NORTHERN POETS – you can die of exposure – advice from 4 poets

IS THAT LINTON KWESI-JOHNSON HOLDING A COPY OF COLD LIPS? Well, yes, it is.  Pictured with the fabulous Joy Francis who’s helped lead the Jerwood Charitable Foundation’s inaugural journey into poetry, with the new Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowships – aiming to challenge what poetry is, and who creates it – this photo was taken at the recent – AMAZING talk on DUB POET Michael Smith … Continue reading NORTHERN POETS – you can die of exposure – advice from 4 poets

COLD LIPS at THE SOCIAL 15th June

freeeeeeeeeeee party 🌞 FRIDAY 15th June we come together to celebrate SEX CELLS single release.  It’s also VOODOOTRON‘s first ever gig: “The Gun Club on mushrooms” says DJ Chris Mackin – or Suicide x LCD Soundsystem.  PLUS the one and only legend, filmmaker, and star of COLD LIPS 03 DOUGLAS HART (Jesus and Mary Chain) is doing a rare DJ set.  We’re lucky to have LOL HAMMOND … Continue reading COLD LIPS at THE SOCIAL 15th June

Swallow the Pill by Michael Pedersen

Swallow The Pill, this poem by Michael Pedersen explains him as good as any introduction we can scribe – but he runs Neu Reekie! the Scottish-borne spoken word night with Kevin Williamson, who founded Rebel Inc! the first home of Irvine Welsh’s writing, and Alan Warner, Laura Hird and John King.  He’s top class live performer, and we like him. I come fae ma Da, … Continue reading Swallow the Pill by Michael Pedersen