All posts tagged “postpunk

Winning winning 2020

Winning winning 2020 – 21 x 29,7cm, pen, laser print on paper Prints available for this drawing here The Sound were true pioneers and criminally underrated. They can be described as post punk with influences of Echo and the Bunnymen, Joy Division, The Cure, Simple […]

And psychic 2020

And psychic 2020 – 14 x 13 x 14,5cm, plasticine model for future casts “2013 Vicksburg Confederate graves Are uncovered, throwing new light on This 19th century conflict, sparking off a repeat These southern spectres were disease ridden, dusty, organic And psychic”

Pete Shelley 2020

Pete Shelley 2020 – 21 x 29,7cm, pencil, watercolour on paper You spurn my natural emotions You make me feel I’m dirt And I’m hurt And if I start a commotion I run the risk of losing you And that’s worse Ever fallen in love […]

The Elves of Dunsimore 2020

The Elves of Dunsimore 2020 – 140 x 175cm, oil and acrylic on canvas When will the good Scotch return In all its scarred splendor When will the price of Scotch come down?

Guess guess what…2020

Guess guess what…2020 – 21 x 29,7cm, watercolour, pen, pencil on paper Yes, dear chap, it hasn’t changed that much It’s still a subculture art-dealer jerk-off Have you been to the English Deer Park?                                                                                             

Red scarf 2019

Red scarf 2019 – 9 x 14cm, watercolour, pencil, pen on paper A – Knew about politburo facade behind “Kicker” C – Who stole cafe’s collection box B – Who applied cut-up technique literally to himself E – Who wore a red scarf to remind […]

Crash smash 2019

Crash smash 2019 – 29,7 x 20cm, watercolour, pencil, pen on paper I just left the Hotel Amnesia, I had to go there Where it is I can’t remember, But now I can remember…now I can remember Hafta! Hafta! Message for ya! Message for ya!

A Cheap Man 2019

A Cheap Man 2019 – 21 x 13cm, watercolour, pen on paper Slang King Words from a cheap man Part-paid type who got his style From a press treatise 2 pound 50 Bottle of Brut and nausea

Mother Sister 2019

Mother Sister 2019 – 32 x 24cm, watercolour, pencil on paper Martin Brahmah tells a story that would explain much about the lyrics: The story of Mother-Sister! “Mother-Sister!” That’s a funny one. That’s one I just arranged, I suppose, because Una’s credit was writing the […]

Panicky Hall 2019

Panicky Hall 2019 – 150 x 200cm, oil and acrylic on canvas I’ll put you down Porterage down To the dark gross chapel He stepped streets around now Sales-person, mobile

Want brass 2019

Want brass 2019 – 29,7x21cm, watercolour, pen on paper Down pokey quaint streets in Cambridge Cycle our distant spastic heritage

Grey ports 2019

Grey ports 2019 – 29,7 x 21cm, watercolour, pen, pencil on paper Bad indigestion Bad bowel retention Speed for their wages Sun tan, torn short sleeves

Edinburgh man 2019

Edinburgh man 2019 – 21 x 29,7cm, watercolour, pencil on paper As I sit and stare at all of England’s sores I tell you something I wish I was in Edinburgh

New dog 2019

New dog 2019 – 21 x 29,7cm, watercolour, pen, pencil on paper Some mutts can’t be muzzled Well, I guess I got you puzzled Woof woof

I got you 2019

I got you 2019 – 13 x 21xm, watercolour, pencil on paper Beer in the cupboard, your eyes to mine You skipped my queues and my lines Buy me a drink, and my eyes glaze over I got you

Manic Street Preachers

Richey 2019 – 12,2 x 21cm, pencil on paper Richard James “Richey” Edwards (22 December 1967 – disappeared 1 February 1995) was a Welsh musician who was the lyricist and rhythm guitarist of the alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers.

Bremen Nacht 2019

Bremen Nacht 2019

The Fall (Bremen Nacht) 2019 – 200 x 160cm, acrylic on canvas Apparently Mark E.Smith’s German language skills are not up to par, but I think that misses the point of what a song like ‘Bremen Nacht’ is really about: conflations of history, the past […]

How I Wrote Elastic Man 2019

How I Wrote Elastic Man 2019 – 185 x 145cm, acrylic on canvas I’m eternally grateful To my past influences But they will not free me I am not diseased All the people ask me How I wrote “Plastic Man”

Keith Levene 2018

Keith 2018

Keith 2018 – 24 x 24cm, acrylic on canvas Keith Levene is an English musician who was a founding member of The Clash, The Flowers of Romance and Public Image Ltd (PiL) I sent you flowers You wanted chocolates instead

The Slits 2018

The Slits 2018

The Slits 2018 – 40 x 40cm, acrylic on canvas The Slits were a British post-punk band formed in London in 1976 by members of the groups The Flowers of Romance and The Castrators. The group’s early line-up consisted of Ari Up (Ariane Forster) and […]

Nick 2 2018

Nick 2 2018

Nick 2 2018 – 18 x 24cm, acrylic on canvas Nick Cave (1957) is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional film actor, best known as the front man of the rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Along crags and sunless […]

Ian 2018

Ian 2018

Ian 2018 – 30 x 24cm, oil and acrylic on canvas To the centre of the city where all roads meet waiting for you

Big Black 2018

Precious Thing (Big Black) 2018

Precious Thing (Big Black) 2018 – 24 x 24cm, acrylic on canvas Big Black were an American punk rock band from Evanston, Illinois. They were founded by singer and guitarist Steve Albini and were active between 1981 and 1987. I would like to wrap your […]

Jim and Bobby 2018

Jim and Bobby 2018 – 46 x 35cm, oil and acrylic on canvas In 2018 this was the very first painting I made from the now full blown band series. I began with JAMC because they’ve had such a lasting impact on me and because […]

Cut Dead 2020

Cut Dead 2020 – 24 x 24cm, oil and acrylic on canvas The Jesus and Mary Chain are a Scottish alternative rock band formed in East Kilbride in 1983. The band revolves around the songwriting partnership of brothers Jim and William Reid.