Mad with us

Madness, of course, are well on their way to becoming British National Treasures, ever since they sang ‘Our House’¬†from the … More


The story of the blues

Jack White is more interested in the cultural history of the blues recordings – he argues that in that moment of recorded history, for the first time, the songs that individuals had written from their own experience were recorded and therefore available to people outside of their immediate world.


I’m indebted to my colleague Walker Smith for pointing me to this New Yorker article by Brad Leithauser article on … More