Welcome to tescoinferno. This is a blog dedicated to the upper-middle brow, a digital monument to time-wasting masquerading as research.

Is the blogosphere the new dole queue? No self-respecting graduate describes themselves as unemployed any more, it’s always with the bloody blogging. Since I have a feeling it’s going to be a very, very, very long time before I get a job, I guess I’d better make myself comfortable.

What’s it all about, then?

This blog is first and foremost a channel for my dubious pseudo-intellectual theories on pop music. In the words of Chris Lowe of the Pet Shop Boys, I don’t like Rock’n’Roll, I don’t like Rockabilly, I don’t like Country and Western… I don’t like much really, do I? But what I do love, I love passionately.

Favourite genres include Britpop, late 90s chart music, French synthpop of the late 1980s, dystopian new wave, novelty singles and 60s orchestral pop and film scores.

I also have the attention span of a lime, and consequently often get a bit bored of writing about songs that nobody else likes. Other subjects I might touch on here are things that interest me (obviously). These include places I have lived (London and Paris in particular), British literature of the 1980s and 90s, cooking, cigarettes, crosswords, Jacques Rivette and supermarkets.

I suspect that this may not sound very promising, but hey- I’m a not-very-promising kinda guy.


3 Responses to “ABOUT”

  1. positivegreenford April 10, 2012 at 11:57 am #

    Hi, don’t know if this will interest you but Time Out are looking for people available full time from May who are into London and blogging. Candidates for internship should email CV to blog at timeout dot com Best wishes, Albertina

  2. positivegreenford April 10, 2012 at 11:59 am #

    Sorry, should also have added they want to know a bit about you as well as the CV – you may want to delete these comments! Didn’t know how to contact you!

  3. Violet Hudson November 23, 2012 at 2:17 pm #

    Hello, I’m a journalist at Conde Nast trying to get in touch with you to maybe commission an article, drop me an email violet.hudson@condenast.co.uk if you might be interested…

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