Jon and Andy had a lovely time at this year’s Green Man (full review to run in issue #50) and were invited by friend Will Hodgkinson to come onto his “’70s Acid-Folk Hour” show on the festival’s own radio station. (Listen here.) They popped in, philosophised and then headed off out into the temporal sun to enjoy yet another fine Welsh ale.
Three weeks ago Andy rang Jon to say that his local pal, occasional Shindig! writer and Guardian political corespondent, John Harris thought the “hostile Shindig! takeover” had the makings for a decent article – a cautionary tale of a boutique publication screwed by business. The following week Andy called again saying that it was all going ahead and for Jon to get to Frome for the interview and photo session. At the time of the interview the story was somewhat different with the two editors up against Volcano’s bastardised version of Shindig! (Kaleidoscope). Since then the competing magazine has folded and Shindig! are planning their imminent return.. You can read the article here.