Recommended Film: I Called Him Morgan.

I Called Him Morgan is a beautiful and elegiac documentary on the life and death of the great jazz trumpet player Lee Morgan. Highly recommended. ‘Helen Morgan had nursed her common-law husband, jazz great Lee Morgan, through heroin addiction. On a February night in 1972, she walked into Slug’s Saloon in the East Village withContinue reading “Recommended Film: I Called Him Morgan.”

THIS/THAT/ & THE OTHER: OCTOBER 2021

And so it came to pass … I’ve pretty much given up proper blogging: reviews, interviews, etc. Mainly because I find it quite hard work, and I’m more than somewhat idle. I recently started a Substack site, mainly to repost flash fiction, but I lost interest soon enough. So, I thought I’d try to postContinue reading “THIS/THAT/ & THE OTHER: OCTOBER 2021”

Wrong Way by Scarlet

Scarlet – Wrong Way [Official Music Video] Video Made by Osomly in Letnica / Zielona Gora – Poland Director / Script / Screen Writer – Frank Duffy Production manager / Costumes / Makeup – Aga Ejsmont Photography and editing – Michał Koźba Starring – Aga Ejsmont / Oliwia Chilińska Storyboarding – Krystian Seredyński Marionette made by – Artur Endler

Imprisonment by Liz Davinci

This is the last trailer of five to reveal a glimpse of the coming album “Pax Victoria” (releasing January 23, 2021), with a spoken abstract description of the concept “Imprisonment.” The abstract text was written by Paul D. Brazill.  * “Imprisonment” by Paul D. Brazill  The inky black night smothers the city. A shard of moonlightContinue reading “Imprisonment by Liz Davinci”

A Song For Saturday: Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained by The Fabulous Artisans

Stereogram Recordings are delighted to announce the release of “Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained” a brand new track by The Fabulous Artisans on September 25th. It was mostly recorded prior to lockdown, with finishing touches, mix and mastering completed in July. Founded in 2007 and named after the iconic Orange Juice track, The Fabulous Artisans is a collaborationContinue reading “A Song For Saturday: Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained by The Fabulous Artisans”

A Song For Saturday: Hell’s Door by Artio

Directed and shot by Declan Creffield, starring Emily Hill. Released on Monomyth Records September 5th 2020. All rights reserved to Artio. Listen to ‘HELL’S DOOR’ here: https://open.spotify.com/album/2C83pJ… ‘SAADYD’ VINYL: https://qrates.com/projects/21230-sta… Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/artiomusic/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/artiomusic/… Merch: https://artio.bigcartel.com/

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 surfedContinue reading “Recommended Read: Frank Sidebottom-Out Of His Head by Mick Middles”

Supernatural Noir A Go Go!

Well, Supernatural Noir was published a couple of days ago on Halloween and it’s all happening! Graham Wynd kicks off #Noirvember with a look at Supernatural Noir and says: ‘I didn’t even know how much I missed Roman Dalton, his werewolf detective, until I started reading through the stories again. Netflix ought to swoop in andContinue reading “Supernatural Noir A Go Go!”