Day: June 10, 2010

Mungo in Africa, part 1

With his cycle and slowboat trip now complete, Heart of Clachmaninshire’s very own Mungo McCrackas is about to begin his holiday job: as an expert summariser on Clack TV’s World Cup panel. Busman’s Holiday or not, Mungo is determined that it is still very much a holiday, and as such has already gained 11lbs in weight and what may or may not prove to be a criminal record somewhere near the Botswanan border. Mungo in Africa will unfold as throughout the tournament. However, we guarantee there’ll be a strip at least once a week on Thursdays, no matter how much Dotmund is taking England’s stuttering form to heart.

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The Twohundredpercent World Cup Song Is Here!

It started, as the best of musical projects do, over several shots of absinthe in a Brighton pub and ended with the promise of a World Cup song for this site. Here we are, four weeks on, and it is ready, complete with Bjørge Lillien and Alan Partridge samples, as well as healthy dollops of Joy Division and Donna Summer, no less. Thanks very much to Chris Harper and Ed Dickins for getting their act together in time to make this for us. I have to confess, I didn’t really think that it would ever see the light of day (and the fact that we cut it so fine before the tournament started is the reason why there is no accompanying video for it). The Battle Is Won (320kps MP3 – 8.5mb...

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