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Category Archives: Music
Content note: there is no official video of ‘Eve of Destruction’, as it was written in 1965. The most popular video on YouTube for it is featured below, but please note that it contains numerous distressing and graphic images from … Continue reading
This one is an apocalypse classic. Whilst not strictly mentioning the end of the world, the spirit of racing against death, laughing in the face of death, is strong with this one. It is perfectly suited to the idea of … Continue reading
Aaaand we’re back, following Christmas and unexpected financial difficulties and an exciting new virus that gave me labyrinthitus for added shiggles! Sorry you’ve been without your soundtrack to the apocalypse for such a long time. But fear not, we’re coming … Continue reading
It’s way too early in the apocalypse to get maudlin. Keeping it up beat with REM, ‘It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’ launches us into the abyss with abandon. How does the … Continue reading
This Tuesday lunchtime I won’t be eating your brain, even if I’m a zombie. ‘The Zombie Song’, from Stephanie Mabey’s Wake Up Dreaming album is maybe the most joyful song about the apocalypse every written. The protagonist declares that her … Continue reading
It’s Tuesday lunchtime, but it feels like the end of the world, and this is the song to go out to. ‘We’re Not Going to Make It’, by The Presidents of the United States of America is a little known … Continue reading
Whoooo-boy. It’s amazing how ranty people get when you like things they don’t. Or when you critique things they like. Comes with the territory, I suppose, but I’m sort of beyond busy at the moment and haven’t had a lot … Continue reading
As some of you will know, I’m currently writing a superhero novel. Some of those people know that its lead character is a man with wings. Others of you will have seen the background of my twitter account, which includes … Continue reading
So, I was totally planning on hacking away at the cliff-face of The Giant this evening anyway, but spurred on by my fiction publication, I decided to sit down, shut up, and get the bloody thing done. And it is. … Continue reading