Jul
27
2017

Forty-three years later – a good day!

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This is a somewhat shameless use of this website, but hell, it’s mine, so why not? For forty-three years I have been churning out writing of every known sort: plays, arts criticism, journalism, fiction, non-fiction, children’s fiction, poetry, song-lyrics and librettos. Yes, the odd book has been published, the odd play put on and the […]

Jul
24
2017

Phil Treloar album

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OF OTHER NARRTIVES VOLUME 6: and So…too (feeling-to-thought) 9.5/10 The final volume in Phil Treloar’s mammoth retrospective of a significant part of his life’s work, Of Other Narratives – Tracings in the Ground of Collective Autonomy, is almost like a snapshot of the series as a whole. The music occurs upon a wide-open field where […]

Jul
22
2017

Mike Nock Trio

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Foundry 616, July 8 9/10 Where usually the piano would have stood naked and alone, now it was encroached upon by labyrinths of leads, plugs, pedals, knobs, faders and a synthesizer – like some sci-fi movie where a human metamorphoses into a robot. But then in an earlier life in the ’60s Mike Nock was […]

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