St Anthony: An ode to Anthony H Wilson

19 August 2015 // Music //Remembrance

‘An Ode to Anthony H. Wilson’, is a touching tribute to Factory Records legend Tony Wilson by Mike Garry and Joe Duddell. The single, released last week on the eighth anniversary of his death, features artwork by Factory designer Peter Saville and a remix by Andrew Weatherall. Proceeds from the single go to The Christie, […]

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1 May 2015 // Music //Remembrance

Ben E. King, September 28, 1938 – April 30, 2015

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Caught by the Reaper – Percy Sledge

25 April 2015 // Remembrance

The soul singer Percy Sledge died last week, aged 73. Tim Tooher pays tribute: Percy Sledge wasn’t a shouter or a crooner. No, instead, he was a hurter, a carrier of pain, a bearer of burdens. His voice didn’t often growl and roar, nor did it swoop and soar. Instead he was more a vocal […]

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Richard Mabey tribute to Oliver Rackham

21 February 2015 // Remembrance

A detail from the cover of Oliver Rackham’s History of the Countryside Richard Mabey pays tribute to the botanist and nature writer who died last week.

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Caught by the Reaper – Gavin Clark

20 February 2015 // Remembrance

We are saddened to hear the news that the musician / songwriter Gavin Clark has died this week. Gavin will be known to many as the musical collaborator on most (if not all) of Shane Meadows films. Our paths crossed several times over the years, usually when we went to watch Clayhill the band that […]

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