Recorded in Berlin February, around the launch of Martyn Goodacre’s book, Kirsty first met Mark Reeder in London, at the Tresor retrospective hosted by Red Gallery.
Subsequently she featured him in her pages in DJMag, not once or twice, but in the feature that spanned his beginnings as the Berlin rep for Factory Records in the late 70s, to putting on illegal gigs in East Berlin before the wall fell, to creating MFS Records in the 90s – and now with Chinese band, Stolen – OVER THREE EDITIONS. Unknown pleasures.
Here they met in a coffee shop on a Sunday afternoon. Continue reading Mark Reeder podcast with Kirsty Allison
We built this City
We built this City on Rock n Roll
No you didn’t. Workers with too short lives, never enough time or resource and a succession of ailments fucking did. Continue reading Mark Gilroy: Giant Minds And Sniper Strikes
My personal life was in meltdown. The Industry had sucked us dry. Continue reading GIL DE RAY on his new album:
DANIELLE DE PICCIOTTO plays a rare show in London on 3 August for Cold Lips at The Social, as part of the free Prison Tan summer series. Describing herself as an interdisciplinary artist, her current live show combines spoken word with electronics and visuals, and her new beautiful new album, Deliverance is a gatefold vinyl and book, produced by former-journalist, John Robb of The Membranes, and founder … Continue reading Who is Danielle De Picciotto?
I can’t wait.
I hope you’ll come.
I want to give Danielle the audience she deserves. It’ll be a truly special escape.
Kirsty Allison x Continue reading COLD LIPS x PRISON TAN: DANIELLE DE PICCIOTTO: VAGRANT LOVERS:ALEXANDER HACKE of EINSTURZENDE NEUBATTEN
THIS PARTY IS NEXT WEEK. It’s at the Bomb Factory in Holloway. It will be excellent. BELOW IS A PICK OF TONIGHT’S CULTURAL SLICKNESS OF LONDON. TONIGHT THURSDAY: COLD LIPS FAVE UP N COMER OF EASEL Sam Jackson whose penchant for tattooing the faces of the infamous – has a show opening at OLD STREET’S CHARLIE SMITH GALLERY And further east, into Whitechapel, Gallery 46 is showing a group … Continue reading THURSDAY NIGHT IN LONDON TOWN