Thursday, 16 November 2017

Sadie Davidson - Council House and Silent (New Release on Spoken Label)


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Council House and Silent" is the raw and unsettling debut spoken word album from urban performance poet and poetry slam champion Sadie Davidson.

Recorded at home in her airing cupboard after spending months in a hostel with her partner and two small children, "Council House and Silent" is a truthful, heartbreaking and highly provocative window in to life in Britain's underclass.

"Council House and Silent" offers more than simply "Poverty Porn' -beneath the gritty realism and rage at a failing system is an inspiring message of fulfilment, resilience, and the reminder that "you can get out if you fight".

According to Spoken word promoters, Sadie Davidson "Bites with lightning like fury and machine gun delivery" and has been described as "An absolute spoken word beast" as well as "Furious and unstoppable".

Her facebook page is www.facebook.com/sadiedavidsonpoet/
 
 

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Poetz (New Podcast series)














Poetz are Andy N and Myth the Poet (aka Keith) 

Their mission to discuss some of the influences poetry wise and how this impacted on their own work and what made the writers tick, express themselves and how their work has stood the test of time over a series of new podcasts. 

First of all, Emily Dickinson. 

Born on December 10, 1830, in Amherst, Massachusetts, Emily Dickinson left school as a teenager, eventually living a reclusive life on the family homestead. There, she secretly created bundles of poetry and wrote hundreds of letters. Due to a discovery by sister Lavinia, Dickinson's remarkable work was published after her death—on May 15, 1886, in Amherst—and she is now considered one of the towering figures of American literature. 

Poems read out during this session were: 

1. I am nobody, who are you? 
2. A bird came down the walk 
3. I heard a fly buzz when I died. 
4. Caus I could not stop for death 
5. Success is the sweetest by those who don't succeed


The podcast an be streamed / downloaded for free FROM https://poetz.bandcamp.com/album/podcast-1-emily-dickinson

Saturday, 23 September 2017

From Friendship to Love (V)

















Working in isolation
our love built itself up
from almost nothing
brushed against the end of winter
just before spring kissed the air

playing a secret with
everything we felt
throughout that summer
with laughter stealing
each other hearts

and then autumn
when a innocent picture
revealed more
than either of us expected
into a explosion of feelings

and now almost a year later
returning into autumn
the clues of those seasons
leave evidence of  a story unstudied
all over what went before

a hourglass turned upside down
as if to start a race
only to fall off suddenly a table
in a turning point of a film
completely changing everything

and a love that didn’t
just build up slowly over time
from almost nothing
but a feeling that was there
right from the beginning.

Sunday, 3 September 2017

Press release for The Hour of the Wolf (Role Reversal Book 1)















It should have been a straight-forward mining exploration to a asteroid a few light years away by a mixture of miners and prisoners wishing for a early release from their prison sentences.

It should have been a straight-forward in and out of a carefully scouted out mine over in under a year which had enough coal and gold to save a dying race for generations.

But then the Wolf came , slaughtering everybody it encountered turning order to chaos, turning brother against brother and survival into a deadly, murderous game.

Told in tense, horror micro poems, The Hour of the Wolf is the first book in a new series 'Role Reversal' by acclaimed poet, Andy N (Author of 'Return to Kemptown' and 'The End of Summer) redefining horror and poetry in a very different way.


** COMING MID OCTOBER 2017 **

Friday, 25 August 2017

DIH and friends - Christmas 2017 - tracks wanted















Back again for its 16th anniversary (Barring a few gaps off course), DIH and friends at Christmas are now after experimental and music tracks on the theme of Christmas.

Back now in it’s 16th year, as can be seen on www.digitalvomit.com/dih-and-friends, DIH and friends have since 2002 been producing a annual series of anti Christmas songs for people who really don’t like Christmas or have a very alternative viewpoint of the season in question.

The history of the project from digital vomit state ‘The origin behind the infamous series of DIH with friends at Christmas began back in 2002 when for a one off joke as a side project from his more official work in DIH, Andy N one year decided with the help of one or two friends decided to do in his words ‘ A Christmas album for those people who don’t really like Christmas’ where in the space of half an hour (as was the original plan) – Andy and a few friends would murder, cripple and take the piss out of as many songs as they could.

However, as is the nature of the beast with this sort of thing things snowballed and by the time the second album came along, It had become officially a DIH project where they would between the three of them alongside with an ever-increasing cast play around with the myth of the Christmas, which will often be funny and sad sometimes within the same breath.

The music contained within this series of albums are varied and can vary from spoken word (sometimes with musical backing or experimental backing), acoustic singer songwriter stuff to music that could appeal to fans of Aphex Twin, hardcore, breakbeats, dubstep, fans of the spoken word,
re-imagining of carols and classic songs, faithful versions of Christmas carols and songs and generally people who like their music to challenge and make them think.

For reasons too long winded and boring to go into here, DIH took a break from the Christmas albums in 2012. 

Following on from their 2015 comeback, we are now expecting submissions for our 2017 album, our third album since starting up again. 

Anything is welcome by email to either myself aen1mpo@yahoo.co.uk. (Andy N)

Me and Keith can also be contacted viva facebook for further questions 



The complete archive can be sampled here - http://www.digitalvomit.com/dih-and-friends

Closing date is 10th December 2017 and will be released viva bandcamp as a free download just before Xmas.