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The New Good Stuff Begins Here

Look! This page borrows from the Instagram school of design. It's not the Mies van der Rohe International Style we transposed when we began OUTSIDELEFT in the 1930s, nor is it our pastel interpretation of pop art themes that we've been leaning on for a little while now. It is a pragmatic choice though, because...

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Rob, Kerry, Jay, Wayne & Woodenhand

Hitting the G Spot

What Just Happened... in May


Fight To The Bell

Track by Track: Dakota Jones' Heartbreakers Space Club

Week in Los Angeles City of Death Music

Lost In Room

In A Landscape

This House

The Sunday Poet: Philip Larkin

Outsideleft Week in Music: The Inner Space Sounds from Way Out!

Songs of Solitude and Singularity

It's Rock'n'Roll Suicide

Many Happy Returns

Things I Overheard at Cruel World 2023

Teethgraters: The Records RM Francis would go to the Ends of the Earth to Never Hear Again

Bender (1984)

The Week Interview. RM Francis

Outsideleft Week in Music: My One Heart is a Blur

Words and Music: Bill Pritchard & Patrick Woodcock

Landmarks and Landmasses

Season of the Witch

Where Creation Begins


All About and Contributors


Outsideleft exists on a precarious no budget budget. We are interested in hearing from deep and deeper pocket types willing to underwrite our cultural vulture activity. We're not so interested in plastering your product all over our stories, but something more subtle and dignified for all parties concerned. Contact us and let's talk. [HELP OUTSIDELEFT]


If Outsideleft had arms they would always be wide open and welcoming to new writers and new ideas. If you've got something to say, something a small dank corner of the world needs to know about, a poem to publish, a book review, a short story, if you love music or the arts or anything else, write something about it and send it along. Of course we don't have anything as conformist as a budget here. But we'd love to see what you can do. Write for Outsideleft, do. [SUBMISSIONS FORM HERE]


Quiet Night Out

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