Art

The thing is, I am in heaven right now. Well, I am not in heaven yet, but at the gates about to cross over. Looking in, I see records. Thousands…

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You had to climb up over two hundred stairs to reach the room where I lived in Hanoi. There was no bathroom, no toilet or sink on the top floor…

Read moreA little room

The path has tracked the river for miles. Straight and unwavering, without deviation. No detour made around an immovable geographical feature, no alternative route trampled by foraging animals, no hastily carved track to…

Read moreThe Tunnel

1. George Clinton – Parliament / Funkadelic O2 Academy, Bristol 17th April   2. Richard Dawson Polish Club, Bristol 14th May   3. Doldrums Louisiana, Bristol 22nd May   4.…

Read moreBest Gigs of 2015

1. Jessica Pratt – On Your Own Love Again Inhabiting a hazy other-world, this shape-shifting retro folk has the ability to transport you in the same way that Astral Weeks did decades earlier.…

Read moreAlbums of the Year 2015