Adrian Slatcher Online

Adrian Slatcher writes poetry, fiction and criticism, and lives in Manchester.

Clancy is 50 by Bonbon Experiment

The new Bonbon Experiment album – 10th since resurrecting the name in 2007 (and 35th in total) – is now available to stream and download. A strong collection of 10 … Continue reading

December 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Last Days of the Midland

Alongside Nicholas Royle, David Gaffney, Sarah-Clare Conlon, Sarah Butler and Elizabeth Baines I performed at the Didsbury Arts Festival in July as part of the RE/Place(d) event. My story “Last … Continue reading

August 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interesting Drug: Arts & Music Podcast

Episode 2 (Listen here) Its “Festival Season” as Adrian Slatcher’s poem begins the 2nd episode of “Interesting Drug” Manchester’s new arts and music podcast. With Manchester International Festival coming to … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

EEK! by EEK!

EEK! by EEK! is a new project of electronic instrumental music. 8 tracks of jittery electronica taking in old school techno, acid and trance, and mixing with contemporary dubstep, glitch, … Continue reading

June 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Archiving My Music

As some readers will remember, I also write and record music, mostly electronic, usually, though not always, vocal. I began recording in 1982 when I was 15 and just had … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Poems at All the Sins

It’s been too long since I’ve had any poems published so I was particularly pleased that the online magazine All The Sins has chosen two of my poems “Artist Pop” … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Podcasts & Performances

I’ve recently been involved in a number of collaborative activities. Myself and David Gaffney performed at THE ENEMIES PROJECT NW I was also interviewed for the FAT ROLAND Podcast about … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Supersaturated World of Rachel Maclean

This was written in a rush before Christmas for the Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism. It didn’t make the shortlist, announced today but it would be a shame if … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Everybody Hurts (a story)

It’s 25 years since R.E.M.’s breakthrough bestseller “Out of Time”. There’s a new boxset coming out, and even interviews with the band members about this – the album that took … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bedroom Cassette Masters Vol.8

I’m very pleased to be featured on the Bedroom Cassette Masters series of downloads for the 3rd time. Put together by the industrious Simon Holland this rediscovers those 80s bedroom … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment