstep RMX)
Eefje De Visser – Afdwaalt
Girls – Vomit
Jack White – Love Is Blindness (U2 cover)
Jannes Addiction – Irresistible Force
Lana Del Rey – Blue Jeans
Lykke Li – I Follow Rivers
Mogwai – San Pedro
School Is Cool – Warpaint
SX – Black Video
The Vaccines – Post Break-Up Sex
Those Dancing Days – Reaching Forward (live)
U2 – Love Is Blindness (Kindergarten version)

Best albums:
dEUS – Keep You Close
Expats – Cover sessions
Ladytron – Gravity The Seducer
My Morning Jacket – Circuital
Mogwai – Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will
Nicole Atkins – Mondo Amore
School Is Cool – Entropology
The Vaccines – What did u expect from The Vaccines?
U2 – Achtung Baby (Kindergarten version)

Most annoying album:
Radiohead – King Of Limbs

Most silly new-age album that for some strange reason will end up in all the end of year listsĀ 
Balam Acab – Wander / Wonder

Best gigs:
Mauro & The Grooms @ Kreun, Kortrijk 28/01/2011
Paramount Styles @ Botanique, Brussels 6/04/2011
Ash @ Mezz, Breda 12/06/2011
Morrissey @ Lokerse Feesten 4/08/2011
Sebadoh @ Effenaar, Eindhoven 19/08/2011
The Hickey Underworld @ Play festival, Hasselt 1/10/2011
Broken Glass Heroes @ Arenberg, Antwerp 13/10/2011
My Morning Jacket @ Trix, Antwerp 10/11/2011
Girls @ Trix, Antwerp 15/11/2011
dEUS @ Lotto Arena, Antwerp 16/12/2011

Best cover art:
Gold Panda – Companion

Broken Bells – Meyrin Fields


Tea Party Tattoo
December 21, 2011, 4:41 pm
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At the moment the term Tea Party brings out all sorts of bad vibes.
But this is the sort of tea party that I do like.
How cool is this tattoo!? (click to enlarge)

(design by Julia Pott)