Typo Negative – a blog

THE BEAUTY IN OUR DIFFERENCES... Kamasi Washington - Harmony Of Difference | Released: 2017 Young Turks | Produced: Kamasi Washington | Genre: Sweeping harmonic jazz for the soul |   It's all a matter of perspective...A Thundercat thumb resonating against fretboard.Gently cast adrift, lured by a woozy siren's call, fluttering upward like a leaf in the …
THE LARK ASCENDING... Grave Tales - The Trailer Trash Orchestra |  Released: 2016 Trashville |  Produced: Gary Durham & Simon Hinksman |  Genre: Rockabilly skiffle-noir country punk |   LIFE'S TOO SHORT FOR BAD WHISKY... This week I attended the funeral of my uncle, Andrew Keeble. As well as a great raconteur, kind uncle, …
CREATING YOUR OWN CONTENT #CONTENTCLUBUK ROUND-UP What …
WRAPPED UP IN BOOKS... Sometimes I Wish I Were An Eagle - Bill Callahan |  Released: 2009 Drag City |  Produced: "Raven" |  Genre: Baritone, dreamy folk americana to mask the vortex lurking below the surface |   I looked all around, / It was not written down, /  And so I tell you …
THE NOISE THAT SURROUNDS ME... Movement - New Order |  Released: 1981 Factory Records |  Produced: Martin Hannett |  Genre: Transitional, defiantly reborn post-punk |   IT'LL GET SO QUIET WHEN THIS RECORD ENDS.  I am now six weeks in to this project of writing about a different record every week. Not much …
IF YOU DON'T COME DOWN SOON... Victorialand - Cocteau Twins | Released: 1986 4AD Records | Produced: Elizabeth Fraser, Robin Guthrie | Genre: Ethereal shoe/star-gaze, transmitted from deep space by a cosmonaut in a chiffon dress | I AM THE ONE AND ONLY... I'm writing this on the 50th anniversary of the …
TRUE BLUE, FOR YOU... Badlands - Dirty Beaches |  Released: 2010 Zoo Music |  Produced: Alex Zhang Hungtai |  Genre: Reverb-drenched Lynchian doo-wop from a dystopian parallel universe |   The Lord knows best that I don't give a damn about anyone /  But you. Here's something a little off the beaten track for …
MY QUEEN IS ZORA NEALE HURSTON... Your Queen is a Reptile - Sons of Kemet |  Released: 2018 Impulse records |  Produced: Shabaka Hutchings, Dilip Harris |  Genre: Frenetic, feminist, post colonial jazz rap  |  Don't want to take my country back mate. /  I want to take my country forwards. At time …
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"Helden" and The Craft... "Heroes" - David Bowie | Released: 1977 Parlophone | Produced: Tony Visconti, David Bowie | Genre: Genre-defying | Search through their one inch thoughts / Then decide it couldn't be done. When David Bowie died in January 2016, there was a massive outpouring of public grief. People shared their …
A Heart Like a James Joyce Novel... Dogrel - Fontaines D.C.Released: 2019 Partisan RecordsProduced: Dan CareyGenre: Exuberant, unmistakeably Irish post-punk... Dogrel (noun): poetry of little to no literary merit.“Dublin in the rain is mineA pregnant city with a catholic mind” Grian Chatten barks these lines – the first of album opener, Big – …
52 Records - a weekly ramble about music... What have I gotten myself into? It started when I cast a guilty glance over at a sheet of paper on one side of my desk.  A list of blog topics. Well, no, a list of potential blog topics.  I hadn't actually gotten much further with …