Category Archives: Rants about Music

Kittens For Sale!

Britain’s foremost lounge-style-rock/rap-covers comedy act, The Lounge Kittens, are having an end-of-year-ish sale over on their site, and that means you can pick up their debut E.P. (Just The Tip) and album (Sequins & C-Bombs) for a song. Pun! They’ve … Continue reading

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Not Dead Yet: The Release!

The L7 documentary Pretend We’re Dead has finally been unleashed on “home video” in the States (and on Amazon video, here in the UK)… though, as a backer of the initial Kickstarter campaign, I actually received my (signed) copy a … Continue reading

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21st Century Squares

It’s been well over two years now since I contributed to the Kickstarter fund for the L7 documentary Pretend We’re Dead, which is currently screening at select indie cinemas across the UK and USA… and one of the unexpected benefits … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Stevie Ryan (1984 – 2017)

This morning I Googled Stevie Ryan’s name on a random whim, and was horrified to discover that she’d hanged herself in July, after a bout of depression linked to the death of her grandfather. She was only 33 years-old, and … Continue reading

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Ratz Rool!

A friend of mine is a big fan of the South African rap-rave group Die Antwoord, and frequently shares images and videos of the delightfully disreputable duo (technically a trio, if you include their producer “God”?). I can’t say their … Continue reading

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Flashes Of Finch: Fully Funded!

Hurrah! Jennifer Finch’s Kickstarter campaign to fund the preservation of her epic/historic photographic archive via digital scanning has crossed the metaphorical finish line with 284 backers, and a purse of $12,463 (well over the $9,100 she was hoping for). I … Continue reading

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Flashes Of Finch [Updated!!!]

Jennifer Finch is a multi-talented woman… not only is she an “axe”-wielding-singer-songwriter (with bands such as L7, Other Star People, and The Shocker), she’s also been an “amateur” shutter-bug since the age of 13, taking thousands and thousands of photographs … Continue reading

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