There are some novels where you get to the end and are left thinking more about yourself and the world you live in than the actual plot of the story or the characters. The Ministry for the Future is one of those novels. Kim Stanley Robinson imagines how we might save ourselves and the planet […]
I have long been encapsulated by Chilly Gonzales and his ‘musical genius’. Whether it be his work with various artists, pop music masterclasses and minor christmas album, I have been enamoured with the way in which he manages to break music down to capture what is essential. I was therefore intrigued by a book on […]
A reflection on the music soundtracked my 2020.
A reflection on the music that represented my soundtrack for 2019. I enjoy the exercise of looking back at the music that stood out to me across the year. Here then are my thoughts on 2019. Better in Blak (Thelma Plum) Produced by Alex Burnett and David Kahne, Better in Blak has the pop hooks […]
There is something both strange and familiar about Permanent Record, Edward Snowden’s autobiography. The book traces Snowden’s story to now. Whether it is being mesmerised by his father’s Commodore 64, pulling apart a Nintendo as a six year old, growing up online, hacking his education by acing tests, but refusing to submit homework, automating work […]
A reflection on the music that represented my soundtrack for 2018.
James Bridle’s book shines a light into the darkness of the New Dark Age.
A reflection on my year and a review of the voices that have left me inspired.
A reflection on my inquiry into communication this year and all of the lessons learnt along the way.
A reflection on the artists and albums that represented the soundtrack of 2017.