Talking about, discovering and writing about music of all sorts. Trying to wrack interesting sounds out of bass, guitar and keyboards. Collecting vinyl. Generally talking a variety of nonsense about assorted topics. Watching old movies and assorted unusual documentaties on TV. Knowing lots of pointless facts and liking red wine and whisky.
Tom Waits, The Beatles, Radiohead, Bob Dylan, The Magnetic Fields, Joy Division, Arcade Fire, The Smiths, Pink Floyd, Jaco Pastorius, Ryan Adams, Joni Mitchell, Hope of the States, Muse, Modest Mouse, Jeff Buckley, The Stone Roses, Josh T Pearson, Leonard Cohen, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, Sex Pistols, Television, Marvin Gaye, Public Enemy, NWA, The Strokes, Notorious BIG, Rilo Kiley, REM, Air Cav, The Kinks, Bright Eyes, Puressence, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Elvis Presley, The Flaming Lips, Beach Boys, Fela Kuti, Editors, Love, Mercury Rev, Stevie Wonder, Oasis, Blur, Portishead, Massive Attack, Joanna Newson, Regina Spektor, Paul Simon, Thomas Dolby, Nick Cave, Frank Sinatra, St Vincent, Pulp, Suede, The Cure, Patrick Wolf, Elbow, Teardrop Explodes, Bon Iver, The Horrors, Wild Beasts, My Bloody Valentine, Janice Graham Band, Wilco, The Steals, Gram Parsons, The Decemberists, Kate Bush, Franz Ferdinand, Girls Aloud, Mew.
I support Newcastle United. An eternal curse that I can never shake...