Hell is Round the Corner – Tricky

Hell is Round the Corner – Tricky

I remember. You remember. The thing is we probably don't remember. Not really. Not accurately. Back in 2017 Brandy Bessette-Symons, an associate professor at Ithaca College department of psychology, conducted a series of experiments to gauge the impact of emotion on memory.  She found that "False memory is the most robust effect of emotion".  That [...]

Louder Than Words Festival

Louder Than Words Festival

Just think about this for a second. There is a place where you can listen to post-punk, pop 'n' roll, soul boy and survivor Edwyn Collins discuss his life and work as well as hear him perform a song or two. There is a place where you can hear Dr Beate Peter (Lapsed Clubber Project), [...]

Britpop Cinema, Matt Glasby

Britpop Cinema, Matt Glasby

With the arrival of a sequel to the much lauded, and even mucher loved, "Trainspotting" coming down the tracks, author Matt Glasby decided it would be a good idea to revisit the original and place it in the context of the other films of its time.  From that idea has come "Britpop Cinema" where Glasby [...]

Going Deaf for a Living

Going Deaf for a Living

"Going Deaf for a Living" starts in an old pub in Kennington, South London. Actually, that isn't true. That pub, The Old Red Lion, isn't an old pub anymore.  It is a new pub sitting on the grounds, or the grave, of an old pub. Also, the story of "Going Deaf for a Living" doesn't [...]