Sunday, 03 July, 2022

Category: punk


My wife’s BFF, all-round good guy and fucking polymath talent, artist and poet Mike Padilla has a book out and though I have been a bit slow to hip you all to it — here you go: Click The Book Read more…


Innovation is rare enough as it is, but for it to be one of the hallmarks of your career is surely something to be proud of. Sonic Youth never struck me as being experimental for the sake of it either Read more…


I heard about The Kills and read about The Kills way before I ever listened to a single note of their music and from the interviews and the articles on the music I knew that I was going to dig Read more…


I can’t remember where I saw this — maybe it was that arch egotist Jim Morrison who gave me the idea — but in an effort to get to know myself and elucidate some upon my new books, I am Read more…


these are some of the books i have been working on this week — all covers designed by moi. let me know what you think. you can buy them here my store


Goddamn, what to say? One of the most innovative people in music. She truly embodies the spirit of what all musicians should be seeking to do. Even if you don’t like the music or can’t get with the beats, then Read more…


I think that Tricky leapt into my consciousness at the same time as Portishead did through a shared sample and their linking together under the trip-hop banner. Massive Attack had floated somewhere on the periphery of my awareness for a Read more…


the (r)evolution of modern expression: it is a phrase that captures so much of the spirit of mike’s work, whether it is his art or his writing. the pieces are alive with process, with thought, with meaning — like the Read more…


I don’t know where I had heard about Throbbing Gristle but I had just got a catalogue through from Mute Records and there was a big re-release program going on where they had all of the bands albums available so Read more…


To say that Siouxsie Sioux is as cool as fuck seems as unnecessary as saying that grass is green. When I first heard Cities In Dust coming out of the speakers it was strangely on a Now That’s What I Read more…