/DJ/Stormblast/143 – 17-Dec 2020

Thus ends /Stormblast for 2020. The resurrection of my old Sheffield-based extreme metal night at the beginning of lockdown in the Spring turned out to be a popular move, and much of the old community has been joined by a new community, and it’s been a lot of fun. I’ve returned to old music, and […]

/Countdown/2020/Albums

Onto the third and final week of /Countdown/2020 on amodelofcontrol.com, and this week I’m looking at the best albums of the year. As I’m sure I’ve explained before, I treat the “year” as 01-December to 30-November, to allow me a cut-off point, and to allow this to be done and dusted before Christmas so that […]

/DJ/Rivet/012 – 27-Nov 2020

The current lockdown has stopped the entertainment industry – at least in terms of physical venues – dead in its tracks, but I guess one of the benefits of the internet age is that we can do things online instead. Thus, after some years of talking about it – and struggling to find a venue […]

/DJ/Stormblast/142 – 26-Nov 2020

Back in lockdown, /Stormblast continues online as before. The resurrection of my old Sheffield-based extreme metal night at the beginning of lockdown in the Spring turned out to be a popular move, and much of the old community has been joined by a new community, and it’s been a lot of fun. So, we keep […]