It’s my hope that, when death should come, I should embrace it. Indeed, of the scant “life goals” I’ve set for myself, that’s at the top – that I should reach a certain age where I can logically deduce (or that others can deduce for me, if my mind should crumble) that ceasing to exist […]
Disclaimer: I’ve probably never heard a Grateful Dead song in my life. At least not knowingly. This is an unfortunate position for me to be in, considering I am reviewing an album containing 59 covers of songs by the Grateful Dead. Just so you know. In 2009, the Red Hot Organization, fighting AIDS through pop […]
Anyone fancy distributing this to half a billion people free of charge? Go on, you can have it. Honest. I don’t mind. ————————————————————————- Why did the U2 fan cross the road? Because it was free. How many U2 fans does it take to change a lightbulb? None. They just let it go dead and follow […]
I stand in the middle of a baseball stadium somewhere in America and feel totally lost, totally depressed, totally overwhelmed
Nothing matters more than the all-conquering Top 10.
Right! I’ve thought long and hard about this, agonised and whittled down to final ten but here, at last, I think I’ve burned down to a list of solid gold excellence.
John is a music critic. Write John, write!
Music like Pins comes dressed in layers. It’s chilly out there: chilly and unwelcoming, and we all need some form of uniform against the furnace of cold and disinterest.
Ten misconceptions about Collapse Board and Savages. Number one: that we care if they’re manufactured.
A choir of mutes singing in the Circular Song Annex, with Nero on fiddle.