Tag Archives: The Clash

Poison Girls – Persons Unknown / Crass – Bloody Revolutions

          The germ of this split single lies in the arrest of anarchists Ronan Bennett and Iris Mills on trumped up charges of conspiracy to cause explosions with persons unknown. After 18 months of imprisonment where they were subjected to numerous indignities, they were found not guilty of all charges and […]

Taxi For Ms Corday, Please

          The Manic Street Preachers promised they would crash and burn after just one album. Unfortunately for us, they continue to make records with ever diminishing returns. Thus speaks someone who was an enormous fan of the band and, like any fan, continues to buy their product (for that is now […]

What A Way To End It All

Instead of my usual playlist, here’s a game you can all play related to the above post. Here’s a list of the last albums bands should have released before splitting up. Feel free to agree / disagree / add your own. Manic Street Preachers – The Holy Bible Radiohead – The Bends Pink Floyd – […]

Pussy Riot Results In Putin Putsch

          I haven’t heard a note of Pussy Riot. They could be unbelievably wonderful or they could be utterly pedestrian (the worst kind of shit). But that currently doesn’t matter. What does matter is that three young women are currently being held indefinitely in prison¬†with no sign of a trial date […]

Mad Richard Discovered To Be Dull Dick

Unbelievably, in the early days of The Verve, Richard Ashcroft used to be referred to as Mad Richard; but to me he will always be a Dick. The first two Verve LPs attracted little but derision or non-interest from critics and public alike. They were tuneless and grating LPs with no charm or finesse and […]

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