The Big Issue album review: A$AP Rocky — ‘Long.Live.A$AP’, February 2013

A feature album review for The Big Issue covering A$AP Rocky’s debut album Long.Live.A$AP, printed in issue #425 (early February) of the magazine. Click the below image for a closer look, or read the article text underneath. LONG.LIVE.A$AP A$AP ROCKY [three and a half stars] Perhaps the biggest question surrounding the release of Long.Live.A$AP is whether Sony got its […]

TheVine interview: “PVT — ‘It got a bit weird for a while'”, February 2013

An interview for TheVine with Sydney and London-based electronic trio, PVT. Excerpt below. About a third of the way through my interview with PVT’s Laurence Pike, I make the slip of tongue that’s plagued me ever since the Sydney three-piece were forced to change their name. I pronounce it ‘P-V-T’ and not ‘Pivot’, as it […]

AskMen story: “Top 10 Original Inventions That Have Never Been Bettered”, February 2013

My first story for AskMen, looking at inventions, vehicles, tools and weapons that have long outlasted their planned service life, as well as many planned replacements. This was a fun story to pull together, particularly in an age when planned obsolescence seems to dominate consumer products. Excerpt below, or follow the link at the bottom of […]