Paddy Rolling Stone
“Nonconformity is the highest evolutionary attainment of social animals.”― Aldo Leopold Today the Signal is featuring the first candid interview Shane MacGowan has given to a press person in over a decade (or so the reporter, Simon Hattenstone, writes) (see...
Music's Ultimate Specialist
“Suspect each moment, for it is a thief, tiptoeing away with more than it brings.” ― John Updike Those who regularly read this newsletter will know that for the past decade+ I have been working on a big project around...
Knocked Sideways by the Sound
“Records are magic acts. They’re not tricks or illusions. But those that mean the most often seem to explode into existence in front of us this very minute, without prep or precedent. As many times as we’ve heard them, we...