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Stewart Smith @Stewfsmith Glasgow, Scotland

Writer @thewiremagazine @theQuietus jazz & underground | Ross Roy Medal shortlisted PhD: Ian Hamilton Finlay/Alec Finlay @UniStrathclyde | Keep Scotland weird!

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@anapostille @Stewfsmith Still House Plants, Iona Fortune, Anxiety, Apostille...😎
Retweeted by Stewart Smith @CrispMermaid @MsClaireBiddles Thanks! :D @MsClaireBiddles Thanks pal! x @plasmatron Does he start singing The Horst Wessel song? @reversediorama @JasonMacphail Years since I read it, but there's a fantastic profile of Rich in Peter Guralnick's Lost HighwayA good scene needs great champions. @Stewfsmith wrote this brilliant summation of Glasgow at this point in time for… https://t.co/PHQmBiEIdv
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12/13
2017
Keep Glasgow weird! My guide to the underground @Bandcamp https://t.co/cPrsTOv6gi @DaniGaravelli1 Thanks - was one of those magical moments where the air around you seems to glow. @DaniGaravelli1 Ah Linn Park waterfall is one of my favourite Glasgow spots. Here's on I took of it a couple of wee… https://t.co/Zvq3XuKq58There's this weird, but gorgeous mini ice floe thing going on at the waterfall in Linn Park. https://t.co/NBoYapwbfs
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12/12
2017
@thewiremagazine https://t.co/0OsSKPeFJn @thewiremagazine https://t.co/9UIO0SwgrwShameless Ian Hamilton Finlay reference in my review of Marcelo Dos Reis & Eve Risser's very fine Timeless LP… https://t.co/2bnUsdGOlyShoulda put an Oxford comma after Jools Holland, but hey.On McCoy Tyner's 79th birthday let us take a moment to watch the glorious time he wouldn't stop playing, leading to… https://t.co/Vlyp9T6GqAHappy 79th birthday to the very great McCoy Tyner. Love this era, with Alphones Mouzon on drums and Sonny Fortune k… https://t.co/MtMSZcgl6HICYMI fill your ears with jazz and improv from my EOY list @theQuietus https://t.co/zigkh7uo5kFor any London-based people at a loose end on Wednesday night, I'm having a book launch for From Steam to Screen. T… https://t.co/cBNhzkwxPX
Retweeted by Stewart SmithFor #InternationalMountainDay, here is Alice Tarbuck on Nan Shepherd, from the @DangerousWomen_ project https://t.co/YmiTyWZxtL
Retweeted by Stewart SmithMorrocan Ladies leading you off to other worlds. A mix made from my cassette heap. #ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⵜ #موسيقى #moroccantapeshttps://t.co/NE0JEtQled
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12/11
2017
The @SimonCommScot have beds tonight for rough sleepers. If you're in Glasgow and you see someone sleeping rough,… https://t.co/9doTfoJKkE
Retweeted by Stewart SmithKevin McKenna actually being all right here... https://t.co/A7k9zYneO6
Retweeted by Stewart SmithEMBRACE OTHER HUMANS AND HUMAN LIFE DO NOT TAKE IT FOR GRANTED...WE DO NOT UNDERSTAND THIS EXISTENCE... WHY BE ANG… https://t.co/8QffNcaMUu
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12/10
2017
Updated my Sunny Murray appreciation with key Murray interview excerpts: https://t.co/YeLit9ZFXw. Wilmer's 'As Seri… https://t.co/g7BBLyjtJU
Retweeted by Stewart Smith2moro, 6pm : GLARC 0005 cassette / essay launch for 'Subway 121', an alternative guided history of the Glasgow Subw… https://t.co/FI9AOfeGSz
Retweeted by Stewart SmithIan Hamilton Finlay's proto-tweets (from Domestic Pensées, composed 1964-72): https://t.co/GWAxOP31m5
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12/9
2017
@MsClaireBiddles #popdad @MsClaireBiddles I think I said something along the lines of it being a great pop year with great songs by Y&Y, Car… https://t.co/M1FnsDh5qS @MsClaireBiddles Like I needed any persuasion ;)RIP Sunny Murray, one of the most revolutionary drummers to ever sit behind a kit. https://t.co/29MMbcdCH1
Retweeted by Stewart SmithXmas card from a student, fair touched! https://t.co/UaADuWsaEeto hve bn even just a fly in this room...❤️ https://t.co/PIqGnOGZZC
Retweeted by Stewart SmithAnother key discovery from @Stewfsmith's list - Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds by Nicole Mitchell https://t.co/xf9fvNZ0yb
Retweeted by Stewart SmithAlbert Ayler https://t.co/mfFa255Ih6
Retweeted by Stewart SmithAs we remember Otis Redding on the anniversary of his tragic death, here's a poster of his live show at the Locarno… https://t.co/2Qp2aApDpQ
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12/8
2017
@BeccaEHarrison Aw, sure you'll ace it @ThomasNRees @theQuietus Also, thanks! @ThomasNRees @theQuietus You should, it's great! :)I've got a piece in @LRB about the forces behind Richard Leonard's rise to the Scottish Labour leadership, the pros… https://t.co/gWmQvXcd0I
Retweeted by Stewart SmithEven if he wasn't a genius, Sonny Rollins would be among the most humble and gracious people I've ever talked to. T… https://t.co/HfO1FctlTM
Retweeted by Stewart Smith @JohnRMulvey @theQuietus Oh yeah, good call. @JohnRMulvey @theQuietus Previous one was a stunner too. Less suite-like, more of a tight ensemble record. https://t.co/MT8rVK3FkV"Into The Mountain: A Life of Nan Shepherd is a long-overdue reappraisal of one of Scotland's most significant writ… https://t.co/VhM1LO8Egz
Retweeted by Stewart Smith @JohnRMulvey Wonderful album: my no. 1 in 2016 https://t.co/zNWgEMr5Nf @JohnRMulvey Ah, it's terrific. So many good things bubbling under: Vijay Iyer, Harriet Tubman w/ Wadada Leo Smith,… https://t.co/2vRG7y6yQxRevisiting Anthony Braxton’s Early Solo Saxophone Work https://t.co/o4z4MwlIE1 https://t.co/10zlj0wLFD
Retweeted by Stewart SmithJazz 2017 - The Top Ten. Including Nicole Mitchell, Jaimie Branch, Roscoe Mitchell, Alice Coltrane, Pat Thomas, Tys… https://t.co/vVGeIW2CWQ
Retweeted by Stewart SmithThe Satellites are spinning, A better dawn is breaking, the galaxies are waiting, for planet Earth's awakening. https://t.co/EsxBHsS703
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12/7
2017
@MsClaireBiddles I can't help but have a perverse love for this aesthetic. It's like you have access to basic DTP a… https://t.co/69ZWoZJdos @MsClaireBiddles Classic 90s bootleg art https://t.co/qMBY7h3lfP @MsClaireBiddles My REM nerdery knows no bounds. I have this on a bootleg tape called Its REM Jim, But Not As We Kn… https://t.co/OyrFeq22yO @MsClaireBiddles Where's Captain Kirk? by Spizz Energy, incidentally covered by REM on a fan club single. @theQuietus jazz list for best of 2017 is really really good: https://t.co/pfxIMMgRwR
Retweeted by Stewart Smith @destinationOUT @theQuietus Thanks folks! 🎷💜Always dig @Stewfsmith 's well-thoughtful & wide-ranging "best of year/s" in @theQuietus. William Parker's gorgeous… https://t.co/Lb2Xud3gcL
Retweeted by Stewart Smith @AlterAnthony Thank you sir! @eraseresk I'm sure it fancies you back! *boom tish* Cracking record!I'd have to say.... the best of jazz. https://t.co/yjNr0fSjEl @hellotaraquinn @MsClaireBiddles Oh you're right! I always mix up them Pavement percussion ladsThe excellent @lauraewaddell is guest editing @bellacaledonia this afternoon, get in aboot it! https://t.co/f3krZ0VG01 @MsClaireBiddles Bob! He's lovely. Me and @hellotaraquinn had our photo taken with him years ago.
12/6
2017
this is *such* a good article on the recent UK anti-trans media panic and the history of these ideas in feminism (a… https://t.co/BEh5nue07j
Retweeted by Stewart Smith @ScotRail Fair enough but this has been happening a lot on this line @ScotRail Mount Florida-central 17.43 cancelled last minuteTrain cancelled with no warning, will be late for work. Having a great week with @ScotRailIn #Rewind2017 I contribute my highs and lows of the year in culture. In the jazz & improv I've covered new Alexand… https://t.co/BPdQ6Yz2P4There have been music scenes in cities + large towns outside of London since the 60s and 70s. Manchester, Liverpool… https://t.co/X53oXAxWiZ
Retweeted by Stewart Smith @Henbell As it happens, I'm just editing a big Scottish underground overview so watch this space... @Henbell https://t.co/ot2r9XS6BI @Henbell Oh, that's last year's tape rather than the latest. But everything GLARC is putting out is worth a listen. https://t.co/zaP98wTGqm @Henbell You may already have listened to them, but I won't stop singing their praises ;) https://t.co/php4qeONwI @johnboursnell @Monorail_Music Hell yeah, she's awesome https://t.co/2ySfpZJEK7 @Monorail_Music @Monorail_Music 1 Nicole Mitchell - Mandorla Awakening II 2 Roscoe Mitchell - Bells For The South… https://t.co/3XBsHgx0FsAs humble assistant editor of this very fine journal, I’d encourage friends to consider submitting a piece! Doesn’t… https://t.co/vgya01Gs2z
Retweeted by Stewart SmithThe 2017 Ones That Got Away playlist Spotify has assembled for me includes a track from the new Morrissey album. Ca… https://t.co/NO8En1AoS7Despite this "trans lobby" crap, Britain doesn't have a single trans MP. A trans teenager (a group that study after… https://t.co/jRVvQQFUPD
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12/5
2017
@cat_sierra @MsClaireBiddles "Evil yoon plot!" yell the gammon faced men of Scotpol twittter, before launching thei… https://t.co/2GHngLksXJ @cat_sierra @MsClaireBiddles Should of course be "gonnae" autocorrect hates Scots @cat_sierra @MsClaireBiddles Haw Han Solo ya dick, ahm pure gonna pump yer maw
12/4
2017

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