The Bullet Trainâ
As ever, the Japanese out-do everyone else's technology with one hell of a big glow stick. â
Klaxons James and Jamie entertain the masses from the DJ booth in Bristol. Photo by Simian Mobile Disco DJ James Ford - who produced Klaxonsâ
What does a superstar DJ do when heâ
Fact: our man tells us that Jamie Klaxon hasnâ
Setting up drums is fun. Itâ
The legendary SMD vs Klaxons snooker championship. Frankly itâ
Simian Mobile Disco beat Klaxons at snooker. The agony and the ecstasy of life distilled into one image. We also hear James Ford is a dab hand at ten pin bowling too. Is there anything he canâ
Taken from the drum kitâ
Listening to demos: SMDâ
Who loses their boots at a gig? The aftermath at a Klaxons gig suggests someone has had a fun night.
Transmucicales Festival, France. The three day continental festival set in an aircraft hanger near Rennes exploded for Klaxons.
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Powered by what looks like several dozen cans of fizzy drink, Simian Mobile Discoâ
The secret behind new rave? Loads and loads of plugs. Remove one of these without warning and somewhere in the world, a robot dies.
One half of Simian Mobile Disco during the warm-up sound check. â
The crowd at French festival Transmusicales. Started in 1978, the main parts of the festival are held in an huge aircraft hangar by Rennes airport, with various live musicians and artists playing in the town centre. Previous performers include Kraftwerk, Dizzee Rascal, Primal Scream, The Fugees, The Undertones, Coldcut, Gang of Four, Brian Jonestown Massacre and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah.