Month / March 2015

/ March 11, 2015 / Comments Off on Talk Talk: Laughing Stock (1991)

Talk Talk: Laughing Stock (1991)

Belatedly, it appears that the best is yet to come. Truly no other month can be as trying, and as most worthy of our respect and humility, than this shortest stretch of the year, February. Compact to the point of becoming itself a transition to something greater, everything it does; throwing the environmental book at […]

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/ March 6, 2015 / Comments Off on Talk Talk: I Believe In You (1988)

Talk Talk: I Believe In You (1988)

Talk Talk – 1988 Sometimes, things are better left unsaid. In 1988, Tim Pope and Mark Hollis set out to create a video for an edited down version of “I Believe In You”. By then, so much of Talk Talk’s history had been suddenly rewritten and torn asunder. In this last bit of acquiescence, Mark […]

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/ March 3, 2015 / Comments Off on The Blue Nile: Over the Hillside (1989)

The Blue Nile: Over the Hillside (1989)

Paul Buchanan from The Blue Nile I’m a firm believer in art seen through movements. Although movements might have disparate artists within them, they tend to share a certain philosophy. There was something genuinely different that was brewing underneath Britain in the late ’80s. In music especially so, maybe as a reaction to all the […]

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