41Manchester, United Kingdom
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My self-summary
I'm a music lover and maker seeking a kindred spirit.

I enjoy socialising, going to gigs and clubs, and dreaming of distant shores (South America, Japan and Morocco are high on the list of desirable destinations). One of those Generation X hippies who remembers the Second Summer of Love (but who was a little too young to fully participate) and sets little store in the obvious material prizes of widescreen tinopeners and power steering iPods.

Generally I love creativity of all types - see movie/music preferences below...

On the other hand I enjoy my work and am getting just about mature enough to know the value of money, although I hope to develop a creative sideline. Not really a sports fan at all, although I enjoy cycling and patronise the gym when the weather preempts the former.

I'm pretty interested in politics and current affairs too, but do have a weakness for various comedy shows. Did you love Black Books and Peep Show? Does Chris Morris tickle your funny bone? Do you have a cunning plan? Answers on a postcard to G. Meister, OK Hotel, Cupid Manor.
What I’m doing with my life
Working for a speech tech company, and enjoying a pleasant sense of bleeding-heart-liberal moral indignation at the conspicuous consumption of the Home Counties. Looking for original music venues nearby. Or any musical scene that doesn't involve the twinset-and-pearls crowd. Dreaming about actively participating in the microscopic scene that I have found.
I’m really good at
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I'm a sucker for art-house cinema (Germany and Eastern Europe seems to be producing some great films recently such as Goodbye Lenin!, Run Lola Run and 12:08 East of Bucharest). I also love old Hitchcock films (Rear Window), 70s sci-fi/thriller classics (The Andromeda Strain, Silent Running, Duel, Westworld, The Taking Of Pelham 123. Gotta love Dario Argento too, Profondo Rosso and Suspiria are classics.

Musically, I love many types of jazzy, soulful, electronic and cinematic music, particularly Roy Ayers, Luke Vibert, Max Tundra, Zero 7, Squarepusher and 4 Hero. Also Bugz In The Attic, Ez Rollers, Lonnie Liston Smith and Bebel Gilberto. Props to electropop heroes like La Roux, Calvin Harris, Add N To X, Royksopp and Deadmaus too.

Get along equally with chart pop and dance cheese however. Love a bit of bassline dancefloor action to counterbalance a mellow session of Belle and Sebastian,Boards of Canada or Kaidi Tatham.
Six things I could never do without
Live music.
Heated debates.
A mild sense of weltschmerz, tempered with a soupçon of schadenfreude.
Condiments starting with M.
The genius of Seth McFarlane.
The promise that I and my army of mermen will some day find the lost city of Atlantis.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The unnoticed logical fallacies and double standards we live our lives by. The futility of moral absolutism. Puppies and swimming with dolphins.

How I can get a band together, and the fact that I should really learn how to play that acoustic guitar leaning against the wall. And then thinking that starting an 80s synthpop band could make my keyboard skillz cool and trendy.

Whether the global economic recession will lead people to reevaluate their materialistic ways, and we might see a return to the glory days of early 90s raves.

Also, how people spend their free time, when they're not watching The Apprentice or F1 racing...
On a typical Friday night I am
Debating whether to go out to a club/gig, making a curry, then hopefully not postponing the earlier plans til the weekend.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Sometimes I use scissors to open resealable cheese, expressly against manufacturer instructions.
You should message me if
You love music and culture and going to gigs and clubs. You love socialising, meeting new people and having new experiences. You aren't ready to end your 20s yet (even if mere facts dictate otherwise).
The two of us