Lana Del Rey, Violet Bent Backwards Over The Grass (2020) Well, 2020 has thrown up some strange curveballs but I didn’t figure it would be the year I finally owned a Lana Del Rey record. I won’t go too much into it but I guess it all started late last year when I heard her […]
Once a month or so I have a chat on RNZ on their Afternoons show with Jesse Mulligan. These things start – randomly and stop in much the same way. I hope to keep doing this. For a while at least. I think I started in December of 2015, so now four years into it or so… In […]
Lana Del Rey Violet Bent Backwards Over The Grass [Audiobook Edition] Audible I’m new to Lana Del Rey appreciation. I wasn’t ever a fan. Until I heard – and heard again (and could not shake) her most recent album, the brilliant Norman Fucking Rockwell! That happened. I was late to the party, but enthusiastic about […]
Adam Buxton Ramble Book [Audiobook Edition] HarperCollins / Audible Adam Buxton’s autobiography/memoir Ramble Book exists currently in Audiobook form only – the print version one of many things put on hold by the pesky ol’ Coronavirus. Ramble Book in pages-form will arrive later in the year, meanwhile if anyone was going to do-over the audiobook […]
James Taylor Break Shot: My First 21 Years Audible Originals It seems Audible (Amazon) is battling against Spotify and every other podcast platform – so they’re introducing original content that isn’t just 39 hours of a book being read by a BBC-grade thespian. There are now scripted fiction podcast and documentary podcast series’ exclusive to […]
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.