Jon Ronson The Butterfly Effect Audible Originals Jon Ronson’s latest release is this 7-episode podcast series which is presented as if (also) an audiobook…the complete audio-documentary/reading is just over three hours; this is binge-listening then at its finest.
Hot Girls Wanted Directors: Jill Bauer & Ronna Gradus Two To Tangle Productions/Netflix The idea of the girl next door in porn has been usurped, or streamlined if you like – there’s now no need to find an actress willing to play the part it’s easier, cheaper and there is much in the way of […]
Mountaineater Mountaineater Banished From The Universe Dunedin’s Mountaineater has a weight of expectation behind it, on top of it, all around it, some two years in the making – and finally we have the band’s debut self-titled full-length album. But Mountaineater arrived as a known quantity essentially, because this is the post-HDU project for singer […]
I’ve been listening to an advance-copy of the upcoming album release from Mountaineater. It’s superb – I’ve been gushing about it a wee bit over on the Blog On The Tracks Facebook page; to me it feels inspired, at least in part, by the early albums from The Cure. But in saying that I was […]
The Cure, Standing On A Beach * The Singles (1986) I was a fan of The Cure at high school. But only just. I’d heard Seventeen Seconds and liked it a lot. And some of Pornography. And obviously I knew a bunch of the singles – playing out like jingles: Love Cats, Boys Don’t Cry […]