Archives – 2004 – March  

THE FATIMA MANSIONS
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THE FATIMA MANSIONS
So what was shocking about the Fatima Mansions? Was it the fact that the Irish music scene had never seen such vitriolic satirical bilious lyrics before. Was it the perfect meshing of Cubase beats and thrash guitar with pointed ly[…]

HERBIE HANCOCK – Zippit
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HERBIE HANCOCK – Zippit
Imagine if you will that you are a jazz musician (horrible thought I know). You’ve played with the – ahem – greats such as Miles Davies, Canonball Adderly and Quickdraw McGraw. You have even survived th[…]

Lloyd – I mean LOWELL – George
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Like some sort of curmudgeonly pop star who only plays his new album that no-one knows in his new concerts, I don’t really do requests. Except, it struck me, that if I ever ended up being like a curmudgeonly pop star I would slash my wrists. So[…]

I HATE MUSICALS 1: The Sound Of Music
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I HATE MUSICALS
1: The Sound Of Music
Three and a half hours long! There are pregnant women in labour who don?t suffer for that long. Now I am no fascist but I bet I am not the only person egging on Rolf and his Nazi chums when they hunt down the Aus[…]

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