I sat in a convivial pub the other night as around me convivial sorts chattered and laughed. I could barely hear a word. Every so often, the sound of what appeared to be a band tuning up threatened to break down even that little of my personal space. I do not need, not REQUIRE an […]
Meeting Everett True was kind of a big deal for me. One of the reasons I paid for a masterclass with him was to get one of my reviews published in a real book. But really it was all about meeting your heroes. This is definitely a song you should hear before you die I […]
Remember this line? It’s thin. Well. You thought it was thin, but actually it’s even thinner than that. So thin, in fact, that there’s no point placing a visual representation of it because the naked eye cannot see it. So we’ll have to make do with this one. A representation of the original thin line. Anyway. […]
You send shivers down my spine/And it happens every time
Man, my five-days-younger self must of been on some weird shit sleep deprivation or something when he typed that three-word phrase. “Via Facebook messages”… what the fuck?
The nattily-titled ‘Bear Vomit’ will probably remain their greatest moment… but Bangs fuck a goat, it’s such a moment!
I loved The Wolfhounds: a band the two words ‘awkward pop’ might have been welded together for.
The aura of menace is palpable, all the better for being kept on a tight leash.