Tag Archives: The Mekons

Examining the Pleasure principle – the enduring appeal of Girls at our Best!

‘We’re not looking forward and we are not looking backWe’ve lost the warranty, we’ll never get our money backMy baby’s buying me another life, getting nowhere fast.’ One of the most influential bands to emerge in the early 1980s, Girls … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Up on the roof – scaling the heights with Brick Briscoe and the Skinny

When US singer-songwriter, filmmaker, TV and radio producer Brick Briscoe played a rooftop launch show for his latest LP in Indiana with his band last autumn, surely no one could have expected such a dramatic finale. His shows tend to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Continuing Adventures of the Desperate Quartet – in conversation with Robert Lloyd

Spring is in the air, and with it the distant promise of a return to live music across the UK. But you’ll forgive Robert Lloyd for being a little guarded about the prospects right now. The legendary Nightingales frontman lit … Continue reading

Posted in Books Films, TV & Radio, Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment