Monthly Archives: June 2010

Skeleton Songs, by Catherine AD

Catherine AD is new in my life, the latest sound to quicken my sometimes jaded musical ear. She’s a vocalist of subtle passion, a chansonnière who takes melodrama and murmurs it in torch songs coloured by her spare, sympathetic arrangements. … Continue reading

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Hardboiled as Hell – Sandman Slim, by Richard Kadrey.

The fantasy writer and fetish-art photographer Richard Kadrey’s cult hit Sandman Slim has just come out in its first paperback edition from Eos, a Harper Collins imprint. Having found out about Kadrey’s work via Twitter, I was eager to read this … Continue reading

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