Friday Reading S13E11

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 he found on the internet this week. It is now in its thirteenth season. Sign up…

Friday Reading S13E10

Friday Reading S13E10

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 he found on the internet this week. It is now in its thirteenth season. Sign up…

The strange comfort of being future isotypes

The strange comfort of being future isotypes

I went to see OMD last night and they played Isotype, which is one of my favourites of their post-reformation output. I’ve written about it before, because it was part of a #TimsTwitterListeningParty just after Dan Martin and Seb Patrick…

Friday Reading S13E09

Friday Reading S13E09

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 he found on the internet this week. It is now in its thirteenth season. Sign up…

The Bug Brain Check-In page on perceptions.couk.com as it appeared during the 2000s.

Bug Brain Check-Out?

I felt a real pang of sadness the other day when I went to a corner of the internet I’ve visited intermittently for two decades to find that it had disappeared. It has stirred up a complicated bundle of emotions….

Friday Reading S13E08

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 he found on the internet this week. It is now in its thirteenth season. Sign up…

Wet Leg at the 100 Club

A one-line review of every gig I’ve been to in February 2022

Nobody has asked for this. It is more for my benefit than yours, I guess. It’s a monthly series now. Links go to the artist website. Maybe your interest will be piqued by one of the reviews. Maybe you’ll scroll…

Déjà Vega are my #1 discovery from the last three months of #TimsTwitterListeningParty

A one-line review of every #TimsTwitterListeningParty I joined December 2021–February 2022

Nobody has asked for this. It is more for my benefit than yours. It’s a (usually) monthly series. I’ve marked LPs that I’d never heard the whole way through before with a brand new NEW SPARKLES! icon due to weird…

Mark Lanegan

Friday Reading S13E07

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 he found on the internet this week. It is now in its thirteenth season. Sign up…

Friday Reading S13E06

Friday Reading S13E06

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 he found on the internet this week. It is now in its thirteenth season. Sign up…