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Stewart Smith @Stewfsmith Glasgow, Scotland

Music writer @thewiremagazine ++ | Literature tutor @UniofNewcastle | Ross Roy Medal shortlisted PhD: Ian Hamilton Finlay/Alec Finlay | Keep Scotland weird!

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Joined Twitter 9/2/07


Love and solidarity to everyone in Ireland working to #RepealThe8th
5/25
2018
Hey @AudioGlasgow why are you hosting neo-nazi metal bands at your venue? Glad you dropped Infernal War but their… https://t.co/dA057Qec0W
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5/24
2018
@nailheadparty aye was following that, a thread of kings @nailheadparty Don't think I've heard this guy but I'm sold
5/21
2018
would you like to come work with us on the editorial team at bandcamp daily? we've got a rare opening. this job is… https://t.co/yvUOkEpJhA
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5/19
2018
I'm looking forward to hosting @ScotCritHerit's event 'Rethinking Radical Scotland' @UniWestScotland on Wednesday.… https://t.co/lOYnqa8hGT
Retweeted by Stewart SmithHere is footage of the person who robbed Cafe OTO on Saturday 12th of May at 1.40pm. Please contact us if you recog… https://t.co/pHoLODzyM7
Retweeted by Stewart Smithok let's talk about this piece, because i find pieces of it spot on and pieces of it completely incorrect https://t.co/ahZUyVfpVM
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5/18
2018
My first interview with @shabakah in 2 years was, as expected, eye opening and thought provoking.… https://t.co/jGwUFN1zvK
Retweeted by Stewart Smith @auto_tech_pilot Multi-dimensional portals galore!One of mine ICYMI #keepscotlandweird https://t.co/HC96J6K3Hk
5/17
2018
Petition to ask @scotgov to protect access to Free Music tuition in all Scottish state schools. Please sign if you'… https://t.co/bUig4aAkbu
Retweeted by Stewart SmithRemarkable in-depth piece on Cecil Taylor by Adam Shatz, at the New York Review of Books @NYRDailyhttps://t.co/SMeairbCMc
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5/16
2018
Rally for Gaza in Glasgow this evening let's mobilise thousands for Saturday: 11:30am, Buchanan St steps. Please he… https://t.co/7j4mstK7j8
Retweeted by Stewart SmithMy latest @Bandcamp Drew Mulholland aka Mount Vernon Arts Lab opens the portal... @GhostBoxRecords #hauntology https://t.co/z0gGezh4HL
5/15
2018
- Gaza's hospitals 'at breaking point' - 43 dead, nearly - 2000 injured including women & children. - No Israeli… https://t.co/MiIFIVnr7c
Retweeted by Stewart SmithWe're on the bill at the tenth edition of Bitches Brew in #Edinburgh on 5th June! Put together by @emmafsmith, it's… https://t.co/UWYcdfvExY
Retweeted by Stewart Smith @unabass @HunterAnton @slothracket @emmafsmith @luminouslabel @SethBennettBass @WilsonGraemeB @GIO_Glasgow Sounds g… https://t.co/wxvJkVbJl9We are witnessing an abhorrent violation of Int law and human rights. 38 confirmed dead, including children/minors,… https://t.co/n55R9HVLP8
Retweeted by Stewart Smith @tristan_bath I had to sit through an orchestra playing Zimmer themes for work recently. Such a snooze, like a macho version of Max Richter.
5/14
2018
I went long on Bob Dylan’s Time Out of Mind, a perfect record, for @pitchfork’s Sunday Review. Thanks to… https://t.co/E57wyadGgQ
Retweeted by Stewart SmithThe Guardian, 14 May 2018: The lives of Grenfell Tower https://t.co/n0BY0ExTxz
Retweeted by Stewart SmithNew at the Culture Desk: https://t.co/EdyBRUkHaz
Retweeted by Stewart SmithPlease spread the word, thanks. https://t.co/DlGEXPgbOf
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5/13
2018
@kieran_hurley Justice Yeldham to represent Australia next year 😈Not to mention this fantastic clip of Carla's incredible 1972 band doing Ida Lupino. Everyone looks cool af, especi… https://t.co/VJAXqIYgdK @DawnHFoster I have some blue tits nesting under my kitchen windowsill - such a delight @OwenJones84 Beautiful piece Owen, really struck a chord. Best wishes to you and yours.
5/12
2018
Happy 82nd birthday to the great Carla Bley: a fine occasion to post the greatest photo of all time. https://t.co/MNL6vZ92uR @bedroomation @CrispMermaid Shows how up on football I am. Didn't Rangers get humped? @bedroomation @CrispMermaid We all have our off days. Have faith in the Psychic Goat! 👃 @CrispMermaid This the psychic 🐐 telling our fortunes at Queen’s Park this weekend?
5/11
2018
@lauraewaddell Enjoyed teaching Transmission last year - this one looks up my street too.In Thought: @_acephale says the arts industry’s class issues reflect wider British society after this year’s… https://t.co/V0QDy5rysp
Retweeted by Stewart SmithLayla-Roxanne Hill writes for Bella on #Windrush https://t.co/iDKwnfFJeY @lrh151 @YonAfro @FerretScot #WindrushScandal
Retweeted by Stewart Smith @danhancox Swear by this stuff: huge big chunks of lime, so good. https://t.co/X6XyTWfpk3 @danhancox XO good... (sorry) https://t.co/VQ36fLDQPRImportant: it's not just doctors and students at risk after Brexit. Attacks on Roma and marginalised communities ar… https://t.co/hOyPj7qL0F
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5/10
2018
@chrispsacco Sure thing, ahppy to help. DM and we can take it from there.
5/9
2018
"You don’t need to be religious to take part in rituals. We all do. Capitalist ones. Spiritual ones." An interview… https://t.co/6Arw1xRQaR
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5/8
2018
@_acephale I teach in Newcastle two days a week but still in Glasgow. Hopefully bump into you before Munster. @_acephale @owenhatherley Right even 🙄 @_acephale @owenhatherley Think that’s the back of my head - white shirt, furthest left :)Research project into life of a saxophone great who rocked the most esoteric track titles ever. https://t.co/elY3U0M1Mc
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5/7
2018
@CrispMermaid @lauraewaddell Keen to catch that: her Counterflows gig was 👌and seemed to annoy the serious music br… https://t.co/7f2CdAPoq8This afternoon...making some noise with Tony Bevan 2.30pm...Old @OldHairdressers x https://t.co/mDzwSBq19N
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5/5
2018
This is such shit. You can’t buy alcohol in Glasgow after 10PM in shops, all clubs close at 3AM (if not sooner), an… https://t.co/JgNzJ4eM2N
Retweeted by Stewart Smith @codeinedrums If only there was as much focus on supporting infrastructure as there was on music tourism. So much c… https://t.co/t6t37o8fNq
5/4
2018
@LukeTurnerEsq @willjennings80 On a related note... https://t.co/Uu1X5WebTb @lauraewaddell Oh no, hope all's well. @sandberg_bjorn @NightSchoolRecs @SAYaward And that's the problem with the whole voting system - it favours stuff t… https://t.co/USrcVCD0xf @sandberg_bjorn @NightSchoolRecs @SAYaward Up to a point, although it is still fairly indie centric. Anyway, point… https://t.co/r8EqecYBJ5#onpollingday Remember the hungry, the homeless, the shuttered libraries, the lack of proper street lighting on you… https://t.co/CAHHnrkxgk
Retweeted by Stewart SmithAnother strong contender which has not been getting nearly enough love (to declare an interest, I wrote the press r… https://t.co/5IuI2FwwOU @Jasper1023 @LukeTurnerEsq @SAYaward Ha! I think they do. Definitely working that twee Arcade Fire angle. @Jasper1023 @LukeTurnerEsq @SAYaward You lucky fellow! I heard the main guy from Admiral Fallow singing a song abou… https://t.co/vSWgVR3FPi @LukeTurnerEsq @SAYaward When I am culture minister of the Scottish Republic, all sad lad beardy boo hoo will be ba… https://t.co/rwXp68goFCShould add that the Cucina Povera album is gorgeous and deserves to win. Hopefully enough nominators/judges pick up… https://t.co/pugGWYeSvC @plasmatron @SAYaward Sure have! Here's hoping enough nominators/judges like free jazz! :D @plasmatron @SAYaward That's up to them, but seeing as the public are able to submit then why not take up the opportunity?If you're thinking of submitting an album for consideration in @SAYaward here are a few suggestions. Keep Scotland… https://t.co/lXRiXE16tc
5/3
2018
here’s my #popcon paper on moving the way we cover gender as critics forward, as promised: https://t.co/nUSj69DGPJ
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5/1
2018
@joekennedy81 Ha, so true. I have a very persistent PR trying to get me to cover the 20th anniversary reissue of Go… https://t.co/TnfoT9cyZh @Henbell @DavieGreig Wonderful, thanks! @Henbell @DavieGreig Ah that Studs doc is one of my favourite things
4/29
2018
Keith Tippett is recovering at home from a heart attack and is unable to work right now. You can support him by vi… https://t.co/SFqJUassvk
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4/28
2018
We mobilised this demonstration at 24 hours notice when Trump announced the Muslim travel ban. We will be ready if… https://t.co/1R3MtCQFJM
Retweeted by Stewart SmithMighty @Matsolofgustaf2 plays @tectonicsglas next weekend. Rewind to 2013 when we chatted about his 13 favourite LP… https://t.co/xb1l7DtYyw
4/27
2018
'The Alt List is an effort to challenge the traditional definition of power and give it a new, alternative meaning'… https://t.co/JQYgIcBdCE
Retweeted by Stewart SmithGreat to see @tominterrupto's work on music funding in Scotland getting a wider platform https://t.co/0cxzwNsetL
4/26
2018
@DawnHFoster Who could forget the time Harris talked about his own constituents - Roma in an area with a long and p… https://t.co/P0QlxvDU9V @DawnHFoster Harris used to be my MP: Glasgow’s shameHere's @davidwearing on the roots of racism in Britain in how British capitalism developed in symbiosis with empire… https://t.co/rWrs4rMCPz
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4/24
2018
@MsClaireBiddles Kinolust
4/23
2018
Duggie Fields show at Modern Institute at delight @GIfestival https://t.co/8xvgYPf93B
4/22
2018
@MsClaireBiddles @Monorail_Music Story of our friendship! @nofansrecordsFull support for @owenjones84 in advancing a structural critique of the media. I (Juliet) discussed self-censorship… https://t.co/hdkENY8w4P
Retweeted by Stewart Smith @adamshatz Great piece. Are you familiar with this footage of Eastman in Glasgow? The late Tom McGrath (poet, playw… https://t.co/KNiwwbXXqoHow Julius Eastman resurfaced from the ashes of time. https://t.co/nH9XQ4cBvI
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4/21
2018

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