Author Archives: Bob the Chiropodist

This day of Alt country was squeezed between birthdays and was suggested by Dave Hes who in the end couldn’t make it due to illness. Dave and Helen came along and the Tomothy Taylor’s Ram Tam flowed….. We arrived just … Continue reading

I first came across Jim White on a 2001 Uncut compilation which contained the extraordinary song ‘The Wound That Never Heals’ – what kind of dark twisted mind sings songs like that? Jim White, that’s who! It was a nice … Continue reading

One of Bobs recent ‘InnerThursday’ sleeves on the QUIMS Facebook page was Paul Haigs ‘Chain’ LP. Playing ‘Something Good’ made him wonder why it wasn’t a smash hit….which led to tonights theme. Cheese and crackers and beer and tunes and … Continue reading

For a band that’s been going 40 years – Wire still sound like young upstarts, with maybe a touch of finesse now and again. A great blend of mostly new tunes (but some lovely old ones – three girl rhumba!!!) … Continue reading

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Public Service Broadcasting are back with their LP about the decline of the Welsh Mining Industry. Their set has grown in scale and ambition as their popularity has blossomed. Boosted by a bass and brass section they have a beefier … Continue reading