Insomnia is a theatre piece interspersed with pre-recorded video segments and (a minimal) amount of audience interaction, further supported by fiction and a pen and paper RPG, all of which explore its characters and the central themes of insomnia and what may lie beyond sleep. I wrote a short story concerning one of these insomniacs!

R.I.P. Rounder Records

A moment of silence.

Nice Weather For Airstrikes Festival 2011 – this weekend!

It’s the arse-end of May again and that means it’s time for another Nice Weather For Airstrikes Festival, once again here in Brighton, once again at the Druid’s Arms by the Level, and once again playing host to a throng of post-rock, math and shoegaze bands from around the UK. Supposedly the good weather here […]

Brighton’s live music venues: an R.I.P. round-up

The news broke today that the Freebutt will no longer be able to operate commercially as a live music venue. Head over here to read their official statement; the gist is that they need £20,000 for the required soundproofing, which they don’t have, and the council have reduced the limiter to 95db which is too […]

Save the Freebutt

This news broke last Wednesday but I’ve been busy recently and so I’m only writing about it now! One of Brighton’s longest-running venues, the Freebutt, is under threat of closure as a result of a noise complaint and subsequent Environmental Health Office investigation. As I put it on Facebook: Many of you will have seen […]

Blatant JAG for Last Days of Lorca (Nice Weather For Airstrikes)

My friend Andy got in touch with me on behalf of the label he works with, Nice Weather For Airstrikes, and asked me to post about Last Days of Lorca, one of their bands. LDoL are a self-described post-indie band and currently have a song in Danny Dyer’s new film, Jack Said. I’ve not seen […]