Mira Schendel was a Brazilian artist considered to be one of South America’s best artists. I visited her retrospective at Tate Modern in 2013.
This album digest features albums by Wilco, M.I.A., Local Natives, and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Suzanne Ciani.
A short review of The Threepenny Opera at the National Theatre, starring Rory Kinnear as Mack the Knife.
On confronting a new notebook and the joys of where writing takes you.
Up late, with hot feet and unable to sleep, I type out this confession that I haven’t got a clue what I am doing.
Albums by Prins Thomas, United Vibrations, Sarathy Korwar, and Doomsquad.
I’ve been using spotify’s music discovery playlist Discover Weekly to find new albums for this month’s album digest. Here’s some thoughts.
We went to an afternoon Prom to see works by Hellawell, Haydn and Tchaikovsky performed by the Ulster Orchestra.
Albums by Aphex Twin, Avalanches, Bat For Lashes, Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, and Islands.
This modern take on the legend of the apostles mixes genres and timelines to heady effect.
The next entry in the understated classic series is Embrya by Maxwell, perfect for summer evenings!
The next part of the South American Trip took me through three countries in under a week: from Tupiza in Bolivia, to Salta in Argentina, and then on to San P...