Isaac (age 9) accompanied me to the Kylie show last night. I thought it might be a good idea to talk him through the stages of reviewing the show. Let’s see, shall we? We have two main threads here: reviewing the show, and explaining how to review a show First, have an idea what you’re […]
I wrote a tribute to a man I never met – Daevid Allen from Gong/Soft Machine. I tried to make it as honest and true to life (which means injecting humour) as I could. I spoke to my close friend Mike Howlett first, as he’s played bass in Gong for three zillion years. I tried […]
I had a good intro here. A fucking good one, too. But then it vanished. So fuck it. The title says it all, anyway. ET asked, and so I answered: 1. Because, quite frankly, everyone’s still catching up to the Bastards of Fate. 2. Because their Stone Roses cover album [link] actually DID trump the […]
This was the penultimate lecture in Sex Drugs Rock N Roll this semester at QUT
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I can only put my liking for this down to some kind of sadomasochistic sexual attraction towards Dolores; her personality and her voice. I really can’t account for it otherwise
You won’t hear this many different musical ideas on an album all year.
Oh, shit, I’m sorry man, my mouth tends to run a bit when I’ve been drinking.
Why Aren’t There More Kate Bushes?
She’s from Finland, apparently. Remind me never to go there.