On 28 February 1990 I came back from an open day at Leeds University with a vague idea I quite … Continue reading Na Na Na Na Na Na Na, Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na!
Alice pressed against the wall So she can see the door In case the laughing strangers crawl and Crush the … Continue reading Alice Kisses The Carpet
Last month I was lucky enough to be given another large box full of (mostly) Marvel comics from the 60s, … Continue reading Sgt Fury’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Boomtown Rats, here’s one that was far more interesting than I remembered it being. First let’s shelve all we … Continue reading I Am An Island, Entire Of Myself
My absolute favourite thing about Allman Brothers At Fillmore East album is the introduction by the MC, Michael Ahern, he … Continue reading Okay, The Allman Brothers Band
Harsh Toke Light Up And Live; am I alone in thinking there may be some kind of subliminal stoner-weed-endorsement thing going … Continue reading Maaaaaannnnn!
The 4 stage road to I’m Your Man. Stage 1: A flat near Chelsea circa 1968, two hippies form a lifelong and intense dislike … Continue reading If You Want A Doctor …
On the cool check in: A band looking like mean, wasted horsemen from a steam punk wild west? – Check! Cool-ass … Continue reading Once Upon A Time In A Vest
A moment of sublimity in a chaotic world: After a gentler more bucolic number a new track starts. Quite frankly its a … Continue reading Winging The Infinite
Il sole sta per tramontar Dei bimbi corrono a giocar Visi che sorridono Ed io son qui Con le mie … Continue reading Con Le Mie Lacrime
It cuts deep It cuts deep A human error These are the rules These are the rules And they’re cruel … Continue reading Sexy Apple Dumplings
I’m always a bit wary of writing about an LP too soon after getting it, especially from someone you really … Continue reading Before Your Very Ears