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 […]
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.
That what started out as a hastily-scheduled event to celebrate the life of Jamie Duffy has turned into a large, multi-day, multi-city festival over the past decade is something of […]
Back into the writing saddle, then, as I wrap up the best music of the past month. The write-up of Cold Waves X from Chicago will follow in the next […]
As I edge ever-closer to the 500th /Tuesday Ten, this week, I’m celebrating volume.
This week, what started out as a quick round-up of the best music I was listening to at the time (not necessarily new music initially), thanks to a request from […]
This week’s /Tuesday Ten comes with a content warning for discussion of depression and suicide.
Continuing the process of wrapping up the last decade before it disappears too far into the rearview mirror, this is the sixth part of the best tracks of the 2010s. […]
Continuing the process of wrapping up the last decade before it disappears too far into the rearview mirror, this is the final part of the best albums of the 2010s. […]
Onto week three of /Countdown/2019 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 […]
Back to the usual routine of weekly Friday posts, containing new music or events to consider. This is the usual amodelofcontrol.com round-up, of new music coming your way this week […]
We’re nearing the end of the year, which means that I’ve only one, or maybe two, /Tracks of the Month roundups left after this in 2019 (I should clarify – […]
Friday, the end of another hectic week, and I finally have a weekend of almost total downtime – so let’s look at things to distract us, either by way of […]
Welcome to the amodelofcontrol.com review of 2018, which begins this week. Over this and the next three Tuesdays, I’ll be rounding up the best music of the year in various […]
Another Friday, another round-up. As always this is a look at upcoming releases, relevant music news and upcoming events and gigs worth spending some of your time at. It is […]
The fourth part of Transmission, the a-z of industrial. This continues our look at industrial bands beginning with “c”, and this time concentrates on the newer bands – and this […]
Onto week three of Countdown: 2017 on amodelofcontrol.com, and this week I’m looking at the best albums of the year. Despite the move towards, it seems, streaming services and a […]
This year I was keeping an eye on Cold Waves in Chicago from afar (thanks for the reports everyone, sounds like it was a great weekend), and even this way […]
It has, to be fair, been a tough week. The loss of an old friend has hit a number of us surprisingly hard, but the happy memories being posted in […]
2017 on amodelofcontrol.com begins with a look at what’s to come in the realm of music that I cover.