Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Strummer Man

I never met Joe Strummer. I’ve never met anyone that knew him. Despite that, despite the fact that I was toddling up and down a flat in West London as he and the Clash set fire to the city, I … Continue reading

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My gigs of the year

I’ve been thinking about this post for a while. It’s been something that I’ve been looking fiorward to writing for some time. As I sat down to write it twenty minutes ago, a thought ocurred to me. Namely this: What … Continue reading

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The Kills live, Brixton Academy

I don’t feel that I’ve got much to say about the Kills performance at Brixton Academy on Saturday night. For me, opening track No Wow summed up the night very neatly. A menacing tune from Jamie Hince, but barely audible … Continue reading

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We Need To Talk About Kevin, Take Shelter…

So, having been neglecting things here lately, I thought I’d make a comeback this afternoon. Before I carry on with the comeback, just in case you don’t know, having moved my Arsenal related ramblings from the apparently defunct Arsenal Mania to … Continue reading

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