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I found the fragrance separate from the flower

Today's song is Black Cat, by Broadcast, from Tender Buttons, one of my all-time favourite albums (I was torn between choosing this or I Found the F). I really wish I had seen Broadcast more times than I did. There seemed no hurry. ... Read More...

Pig- Sparklehorse

So another song- Pig by Sparklehorse. I was considering picking Tears on Fresh Fruit, which is my other favourite song by them, but this won out.... Read More...

Midsommar

Last night, I saw Midsommar, a film I've had my eye on for a while. It's received very mixed reviews in the press, but I loved it. I felt it was pretty much what you'd get if you got Alexander Jodorowsky to direct the Wicker Man... Read More...

Ghost Fang

Kevin who I run Connect Nothing With Nothing with has an improv group called Ghost Fang. Each performance includes whatever musicians want to take part…... Read More...

The Song is the Single

Here's another song for you- The Song is the Single by Barr. It originally came out when I was at university, and then ten years later, Brendan did a show at Power Lunches out of the blue, because he was in town for an art event anyway…... Read More...

Nuns contemplating Dog

I took some press shots of ""pineal-poking punked-up psychedelic speedfreaks" Casual Nun at Dreamland when they came down to Margate to play a gig recently. While everyone's back was turned, Iraklis won a huge toy dog from a sideshow on the first attempt.... Read More...

Kleenex- Nice

So next up, Nice by Kleenex. (Who later had to rename themselves Liliput after pressure from the tissue company). Infectious early 80s Swiss post-punk.... Read More...

Over the Edge- Wipers

So I thought I would pick a song I like each day, and write something about why I like it, in an attempt to make myself write more often.... Read More...

Bismuth

Hello from the southern hemisphere. Here's some new press shots of my friends' band Bismuth I took a few weeks ago at the original UK Botany Bay…... Read More...

Bloody Head

So here's another gig I'm helping to organise and did the poster for. This time I went for a pretty simple design. Spilt blood speaks for itself… ... Read More...