The first in a strictly non-sequential series…. Advertisements Continue reading A clear view of the stage….
Here are some of my latest cartoons, the product of an excellent course at the City Lit last Autumn run by Litza Jansz, which I highly recommend. No explanations given – if they need explaining then they don’t work! When … Continue reading Cartoons…
If one theme emerges as I look back through the choices we have all made over the last twenty days then, aside from all the wonderful … Continue reading Top Tracks of 2017 #1 – Slowdive, Algiers, Arcade Fire & Parov Stelar
The blog has been running for over five years and this is our sixth annual ‘festive twenty’ When the blog was named The Uncertain Smile, there … Continue reading Top tracks of 2017 #2 – The The, The Belligerents, The Charlatans, James Dean Bradfield
Richard: I loved ‘Everything Now’ after about 30 seconds and have continued to love it all year. Perhaps the album didn’t quite live up to expectations … Continue reading Top tracks of 2017 #3 – Arcade Fire, Winston Surfshirt, Fleet Foxes & more Beck
A couple of days ago I was listening to an Ultravox track and lamenting that bands don’t seem to do ‘proper’ videos anymore. Promos tend to … Continue reading Top tracks of 2017 #4 – The Horrors, Slowdive, Elbow & Beck
Richard: So Christmas is less than a week away and we are now into our all important top five choices… Prophets of Rage remind me of … Continue reading Top tracks of 2017 #5 – Prophets Of Rage, Frank Carter, MGMT & Eli ‘Paper Boy’ Reed