My Chemical Toilet visits Lovebox Weekender 2009, predictably experiences technical difficulties

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In keeping with this site’s generally shambolic approach to pretty much everything, allow me to present you with some week-old, lukewarm-off-the-presses “content”.

My Chemical Toilet was presented with the opportunity to go to Lovebox Weekender and film some things happening. “Splendid!” thunk I, then: “Oh. I don’t know how cameras work.” THEN: “I know, I shall ask the lovely folk at Fixation Video if they’d like to go and film some ting.”

They said yes, and, with a minimum of (i.e. quite a lot of) technical ishoos they captured all of (i.e. a few of) the things you’d expect to see at a trendy urban festival.

The subtitles are very amusing, and more than make up for any moments where you may wonder if you’re experiencing a videophonic representation of one of your most intense childhood nightmares.

And anyway, I like nightmares, so nerr.

If you think this is late, let’s see when the Latitude review goes up. It may very well be after next year’s festival.

My Chemical Toilet TV: Will the Nokia N82 make it easier to find your tent at a festival?

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It’s easy to lose your tent at a festival. It’s also easy to lose cash machines, toilets and bars.
The Nokia N82 is a phone that uses GPS (i.e., magical satellites from space) to allow you to “tag” where things are on a map, so you can find them later. I tried out this electronic voodoo by going to the park and attempting to find, er, Isabelle, the editor of Brandish.
Did the geo-tagging work? Lessavalook at the video we dun…

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My Chemical Toilet chats to Gary Numan at The Mighty Boosh Festival

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Clare went to The Mighty Boosh Festival the other day. Backstage she only bloody went and bumped into electro legend – and Boosh hero – Gary Numan, who agreed to sit down and have a little chat. Here is that chat. YES I KNOW THE SOUND IS BAD IF YOU CAN’T HEAR WHAT HE’S SAYING JUST ADMIRE HIS HAIR AND WRISTBANDS.

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My Chemical Toilet TV: The Rockabye Baby Lullaby Challenge

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A few weeks ago I wrote about the Rockabye Baby CDs, which use lullaby arrangements of rock classics to get the nippers off to sleep.
What would their effect on adults be, though? And female adults at that? Let’s have a looksie…

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My Chemical Toilet TV: Great White's Twice Shy album cover dissected for signs of sexism and/or racism

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My Chemical Toilet TV continues to go from strength to strength. Once again I’m joined by Dollymix editor Cate to analyze some pretty hefty issues pertaining to album covers and gender politics. This week I manage to make her cry, so everything’s progressing swimmingly.

My Chemical Toilet TV: Warlock's Triumph And Agony CD cover gender politics

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Here we are then, My Chemical Toilet is jumping on the video bandwagon after “encouragement” from the top brass. Yeee ha! Here I’m joined by Cate from women’s blog Dollymix for a pretty in-depth dissection of the gender politics at play on the cover of Warlock’s 1987 album, Triumph And Agony. You’re about to be schooled.