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Eight Miles Higher · 20h ago

Poem: BOLD REYNARDINE

BOLD REYNARDINE (answer to ‘The Daytime Fox’ by Pattie Khan) at the loft-party after the gigwe pass joints between usand I say tell me how you wrote the poemyou read today about meeting the ...
Eight Miles Higher · 1d ago

Nirvana: The Original Rainbow Chasers

NIRVANA: TRAVELS ON A CLOUD No… not that NIRVANA, this NIRVANA! The 1960s duo who recorded sublime vinyl such as “Rainbow Chaser”, “Pentecost Hotel”, Wings Of Love”  and… erm, “Lithium”. Yes...
Eight Miles Higher · 5d ago

Science Fiction: THE WORLDS OF BOB SHAW

THE METICULOUSLY IDIOSYNCRATIC WORLDS OF BOB SHAW Bob Shaw: 31 December 1931-11 February 1996HIGHER THAN ORBITSVILLE In attempting experimentalism Science Fiction breathes the heady avant-ga...
Eight Miles Higher · 6d ago

Classic Album: CHUCK BERRY 'GREATEST HITS'

HAIL! HAIL! ROCK ‘N ROLL! CHUCK BERRY DELIVERS US FROM THE DAYS OF OLD Review of: ‘GREATEST HITS’ by CHUCK BERRY (Disconforme)  www.discovery-records.com What to say about Chuckleberry that...
Eight Miles Higher · 6d ago

Live: CHUCK BERRY in Bradford, 2004

‘I LOOKED AT MY WATCH… IT WAS 1957…!CHUCK BERRY at ‘The Town & Country’ Bradford (29 June 2004) A guitar string, or that of any stringed instrument for that matter, vibrates in transverse wa...
Eight Miles Higher · 1M ago

Poem: COURTESY OF ANOTHER VACANT SPACE

COURTESY OF ANOTHER VACANT SPACE (Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield, February 2017) I’m in the Hepworth gallerywhere someone’s drapedtheir coat folded over the chairbackand left their case slantin...
Eight Miles Higher · 1M ago

Music: THE DOORS - JIM MORRISON

‘SOME ARE BORN TO ENDLESS NIGHT…’:  JIM MORRISON – THE LIFE AND AFTERLIFE OF THE LIZARD KING Charles Shaar Murray writes that Jim Morrison was ‘both  a creative inspiration who managed to pu...
Eight Miles Higher · 1M ago

Book Review: 'BECOMING ELEKTRA'

SELECT ELEKTRABook Review of: BECOMING ELEKTRA: THE TRUE STORY OF  AC HOLZMAN’S VISIONARY RECORD LABEL By Mick Houghton (Jawbone, ISBN 978-1-906002-29-9.304-pages) www.jawbonepress.com This ...
Eight Miles Higher · 1M ago

SF Anthology Series: 'NEW WRITINGS IN SF'

NEW WRITINGS IN SF:  ‘MANY AND VARIED EXCURSIONS INTO THE REALM OF PERHAPS...’ With British SF magazines entering a mid-sixties period of retraction, John Carnell – editor of ‘New Worlds’ d...
Eight Miles Higher · 1M ago

Can: HOLGER CZUKAY... How To Recognise Decadent Music

HOLGER CZUKAY: CAN... HOW TO RECOGNISE DECADENT MUSIC  Can are the group who form the sonic link between Stockhausen and Hip-Hop. They were Germany’s most seminal subversive audio terrorist...