The Quietus - A new rock music and pop culture website

News

Daniel Quinn Launches Book Kickstarter
Luke Turner , October 31st, 2017 21:13

Plus there's a new video online

Longtime Quietus favourite and psychedelic voyager Daniel Patrick Quinn has announced plans to write a "hallucinatory transnational memoir", to be funded via Kickstarter. Writing on the page for the project, Quinn says "I will be spending the tropical winter writing a hilarious and occasionally profound semi-anthropological text encompassing my years on the outer fringes of fame in the British music world, my move to the intoxicating island of Java, my obsessive researching of obscure volcanoes and rarely-visited jungle-clad peaks in Borneo, the Spice Islands, Sumatra and so on, plus my time living in the Outer Hebrides drinking homemade wine and cultivating lesser-known edible plant species." You can back the project via the Kickstarter here. tQ can vouch for Quinn's writing ability - his self-penned Baker's Dozen from a few years back was a cracker. Quinn also has a new video for the track 'I Followed My Imagination' which you can watch above. Made by Matt Bowmer, it precedes a forthcoming documentary about Quinn. Get a taster of Quinn's work with the compilation A Drink With Bishop Berkeley via Bandcamp below:

If you love our features, news and reviews, please support what we do with a one-off or regular donation. Year-on-year, our corporate advertising is down by around 90% - a figure that threatens to sink The Quietus. Hit this link to find out more and keep on Black Sky Thinking.