“Sometimes it can be difficult to see the purpose, place or reason for poetry when poets (and writers more generally) are increasingly so embedded in perpetuating the agitated circuits of online promotion,” Quite! Read the whole of this interesting article here:https://shuddhashar.com/to-be-living-like-matchsticks-david-spittle/.
I love these interviews:http://bloodaxe.ncl.ac.uk/explore/#/research. That’s not to say that I love all these poets, but they all say interesting things in these interviews. There are some questions asked that seem to me better than others, and some of the interviewers appear better to me than others. I haven’t watched them all yet, but the ones … More Bloodaxe Archive
Both ‘Dabbin Houses’ and ‘Goose Barnacle Goose’ are up on the Bandcamp site. You can own them as digital downloads. The vinyl is being made as I type and will hit the shelves in January, I am really proud of this record. And I hope it finds an audience.
I know it might sound like a dubious name for something the youth might do, but this kind of terminology has been the kind banded about nightjrrs HQ for months now. It’s the packaging. Anyway, the disco bags have arrived. See below. These will hit the shelves in January. Forgive the headless bird stamp (it … More Disco Bags
This is one of the songs we recorded in the studio two weeks ago. It was our second session so far. The first one captured the two pieces that make up the record. John has worked on this video, which I think works well and adds some layers of meaning to the song.
Do you remember when all pages of the internet looked like this: http://www.heelstone.com/meridian/uptontheory/restless.htm – and that’s a snazzy example of what it used to look like. In a short time the moneymoney has turned the internet into a slicker marketing beast. Yesterday I saw an old photograph of an Argentinian street from the early Twentieth … More Oh Lord, Please Don’t Let Me Be Understood
I am still playing the record. There is a rightness you feel that I can’t put in a word when watching a record you made spin round. There it is on the turntable, seemingly unconnected from the world of sound. Spinning. Spinning. On our A side the nightjrr logo spins – and that creates a … More Records
On Saturday I took delivery of the test pressings of the nightjrrs 12″ record. It is a thing of beauty and wonder. Or rather, it is now. In itself, as you probably know, a test pressing is a blank record – white cover, white label, etc. They have now been stamped up with the stamps … More Test Pressings and Studio Time