Into 2022 and the cold, grey January, and on the first Friday of 2022, it is time for my traditional round-up of what we know about (relevant) new music coming […]
Perhaps not for the first time, this week I’m wondering how exactly I’ve left it this long to cover a subject. It is very much one of those things that […]
Continuing the process of wrapping up the last decade before it disappears too far into the rearview mirror, this is the fifth part of the best tracks of the 2010s. […]
Another week, and in particular one week closer to Whitby (which we head up to next Thursday). I’m undecided if there will be a post next Friday or not, it […]
Post-Cold Waves V, it’s been a time for getting things done and catching up.
For the third year running – although it was a bit touch-and-go this year with the wedding and everything else, and my wife chose not to come along this time […]
Back, then, with part six of my 1996 roundup. As a reminder, I’m marking twenty years of writing about music (my writing long pre-dates this website going live) across this […]
Once again, recently, I’ve been struggling with insomnia, something that judging on some mornings on social networks that quite a few of my friends suffer from too. I go through […]
May already? Time for my usual roundup of ten great tracks you should hear from the past month. Playlists: Spotify YouTube Track of the Month Skindred Warning Union Black Benji […]
Start of the month, so another quick roundup:
So, before I rush headlong into my top ten tracks of 2009 (albums next week, gigs the week after), a quick mention of a few acts that have wowed me, […]
Following on from the rundown of my top 100 tracks of the decade, it’s now time for my top fifty albums of the decade, which starts today and will be […]
The penultimate part of my 2000s tracks rundown. Next week will be the usual rundown of the month’s best tracks, and then I’ll be starting at some point after that […]
This month’s ten tracks I think you should hear.
This week, it's time to turn inward a little – and look at songs written about the music industry. Needless to say, this kind of song is almost always written […]
A slightly different Tuesday Ten this week – and it will be the last 2007 retrospective. So what is this one? Well, it needs some explanation.
So, part one of my review of the year, and this week it is the tracks of the year. This as usual spans a number of different genres, and I […]
Nine years is a long, long time in music. And incredibly, this is the time since the (first) release of the last album from Eric Powell’s now long-running “band”. Supercoolnothing […]
A new month, so it’s time for my usual rundown of 10 tracks that I think everyone else should hear. A real mix of genres this month, as well.