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!”
And says: ‘ 5 out of 5 stars London is a violent violent town February 21, 2018 There are so many gems in Paul D. Brazill’s “Cold London Blues” that this review could contain nothing but a bulleted list. If I did that, surely it would be enough to convince you that you need to read thisContinue reading “Henry Brock Reviews Cold London Blues”
Over at his blog, Jack Strange says: ‘The story itself is a can of worms into which the freakish cast is drawn willy nilly, through their different points of contact with a criminal family, a heist, a number of hits, and one or two murders that aren’t hits. But this book isn’t just about charactersContinue reading “Jack Strange Reviews Cold London Blues”
Alison Day was a mousy woman who had barely been scuffed by the wear and tear of life until the day she met Lulu, the effect of which was like lightning hitting a plane. The Autumn night draped itself over the city, and the moon bit into the sky as Alison rushed home from herContinue reading “Halloween Flash: The Stamp Of A Vamp”
Cold London Blues (CLB) is a blackly comic slice of pulp fiction (or Punk Fiction, if you fancy!) published by indie publisher Caffeine Nights Publishing. CLB is a follow up to my book Guns Of Brixton (GOB) – a violent gangster romp, a sweary Ealing Comedy. With GOB, I used the titles of Clash songsContinue reading “CLIP: Cold London Blues by Paul D. Brazill”
I regularly listen to Gary Crowley’s Punk and New Wave Show on Soho Radio. A recent show was about overlooked or ignored singles, and these favourites came to mind. My Place – The Adverts. As much as I liked The Clash and the Pistols, they were never one of MY bands. The Adverts, however, wereContinue reading “5 Overlooked Punk/Post-punk Singles.”
Cold London Blues with me (and my other books) here in Poland. Ronnie Burke in the Boro. Jeff Munday in London. Micheal Haskins in Florida. Peter Ord in Hartlepool. Marky Hewitt in Hartlepool. Denise Sparowhawk in Hartlepool. K A Laity in Dundee. Mark Hammonds in the Boro. Vic Godard in Surrey.
There has been a long and varied tradition of songwriters taking their song titles from books: Venus In Furs – The Velvet Underground, Wuthering Heights – Kate Bush, Lost Weekend – Lloyd Cole, 1984- David Bowie, Absolute Beginners- David Bowie. And, of course, it goes the other way too. My book Guns Of Brixton tookContinue reading “Punk Fiction!”
Kevin Pearce’s brilliant music memoir A Moment Worth Waiting For opens with the release of Vic Godard’s What’s The Matter Boy? LP in 1980. Pearce tells the story of how Everything But The Girl’s Ben Watt and Tracey Thorne first bonded over the record, with Ben later lending her his John Martyn records and Tracey lendingContinue reading “Recommended Read: A Moment Worth Waiting For by Kevin Pearce.”
Cold London Blues by Vic Godard.
COLD LONDON BLUES is currently available to buy in the UK , the US and all around the world. The blurb: ‘A killer priest is on the rampage across London and an egotistical Hollywood action movie star is out for revenge when is his precious comic book collection is stolen.Meanwhile, gangster Marty Cook’s dreams of going legit swiftlyContinue reading “Out Now ! Cold London Blues by Paul D. Brazill”
Momus does Brel and hat-tips Vic Godard, among others. Works for me!