Notes from a Fragile Island.

18th December 2004 (Croydon) Pre-gig hot loving. Will fucking on the stairs become blasé in 2005? The venue is rammed, which only adds to my nerves as all lyrics and chords start to slip away. Try to hide in the far corner. Chat inanely to Joel J and John F, both of whom meet PS … Continue reading Notes from a Fragile Island.

cassettes @ Surf Cafe

Hegemony Piccolo Knives Receipts Portland Bill Postcard From Kreuzberg Jackdaws & Witches * First gig since May. The Surf Cafe in Tynemouth. First on, as I like it. That way you don't have to listen to the other acts & get A) nervous, B) bored C) & D). The Surf Cafe is one of my … Continue reading cassettes @ Surf Cafe

Old Vinyl & UFO Kids

Old Vinyl & UFO Kids was recorded at home on a TEAC 2550 1/4" four track machine over the easter of 2004. cassettes' first album is fifteen years old this month. It was the result of a particularly purple patch of writing & though I only play it once a year, still delights. Sometimes (& … Continue reading Old Vinyl & UFO Kids

Communists Are Just P/T Workers

Serial No: 05/03/57 - 24/01/18   Dear                  , re: gruppe Girl/frenz, future ex-wives, F/all-in! Line-up change! You are fired for ordering salad! (d.bowie look-a-like, step down) (rector, spectre, step down) (fiery jack, step!) (bingo master, german athlete, john quays, step down, step down, step down!) * re/memorial can/not … Continue reading Communists Are Just P/T Workers