The Mother of All Questions Rebecca Solnit Haymarket Books When I was reading Men Explain Things To Me it was in the wake of the breaking of the Cosby scandal. What a sad, prescient, serendipitous and truly appalling thing it is to have this fantastic ‘sequel’/companion volume and to be reading it in the wake […]
It starts as silence, turns – slowly, surely – into music, then in on itself, then folds away… a waft within the drift, a wash to take it all the way away back toward (a new) silence, then the next note appears… steady your heart, for he’s about ready to break it again.
Portishead, Third (2008) I liked Portishead as soon as I heard the debut album. I guess timing was crucial: at university, interested in hearing about (and hearing) the music that drove other people from (potentially) different backgrounds; finding common interests. I just know that I heard a sound I liked instantly. It was – and […]