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 Lee Adcock

101 Albums You Should Die Before You Hear, Vol. 1 – A Biased Review

101 Albums You Should Die Before You Hear, Vol. 1 – A Biased Review

So. You remember that rejected 33 1/3 chapter that Everett True posted on here back in September? Well, shorty after that, he posted on the Facebooks that he had a new idea for a book, and he needed writers FAST! Within a day, those who replied were shepherded into a new group called Rejected Unknown […]

 Lee Adcock

Refused – Freedom (Epitaph)

Refused – Freedom (Epitaph)

Whatever [Joseph] Conrad’s problems were, you might say he is now safely dead. Quite true. Unfortunately his heart of darkness plagues us still. Which is why an offensive and deplorable book can be described by a serious scholar as “among the half dozen greatest short novels in the English language.” And why it is today […]

 Everett True

THE TEN GREATEST ALBUMS EVER MADE | A RESPONSE

THE TEN GREATEST ALBUMS EVER MADE | A RESPONSE

Nothing matters more than the all-conquering Top 10.

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THE TEN GREATEST ALBUMS EVER MADE

THE TEN GREATEST ALBUMS EVER MADE

Right! I’ve thought long and hard about this, agonised and whittled down to final ten but here, at last, I think I’ve burned down to a list of solid gold excellence.

 Everett True

Run Bruce, run!

Run Bruce, run!

Beyonce is a pop star. Beyonce asks, Who run the world?

 Everett True

In Words: Dig It Up! 2013 – Hoodoo Gurus + Blue Oyster Cult + The Flamin’ Groovies @ The Tivoli, 18.04.13

In Words: Dig It Up! 2013 – Hoodoo Gurus + Blue Oyster Cult + The Flamin’ Groovies @ The Tivoli, 18.04.13

They rocked like the remains of a teenage garage band they once were. They rocked like Girls In The Garage. Yes, that good. Sure, not all the set was golden but when it was golden it sparkled like spring rain

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Stuck in crowds near a Rolling Stones concert in Greenwich

The set should last no longer than 20 minutes, or shorter if they should become tiresome.

 Wallace Wylie

Ignorant Fantasies | Race and Class Delusions From David Thomas

The fantasy world that David Thomas inhabits reeks of privilege and conceit. Perhaps I expected a bit more intelligence, a bit more individuality, a bit more adventurousness to his thinking. Then again, he is a white middle-class American male. We can’t expect too much.

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Ringometrics Redux 2012/16

Anyone who can roll with a white soul hook as insipid as the one on ‘Peso’ can’t be trusted. Untangle that.

 Everett True

Eleven records I’m embarrassed about liking


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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