Returning Spirits

This week, my partner and I made an all-too-rare trip to the cinema. Not to a popcorn-carpeted theatre the size of a small city, but to our local, volunteer-run Cube Microplex, to see Atlantics. We go to see a different view of the world we live in, or to visit an imagined world, and like… Continue reading Returning Spirits

Things of Feather, Flight and Bone

It's that time of year! No, not that one. It's the time when the hours of daylight have narrowed,  when to stay warm it's necessary to chain-drink tea, and in the south-west of England at least the forecast ranges from 'heavy showers' to 'light showers'. I need inspiration, otherwise the urge to hibernate will become… Continue reading Things of Feather, Flight and Bone

Did You Say that Life Could be Better? Wye Oak – The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs

It’s a kaleidoscope of widescreen keyboards, arpeggiators and drums, into which axewoman Jenn Wasner injects high-voltage bliss at perfectly judged moments. Several points on the album made me inwardly conclude 'ah, this is what music should be'.