Cuban music is… You have God and directly below is Cuban music. For everybody who really is in the music scene, Cuban music is sacred. But African music is not far below it.
Continue reading “Incendiary interview Samy Ben Redjeb of the Analog Africa label”
That is a bit of a Dokkum thing funnily enough, because we want to play with our friends rather than have a band with other people; you know, just to ‘be in a band’.
Continue reading “Incendiary hang out with Yuko Yuko and The Homesick”
You were always busy building things or making things, out of sound, making beer for your hobby, or fixing that bloody mixing desk!
Continue reading “A Letter to Corno Zwetsloot”
Textured white-linen envelope, hand-written address and was that a whiff of fondue and Nazi gold? The provenance was evident, especially considering the wax seal embossed with the hallowed crest of the European Broadcasting Company. The long wait was over.
Continue reading “An Alternative Eurovision Odyssey – Part 3 Tales of the Expected”
See, this was the beauty of the whole drone scene; you just logged in or out when you needed to, it helped refresh the mind rather than zonk it out.
Continue reading “Le Guess Who Day Four 23/11/14 Dronefest, Sleaford Mods”
Good People; who on this planet has the heart to tell Harry Merry to stop?
Continue reading “Le Mini Who? 2014, Utrecht, 22/11/14”
We walked in to see this Romanian genius in full flow. Man, he looked off his tits; rocking this ‘unwanted lunatic at a family do’ red kagoule-cum-dad’s coat. Zipped up. Over a jumper.
Continue reading “Le Guess Who Day Two, 21/11/14 Rodion GA, UKanDanZ”
This is a point where people are beginning to realise this is a really special show. I mean Neubauten are special anyway (they’re not ELO are they) but this gig is sliding off the richter scale.
Continue reading “Le Guess Who Day One 20/11/14 Einstuerzende Neubauten, Loop”
As they said earlier to me over a pre-gig pint “we’re the most provincial of the provincial”. How many bands have lyrics about their mam doing the dishes?
Continue reading “The Homesick, Dog Food, V11 Rotterdam 15/11/14”