T2’s 1970 classic It’ll All Work Out In Boomland boasted a great 17 year old guitarist called Keith Cross who quit after the album. In 1972 he made Bored Civilians album (with Peter Ross) under the name Cross and Ross and then simply disappeared!. Great early seventies progressive gem.
Steven Wilson will be touring Europe in support of his latest progtastic album The Raven That Refused To Sing. If you like long songs, imagery, pristine production, long guitar solos, great musicians and moody vocals. Go see this tour. Oct 15th Colston Hall Bristol UK Oct 17th Civic Hall Wolverhampton UK Oct 18th City Hall […]
If you know anything about the origins of Electronic music you will know something about Morton Subotnick. When he released Silver Apples Of The Moon in 1967 it was literally the sound of the future. Groundbreaking, avant garde, challenging noise scapes, using sounds that the public at least had never heard before. Electronic music […]
Paul Klee (1879-1940) the great Swiss /German Modernist painter has a broad retrospective opening at the Tate Gallery in London from October 16th 2012 till March 2013. Klee was the child of a music teacher and a singer and became an accomplished violinist who married Lily Stumpf a Bavarian pianist in 1906. He earned a […]
When Paul McCartney releases a new album, you close your eyes and pray that he tried to do something worthy of his talent. In the last eight years he has released Chaos And Creation In The Backyard 2005, where he tried, Memory Almost Full 2007, where he didn’t and Electric Arguments 2008, under the name […]
CBGB the movie is released this week and sees Alan Rickman playing owner Hilly Crystal. The commercialisation of the brand is complete. CBGB’s as a tourist attraction, CBGB”s as a T-shirt, CBGB’s as a movie with proper actors. It seems along way from the glory days of The Ramones, Patti Smith, Blondie, […]