Friday, 8 September 2017

Gute Nacht Herr Czukay 2 Mix

Late Night Radio
Boat Woman Song (Technical Space Composer's Crew with Rolf Dammers)
Premonition (Giant Empty Iron Vessel) (with David Sylvian)
On The Way To The Peak of Normal
Animal Waves (with CAN)
My Can-Axis

Gute Nacht Herr Czukay Mix

Voice of Bulgaria
Witches' Multipication Table
Mapping (with Phew)
Hey Baba Reebop
Biomutanten (Les Vampyrettes)
Sleazy (with Jah Wobble & The Edge)
Do The Fleischwurst (with S.Y.P.H.)
Full Circle R.P.S. (No 7) (with Jah Wobble & Jaki Liebezeit)
Mutability (A New Beginning Is In The Offing) (Detail) (with David Sylvian)
Persian Love

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

R.I.P. Holger Czukay

Friday, 1 September 2017

'Public Enemy Door is always open not for Bulsht'

Flav will be ok. @tmz Drama is beneath me considering our Age. It's low entertainment but I definitely like to find those 50 songs he wrote
Quite a lot more from Chuck D on this subject 

Neil Young - Hitchhiker (NPR Albumstream)

(...) Sometimes you grab whatever is close at hand and just get busy. The hours go by like minutes, and the next thing you know, the bucket is full.
So it was for Neil Young on August 11, 1976, at Indigo Studios in Malibu.
The Canadian singer and songwriter had material he'd been developing, including three songs that became part of his landmark Rust Never Sleeps with Crazy Horse – "Pocahontas," "Powderfinger" and "Ride My Llama."
He showed up with acoustic guitar and harmonica (moving to piano for the final track, "The Old Country Waltz"), and after a shaky-voiced check-in with the control room – the first utterance is Young on the talkback microphone, asking longtime collaborator David Briggs "You ready, Briggs?" – he put down stark, blueprint-like solo renditions of songs that he'd develop into fervent anthems on later albums. There's no affectation, no studio agony – just the songs, served straight up...

Don Letts and Turtle Bay present REGGAE 45 Mixes

Via Turtle Bay

Then & Now

Via MAD Magazine

Thursday, 31 August 2017

The Hippies Who Hated the Summer of Love

Monday, 21 August 2017

Spiritualized at Hamer Hall Melbourne last night

What an amazing gig!
Here's the last two songs of the night (So Long You Pretty Thing & Oh Happy Day) with the Australian Art Orchestra and the Consort of Melbourne vocal ensemble


Sunday, 20 August 2017

Black Cab - Howler Melbourne (18/8/17)


Friday, 18 August 2017



Cos Fuck This

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Maybe Next Time Stick to the Notes

To tackle neo-Nazis, we must treat its ‘thinkers’ like thugs

Psychologists surveyed hundreds of alt-right supporters. The results are unsettling

This Is the Real Donald Trump


Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Some Thoughts on Public Memory


Just so you know where I stand

I took this photo where I live in Melbourne about ten years ago and it has been at the bottom of my blog since day one

Fucking Fascists

Sunday, 13 August 2017


Pig (1998)
Director: Nico B
Co-director & starring: Rozz Williams

Ron Athey: Body Art (South Bank Show 1998)

Modern Art Blitz (2016)

Interviewed by Russell MacEwan (Glasgow 2002)
Part 1

Part 2

Brunel Research Seminar: London (January 25 2012)
Performing Live Sex in a Post-AIDS Body: Self Obliterations 1/2/& 3

Ian Curtis by Russell MacEwan

Russell MacEwan:

I, for one, welcome my new machine overlord (The art of Russell MacEwan)

Black Sun: Art of Russell MacEwan

If Russell still has any copies of this book left I highly recommend you get one. Beautiful work

Joseph Beuys: A Portrait

Black Sun Drum Korps - 'Invokation: MacBeth' (Live Glasgow Arches 2012)

Black Sun Drum Korps - Blood Pact: Lady MacBeth (Edinburgh 2013)

Hundred Year Old Man (ft Russell MacEwan) - Black Fire

Friday, 11 August 2017

Ian Curtis's Notebook

True Faith

Laverne Cox Will Show You the Long, Intense Fight for Transgender Rights. Illustrated by Molly Crabapple


Illustration by Russell MacEwan

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Black Cab - Akira (Albumstream)


Peter Shapiro (ed.): Modulations: A History of Electronic Music: Throbbing Words on Sound (2000)

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Jake Davis: How We Hack The Planet

In Search of Barney Bubbles (BBC)

The Genius of Graphic Designer Barney Bubbles

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Bob Dylan - Brownsville Girl

Sam Shepard Helped Bob Dylan Write One of His Best Songs

How The Trump Administration Broke The State Department

Jeremy Thackray's PHD Thesis

The slow death of Everett True: A metacriticism

Maddy Prior and Dylan Carson - Psalm for a Revival

Jeanne Moreau R.I.P.

Sam Shepard & Patti Smith: Chelsea Hotel (May 7, 1971)

Cowboy Mouth

Sam Shepard and Patti Smith (1971)


Then & now

Postscript: Sam Shepard, Who Brought Rage and Rebellion Onstage

Monday, 31 July 2017

ZÖJ - Live Wesley Anne Northcote Melbourne (30/7/17)

Brian O'Dwyer: Drums
Gelareh Pour: Kamancheh & vocals

Recorded on Tascam DR40

Black Cab - Night Flight (From forthcoming album 'Akira')

There Is A Third Thing

Cahier du Refuge: Le Colloque à Tanger (April 20013)