Time the Tale Were Told…

Time the Tale Were Told…

Twenty five years have passed since Britpop ruled not just Britannia but the world at large.  What had started off with a spiky little single from baggy boys Blur back in March of 1992 and that had been thrust into the wider public consciousness with an edition of Select magazine a year after that, had [...]

The Year in Britpop…2019

The Year in Britpop…2019

It all seems so long ago. It was a long time ago. We were younger then. We are older now. Look at you now. Don't look at me. Don't look back in anger. Look back with misty eyes and a quickening of the beat-beat-beat of your heart. Them was giddy days. 2019 has brought Britpop [...]

Da-da-da-daist: Cut Out and Keep Me, David Devant and His Spirit Wife

Da-da-da-daist: Cut Out and Keep Me, David Devant and His Spirit Wife

"Dada is like your hopes: nothing like your paradise: nothing like your idols: nothing like your heroes: nothing like your artists: nothing like your religions: nothing." (Francis Picabia, 1879-1953) "Thought is made in the mouth" (Tristan Tzara, 1896-1963) Dadaism is, at the most basic level, a celebration of the absurd, a means by which an [...]