Tag Archives: Chic Murray

G. Gregory Smith’s Gargoyle, or, Several Scottish Voices Gathered Together in Pittenweem and Grooving with Robert Wyatt

https://standupandspit.wordpress.com/2021/05/09/chic-murray/ – I love this outburst of Greenockian absurdism, particularly the moment where Chic claims he’s gone wrong, so runs through the whole poem again, again emphasising both its almost complete lack of sense and its entirely coherent structure. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in current emanations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Academy of Errors?

News of the death of the very playful, very questioning ‘scul?tor’ George Wylie has made me think again about this wry, almost Socratic strain in the Scottish mind, as evidenced by figures as diverse as Wylie himself, Ivor Cutler, Chic … Continue reading

Posted in current emanations | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment