MARIANNE FAITHFULL BY KRIS NEEDS

The first in the ICONS series from Cold Lips. The best music biographer of our times, Kris Needs was veering towards a book-length cover feature on original fe-punk Marianne Faithfull, for the next edition of our magazine. But a magazine only has so many pages…so we created this special edition – long enough to get to the meat of the muse. Masterly woven, with a … Continue reading MARIANNE FAITHFULL BY KRIS NEEDS

THURSDAY NIGHT IN LONDON TOWN

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

Kikagaku Moyo, Electric Brixton 🌘🍄🌘

London, 25 May 2019: A cool crew of boys with hair that felts together in a wig of 70s squat, expand around the balcony of the Electric in Brixton tonight for an extravaganza of neo-acid rock – surrounded by girls you wanna meet walking the California desert – tassels, feathers, denim, crochet – long hair, wild hearts. Headlined by Kikagaku Moyo (it’s taken 10 times … Continue reading Kikagaku Moyo, Electric Brixton 🌘🍄🌘

EINAUDI – in praise of shadows

Kirsty Allison writes in praise of pianos: There’s a cloud-haired Dracula in town tonight – sweeping onto stage, long Nosferatu piano fingers drifting through the curtains of two sold out shows at the hexagonal temple of the Union Chapel. Holding one hand on heart, before raising all the grandiose from the core beneath La Scala, with a perfectly subtle metered scale of heartie guts and hellish pain, … Continue reading EINAUDI – in praise of shadows