Yes, that is Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt from The Mighty Boosh, and Nick Frost from Spaced, Shaun Of The Dead and Hot Fuzz, and Michael ‘Tyres’ Smiley from Spaced. And it was directed by Edgar Wright.


In a roundabout way, I’ve got Deadmau5 to blame for all this. Earlier this year I chanced upon a live stream of him djing. He wasn’t doing one of his huge spectacular live shows, but just playing tracks in a club and he seemed to be having fun. The crowd certainly were. Much less glamorously than them, I was listening while doing stuff around the house when he played something that stopped me in my tracks. A bit of digging later I worked out it was his at-the-time-unreleased Raise Your Weapon. For the first time in a long while a dance track had really got to me (to be honest, it’s the vocal that did it) and suddenly, out of the blue, I wanted to make dance music again. (more…)