So I've been away most of the summer, on the road, in a field, on the road, in a field, at home, repeat, etc. etc. and I am a big fan of podcasts, more so this year than before. I think that a lot of music has become something of an emotional trigger for me,… Continue reading CRAPBOOK: PODCASTS
Summer is over (I know this because I have a stinking cold and have engaged in my annual binge of Gilmore Girls) and I am a different person. The advantage of spending all summers at festivals is that you get to experience micro-worlds of all different varieties and people. Whilst punk festivals are always my… Continue reading laterz summer.
So after some hilarious palaver on my part, thinking that I had booked tickets to see Atomic Blonde, accidentally walking into a theatre and sat through five minutes of Cars 3 before realising that Atomic Blonde wasn't out for another week and leaving rather sheepishly, we booked seats for Valerian. I'd seen only one trailer… Continue reading REVIEW: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Fucking Problems
Since hearing the news yesterday that Chester Bennington had committed suicide I have read numerous tributes to his memory and it's very clear how Linkin Park defined my generation. Lots of people are talking about how the band were a gateway into alternative music and culture, which is true for me as well. Hybrid Theory… Continue reading Somewhere I Belong
Hello! It's been a long time since I updated the Eczema Diaries! Apologies, festival season is now here and I have been on a rocky path with my mental health for a little while which has hindered my motivation to write. But I am trying to help myself out by focusing on small, chill projects… Continue reading Eczema Diaries – Vegan BS and False Selling
Resilience is out in July 2017. At any Cistem Failure show I go to I'm always the one at the front screaming along to the lyrics of their song 'Boot on your Face' which to me is one the greatest songs ever and perfectly sums up the frustrations of radical minded marginalised who chose to… Continue reading REVIEW: Cistem Failure – Resilience
It's a bit late, but I finally dedicated some time to reflect on the WRIOTE tour with Ren Aldridge and Efa Supertramp. I had aspired to write a long entry dedicated to all the adventures we crammed into five days but we'll see how we go. I can't quite remember how the tour came about… Continue reading WRIOTE TOUR DIARY/ MEGA ADVENTURE