Soundscape

Daily Prompt: Atmospheric One of the most successful elements of classic Doctor Who was the atmospheric sound effects which were provided by the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop, which was a very experimental unit for electronic music and special sounds. Mostly the sound effects on the show were done by Brian Hodgeson during the sixties and early … Continue reading Soundscape

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Mondas Returns (we apologise but the Tenth Planet is delayed again due to bridge maintenance in Alpha Centurai)

The talk of this hidden planet which was supposed to collide with us and end the world on Saturday bought to mind the 1966 Doctor Who story "The Tenth Planet". This story is notable for two reasons: 1. It introduces the second most iconic Doctor Who monster: the Cybermen, and 2. It features the first change of … Continue reading Mondas Returns (we apologise but the Tenth Planet is delayed again due to bridge maintenance in Alpha Centurai)

Back in Town

Well that is Upton Jazz Festival done and dusted for another year and it was a significant improvement upon last year with a much more positive vibe throughout, I'm guessing the heavy shadow of Brexit loomed over the place, plus no real headliner act put the dampeners on that festival. But with the Temperance Seven … Continue reading Back in Town