Back to provide something to do on a sweltering evening – the hottest day ever recorded in many parts of the UK – and also to mark two years, thereabouts, […]
It’s baking outside, I’m coming out of the back of my first bout of COVID, and really, all I want to do is hide indoors, with a fan on and […]
Back from my first festival in a long time (Goth City in Leeds), and more to come about that in the coming days. In the meantime… Anyway. This post is […]
The last few years feel like the civilised world has been on something of a precipice, buffeted from all sides by extremist, reactionary opinions and decisions that take us backwards.
Into the second half of 2022, and the new releases continue to flood in. Anyway. This post is a roundup of (relevant to this site) new and upcoming music, a […]
A week that has brought yet more appalling news from the US and elsewhere, and it’s all feeling a bit grim really, isn’t it?
Another busy week of work, and seeing the incomparable Einstürzende Neubauten last night, and here’s this week’s new music to hopefully distract you a bit.
I can’t recall where this one first came up, but it might have been thanks to hearing a song that triggered the thought. Anyway, this week is about nothing.
A sweltering week, and here’s this week’s new music to hopefully distract you a bit.
Much like two weeks ago, this post comes with discussion of death. This time, though, it was closer to home, as a drinking-and-gig buddy from London sadly passed away this […]
My feelings on the Monarchy and “celebrations” like this weekend just past are well known, so I decided to avoid any posts on the subject this time around. Instead, I […]
It’s been nearly a year since the last /Stormblast, and as I’ve been tentatively returning to the odd livestream of late, I thought it time to dust off this one […]
As we hurtle through 2022 and crash into summer, here’s the latest set of new music to get you going.
A bit of a grim end to the week, really, with the sudden death of Andy Fletcher of Depeche Mode announced yesterday (among a number of other notable deaths within […]
After what is these days a rare week off from /Tuesday Ten posts, I’m back this week with one looking at the pressures of fame.
Fewer releases again this week, at least compared to the last few weeks… The post, then, is a roundup of (relevant to this site) new and upcoming music, a nod […]
Less releases this week, at least compared to the last few weeks… The post, then, is a roundup of (relevant to this site) new and upcoming music, a nod to […]
Continuing my less intensive live streaming, both thanks to more things happening “in person”, and pressures of my own life.
A curious quirk of this series is that I occasionally get suggestions from friends for a subject to cover, and often, they are smart, considered subjects that I might not […]
Another strong set of releases to cover this week. The post, then, is a roundup of (relevant to this site) new and upcoming music, a nod to upcoming events and […]