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Sunday 08 August 2010
Recorded in much the same way as previous efforts (jamming, recording, looping, cutting and pasting), the biggest surprise about the latest from this Portland, Oregon, trio is how darn traditional it sounds.
Saturday 31 July 2010
Former Vice President Al Gore was cleared yesterday of allegations he groped and assaulted a masseuse in a luxury Portland hotel room in 2006, closing a case that could have tarnished the Nobel prize winner's reputation.
Friday 30 July 2010
A dog was nicknamed Lucky today after surviving a 120ft cliff fall with just a limp.
Tuesday 27 July 2010
The first few miles of the Figaro solo race proved a nervous test for the only British competitor, Jonny Malbon, representing the Artemis team.
Saturday 17 July 2010
Tuesday 13 July 2010
Concerned motorists rushing to a car that had flipped over near Portland, Oregon came across a scene that made them fear the worse, according to KGW News.
Saturday 10 July 2010
McDonald's will help recruit and train the 70,000 volunteers who will be key to staging the London 2012 Olympics.
Friday 02 July 2010
Al Gore, the former US vice-president, has welcomed a decision by police in Portland to reopen an investigation into a massage therapist's allegations that he groped her at a hotel four years ago, according to his a spokeswoman.
Thursday 01 July 2010
US police said they reopened an investigation into a massage therapist's allegations that former Vice President Al Gore groped her at an upscale hotel in 2006.
Friday 18 June 2010
Tuesday 15 June 2010
A judge ordered that Diff'rent Strokes actor Gary Coleman's remains be cremated no sooner than tomorrow afternoon, so Coleman's ex-girlfriend has enough time to travel from Oregon to Utah to see his body.
Friday 11 June 2010
Longer but less potent and focused than last year's seven-track "Black River Killer" EP, Destroyer of the Void finds Portland, Oregon's Blitzen Trapper vacillating between the chamber-folk Americana of songs like "Below the Hurricane" and "The Man Who Would Speak True" and the more complex psych-rock of "Laughing Lover", whose serpentine melody and enigmatic lyric recalls Portland close neighbours The Shins.
Sunday 30 May 2010
For a school to achieve "outstanding" status, there presumably has to be something outstanding about the way it is run. The coalition proposes to "fix" what is so categorically not broken (everything else is, apparently) by converting such schools to academies. In doing so, it will place them under the control of "sponsor"-heavy governing bodies, thus ensuring that any other voices can always be outvoted, and removing democratic accountability through local authorities.
Saturday 29 May 2010
The Carneros Inn, California
Friday 21 May 2010
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
- 1 California man brutally beat 82-year-old Sikh grandfather he mistook for 'one of those people'
- 3 School kitchen manager 'fired from Colorado school for giving hungry students free lunches'
- 5 Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop