My /Tuesday Ten series began in March 2007, initially as an attempt to round up the best tracks of each month for my friends, but swiftly gained a life of […]
This page will be updated regularly with the next Livestreams being hosted by /amodelofcontrol.com. Until further notice, all will be on /twitch.tv/amodelofcontrol. Click on the below links for Facebook event […]
Bandcamp Friday seems to get crazier by the month – I’ve had a flood of emails from pretty much every artist or label I’ve ever bought from today, it seems. […]
Back on the usual schedule, here are the best tracks of the first month of 2023.
Another busy week for releases – and new announcements this week. I’ve also added another swathe of events to the listing, too. Links below. This post is a roundup of […]
Content warning: this post contains songs with descriptions of violence and assault – in some cases graphic and unflinching – and indeed discussion of those songs. This week, I turn […]
Christmas suddenly feels some time ago already, and we’re now at full tilt into new music for 2023. This post is a roundup of (relevant to this site) new and […]
We’ve hurtled into an already chaotic 2023, and the second Tuesday in, it’s time for the first /Tracks of the Month of the new year.
At some point back in the weeks before Christmas 2020 – and yes, booze might have been involved – as we had an evening watching a Nu-Metal countdown on one […]
Back from a break (mostly!) over Christmas and New Year, as is traditional I begin the year with a roundup of new music either confirmed or likely to come your […]
Back to writing about the best gigs of the year for the first time in three years. Some statistics for my gig-going in 2022. I went to 36 shows (each […]
It’s that downtime between Christmas and New Year, we didn’t have a lot else to do, so why not Livestream?
I continued with my /Countdown /2022 coverage this past week, with the final part (best gigs) to follow on Tuesday. /Welcome to the Future will now take a break until […]
Onto the third week of /Countdown/2021 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” […]
Continuing the amodelofcontrol.com review of 2022, which this week turns attention to the best tracks of the year. Next week will be the wrap of the best albums of 2022.
I got started with my /Countdown /2022 coverage this past week, with more to come in the next few weeks. In the meantime… This post is a roundup of (relevant […]
Welcome to /Countdown/2022 – this year’s wrap-up of the best new music that I’ve heard across the year. I begin as usual, with the best compilations and reissues in no […]
Not quite the last one of the year, as it happens.
The final /Tuesday Ten of 2022 is, at least in part, about togetherness. Over the last few years, the idea of banding together to help, to achieve and make better […]
We’re into that pre-Christmas release lull already, it seems, with precious few releases of note this week. I’ll be beginning my roundup of 2022 in early December – look out […]
Fifty-nine years ago today, US President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dealey Plaza, Dallas. Generally seen as a pivotal moment in the second half of the twentieth century, certainly […]
Nearing the end of the year now – and thus I’m deep in writing my end of year lists already (coming in December). This post is a roundup of (relevant […]