My Edinburgh show is getting some nice reviews… Firstly a 4 star review in the Daily Telegraph. Thank you Dominic Cavendish, you are clearly a journalist of supreme intellect, taste and sense of humour. “Carries the magnificent bravado of youth that will hold Generation X-ers and anyone nostalgically inclines in
Had a very enjoyable 15 minutes talking to Pete, the host of the fab Fifteen Minutes of Shame podcast. In a salubrious toilet setting in the Caves, Edinburgh, over G&T we talked about Anoint My Head, the Edinburgh show and the book and of course the band that inspired both things
The other day I found myself centre spread in the Daily Express. Today I find myself in Scottish Sun… Read full article here. And here is the Express splash… It seems the right-leaning tabloids are enjoying my shtick. I need a feature in The Observer to redress the balance.
I had the pleasure of being a guest on Robert Elm’s fab Radio London show this week. I got to talk about the Pointy Birds, Ricky Gervais, Britpop and misfiling vinyl at Selectadisc. Plus, of course, my book Anoint My Head and forthcoming live shows. If you would like to
STOP PRESS! This date has been rescheduled to Thur 21 April. Tickets still valid for that date. Here’s the blurb… I am guest author at the Xmas Rock n Roll Book Club at The Dublin Castle in Camden on Thursday 21st April. Previous months have featured books on The Pogues,
I hope 2022 is treating you well so far. For me, it’s been a strange start to the year as I found myself centre spread in the Camden New Journal, having got papped swimming at the ponds on Xmas day. The resulting photo appeared on page 3 with yours-truly semi-naked
The good people at Louder Than War Magazine have just reviewed Anoint My Head and they clearly know what they are talking about. ‘Anoint My Head is a great read which rips along at pace and would make an excellent dramatisation or comedy series.’ Couldn’t agree more. Please tell Netflix.
I can die happy. “If This Is Spinal Tap is the quintessential rock mockumentary, Anoint My Head is the closest you’ll get to that in book form.” Read full review here… Andy Macleod – Anoint My Head: How I Failed To Make It As A Britpop Indie Rock Star (Pointy Books)
I got interviewed by Ben and Steve for their fab new podcast which rediscovers lost demoes and the stories behind them. You can hear hare here me talking about me and The Pointy Birds and Big Slice for over an hour, without stopping. Poor Ben and Steve but I paid