Irish poet Niall McDevitt lives in West London. He is the author of three critically acclaimed collections of poetry: b/w (Waterloo Press, 2010), Porterloo (International Times, 2013) and Firing Slits: Jerusalem Colportage (New River Press, 2016). His next collection will be BABYLON (a neoliberal theodicy) And Other Poems. Read more of his work at poetopography.wordpress.com, where among his battles with the ironies of totemic values … Continue reading Ketamine and the Great Poets. COLD LIPS 05: NIALL MCDEVITT x JOHNY BROWN
CHRISTEENE: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE COBRA with Fever Ray & Peaches Sun 22 Sept 2019, Barbican Hall, 8pm Tickets £20 – 25 plus booking fee In this special one-off Barbican night, entitled THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE COBRA, transgressive queer singer / performer CHRISTEENE pays tribute to Sinéad O’Connor, performing live her debut album The Lion And The Cobra. CHRISTEENE will be … Continue reading HI MOMS!
Featuring PERRY BENSON (This Is England, Benidorm), Mike Holoway (The Tomorrow People, Minder), Tat Whalley (Rockin’ Chair, The Messenger; The Story of Joan of Arc), FELTHAM MADE ME airs tonight – so raise the dial to 104.4 FM, or tune in online – raise a dram to Rabbie Burns’ – RESONANCE FM 10pm www.resonancefm.com Continue reading THE BAD PUNKS OF FELTHAM
Including contributions by Oliver Abraham | Jamiu Agboke | Kirsty Allison | Maria Arceo | Karen Ay | Joe Broughton | Cedric Christie | Deborah Curtis | Adam Dix | Dr Eliot Albers | Alice Herrick | Richard Holley | Charlotte Hopkins Hall | Tom Hunter | Maria Graff | Thomas Langley |Claire Lawrie | Lee Maelzer | Lance Martins | Sophie Parkin | Martha … Continue reading PURE HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH CLEAN – PAUL SAKOILSKY + CEDRIC CHRISTIE IN CLAPTON, LONDON
COMPETITION TIME WIN 2 TICKETS to Afropunk Festival‘s GRAND FINALE THIS SATURDAY AT @O2academybrix @common @akalamusic @lauramvula @yeaabk YA READING THAT? DO WE NEED TO REPEAT? All ya gotta do: find us on Twitter: @ColdLips, Insta, or Facebook, like the Afropunk post – share it – AND BOOOOOOOM! 💥 🗣WINNERS ANNOUNCED THIS FRIDAY 🗣 💋COLD LIPS – no B-Listers💋 Continue reading AFROPUNK BRIX TIX freeeeeee 🤛🖤🤜
Michael Clarke gets all the press – and a young Turk, Mehmet Sander saw his seminal These New Puritans at the Chisenhale Dance Space, over from Istanbul on a scholarship to a posh dance college, “which I largely missed, because I was at the Batcave.”* *THE goth club of the 80s, frequented by friends such as nightclub legend Princess Julia, and producer, and bassist of … Continue reading MEHMET SANDER DANCE COMPANY
As Trump announces his space police syndicate – COLD LIPS’ zips up our Space Force One jacket, chinks a FIFA beer over Space Farce, knowing our final frontier is preventing orange stupidity from resonating anywhere near our Sun Ra polyverse. Here, we hold daily interdimensional court with Stanley Kubrick, and discuss proof of LIFE ON MARS, and Elon Musk’s theory that we live in a … Continue reading WE LOVE SPACE
Jazmine Linklater lives and writes in Manchester. She has published two pamphlets of poetry, Toward Passion According (Zarf, 2017) and Découper, Coller (Dock Road Press, 2018). There’s a poem from her beneath….but first she visits JOY at Vault Festival, put together by the new all good artists are dead theatre company run by Dina Gordon and Ella Gamble, pulled to Cold Lips’ attention repeatedly by … Continue reading KEEP ARTISTS ALIVE