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The stories readers read in May

by OL House Writer,
first published: June, 2024

approximate reading time: minutes

We were fans of Jamie Reid forever. Alan Rider's take on his final book 'Time For Magic: A Shamanarchist's Guide to the Wheel of The Year' (Watkins Publishing) out in June, was our most widely read story in May.

Truth be told, May was a lovely month for great writing at Outsideleft. We never care about numbers but maybe that's why May was our biggest ever month when we add together all of the stories that were read here. And here are the biggest of the bigs.

  1. Jamie ReidJamie Reid - Spinning The Wheel of The Year 2024-05-02 by Alan Rider
    A new book, 'Time For Magic', unveils the druidic influences behind one of Britain's best known and iconic artists
  2. And on the Fifth Day with Alan Beard... RIOT 2024-05-03 by OL House Writer
    We're spending six days in the company of Alan Beard and all he does is write great stories
  3. Yikes! Momus 2024-05-14 by John Robinson
    John Robinson says Momus, our ambassador from the world of outsider pop is spoiling us
  4. A Night Out with Lu Warm 2024-05-06 by J.Lee
    J.Lee's photographic evidence from an astonishing Outsideleft Night Out in Corks Lounge, in Bearwood
  5. Rema Rema - There's No Light At The End 2024-05-12 by Alan Rider
    Alan Rider watches Marco Porsia's compelling story of the influential band that barely existed.
  6. Three Big Questions For Nadine Khouri 2024-05-16 by LamontPaul
    Before joining Barry Adamson on tour, Nadine Khouri answers 3 Big Questions for Outsideleft
  7. Your Cassette Pet Unspooled 2024-05-28 by Alan Rider
    Rob Drew's new book delves deep into the history of the scroll-like precursor to Bandcamp.
  8. Outsideleft Night Out: Swampmeat Family Duo 2024-05-20 by LamontPaul
    The Outsideleft Night Out returns to Corks on Friday June 7th
  9. Noodles and Ketchup 2024-05-21 by Alan Rider
    Alan Rider exhumes the rotten corpse of the music business with Telegraph music journalist and author of 'Bodies', Ian Winwood
  10. Six Days of Alan Beard #3: Slightly 2024-05-01 by OL House Writer
    Six Days of Alan Beard continues with a piece of flash fiction called Slightly
  11. The Power of Culture and Heritage: Fusion of Folklore and Music 2024-05-23 by Sofia Ribeiro Willcox
    A hip pocket guide to the interwoven nature of folklore and folk music
  12. Barry Adamson, Uptown & Alright 2024-05-15 by Toon Traveller
    Toon Traveller gets down... (people still do that?) with the new Barry Adamson LP, Cut To Black
  13. Then Comes Silence - Exploring a Gothic Heart 2024-05-07 by Alan Rider
    The Swedish Gothic Rock act break into their US tour to talk to Alan Rider about sacrifice, lockdown, and the dwindling arts support in their home country
  14. Heavier Territory 2024-05-01 by David O'Byrne
    David O'Byrne crashes and burns with the Ringo Jets
  15. Short Story Orgy #3: The Listeners - EV Reboot 2024-05-29 by David O'Byrne
    David O'Byrne's short story, motors there and back again
  16. Going Back to Austin 2024-05-09 by DJ Fuzzyfelt
    DJ Fuzzyfelt revisits Austin Peralta's Endless Planet
  17. Now Then, Love... 2024-05-30 by Ogglypoogly
    The wait is over for Ooglypoogly as Richard Hawley releases his ninth solo LP, 'In This City They Call You Love'
  18. Viv 2024-05-18 by Toon Traveller
    The publication of Kathleen Hanna's punk memoir put Toon Traveller in mind of just how great Viv Albertine's Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys, is.
  19. Don't Mess with the Kid 2024-05-17 by DJ Fuzzyfelt
    Kid Congo Powers has a new LP. DJ Fuzzyfelt is listening
  20. The Lovely Eggs For Your Soul 2024-05-17 by Ogglypoogly
    Eggs you should hear says Ogglypoogly



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