Posts by Tom Watson (@onetongue)

Rebel Intuition: How Sean Lennon electrified the Black Lips’ sound

Lennon connects with the lo-fi psych-rock agitators to recall how they summoned the energy for their trippy new album Satan’s Graffiti or God’s Art

Playlist: ‘Twin Peaks’ and Beyond

Over two hours of music made for, or because of, ‘Twin Peaks’

Turning Points: Adrian Sherwood

The producer, label boss and DJ recalls a lifetime working with dub’s most essential weirdos

Medicinal Music: 20 Records for Healing

Reflecting on defining therapeutic works and the stories behind them


Narkopop Kompakt

Eight talking points from DAMN.

God? Damn. Here’s our initial takeaways from one of the most anticipated records of the year

Future Days: The Can Project celebrate and amplify at the Barbican

Barbican Hall, London 20170408

Various Artists

mono no aware PAN

The Tedious Contradictions of John Lydon

John Lydon is used to ruffling feathers with performed contrarianism. We scrutinise his track record and ask if, in the age of Trump, it’s time he retired his routine

Jacques Greene

Feel Infinite LuckyMe

Big Mistake: A conversation with Manuel Göttsching

Tom Watson meets the iconic German composer to unpick the foundations of his seminal work, ‘E2-E4’

Why Love Now review

Pissed Jeans

Why Love Now? Sub Pop

Sex and the Pity: Lydia Lunch meets Pissed Jeans

Pissed Jeans’ Matt Korvette and no-wave hero Lydia Lunch train their gunsights on dead rockstars, fragile masculinity and the horror show that is US politics

How KLF Communications Killed the Music Industry (the Easy Way)

Following the announcement that Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty are reviving their Justified Ancients of Mu Mu project, we trace the legacy of pop’s arch-provocateurs

Run The Jewels

Run The Jewels 3 Self-released