Women Live at Paradiso


eyes radar green / 

      the drummer kicks 

it in & (s)he spills her 

beer \

meanwhile        onstage               & as i hit record 

        in paradiso birds 

                                         float

like a light show 

       unsafe            for epileptics               

                                                 i'd describe it as 

         black & white music 

grainy        d-tuned 

                                        & free as a whip! 

crack 

for the deaf           i'd describe it as

                                        still              

i have no                  

                 other 

                                  words - 

         describe 



                                 "snap". 

Simon Vinkenoog & Time Out Amsterdam

Time Out has just started an Amsterdam-based monthly magazine and I’m happy to say I’ve got a story in the classical music section of their second issue, due out in November! The magazine’s website is pretty empty at the moment but it does feature one interesting video, a series of vox pops with residents of the city of Amsterdam, including 80 year old poet Simon Vinkenoog. You can watch the video, as they say in the industry, ‘over the fold’.
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