Category Archive for "Counterculture"

You don’t just tell strangers you’ve been taking that naughty old heaven’n’hell drug

You don’t just tell strangers you’ve been taking that naughty old heaven’n’hell drug

December 1, 2015

As we rolled away from the South Midlands and approached the Northern Home Counties the acid really started to bounce…

A Most Immaculately Hip Aristocrat

A Most Immaculately Hip Aristocrat

May 28, 2015

“Hipsters, flipsters and finger-poppin’ daddies, knock me your lobes!” I’ve got a story to tell you about “the sweetest, gonest, wailingest cat that ever stomped on this sweet swingin’ sphere”…

Cosmic Trigger Weekend

Cosmic Trigger Weekend

November 25, 2014

Fortune favours the brave, and Daisy Eris Campbell and her brilliant cast and production crew are destined, I’ve no doubt, to really make their mark via ‘Cosmic Trigger’…

Cosmic Trigger: Daisy Eris Campbell Interview

Cosmic Trigger: Daisy Eris Campbell Interview

November 20, 2014

What do you do after turning on, tuning in and dropping out? You find the others of course and, historically speaking, Liverpool seems to be one of the best places to start looking…

The Gateway Drug

The Gateway Drug

November 18, 2014

The connections are already there, it’s just that we’re blind to them much of the time…

The KLF: John Higgs Interview

The KLF: John Higgs Interview

October 10, 2014

In his book about the infamous KLF, John Higgs pieces together the narrative that led to the re-emergence of Mathew Street as a prominent cultural force, catalysing Liverpool’s true psychedelic boom…