A few of us have spoken to/pestered Mr Tolhurst on twitter, myself, figie and Spud .... he needs to come and say hello!
I'm only on page six of this thread...did he ever? I struggle with Lol and would be nice to connect.
You see for me, Lol was one of the best drummers ever. He made the drum sound like a flower growing in the desert...Just bereft and impossible...minimalist and articulate. He had a way of making drums sound like hearts. There was something about his love and understanding
of being that we heard in those early soundscapes.
Politically, I'm no fan of Lol. But as a muscician he had something....