by Kevin Quinn, PhD student, CSM
Ahead of Julian Cope’s only performance in September, Kevin Quinn interviewed the ex-Teardrop Explodes totem, latter day runestone cowboy, site seer and scribe of the arcane. Cope once penned an article for the New Musical Express which is the focus of Kevin’s PhD research.
Polymath pioneer of ‘Frazzle Rock’, this bovine lover of cows waxes lyrical and cynical and pulls no punches in a rousting jousting chat amongst the margins.
Recounting his story within the history of drinking, back-to-nature-thinking, an aggro-cultural dialogue exchange on the meaning of meaning, the historicity of ‘things’, the stage craft of the ancients, just who would beat the skins for the reformed Crucial Three, life on and offline and why standing still is anathema, still.