I like my electronica old school even if it is fake old school. Simon Mills plays gentle beats reminiscent of Bent’s lilting orchestral twiddling back when Bent were good. Layered on top, and with a crisp clarity that cries ‘look at me’, Eliza Wren Payne sings with the enthusiasm of a young girl who just […]

Q Magazine’s great feature of the early nineties was “Who the Hell . . “. Anyone over thirty with an interest in music will remember its scathing brilliance. It’s been revived with the November edition of Q . . alas, things ain’t what they used to be.

Jeff Browning of the Drive Thru series announces that the next Drive Thru will be . . . . BALI! Awesome news and I’m privileged to have it announced on my humble site. Click on the above link, scroll down and check out Jeff’s comments including the strange news of an easter egg on the […]

Ana Marie Cox over at Congressional Quarterly has the best take on Sarah Palin I’ve yet read: The McCain campaign has found a way not to be accused of beating up a puppy: They sent a kitten to do it. After that lacklustre speech by McCain, would we now be talking about ‘neck-and-neck’ polls if […]