A one-line review of every #TimsTwitterListeningParty I joined in January 2021

Nobody has asked for this. Tough luck. It’s a new monthly series. I’ve marked LPs that I’d never heard the whole way through before with a 🆕 icon. The links go to the album on Spotify. Fat Boy Slim You’ve…

m-orchestra – More Ghost Stories EP and live shows

Regular readers will know that I make cursed and haunted electronica about the paranormal under the name m-orchestra, which has been my regular recording name since *gulp* 1987. Jesus. Anyway, I’ve got a new EP coming out on 15 February…

Friday Reading S11E05

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season. Sign up here. From the opening picture caption of…

Friday Reading S11E04

Friday Reading S11E04

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season, and will be working from early in the morning…

© Amii James

Friday Reading S11E03

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season, and is also available as an email newsletter. Sign…

Friday Reading S11E02

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season, and is also available as an email newsletter. Sign…

The Apparition Phase

The Apparition Phase

Last night I finished this novel – The Apparition Phase. When Tim and Abi decide to fake a photo of a ghost to frighten an unpopular school friend, they set in motion a deadly and terrifying chain of events that…

The moment has been prepared for – my first Guardian Doctor Who episode-by-episode recap

It’s a new year, and a big day for me personally. I’ve got the job in the worst way possible because we lost my friend and colleague Dan Martin earlier this year, but I’m taking over the Guardian Doctor Who…

That #GamerGate butterfly effect in full

Friday Reading S11E01

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is now in its eleventh season, and is also available as an email newsletter. Sign…