2020.5.9 ‘The Missing Carrier’

This is a report on what’s happening inside my bag. The Daily Brace series Drums on Ceri James’ new album Private Plebs weekly release more projects to TBA, TBC, TLC, TTAV… Hypocritical Rant: There is no ‘new normal’ of carefully sculpting disbelief of everything real in our lives into an online version of itself. The…

2020.4.1 We got this (whatever this is)

We appear to be held hostage either by nature or big plans. This is a time I’ve been waiting for, to focus on our music, some writing, and stop destroying myself. That includes no alcohol or smoking, and the killer diet to stop the eczema: brown rice and grapes only for 3 weeks. I hope…

Berlin 2018.9.15

(orange hoodie by Txus Parras) It was today ten years ago that the Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy. I’ll explain a little below. For Tiger Lillies, see a little below. I take tram 21 to KULTUR BOTSCHAFT (Cultural Embassy) in Lichtenburg, east Berlin, a seeming grotto in the middle of a derelict industrial and suburban…

Sevilla 2017.11.14 – 2017.11.16

Don’t expect an account of the 4th biggest cathedral in the world or Christopher Columbus’s grave. Sebastian Brant would have good advice like, who doesn’t take sound advice must deal with their own suffering. With an extra day off for stage set up, Adrian and I decided to set up sound a day early and…

Granada, 2018.11.11 – 2018.11.12

At the gas station, bought a couple of kiddie rattles like what Martyn bought me but much dinkier with frog and pigs heads on them. Alhambra was all booked up, they have to limit the amount of customers allowed on its pristine grass. Walked around it which was as beautiful in its crossover culture between…

Murcia, Spain 2018.11.8

Contents -Nighttime -Daytime -Cynicism -The show -Drum set -More drums – Premier vintage tom 3855 *** Nighttime Paul our director pays a visit to the sex shop to buy a whip for the Poet’s debauchery and cocaine scene. He comes back with a miniature one that will do the job. He said the popular items…

Milano 2017.10.31

Leonardo Da Vinci Technology and Science Museum Review of setup and show, Triennale Teatro Dell’Arte, Milan, Italy Si prega, di non disturbare CD – Rough Guide to Italia Nova Leonardo Da Vinci Technology and Science Museum Three giant floors of inventions, locomotives, submarine, clock makers, the Astrarium of Giovanni Dondi (planetary circulation meter), a very…