The story of No Other, Gene Clark’s searingly beautiful album terrifies me. Gene Clark sobered up, toiled hard and opened his D-minor heart to the world and the world of 1974 didn’t want it. In fact the record company removed it from their catalogue entirely and it was only after Clark’s sad death in the […]
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So The Real Writing Process podcast suggested I compile a Pennyblade playlist. A neat idea! Two kinds of music on this one. The albums on the list are what I’d listen to as I ground through the writing of Pennyblade while the standalone tunes on the list are what I listened to just before writing […]
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So you’re that kinda writer who has to have a little music in the background. To you silence is as scary and troublesome as a blank page. You’ve listened to classical music, jazz, film and video game scores, anything that fills the quiet but doesn’t seize your attention (Typically this means no lyrics). But of […]
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Really taken a shine to this album. It’s a bit stoner rock, a bit krautrock, a bit punk and very spacey all round. Think most the songs are based on Hyperion by Dan Simmons (The French take their Sci-fi seriously. And why not). Hope Slift tour Britain when all this wretchedness is over.
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