Live Review: Boris, 21st April 2008

Manchester Ruby Lounge. Support: Growing This was my first time in the Ruby Lounge, and its atmosphere was most conducive to a rock gig. It seems quite new, not yet soiled to the point of a Bar Phono (Leeds) or the old Rio (Bradford). The smoky atmosphere was simulated; probably best not to wonder whatContinue reading “Live Review: Boris, 21st April 2008”

Pop! What is it Good for? Eh?

Started writing this a while ago, but only just got it finished. But hey, at least I did get it finished, right? * * * OK, randumb thoughts on the Paul Morley show I watched On Demand(!!) the other night. A bit of background: I never liked Morley, never liked the way he wobbled hisContinue reading “Pop! What is it Good for? Eh?”

Real Football Factories: International

I didn’t watch the UK original series of this Danny Dyer vehicle, nor have I seen the film that inspired this whole shebang, The Football Factory. This might actually be less a review of the programme than of my current state of mind on deciding to watch this episode. My excuse is that Dyer wasContinue reading “Real Football Factories: International”