I’m… sadly going to be putting the website on a bit of a hiatus at the end of the year. I’m not going to be adding new music or new articles for a while.
Partly it’s a combination of a career change plus ill health for a number of months, but I think I actually would have ended up coming to the same decision at some point anyway.
Let me explain in this very laid back video…
Photo by Jon Flobrant on Unsplash
Driving to London late at night, trying to stay awake, listening to Radio 1. Lots of solid male artists who have clearly been listening to a lot of Stormzy. And then the first (or maybe the second?) female artist of the show gets played, and it’s like it’s from another planet, and I immediately say to myself Who the fuck is this? And why do I not have their album yet? (more…)
Can the title sequence of a film or television show ever be good enough to justify its own Eulogize This? Well… right now, I make the rules. So yes. Just as you can single out a single track on an album, I think you should be able to single out something that can set the tone of a film or show so profoundly. And the title sequence that made me realise that is for a television series called Black Sails. (more…)
You may not recognise Rachel Bloom’s hands, but… you may not recognise her face also. (more…)
Ah, Half Moon All Stars nostalgia! First time we performed this one live, if I recall, so it’s a bit rough and ready, but it was always one of the band’s favourites (I think it was one of the few that sounded great the first time we even tried it in rehearsals). (more…)