erasing clouds - collected scribblings on music, film and other obsessions

new this month | December 2005

interviews and features

Talking Chickens Rule The Universe: An Interview with John Ira Thomas of Candle Light Press by tonydoug wright

Brave new fabrics, brave new walls: exploring the world of Timorous Beasties by anna battista

Four Questions for Boo Hewerdine by anna battista

Choose fashion, choose to customise your style: Twisted Generation by anna battista

about music

Live Review: Boo Hewerdine, Wild Strawberry, Nick Reilly @ King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow, Scotland, 14th November 2005 by anna battista

Live Review: The Creeping Bent Organisation presents Remake/Remodel, a live sensual extravaganza featuring Say Jansfield, Serf, Gareth Sager, Fake Eyelashes, Colditz at Bastille Tavern Ballroom, Glasgow, Scotland , 18th November 2005 by anna battista

The Roots, Home Grown! A Beginners Guide to Understanding the Roots, Volumes One and Two reviewed by dave heaton

David Dondero, South of the South reviewed by dave heaton

TonyDoug's CD Reviews: The Black Watch, Cesar Comanche, Heth and Jed, Silver Sunshine by tonydoug wright

12 Music Reviews: Cars Can Be Blue, The Catbox Quartet, Catfish Haven, Imaginational Anthem, Jazzanova, Kind of Like Spitting, Money Can't Buy Music, Part2, Plains, Popism, Sun Kil Moon, Voxtrot, by dave heaton, anna battista, ted kane

Live Review: Tangiers, North Star Bar, Philadelphia PA, 12/13/05 by dave heaton

Live Review: Roots Manuva at ABC, Glasgow, Scotland, 26th November 2005 by anna battista

Inner City Sound: Australian Punk and Post-Punk reviewed by dave heaton

12 Music Reviews: Keith John Adams, Beaumont, Broken Spindles, Eurythmics, Githead, The Lucy Show, Hilken Mancini and Chris Colbourn, Margo, Merry Mixmas: Christmas Classics Remixed, The Mizell Brothers, Modern Giant, P:ano by dave heaton, ted kane

What Slipped Through, Part One, 15 One-Sentence Reviews: Agape, Avoidance Theory, Canibus, Mark de Clive-Lowe, The Divorce, Dungen, The Great Distance, Ham1, Lambchop/Hands Off Cuba, Carter Little, The Mathletes, Modern Skirts, Paleo, Player Hater, Meri von KleinSmid by dave heaton

Ponies in the Surf, Ponies on Fire reviewed by dave heaton

The Casting Couch, Row Your Boat reviewed by dave heaton

The Capstan Shafts, The Sleeved and Grandaughters of the Blacklist reviewed by dave heaton

7 Music Reviews: Comomusic Anthology 1990-2005 Volume 2, Kind of Like Spitting, Kobi, Looper, Ninja High School, The Snowdrops, Tender Trap by dave heaton

Live Review: De La Soul, Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles CA, 12/4/05 by ted kane

about film

Memories of an Incredible Winter: On Christian Carion's Merry Christmas (Joyeux Noel) by anna battista

about other things

Book Review: Jane Kenyon, Let Evening Come: Selected Poems by anna battista

Book Review: Alexander Mackendrick, On Film-Making: An Introduction to the Craft of the Director by dan heaton

Book Review: Dan Fante, Corksucker by anna battista

Book Review: Kate O'Brien, As Music and Splendour by anna battista

Book Review: James Greer's Guided By Voices: A Brief History: Twenty-One Years of Hunting Accidents in the Forests of Rock-and-Roll by tonydoug wright

4 Book Reviews: Tim Burton's The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories, Alexander McCall Smith, Ian Rankin and Irvine Welsh's One City, Alison Miller's Demo, Audrey Niffenegger's The Three Incestuous Sisters: An Illustrated Novel by anna battista

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Cover photo: November 11, night-time, Park Slope, Brooklyn, USA.