Jeb’s Jukebox

31 August 2012 // Jeb's Jukebox

Moving On Ace Spectrum Atlantic 1974 It has, here in Wales, for the past three weeks, rained. A steady plop-plop on the ash tree outside my window. The stream is up. The birds are suffering; it’s been the wettest summer on record. The berries and grains that make up their diet haven’t had sufficient sun […]

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Pint by the River

30 August 2012 // Pint/Cake

This month Ben McCormick enjoys a drop of Summer Wine Brewery Diablo – 6% Odd where inspiration comes from sometimes. You can spend days looking for it with no success. You can wait months in the vain hope it’ll come knocking unannounced. Or you can watch simply hours of television, glibly flicking through the channels […]

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A Festival No.6 Primer – Y Niwl

29 August 2012 // Events //Music

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be running stories about some of the people who’ll be joining us at the inaugural Festival No.6 in Portmeirion next month (September 14th – 16th). Much like at Port Eliot, we’ll be staging three days of talks, readings, live music and good beer – this time in association with […]

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Lacey’s Deep: Post War Dada, Space Rituals & A Life Of Taking The Piss

28 August 2012 // Miscellany

“It is the artist who must have his finger on the pulse to safeguard us all. For if he doesn’t, no one else will.” Bruce Lacey’s 1964 mission statement sits on a wall in the Camden Arts Centre. The room it’s in is dotted with chaos creatures that look like Scrapheap Challenge-esque poor-relations of Box […]

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A Letter From America

28 August 2012 // Miscellany

A very lovely letter received on behalf of Travis Elborough for his article East End meets East Coast: Scarborough, twinned with Hackney (2 August, 2012) Dear Caught by the River, I just wanted to write and thank you for the great piece you wrote about Scarborough. I was born and bred there but I moved […]

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