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Issue 17 of Ice Cream for Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on October 28, 2013 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)
Issue 17 is out now and features the following delights

• A chat with Sarah Nixey, formerly of Black Box Recorder
• Everything I Know About Pop Music Comes From Radio 4 
• Five Unexpected Good Reads 
• Overheard in London
• North London Diary
• Legoland, Windsor 
• Books for Free 
• Cinema Corner
• Theatre Corner
• Some Concerts I’ve Been To
• Some Concerts I’ve Been To in 2012
• Some Concerts I Never Went To
• All your favourite writers and features (well, most of them)

SEE THE MAIN PAGE TO ORDER. 

Issue 16 of Ice Cream for Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on September 25, 2012 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

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Issue 16 of Ice Cream for Quo is out NOW and includes:


Multiple Some concerts I’ve been to helpings

Everything I know about pop music comes from Radio 4

Sting Dream

Village Vinyl Night

London Haiku

Olympic Corner

What are they reading on the Northern Line?

Band Names 

Overheard in London

Theatre Corner

Cinema Corner

Record/CD/Book reviews

Overheard in London

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Issue 15 of Ice Cream for Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on January 18, 2012 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Issue 15 of Ice Cream for Quo is out NOW and includes:


– The Wild Flowers or IN DREAMS: A meditation on the work of Roy Orbison — an exclusive piece by Bill Drummond

– What are they reading on the Northern Line?

– Some concerts I’ve been to (by A. Henry)

– The Transatlantic Feedback and Me (an article about The Monks)

– Some concerts I’ve been to (by N. Roubles)

– Photos from the Quo mobile phone

– Some concerts I’ve been to (by P. Lyon)

– London Haiku

– Some concerts I’ve been to (by D. Gould)

– The Keyboard Player’s a Berk

– A trip to Railworld, Peterborough

– Some concerts I’ve been to (by D. Mudford)

– Everything I know about pop music comes from Radio 4 

– Advice for the Young

– Overheard in London 

– Theatre Corner

– Some concerts I’ve been to (by B. Birch)

– What I’ve Learned About Music from Doing Crosswords

– A Bavarian Pilgrimage: Kraftwerk in Munich

– NY Listening Marathon


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Issue 14 of Ice Cream for Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on July 18, 2011 at 2:42 PM Comments comments (0)


Issue 14 is out today and includes:


– Exclusive interviews with The NoMen and The Monochrome Set

– What are they reading on the Northern Line?

– Learning to love Neil Young

– Photos from the Quo mobile phone

– Everything I know about pop music comes from Radio 4

Treble helping of ‘Some concerts I’ve been to’*

– My night out at the local am-dram show

– London Haiku

– Overheard in London

– A Visit to the Barber

– Things you see a lot of

– Letters

– A conversation about cover versions

– CD, record and book reviews (Chemistry Set; Drunken Gentlemen; Earthling Society; Letters; Dan Melchior; The NoMen; The Phones Sportsman Band; Plank!; Tula; Roqueting Through Space – a Fruits der Mer compilation)

– and 'much, much more'



* In case you haven't guessed, this is the editor's favourite feature and he welcomes new submissions.

Issue 13 of Ice Cream for Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on December 15, 2010 at 9:42 AM Comments comments (0)


Issue #13 of Ice Cream for Quo is out now and includes the following delights: –


Exclusive interviews: Cathal Coughlan, Hannah Peel


– Live reviews: Roy Harper, Joanna Newsom, I, Ludicrous (and their support bands), OMD

– "Pluses and Minuses of . . . Some Rock Documentaries"

– "Bookmark and Boot Mark: Two Tickets"

– Haikus

– "Everything I know about pop music comes from Radio 4"

– Some concerts I've been to (double helping)

– "On Election Night, 1979 . . . "

– Overheard in London

– "Short Stories"

– "Biggin Hill Air Show: The Sound of Power"

– Book review (Bob Dylan – again)

– CD and record reviews (Bootscraper; The Dark Sky Singers; Eddie Cochran Instrumental EP; The Fruits de Mer Annual for 2011; Goodnight Lenin; Hausfrauen Experiment; The Kirkz; The Maladies of Bella Fontaine; DJ Marcelle Meets Her Soulmates at Faust Studio Deejay Laboratory; Men-An-Tol; The NoMen / NoMenStry of Sound; Oh Ruin; Palace of Swords; Seahawks; Sendelica; Sidewalk Society; Valerie and Her Week of Wonders)

– Lots more

Issue 12 of Ice Cream For Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on May 14, 2010 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)



Issue 12 includes:


- 'My First Record' (a composite article of recollections by 11 ICFQ writers)

- Overheard (by Fliss Collier)

- 'Some concerts I’ve been to' (by Ian Midloth)

- Live reviews: A. R. Rahman (by David Hughes), and Peter Hammill

- London Haiku

- 'Formative Musical Experiences' (by Chris Lemon)

- 'Record Shops (Past and Present)' (by Sandra Wainwright)

- 'Career Nosedives' (by Dan Mudford)

- Book reviews: All Hopped Up and Ready to Go: Music from the Streets of New York 1927–1977 (Tony Fletcher), Rolling Thunder Logbook (Sam Shepard) and Visions of Joanna Newsom

- North London Cafés – the top ten and the bottom five

- 'Things you see a lot of' pt. 4: self-service machines

- CD and record reviews: Beat the Red Light; Bully Blinders; Clod Magazine Sound Archive; Emma Pollock; Fieldhead; Hannah Peel; Hornblower Brothers; Iris to Hypnos; Knievel Genius; Leagues Apart; Ocean Bottom Nightmare; Paul Hawkins & Thee Awkward Silences; Radar Brothers; Rip It Up; Roky Erickson with Okkervil River; Serafina Steer; The Unwinding Hours; Tula; Various – A Phase We’re Going Through; Various – Pledge: A Tribute to Kerbdog; Vibravoid


Plus, a free Knockouts CD for 50 lucky punters.

Issue 11 of Ice Cream For Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on January 22, 2010 at 3:37 PM Comments comments (0)




Issue 11 includes:

Exclusive interviews with Faust’s Werner ‘Zappi’ Diermaier and The Knockouts

 

Plus:

- Overheard in London recently

- Suzi Quatro, Prague to London

- Jacob’s Ladder Folk Music Festival (by Maurice and Shirley Samuelson)

- Music T-shirts

- Exciting competition – win a book

- ‘Those Nagging Questions’ (by Dan Mudford)

- ‘The Music Goes Round’ (by Penny Pearl)

- Book reviews – Peter Hook’s The Haçienda: How Not to Run a Club and David Nolan’s Tony Wilson biography

- ‘Things you see a lot of’, pt.3

- Shay Dolan’s 'Some concerts I’ve been to'

- Elliot P. Smoke’s 'Some concerts I’ve been to'

- Fliss Collier’s Some 'concerts I’ve been to'

- London Haiku

- Wombat 18’s Pull Weller (by Joseph Viney)

- ‘Shopping with Judith Samuelson’

- ‘Debbie and Elvis’

- ‘A daunting prospect’ (more letters to the BBC)

- ‘Everything I know about pop music comes from Radio 4' (pt. 2) (by Judith Samuelson)

- 2009 highlights

- Record reviews: Erland and the Carnival; Family Taboo; Robbie Greig; The Hostiles; Salt Dog; Table; The Units; Us & Them; Zoey Van Goey; Compilations – Future Relics, Mainstream Music is Sh*t: 37 Tracks of UK Punk and Ska, Most of Fruits de Mer 2008–2009, Three Way Split


Issue 10 of Ice Cream For Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on October 6, 2009 at 4:44 PM Comments comments (0)



Exclusive interview with Dan Melchior


Also:

- Things you see a lot of (parts 1 and 2)

- Some concerts I've been to (by Sandra Wainwright)

- Going too far

- My Story of Bogshed (by Chris Lemon)

- FAQ

- Captain Quo wanted more ice cream (by David Hughes)

- Record shops of Birmingham (by Penny Pearl)

- Book review: Sniffin' Glue and Other Rock 'n' Roll Habits by Mark Perry

- Anchorage

- David Thomas Broughton live review (by Dan Mudford)

- Everything I know about pop music comes from Radio 4 (by Judith Samuelson)

- Wrestling with Pink Floyd

- Kindred Spirits: live choral event review (by Judith Samuelson)

- 'With regard to the lost bomber...'

- Photo of the day

- 'Escaped cakes but had red wine'

- Record reviews: Cassettes; Clod Magazine Sound Archive; The Drunken Gentlemen; Goodbye Good; The Knockouts; MaxDmyz; Dan Melchior Und Das Menace; Alva Nelson; The No-Men; Peachy Jane; Felipe Petry; Sanjuro; The Stark Palace; Topplers' Free See Dee; Topplers' Free See Dee Three; The Unfortunate Incident

Issue 9 of Ice Cream For Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on July 13, 2009 at 9:49 AM Comments comments (0)


Exclusive interviews with:

- Viv Albertine, formerly of The Slits

- Michael Goldwasser of the Easy Star All-Stars

- David Greenberger, creator of The Duplex Planet

 

Also:

- Sky Saxon tribute (by Mike Bradshaw)

- An article about synthesizer music (by Dan Mudford)

- An article about children's music (by David Hughes)

- 'Some concerts I've been to' (by P.J. Baudelaire)

- 'Some concerts I've been to' (by Vicki Rose) [yes, it's a double helping]

- A letter of complaint sent to the BBC (and their response)

- 'Dora Led Jesus' (live reviews by Elliot P. Smoke)

- Overheard in London recently

- Book reviews: John Peel's The Olivetti Chronicles and Zoe Street-Howe's Typical Girls?: The Story of The Slits

- 'Soul'

- 'Another Music in a Different Kitchen' (by Judith Samuelson)

- The Knockouts live in Luton

- 'The Day I Met Kylie Minogue'

- Record reviews: Arndales; David Greenberger with music by Paul Cebar; Lord Cut-Glass; Obfusc; Peter & The Penguins; Revenge Of The Psychotronic Man; Saudi Arabia; Sounds Of Swami; Tim And Sam's Tim And The Sam Band With Tim And Sam

The Ice Cream For Quo Radio Show

Posted by icecreamforquo on May 20, 2009 at 9:48 AM Comments comments (0)

Episode one of The Ice Cream For Quo Radio Show was broadcast on 19th May 2009.


Listen via this download: http://www.mediafire.com/?ihgzmwhmkml



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Issue 8 of Ice Cream For Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on May 19, 2009 at 9:48 AM Comments comments (0)


Exclusive interviews with:

- Sky Saxon of The Seeds

- Jim Jupp of Belbury Poly (and the Ghost Box label)

- Mary Lee Kortes (re: performing Bob Dylan's Blood On The Tracks in its entirety)

- Samuel Nilsson

- Sophia of Noisy: Essex Music Fanzine

 

Also:

- Albums covered in their entirety

- 'Bonus tracks include Ballroom Blitz featuring bass solo by Lemmy' (by Ian Midloth)

- The Cat Brothers

- Damo Suzuki live review (by Jim Cook)

- Book reviews: The Rough Guide To The Best Music You've Never Heard (review by David Bushell) and Luton Haiku

- 'Introducing the band' (by Elliot P. Smoke)

- Luke and Ann's Music Van

- 'Mandolin' (by David Hughes)

- 'New talents night'; live event review (by Rick Barrett)

- Ruth L. Fisk's Bootleg Discs

- 'See cats, score points'

- 'Some concerts I've been to' (by Chris Lemon)

- Record reviews (by Matusek): Allegro; Lily Allen; Cutaways; Delphic; Elena; Filthy Dukes; Jointpop; The Jones; Kyoshi; La Roux; Lady Gaga; The Lights; Metric; Morrissey; People In Planes; Pet Shop Boys; Bob Pittman; Sinking Cities; Striving Higher

- 'much, much more'

Issue 7 of Ice Cream For Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on March 26, 2009 at 9:47 AM Comments comments (0)


Exclusive interviews with:

- I, Ludicrous

- Frank Sidebottom

- Ari Up (of The Slits)

 

Plus:

- 1000 Years of Popular Music (Richard Thompson live review)

- 'Fanzines' by Des Boat

- Hieroglyphica

- Jane Smith's Palace of Riffs

- Book review: Golf Monster: How a Wild Rock 'n' Roll Life Led to a Serious Golf Addiction by Alice Cooper

- 'Snow Monday'

- 'Some concerts I've been to' by Joseph Viney

- 'Some famous people I've seen' by Judith Samuelson (featuring a thrilling competition)

- 'Some fanzines I've written for' by Chris Lemon

- 'Where were you the night Bucks Fizz won the Eurovision Song Contest?' by David Hughes

- 'Zine Age Kicks' by Des Boat

- Record reviews by Matusek: The Arkhams; Brigada Mercy; Cohesion; Dropscience; Engineer Records DVD; Filthy Dukes; For Those Lost; Jaspa; Karl Culley; Kris Morris; Modern Cliches; Myernark; Nine Days To No One; Pet Shop Boys; Peter Bruntnell; Quicksilver; Samuel Nilsson; Six Second Hero; SRJ; The Words

Issue 6 of Ice Cream For Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on January 14, 2009 at 9:46 AM Comments comments (0)


Exclusive interviews with:

- Simeon of Silver Apples

- C.W. Stoneking

 

Plus:

- Barry Bread's Music Shed

- Billy Childish/Frank Sidebottom live review by Brian Birch

- 'Being Boiled Eggs' by Nellie O

- 'Booked on line 643'

- 'Deep Stretch in The Gloops' by Judith Samuelson

- 'The Discerning Keyhole' by David Bushell

- Hieroglyphica

- Book review: Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs by John Lydon

- 'The K-Tel Marine' by Ken Sproat

- 'Musical Souvenirs' by Dan Mudford

- Overheard in London recently

- Pavement Pence

- 'Some concerts I've been to' by Penny Pearl

- U2 in the Studio

- Üm-loüse's Adventures

- 'You Should Have Been There, Man' by Barney Tanner

- Record reviews by Matusek: Agaskodo Teliverek; Bank Bail-Out; Brian Betula; Dialeto; Harijan - John Player Specials; Mazyfields; Music by People Who Drink Cider in the Gutter: 20 Tracks of UK Punk and Ska; One More Grain; Revenge of the Psychotronic Man Vs The Fractions; Robert Liborg; Shay Dolan; Stupidity; Two Systems: Music by Modular Synthesisers featuring Wrangler and Scanner; Uberaffe & Edam Edam

Issue 5 of Ice Cream For Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on October 25, 2008 at 9:46 AM Comments comments (0)


Exclusive interviews with:

- Simon Armitage

- Shirley Collins

- Family Taboo

- Rachel Unthank

 

Plus:

- 'Two Pounds and Seventy Pence' by Des Boat

- 'Some concerts I've been to' by David Fuhr

- 'Dickie Heads' by Ken Sproat

- 'Feeling My Way' by Joanne Lee

- 'Chris Martin in Waitrose'

- 'Three pivitol moments in live music where performer & audience connect' by David Hughes

- 'The Force is strong in you, young Zimmerman' (the Bob Dylan/Star Wars connection)

- 'If you want to talk, go to the bar' by Ian Gelling with pictures by Stephanie Colledge

- Rachel Unthank & The Winterset live review

- 'How I squeezed my entire teenage years into 15 minutes' by Judith Samuelson

- Amy Kyle's CD Pile

- 'Some concerts I've not been to'

- 'How Charles Darwin discovered evolution'

- Record reviews: Blood Music/Ass; The Bordellos; B:REAM featuring Gongerheg; Carefree Corfu Curfew; Darren Hayman; Teaism: Music Inspired by the Art and Culture of Tea; Viva Stereo


Read Sophia's review of this issue here: http://www.noisyzine.co.uk/zines.html (scroll down a little bit)

Issue 4 of Ice Cream For Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on September 9, 2008 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)


Exclusive interviews with:

- Nigel Blackwell (of Half Man Half Biscuit)

- Robert Hampson (of Loop, Main, etc)

- Alison O'Donnell (of Mellow Candle, Flibbertigibbet, etc)

 

Artwork by:

- Brian Birch

- David Bushell

 

Also:

- Anthony Braxton assessed by Stuart Jewkes

- Book reviews: the 'Thirty-Three and a Third' album series

- A photo-comic strip by Flotser called 'Star Trek: The Musical Adventures'

- Part 2 of Judith Samuelson's 'Big mistakes in the record shop'

- Review of a Nurse With Wound gig - in a swimming pool - by Dan Mudford

- John Schiff's 'Discerning Earhole'

- Hamilton Harvey's encounter with The Undertones

- Photos and a review of The Wedding Present in concert by Stephanie Colledge and I.N. Cognito

- 'Fans' by Des Boat

- Barry Bread's Music Shed

- 'Saz's Mix Tapes'

- Big Dave's CD Cave

- 'London to Birmingham by National Express coach'

Issue 3 of Ice Cream For Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on July 5, 2008 at 9:44 AM Comments comments (0)


Exclusive interviews with:

- Laura Cantrell

- David Gedge (of The Wedding Present/Cinerama)

- John Maclean (of The Beta Band and The Aliens)

- Malcolm Middleton

- Ocko (of The Ruislip Iconoclasts)

 

Plus:

- A chat with Jeremy about Open Mic nights

- A piece about The Chameleons' Script Of The Bridge by David Hughes

- Des Boat's 'Some concerts I've been to'

- Judith Samuelson's 'Big mistakes in the record shop', pt.1

- 'Saz's Mix Tape'

- Another 'Discerning Earhole' by David Bushell

- Barry Bread's Music Shed

- A poignant piece called 'Don't Panic' by David Bushell

- Tamara Brown's Pyramid of Sound

- A rant about Bob Dylan by a dangerously obsessive fan


Read Fliss's review of this issue here: http://fcoll-reviews.livejournal.com/60410.html

Issue 2 of Ice Cream For Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on May 9, 2008 at 9:43 AM Comments comments (0)


Exclusive interviews with:

- Emma Pollock (formerly of The Delgados; now solo)

- Kelman

- SheRobot74 (interviewed by Gloria Goldwell)


Also:

- Thoughts on Richard Thompson's Sweet Warrior

- Mike Bradshaw's Cosmic News

- Book reviews: Robert Miessner's impressions of two books about the East German underground music scene

- 'The Discerning Earhole' by David Bushell (plus more of his incredible artworks)

- 'Some concerts I've been to' by Judith Samuelson

- A rant about Morrissey losing his way, illustrated by Brian Birch

- Seen and overheard in London

- Letters

- Barry Bread's Music Shed: Mr Bread's favourite music this month

Issue 1 of Ice Cream For Quo

Posted by icecreamforquo on November 26, 2007 at 9:42 AM Comments comments (0)


Exclusive interviews with:

- Mike Bradshaw about his radio show on Totally Radio

- The Handsome Family (interview by David Hughes)

- World-famous record reviewer Adrian Denning

- World-famous record reviewer Mark Prindle

 

Also:

- An article called 'Pang' and some photos by Joanne Lee

- Thoughts about music addiction by Matthew Harvey

- An amusing rant and artwork by David Bushell

- My attempt to review Bryan Ferry's attempt to record a Dylan covers album

- 'Lots, lots more'


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