This is more of a suggestion than an order. James D. Irwin introduces Fireflies on Mars, fronted by Meg Burrows— a recently featured poet and frequent contributor to the magazine.
I went to the very first Cross Keys gig last Christmas. I went largely because I lived with their original bass player, and most of the line up also formed the six-a-side football team I played in goal for. It would have been rude not to, and also it was at a pub where they … Continue reading
by Luke Irwin Ending World War II, landing on the moon, steak dinners: they all pale in comparison to the crowning achievement in humanity – the ultimate album, comprised of the best songs from each album track position. As always, my only rules are each song must appear in its original album position, and the … Continue reading
Rating: 6.5/10 Best tracks: How to be invisible; Nocturn; A Coral Room There’s something particularly delightful about hearing a pop star talking about doing the laundry, especially when it’s someone as famous as Kate Bush. Unfortunately, there’s also something repugnant in hearing the same artist sing: ‘Slooshy sloshy, slooshy sloshy, get that dirty shirt clean’. So goes … Continue reading
Obie Trice Got some teeth ‘Ten hoodrat chicks surround me outside Found me outside, clown me outside ‘Til I pop the trunk and they found me outside.’ Black Eyed Peas – My humps ‘I met a girl down at the disco. She said hey, hey, hey yea let’s go. I could be your baby, you … Continue reading