Recommended Read: Frank Sidebottom-Out Of His Head by Mick Middles

The mind of Chris Sievey was clearly a treasure trove – indeed, a veritable Aladdin’s Cave – of bright and shiny ideas, many of which, thankfully, came to fruition. Most notably in the effervescent forms of The Freshies and Frank Sidebottom. The Freshies were a brilliantly eccentric power pop/ new wave band who cheekily surfed…

Recommended Read: Them by Jon Ronson

‘I Wish My Life Could Be/ As Strange As A Conspiricy’ Primative Painters by Felt And don’t we all. Conspricy is at the heart of some very popular  works of fiction: John Huston’s film Winter Kills, The X- Files, The Matrix… But is it so much fun in real life? I remember reading and enjoying…