I’m sad to say, that reluctantly, I’m going to have to take a wee step back from LOUD HORIZON. I know – again! When I resurrected the blog after a three year hiatus, I allowed myself a two month period in which to assess the work involved versus the number of daily hits / visitors… Continue Reading


To celebrate the impending release of their ‘comeback’ album, though technically, they were never really ‘away,’ I’ve posted a couple of old videos from this tremendously under-rated band on the ARTROCK page. (If I say that BIG STICK were favourites of the much missed John Peel, that’ll convince you to check them out, yeah?)

Leon Redbone and Roky Erickson

I was saddened to hear last night about the passing of two musical legends. I first came across the music of Leon Redbone when he appeared on The Old Grey Whistle Test. It must have been around the time his ‘Double Trouble’ album was launched, so that would put it around 1977. Back then, of… Continue Reading