Inspiring Contemporary Blues Artists: The Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Keb’ Mo’

Reading Time: 6 minutes In this new series of articles, I’ll profile some of my favourite African American Blues artists. Up first are two contemporary acts with varied styles: one inspired by the traditional Jazz of New Orleans, the other, a post-modern Blues artist.… Continue Reading

7 reasons why I love Swing dancing!

Reading Time: 8 minutes I’m often asked: what’s this Swing dancing thing about? Well, there’s less two-stepping to Glenn Miller records, sipping nice cups of tea* than you may think, and more hardcore late nights, international travel, and throwing down to live music. *there… Continue Reading

Diary from a Goth festival: Infest 2017

Reading Time: 9 minutes What’s it like at a Goth festival? I’m asked this a lot, and afraid I can’t confirm assumptions of ritual sacrifice, moshing, and crying in a corner- there’s a lot more yoga, tea drinking, and hugs than you might think.… Continue Reading