Here’s something I started in a recent cartoon course, which I have only now got around to finishing off. Clearly I needed to get it done and posted before the next series of Doctor Who starts in October… Advertisements Continue reading Doctor Who and The Millennials
The first in a strictly non-sequential series…. 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…
‘African Children’ is a song I have loved and returned to regularly for over 30 years. Recorded in 1981, musically the song is a glorious dub … Continue reading Protest Songs Day Two: Aswad, The Equals, Bob Dylan, The Staple Singers, Paul Kelly/Kev Carmody & Ralph McTell
No stranger to our lists over the years, Beck released what seemed to be something of an ‘orphan’ single earlier in this year which apparently indicated … Continue reading Top tracks of 2016 #12 – Beck, Slaves & Trentemøller
Just a quick note to subscribers to the Richardmlive blog – as you may have noticed I’ve changed the name of the blog from my Twitter … Continue reading Welcome to ‘The Uncertain Smile’
I rarely post the media industry articles I write, but in my June column for Mediatel Newsline I take a bit of a detour from discussing media measurement and industry politics to argue that the time is right – from both a broadcasting and a music industry perspective – for the BBC to revive Top Of The Pops as a weekly prime time show. You can read the column here For those of you outside the UK, it was a weekly TV chart show running from the 1964 to 2006 that was the heartbeat of the music industry at its … Continue reading Is it time to revive Top Of The Pops?