Yes, it’s true. I’ve written about the whats and whys over on Medium, but here’s the crux of what I’ll be doing next: “At the start of May, I’ll be joining Tech North to put my time where my mouth is and telling the stories that are currently going untold. I’ll be digging out the … Read More
As you may have read, Snapchat finally ‘clicked’ with me recently, and I’m using it a lot. Follow my Story if you’re so inclined by adding me.
Every year I mean to write an ‘album of the year’ post, and this year I’ve managed it. The hotly-contested (well, not really) award goes to ‘Grey Tickles, Black Pressure’ by John Grant. I never really got into John Grant’s earlier stuff, and the fact it was on Bella Union, a label I associate with … Read More
News! I’m handing over the Editor-in-Chief reins and becoming The Next Web’s first ever Editor-at-Large.
I don’t really ‘do’ music news but no-one seems to have spotted this, so here I go. Matthew Freidberger, one half of one of my favourite bands ever, The Fiery Furnaces, has quietly released seven new tracks on Bandcamp under the name MR. FRIED BURGER/NEUE FRIEDBERGER OPER/M. Friedberger. It’s a ‘mixtape’ (in the hip-hop sense … Read More