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CLUAS Writers: profile of Daniel Bristow

Bisto is a journalist/author from England who will (if all goes well) be studying philosophy at Trinity College in Dublin for the next few years. He has many articles published online at RoomThirteen and elsewhere, and has also worked for a few print magazines. He has a book out as well, called Halcyon Nights. As far as music goes he got REM's Out of Time on its release when he was six, listened to The Beatles, James, Pink Floyd and Madonna in his formative years, was kicked out of Sunday School for admitting he liked The Prodigy's ?Fire? when he was seven, started playing the guitar in his teens and is now at the helm of the electronic outfit The Monastery of Sound.

Joined CLUAS: March 2006

Favourite Bands:

REM, Stereolab, Blur, The Arcade Fire, Radiohead, Aphex Twin, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Bob Dylan?

Favourite Authors:

James Joyce, Hunter S. Thompson, Jack Kerouac, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Arthur Rimbaud, William Shakespeare, Jean-Paul Sartre?

Favourite Films:

Waking Life, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Kill Bill, Cinema Paradiso, The Edukators, Un Chien Andalou, Koyaanisqatsi?

Some of Daniel's articles published on CLUAS:

Album reviews...

Gig reviews...

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