Review: Don DeLillo – “Libra”

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

My review of Don DeLillo’s “Libra”. I give it 3/5.

David Bowie’s “Blackstar”

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

I heard “Blackstar” a couple of days before the world heard of David Bowie’s death. I think I’ve heard it about 20 times since then, and when I think of it now, I feel something warm, sad, and yet, finished; there’s a sense of conclusion and strangely enough, relief that follows in the wake of […]

Explosions In The Sky live in Paris 2016

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

An entire gig from Paris in 2016 courtesy of Pitchfork. Go see/hear!

USA: short post-election note, plus Noam Chomsky on Trump and what’s next

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Some thoughts on the US election of 2016.

Johnny Marr: excerpts from his autobiography on love and the opposite (Thatcher)

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

On Johnny meeting Angie for the first time and slightly after that, strangely contrasted with a short paragraph on Thatcher.