Meg Baird’s Dear Companion

Since I blogged about the Espers live gig last Friday, I've been playing the Meg Baird solo album to death.

Ten Years Ago This Week

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO April 30 to May 6, 1997 The first issue of Uncut – the UK’s first music and movie magazine – is published With a cover story that revisits Elvis Costello’s calamitous 1979 Armed Forces tour of America. Also featured in our first issue are Bob Dylan in Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid, a major retrospective on Billy Mackenzie, Counting Crows, Clint Eastwood and Taxi Driver. Albums reviewed in the issue include a Jam 20th anniversary box set, described by guest reviewer Alan McGee as “drop dead punk rock genius”, Foo Fighters, Paul McCartneyJimi Hendrix, Iggy And The Stooges and Morrissey’s Viva Hate.

Why can’t a horror film just be a horror film..?

I've always been resistant to the notion that horror movies can in some way function as biting social comment.
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