A selection of The 25 Paintings by Bill Drummond will appear at the Manchester Contemporary in the old Granada Studios this weekend, 26-28th September. Bill will be there in person; interviewing people and also knitting. Tickets are free and available from here
A clever idea cooked up by a triumvirate of Caught by the River pals and contributors – Nick Small, Ben Myers and Will Atkins – Heathcliff Adrift is a series of narrative poems, a selection of which are being reproduced and exhibited in Durham Cathedral for the duration of Durham Book Festival 2014.
I Don’t Want Your Millions Mister Barbara Dane Paredon Records 1973 I first heard this song when I was ten, sung by Sara Ogan Gunning, the great coalminers daughter from Kentucky. She sang it solo, just her voice, and she sang it hard. My father played it for me and I was mesmerised. Later that […]
Simon Smith; Running With The Tide Cover illustration by John Richardson. Medlar Press, 144 pages. Review by Danny Adcock Thirty-odd years ago my grandfather would lead me out onto the mud at Shoeburyness in Essex to dig bait and collect soft-shelled ‘peeler’ crabs. We would retreat – contentedly muddy and with buckets hopefully full – […]
Back in April we toasted the second coming of Random Spectacular with a little sonic primer from Ultramarine. Now we can happily report that the new edition of this collaborative exploration of the visual arts, literature, music, travel (and more) from St.Jude’s is hot off the press and available to buy.