PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A CONSUMER: SHAUN CARLYLE ROGAN

  TELEVISION I love television but recently I seem to watch less and less of it. When I was a kid, I obsessed over The Prisoner starring Patrick McGoohan. I thought it was the greatest tv series ever made. And I was right. I love old black and white tv – The Twilight Zone, Outer…

Steven Ball’s Bastard Island by Alan Savage

Like a director of some impressionistic unscripted film, Steven Ball has created what I can only describe as field poetry, with a soundscape that blurs the lines between the conscious waking world and the mystical world beyond the veil. The instrumentation is never intrusive, hinting at possibilities rather than finalities. The songs are pieced together…

PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A CONSUMER: PAUL GARNER

TELEVISION I love Jeremy Brett as Sherlock as well having a soft spot for Richard Griffiths in Pie in the Sky. Growing up it was Not the Nine O’Clock News and Tiswas and Murphys Mob. I have a realistic recollection of The Tube – most of it was pants with the occasional flash of fantastic-ness…

PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A CONSUMER: RICHARD SANDERSON.

Photo (c)  Kayleigh Shepherd. Music Miles Davis Tufty Swift Van Der Graaf Generator Laura Mvula Joni Mitchell Bob Dylan John Butcher Blind Willie McTell Gil Scott Heron Magma Henry Cowell Judee Sill Ennio Morricone  small group stuff Mike Cooper Derek Bailey Philip Glass up to 1976 Beethoven Laura Nyro Television The Good Place Vic and…