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 […]
Here’s the line. It’s thin. Above it we find bands like Mission Of Burma, The Go-Betweens and Sleater-Kinney. (Wire are momentarily disqualified for not really splitting.) Below it, we find bands like The Sex Pistols, Pixies and Swervedriver. Like this. Got the idea? Good. Now we move on to a more extended pie chart. As Lucy Cage […]
I feel so privileged sometimes. Humbled. I feel so privileged, being me sometimes. Two hours before this show, I didn’t know it existed. My last night out in London. Don’t look to the past Jerry. You can’t recapture the past. Life is so wonderful sometimes. Humbling, startling. Two hours before, I was scrabbling around with […]
These are in order of estimated plays because, bugger it, today music IS a competition.
It seems like folk just don’t have the time these days for the full unexpurgated version.
Last year was sensational for music. This year was even more sensational.
Dexys. Eight songs, one hour, a lifetime of memories.
The whole affair had taken up 120 seconds. The longest two minutes of my life.
The rain was torrential, particularly during ‘Incapable Of Love’ and ‘Eileen’. It was great. Gave us a chance to prove our devotion
This was the penultimate lecture in Sex Drugs Rock N Roll this semester at QUT