The Nightingales – New Album

The Nightingales‘Four Against Fate’(Tiny Global) Everything, you all know, is overshadowed today. In our popular culture, very much of how we view the past is highlighted by years and summers that were in some way pivotal to the development of music, fashion, consumption of mood altering substances, politics and public society in general. 1967, 1977, 1989, 1995 are all held to be Watershed Moments in … Continue reading The Nightingales – New Album

Lockdown Diaries – Sally De Courcy

I am immuno-compromised as a result of a medical condition, from which I was medically retired as a young doctor. I then did an MA in fine Art at the UCA Farnham. When the country went into lockdown, I decided to create a body of artwork about my experience of being shielded from society. The work would have limitations like myself, I could only use … Continue reading Lockdown Diaries – Sally De Courcy

Patrick Hogberg – Bunny Shepherd

The message on my phone read Patrick Hogberg has been busy. That was back in February, pre  Covid -19 Pandemic , pre Lockdown days . I had meant to do something about the message but had only managed to ……. Then got pre-occupied with the whole of the virus thing and maintaining a relatively sane distance between myself and the mad tweets and so on … Continue reading Patrick Hogberg – Bunny Shepherd

An appreciation of Florian Schneider : Jon Gordon

An appreciation of Florian Schneider :   The 6th of June 1981 was a dull and overcast day in what was still then Industrial North Lanarkshire. In the distance, the cooling towers of the massive steelworks around Motherwell dominated the landscape, while the factories of Coatbridge hadn’t all yet succumbed to the decline that the 1980s would eventually wreak upon them. It was definitely beginning … Continue reading An appreciation of Florian Schneider : Jon Gordon

Flickers X 10 – Kevin Anderson

Tired? Bored? Big Time Ennui ? Kevin Anderson has provided us with a list of 10  Flickers (films to you and me ) coming , I think mostly from Japan .  Actually its 11 films but we are keeping in line with decimalisation and obligatory  standard listing of  the 10 best .. Albums, Books and Films  etc  . Except hopefully we are bringing you the … Continue reading Flickers X 10 – Kevin Anderson

New York 75th St – Dmitry Sokolenko

Today is a truly heroic day in my neighborhood! A café re-opened on 75th St. By the way, today is the 75th anniversary of Victory over the Fascists. I will mark this date with a parade of whiskey and cigars, I will march around all day and possibly even continue until tomorrow! It’s only a little while until the hairdressers open up… I’ve already had … Continue reading New York 75th St – Dmitry Sokolenko

Dave Greenfield – Requiescat in pace – Deviation Street 1977 Archive

  Getty Images I first became aware of  The Stranglers was when two of my friends took a 300 mile trip  to London to see Patti Smith at The Roundhouse, they were the support band and Pete and Trish talked about them on their return with tales from the capital. That was May 1976 , today I read that Dave Greenfield passed away on the … Continue reading Dave Greenfield – Requiescat in pace – Deviation Street 1977 Archive

Being right doesn’t mean you can be an arsehole – Dinomisina

Posted by dinomisina   Coronavirus  Film Tags:Bible, Coronavirus, covid, covid-19, Ezekiel, facts, Film, isolation, matrix, movie, pandemic, psychology, pulp fiction, Quentin Tarantino, self isolation, stay home, trump I was doing some thinking the other day, and I remembered that Matrix quote about humans being a virus. I thought, hey that’d be some cold shit say in relation to the pandemic. Here’s the one I’m on … Continue reading Being right doesn’t mean you can be an arsehole – Dinomisina

Henry X – Lockdown Diaries

Lockdown has given me time to create. My first major work was ‘The Xavier Complex’ (2013) now on Spotify (spotify.com) under Henry X. I have various other pen names – ‘Henry X (Hangman)’, ‘Shayxpear’ and ‘Henry Xavier’, music you can also find on Spotify. My latest releases are ‘Crystal Myth’, an electronica based EP with explicit rap, and ‘The Beauty of Maximalism’, a poetry/rap fusion … Continue reading Henry X – Lockdown Diaries

Lockdown Diaries-10 Books – Kevin Anderson

Artist Kevin Anderson has selected 10  (its always ten these days) books that he has been reading since Lockdown . So go online check out your LOCAL INDEPENDENT bookshop and order what you can, when they arrive find a quiet spot and read. If you would like to contribute to our Lockdown Diaries  then simply email us at deviationstreet101@gmail.com with your idea. Bunny     … Continue reading Lockdown Diaries-10 Books – Kevin Anderson