Thursday, 31 August 2017

The Hippies Who Hated the Summer of Love

Monday, 21 August 2017

Spiritualized at Hamer Hall Melbourne last night

What an amazing gig!
Here's the last two songs of the night (So Long You Pretty Thing & Oh Happy Day) with the Australian Art Orchestra and the Consort of Melbourne vocal ensemble


Sunday, 20 August 2017

Black Cab - Howler Melbourne (18/8/17)


Friday, 18 August 2017



Cos Fuck This

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Maybe Next Time Stick to the Notes

To tackle neo-Nazis, we must treat its ‘thinkers’ like thugs

Psychologists surveyed hundreds of alt-right supporters. The results are unsettling

This Is the Real Donald Trump


Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Some Thoughts on Public Memory


Just so you know where I stand

I took this photo where I live in Melbourne about ten years ago and it has been at the bottom of my blog since day one

Fucking Fascists

Sunday, 13 August 2017


Pig (1998)
Director: Nico B
Co-director & starring: Rozz Williams

Ron Athey: Body Art (South Bank Show 1998)

Modern Art Blitz (2016)

Interviewed by Russell MacEwan (Glasgow 2002)
Part 1

Part 2

Brunel Research Seminar: London (January 25 2012)
Performing Live Sex in a Post-AIDS Body: Self Obliterations 1/2/& 3

Ian Curtis by Russell MacEwan

Russell MacEwan:

I, for one, welcome my new machine overlord (The art of Russell MacEwan)

Black Sun: Art of Russell MacEwan

If Russell still has any copies of this book left I highly recommend you get one. Beautiful work

Joseph Beuys: A Portrait

Black Sun Drum Korps - 'Invokation: MacBeth' (Live Glasgow Arches 2012)

Black Sun Drum Korps - Blood Pact: Lady MacBeth (Edinburgh 2013)

Hundred Year Old Man (ft Russell MacEwan) - Black Fire

Friday, 11 August 2017

Ian Curtis's Notebook

True Faith

Laverne Cox Will Show You the Long, Intense Fight for Transgender Rights. Illustrated by Molly Crabapple


Illustration by Russell MacEwan

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Black Cab - Akira (Albumstream)


Peter Shapiro (ed.): Modulations: A History of Electronic Music: Throbbing Words on Sound (2000)

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Jake Davis: How We Hack The Planet

In Search of Barney Bubbles (BBC)

The Genius of Graphic Designer Barney Bubbles

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Bob Dylan - Brownsville Girl

Sam Shepard Helped Bob Dylan Write One of His Best Songs

How The Trump Administration Broke The State Department

Jeremy Thackray's PHD Thesis

The slow death of Everett True: A metacriticism

Maddy Prior and Dylan Carson - Psalm for a Revival

Jeanne Moreau R.I.P.

Sam Shepard & Patti Smith: Chelsea Hotel (May 7, 1971)

Cowboy Mouth

Sam Shepard and Patti Smith (1971)


Then & now

Postscript: Sam Shepard, Who Brought Rage and Rebellion Onstage