We caught up with musician and author Jim Bob to find out about his upcoming London show, his return to Australia and his next book.
As we yelled “It feels so good”, we felt the true warmth of belonging, huddled together with like-minded, empathetic people.
Writer and musician Jim Bob is embarking on a long-awaited solo tour at the end of the year. We ask him what we can expect.
Following last year’s critically-acclaimed novel, “The Extra Ordinary Life of Frank Derrick, Age 81″ writer/musician J.B. Morrison, better known as Jim Bob, returns this June with “Frank Derrick’s Holiday of a Lifetime”. We have… Read More
This weekend, Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine will, over a quarter-of-a-Century since forming, cease to be unstoppable. Bobby Townsend pays his respects: Eastbourne, in the UK county of East Sussex, isn’t at the… Read More
Four and a half-years after releasing previous album Goffam, Jim Bob is back. These haven’t been Stone Roses-esque wasted years though as, impressively, the former Carter USM frontman has been busy writing a couple of… Read More
I find it absolutely bewildering that people still bother watching The X Factor. In the early days, riding in the slipstream of Pop Idol, it was a moderately entertaining talent contest. People would… Read More
Quick history lesson for the uninitiated… Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine were a South London duo that bashed out awesome indie pop punk anthems with a social/political conscience in the early-90s. In our… Read More
If you turn to Chapter 1992 of the big indie music history book, you’ll read about grunge, you’ll read about Rage Against The Machine, about R.E.M. and an angry breakthrough band called Manic… Read More
As part of our grand End Of 2012 Review, we asked some of our showbiz buddies to tell us what has been floating their boats over the past 12 months. This is what… Read More
You may recall how, a couple of weeks ago, I was raving about the influence that indie/punk/pop duo Carter USM had on me. Well, while the guys were sorting through old tapes looking… Read More
My hometown at the turn of the 1990s was something of a cultural wasteland. Fashion didn’t really exist in the small, conservative tourist trap on the south coast of England and, with the… Read More