Suede: The Insatiable Ones

Though my days of buying music documentaries on DVD are long behind me, but one that I would have happily paid for – Mike Nichols’ 2019 Suede documentary Suede: The Insatiable Ones – I couldn’t. It was originally aired on UK network Sky, who do a remarkably good job of making sure their programming is […]

The Tears – “Refugees”

Coming off of Suede’s astonishing North American tour-closing show at Massey Hall last Friday – Manics were also great, but Suede’s first Toronto show in a quarter-century owned the night – I was reminded of a time, not that long ago, when a Suede show anywhere, let alone a run of excellent new records, seemed […]

The Making of Roxy Music’s Avalon

Roxy Music – the eponymous debut from Roxy Music turns 50 years old this year, and the occasion is being most correctly honoured with an unexpected reunion tour – see you in the cheap seats at the opening show in September – but today I’m more interested in talking about their last album, Avalon, which […]


I’m not intending the title of this post to be particularly cryptic or emphatic or anything… it’s just the name of the film. Said film being Eno, a 1973 short film documentary by German director Alfi Sinniger about Brian Eno. In it, Eno talks about his time in Roxy Music, working with Robert Fripp on […]

The Women of Roxy Music

I was originally just going to share the one article I’d found on the topic of Roxy Music and the models that graced the covers of almost all their albums, but just a little digging revealed that the topic was a well-covered one. Which makes sense, as the visuals of Roxy Music in the ’70s […]