Massive Attack’s Meltdown 2008 at Southbank Centre

Daevid Allen

As most of you probably know, I don’t post here as often as I once did because these days I’m generally quite busy devoting most of my writing efforts to Londonist. Southbank Centre’s annual Meltdown festival is my busiest week of music writing for the whole year and the one that just ended was the most active I’ve ever seen.

Thanks to the support of the lovely press team at Southbank Centre, I was fortunate enough to attend four events this time around with a photo pass for each one. I reviewed all of them for Londonist and published my photos on Flickr. Here’s the links to those reviews along with a selection of my favourite snaps. If you missed out on Meltdown this year, you missed a great one, but I’m sure 2009 will be even better. Enjoy!

Gong: www.londonist.com/2008/06/gong_meltdown.php

Yellow Magic Orchestra: www.londonist.com/2008/06/yellow_magic_orchestra.php

The Dubstep Chronicles: www.londonist.com/2008/06/londonist_live_the_dubstep_chro…

Stiff Little Fingers / Mark Stewart and the Maffia / Adrian Sherwood: www.londonist.com/2008/06/londonist_live_stiff_little_fingers…

Ryuichi Sakamoto

The Spaceape

Stiff Little Fingers

Thief Of Fire