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The Melbourne report

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After four radio interviews, enthusiastic album airplay, a feature article in the local music press and an epic two set show at the superb Northcote Social Club, The Disenchanted’s February trip to Melbourne was swift but successful. Melbourne is one of the greatest music towns in the world, 3RRR is[…]

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The Queen’s Message 2014

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So lets imagine the Queen, a teenage war time ambulance driver and mechanic, this year decides to ditch her carefully crafted annual Xmas address to the nation and instead reflect upon the history and meaning of ambulance services. We’d switch on the TV, ‘A Message from the Queen’ in important[…]

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One of the Best Days of My Life

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So next week, my temporary contract with the Barts Centre For Trauma Sciences winds up. And how many times can you say that your job has changed your life? Here are some experiences/ images that I will take with me to my grave. 1) Shooting a video, with fellow Australian[…]

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London, Sept 2013 – Emergency!

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“Who has a why to live can bear most any how” Neitzsche Freedom House In July, I stopped over in Pittsburgh, caught up with some of my dear friends there, and made a remarkable discovery.  In the late 1960s, a bunch of Pittsburgh doctors and civil rights activists set up[…]

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South London May 2013

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On Sunday afternoon, May 19, I caught the overground back to East Dulwich after spending the night in Islington with Sarah,  watching the Eurovision song contest on TV with her gay friends, all of us curled up in groaning, snickering balls on the couch. Already hungover, I took a short[…]

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New music clip up – I Walked With A Zombie

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I just posted a new clip – a version of “I Walked With A Zombie” by psychedelic rock legend Roky Erickson, arranged and performed by myself and local dark rock superstar Carol Blaze. It features wild footage from Pittsburgh’s annual zombie march through Monroeville Mall, where George Romero shot his[…]

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