Asheville & The Siamese Sound Club (Part I)

My cycling route in America took me as far south as Asheville, North Carolina. I came to it from the northeast, and almost doubled back, just further over to the east. Knowing that it was the axis of the trip, that afterwards I would be homeward bound, gave it this magical feel: the turning point….

Live Review – Darlingside at The Courtyard Theatre

The Bostonian quartet Darlingside cast a spell over the crowded basement of the Courtyard Theatre in Shoreditch. Every element of their performance contributed to this, from the charming, funny patter between songs to the use of one old-school microphone in the middle, around which they all crowded. From the beginning, the audience was treated to…