Paul got his PhD at the University of Bristol. Over the years he has written for various online and ye olde offline publications. He spends far too much time obsessing over literature, music, and cinema. He knows for a fact that the band Silkworm were the greatest thing ever. He recognises how odd it is to write about himself in the third person. Contact him at @paulpatrick77.
Lifestyle's 12th track, "The Bones", is beautiful, life-affirming, and brings this classic album to a thoroughly definitive conclusion.
12 Oct 2015
Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".
05 Oct 2015
Lifestyle's tenth track, the tiny, hard rockin' epic "Dead Air", takes us from Nashville to Paris and captures all of human life in between.
28 Sep 2015
With a brilliant and rare lead vocal from Michael Dahlquist, "Around the Outline", Lifestyle's ninth track, takes the listener to a land of darkness, chill, and murder.
17 Sep 2015
Blink and you'll miss it. "Raging Bull", Lifestyle's eighth track, is a masterpiece, a mini-symphony, and nothing less than an example of virtuoso songwriting.
10 Sep 2015
"That's Entertainment", the seventh track of Silkworm's seventh album, features a devilish Lothario and guitar solos straight from heaven.
31 Aug 2015
Lifestyle's sixth track sends glad tidings to an old flame while drummer Michael Dahlquist brings the thunder.
26 Aug 2015
For the narrator of Lifestyle's fifth track "Roots", Missoula is the place he longs to leave but also the home to which he is always returning.
17 Aug 2015
Lifestyle's third track charges into town in search of a wife. A wild weekend and a chorus of unrivalled joy follow.
05 Aug 2015
Lifestyle's second track guzzles valerian tea and ponders foul apartments while the cat forgoes its vaccinations. The result is perfect pop music.
27 Jul 2015
Lifestyle's sun-kissed opening track finds our heroes in languid mood, contemplating foreign climes and foreign bodies.
20 Jul 2015
Gerard Johnson's portrait of an even worse lieutenant never seeks to ingratiate itself or pander to audience expectations.
14 Jul 2015
Using Heinrich Himmler's personal letters and journals, The Decent One presents an intimate family portrait of the architect of the Holocaust.
03 Jun 2015
It wouldn't seem possible to make a dour movie about China's famous "hopping vampires", but somehow Juno Mak has done it.
10 May 2015
The charming and eccentric humor of this vampire mockumentary makes it feel like it was born to be a beloved cult classic.
12 Apr 2015
The issue with this ostensible haunting in Black Wood is not a paucity of dollars in the budget, but rather of tension, drama, and ideas.
18 Feb 2015
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