Live Review: Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan, 31st July 2007

Leeds City Varieties. Support: Euros Childs and Dave This happened quite a while ago (nearly a month), so I am going off memory here. Despite the City varieties hosting a surprising amount of gigs from cultishly popular bands in the last few years, this was the first time I had ever been to the theatre.Continue reading “Live Review: Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan, 31st July 2007”

The Wildhearts – The Wildhearts Must be Destroyed

Gut Records, 2003 This album has been delaying completion of my Wildies project, so I figured I would make a virtue of the semi-apathy I feel towards it; art creates art etc. Besides, labouring over a 1-2000 word essay on this particular record would be an act of dishonesty on my part anyway, so itContinue reading “The Wildhearts – The Wildhearts Must be Destroyed”

The Vinyl Mission, vol. 1

So I recently got my turntable, and it has been awesome. As well as getting to hear old albums in the way they were meant to be heard, and picking up on all the cool new discs, it has become something of a mission of mine to get my favourite albums from this decade inContinue reading “The Vinyl Mission, vol. 1”

A Cock and Bull Story

POSTSCRIPT: I knew I forgot something. I did find the scene where Coogan was lowered into a giant fake womb to be rather amusing, as was what I think was a dream sequence in which he appeared again in the womb, this time a normal-sized one, and started ranting at the rest of the cast.Continue reading “A Cock and Bull Story”