I’ve written comic book reiews and interviews with musicians for a few different publication: Rhythm Magazine – where I did an internship as a teenager – Sonisphere the alternative magazine, Travelling Man (on the rare occasion), or Snippets, a craft zine that gets some pretty amazing musical guests!
The first time I laid eyes on Nadine Shah, she was not what I expected. From the reviews I’d read, I’d imagined this willowy, sinuous and androgynous creature, hair slicked back and a steely expression. What I wasn’t prepared for … More?
“Possibly the band’s most industrial, wrath and rancour-filled album, Spirit deals with the darkest parts of the human experience, including apathy, self-hatred, political revolt and hopelessness. A lot of Spirit despairs at humanity; it’s hard not to see the effect … More?
My guest edited edition of the fantastic Snippets. My chosen theme was fandom, and the whole thing is just great!More?
Seeing your teenage favourite band live is a pretty overwhelming experience; even more so when mortality hangs over the group so acutely. This is what I had to make of it.More?
I met Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC and Darryl Makes Comics, and thank god I got more for it than this awkward photo.More?
Till Lindemann joins Peter Tägtgren of PAIN and Hypocrisy for a bizzarely perverse English-language album.
Warning: This review would probably be considered NSFW (depending on your W).
Alternative idol and violin prodigy Emilie Autumn talked to me for Snippets zine.More?
My look at Riot Grrrl, the music scene that helped shape feminism.More?
Ghostface Killah’s stunning foray into comics – for adults!More?
Monocyte, the album from Saltillo.More?
A review of The Madding Crowd by The Dirt Tracks for Soundsphere magazine.More?
Wez Borland’s extraordinary crossover project, The Moment You Realise You’re Going To Fall.More?
Infinity Overhead, Minus The Bears beautiful ode to growing up.More?
My interview with Amanda Palmer for Snippets magazine.More?
You started out busking after quitting your day job. Is this true? Do you remember what you were thinking when you decided to make such a change? What kind of job did you have before? I’ve had a lot of … More?