This is my first video effort in a long time and my first ever You Tube upload,a fairly simple idea to start with, a video postcard of the Chinese New year celebrations in Phuket town Thailand. I wrote some new music especially for the video too. Shot in February 2014.
What is refreshing about the Future Islands’ performance on Letterman is the apparent lack of self-consciousness and sincerity especially in the current context of sanitised online personas and endless celebrity spin. The song isn’t bad either and the band’s performance is reminiscent of a 70s or 80s era Old Grey Whistle Test or Top of […]
I did this review some time ago when the film came out in the cinema.The Master directed by Paul Thomas Anderson tells the story of a burgeoning cult against the backdrop of post World War 2 America. Joaquin Phoenix is the damaged, impulsive, moonshine swigging war veteran falling prey to the charismatic and megalomaniac cult […]