A slight diversion from my embarrassment of Spanish riches today, but well. Sometimes. You know? Sometimes. Sometimes you just got to enter the room two hours too late. This is better than when I saw the bats fly away from the balcony of the Old Museum. Better than a knight-alone checkmate when you’re black and […]
Everett True’s 100 Favourite Songs of 2013. Yes, one hundred, and every last fucking song is genius.
Maybe that’s why I’m increasingly turning to Tasmania. I know what it’s like to be ignored.
Everett True invokes the carnal spirit of the Mary Poppins books in a somewhat cackhanded attempt to explain his fascination for the new Bushwalking album.
“I am earth and air and fire and water,” she said softly. “I come from the Dark where all things have their beginning”
Why do music fans have to be so reductionist. Does everyone HAVE to think the same way?
The wang bar on Max’s big fucking orange Gretsch got a good going over.
This show was part of the annual This Is Not Art/Sound Summit festival. I’ve never seen so many people at a show in Newcastle – the place was packed. Memories of this night for me are pretty much a blur, a lack of self-restraint wiped me out early on and that’s why video cameras rule. BLANK […]
So I thought I’d give a short plug to this DIY/independent/experimental music conference happening in Newcastle, 30 September – 4 October. I wouldn’t have volunteered to participate if I hadn’t thought it interesting. (This is not a complete lie. My tolerance for music industry conventions (alternative or otherwise) is generally very low. I don’t even […]
With the best part of 90 minutes to kill before Hope Sandoval is due to start her set at The Tivoli, I Used To Skate Once 6 down the road at The Zoo means that I have something to do whilst I wait. Although previous years’ events have always been in my diary, this is […]