R.I.P Eleanor Barooshian. So sorry you were never afforded the respect you deserved



Too angry to type properly. The Cake have given me countless hours of enjoyment, and to see Eleanor and her ladies dismissed so casually, and with such gendered bias… Read the rest of this entry »

“Buster, he sold the heat with a rock-steady beat.” R.I.P. Prince Buster – and thanks



I know little about Prince Buster, beyond the music.  Read the rest of this entry »

turn the amps up! ; some words on Together the People, day 1



We’ve been in the garden, enjoying the sounds of Together the People wafting up to us from Preston Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Look at me, I don’t like it ; some words on the lovely The Lovely Eggs



I was FUCKING TERRIBLE when I supported the lovely The Lovely Eggs in Brighton a few months back.  Read the rest of this entry »

Easy does it now ; some words on the new Wolfhounds album



All the following are taken from my Facebook feed, 20:47, 01.09.16 Read the rest of this entry »

10 alternative titles for the new Primal Scream album



Chaosmosis suggests a little too much spontaneity, a little too much rock’n’roll freedom for the 11th album from what is essentially 2016’s answer to the worldweary nostalgia of The Soup Dragons, without any decent tunes, or beats. Or ideas. Or visuals. Or vocals. Or production.  Read the rest of this entry »

song of the day 6. frazey ford


frazey ford

That time of night again. Another grey day survived, no judos. Time for one final trawl through the Facebook feed. Read the rest of this entry »