These Turbulent Times: A book review.

“Your specialist subject is The Tomkins Times website, you have 30 seconds and your time starts now. What makes TTT so good?” “In 30 seconds?” And as a long-term member, that is as far as I can get, even when I really think about it. While the tagline reads ‘Grown-up views and intelligent discussions on … Continue reading

Powerhouse riffs surge through electric show.

The last time The Cult toured the Electric album in Australia the band was falling apart, in debt and about to cancel a profit-making tour to Japan. The lead protagonists relationship in tatters: Ian Astbury, a singer losing touch with his idealism creating friction with the pragmatic clarity of guitarist Billy Duffy. As the two … Continue reading