Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: David Byrne’s American Utopia

Movie Review: David Byrne’s American Utopia

David Byrne has coasted on the surprising success of his latest album for two years now. It’s coming to the end of its lifespan, but has made for an enjoyable change of pace, a welcome one at that. He brings his Broadway performance, American Utopia, to the screen for all to see, and it’s about time. […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: John Mulaney and The Sack Lunch Bunch

Movie Review: John Mulaney and The Sack Lunch Bunch

I’ll shamelessly admit that the only reason I had any interest in John Mulaney’s new Netflix special, John Mulaney and The Sack Lunch Bunch is because David Byrne makes a brief appearance. After viewing the quite frankly merciless and soul sucking Cats, the last thing I needed was yet another musical number, no less from the studio powers […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: Talking Heads-Stop Making Sense 35th anniversary

Review: Talking Heads-Stop Making Sense 35th anniversary

Up until a few days ago, I lived a very sheltered musical life. Switching religiously between Pulp, Elvis Costello, Elton John and Arctic Monkeys, I didn’t offer myself much variety in sound. Considering half of the listed attractions are from Sheffield, it was time to leap the pond to America and see what they had […]