Uncleben

Uncleben has been an active member of the Song Bar since 2016 and first took the chair for Intriguing Narratives on Oct. 26, 2016.

Age: born on the day the Beatles’ Revolver album was released. Family: married with two grown-up children, one of whom – nepotism alert – got a B-lister for Songs with Intriguing Narratives, posting under the name kateydedalus. Lives in: Brixton, South London. Frequently nommed artists: Royal Trux, Gregory Isaacs, Bill Fay, Karen Dalton, Jason Molina (Songs: Ohia/Magnolia Electric Company), Brian Eno and Benjamin Britten. Proudest SB moment: getting Peanut Duck A-listed for Songs mimicking Birdsong or possibly Lee Perry’s burping on Dub the Rhythm B-listed for Songs with Screams, Howls, Grunts & Shrieks (both courtesy of Hoshino Sakura).

Uncleben has also been active helping out maintaining and updating the Marconium.

Date Topic Where Column Blog
1 Oct. 26, 2016 Intriguing Narratives Song Bar Column Blog
2 Feb. 22, 2017 Genre Switch Song Bar Column Blog
3 July 12, 2017 Music for Funerals Song Bar Column Blog
4 Oct. 4, 2017 Biography & Autobiography Song Bar Column Blog
5 Mar. 14, 2018 Influenced by Reggae, Ska & Rocksteady Song Bar Column Blog
6 Sept. 12, 2018 Authenticity & Fakery Song Bar Column Blog
7 Mar. 20, 2019 Personification Song Bar Column Blog
8 Aug. 28, 2019 Famous or Notable Animals Song Bar Column Blog
9 Jan. 15, 2020 Nicknames & Pseudonyms Song Bar Column Blog
10 Jan. 13, 2021 Meta-Songs Song Bar Column Blog
11 May 11, 2021 Songs Offering Advice Song Bar Column Blog