The List: January

As promised, to celebrate my 50th year I’ll be posting (per month) some (anything and anyone I can remember) of the cultural shenanigans I’ve been fortunate to see, hear and visit (and those I want to visit) as well as national days. Keep up to date with The List on my new site┬áKULTURE KIOSK.  

The Art of Promo

Going back to the late eighties and early nineties and being an avid collector of records, I was somewhat blessed to be in a time where artwork mattered. There were all manner of box-sets around from the extremely lavish Weatherbox by David Sylvian to the Cocteau Twins and sometimes labels themselves Elektra’s Rubaiyat for one. […]

Even in the Quietest Moments: Songs for a Rainy Day

You might think this a strange topic for summer, but here in Asia the monsoon rains have already begun. If you find yourself stuck indoors, here are some tunes that will imbue the vista before you. And yes, you’ll be able to tell I’m of a certain ilk and age from this list. ALVA NOTO/RYUICHI […]