Thursday, 10 January 2013
I'm terribly saddened by the dreadfully upsetting news of Wilko Johnson's terminal illness. I vividly remember watching the following performance on The Geordie Scene after school one day in 1975 and immediately phoning all my friends to discuss what on earth it was that we'd just witnessed. None of us had ever seen anything like Dr Feelgood, and specially Wilko, in our young lives.
For the many or for the few? You decide. Part Chimp - You Decide
A free-streaming tune? A pre-release download? A lead track? Or perhaps, an instant gratification song? What does one properly call a rad...
Just as Roger Moore would later be my 007 and Tom Baker my Dr Who, so, a few years earlier, Adam West was my Batman. It's interestin...
The artist's sketchbook. The author's first draft. The filmmaker's rough cut. Very few artistic creations arrive fully formed...
Every now and then, I like to take a look around at what's going down, musically speaking, down under. Last year I was rewarded for m...