Darkness, where my dreams are all too real…

Short Story HRS written as part of the High Rise Project encompassing the Album HRS by Kallous Boys and the series of Poems High Rise Love by my Alter Ego in Verse Colin Hankey. No matter how long ago or how far away some ghosts are hard to shake, and JG Ballard did not help […]

Music is rotted one note…

A chance comment by my son some fourteen or so years or more has become something of a lodestar for me and an endless source of amusement. Dropping him at a bus stop one day I was distracted by the sounds and rhythms of some men shoveling sand and cement into a cement mixer. I […]

What you gonna do now…

Latest release from the reluctant , recalcitrant , retrospective Kallous Boys. The new album Pandemonium Shadow Show, a nod to Ray Bradburys magnificent novel Something Wicked This Way Comes, and a reflection on memories of childhood that twist and turn with age and answer less questions than they pose. Mastered by the gentleman and sonic […]

Where the houses used to be…

I spent years living in one of these system built monsters and yet it seems that “the housing crisis” demands that developers build more and more high rise. The Legacy of the 2012 Olympics seems to be that I can see less and less sky as I pass through Stratford. High rise living does not […]

Video Killed The Radio Star

For quite some time now I have wanted visual accompaniment to the eclectic electric output of my long term project Kallous Boys. In the age of the digital tool I thought I would be able to find some sort of plug-in that would allow me to compose with light , not one of those “visualisation” […]

I love the sound of breaking glass

Time to Kill. St Pancras beckons and the British Library. I promised myself I would get to this exhibition – The British Library “Seasons of Sound”. Everything a Sonic Geek like me could want ( Yes Harley everything is music . EVERYTHING) Lovely little exhibition from the libraries sound archives. Stuff I knew nothing of […]