Monthly Archives: May 2012

Oh My God

Friday tune time. ‘Oh My God’ by Ida Maria. First heard this when it came out four years ago. Still rocks. This version exposes her weird rawk shouty moustachioed band, but also has Ida going frigging apeshit at the end … Continue reading

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Books I reviewed in April (and some I didn’t)

Monthly journo round up time. Here’s the great and not so great from April: Will Oldham, On Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy (Faber) – Start of a series of books from Faber where leftfield musicians interview themselves. Intriguing idea, and a good … Continue reading

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Faber Social: A Night of Crime

Glamorous People of London! I’m schlepping down to your glorious city for an event next Monday 14th May, namely the Faber Social, which this month is being taken over by marauding crime writers. Like me, Claire McGowan, Stav Sherez, Erin … Continue reading

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Eurocrime, Crimesquad, Sea Minor – they say yes!

Latest round up of reviews for Hit & Run – and it’s a collection of doozies: I think Amanda C M Gillies wins the prize for the most enthusiastic review of any book EVER. Here she is over at Eurocrime … Continue reading

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John Peel approved, apparently

Friday tune time. So, there’s been some amusement in the mainstream media that amongst John Peel’s amazing record collection there lurks stuff like Abba and A-Ha. Two examples of pop music genius. Why the fuck shouldn’t Peel love that stuff? … Continue reading

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