Tagged with Gideon Coe

The Periodic Table in Song

Gideon Coe has a great evening show in 6 music, and by his own admission, much of he best stuff comes from listeners. Someone told him that the commonest element in songs is silver. Which made me wonder, who counted them, is this of songs ever written, or in this year’s pop charts? I would … Continue reading

Stories That Make Us Feel Less Alone

Last night Gideon Coe had an interview with a really unusual ¬†artist, Willy Vlautin of the band Richmond Fontain, an alt folk group known for the strong lyrics he writes. Here is their We Used to Think the Freeway sounded like a river:   But he has also published four novels and numerous short stories, … Continue reading