The final part of /Countdown 2023 sees me looking at the best gigs of the year. Some statistics for my gig-going in 2023. I went to 38 shows (each festival […]
We’re nearing the end of the year, which means I’m now considering the best of 2023, and releases for the new year are now continuing to filter through too. This […]
The final /Tracks of the Month of 2023 – or more to the point, the last before I unleash /Countdown /2023, wrapping up the best music of the year.
Cold Waves XI was my fifth trip to Chicago, and over the course of the weekend, it was suggested to me more than once that I’m becoming an honorary Chicagoan, […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Continuing the amodelofcontrol.com review of 2021, which this week turns attention to the best tracks of the year. Next week will be the wrap of the best albums of 2021.
Two weeks into January, and we’re back to the current, er, normal? Regular working weeks, regular online events, and the schedule of new music releases resumes again today. So, back […]
My longstanding policy of cutting off my best-of-year considerations at 30-Nov each year does, admittedly, leave me in the position of potentially missing out on important releases in December. But, […]
For the last regular /Tuesday Ten of 2020 – the first year where I’ve posted a new /Tuesday Ten every week from the first Tuesday in January to the last […]
Sliding back towards another lockdown, it seems, but there is still new music to enjoy, hence why I continue these Friday posts. The events listing is still being updated, but […]
Last Saturday, I ended up heavily involved in Stay-In-Fest. As well as DJing an early afternoon set that seemed to go down well (setlist: /DJ/Guest/098), four online/video interviews that I’d […]
Continuing the process of wrapping up the last decade before it disappears too far into the rearview mirror, this is the third 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 fourth part of the best albums of the 2010s.
As a number of people in comment and meme form have joked this past week or two, this isn’t the dystopian future we were promised. But it’s the one we’ve […]
In one of those weird quirks that seem to happen more often than they should, two industrial bands from Vancouver (one featuring a previous member of the other) are releasing […]
It’s Friday, therefore time for the usual amodelofcontrol.com round-up of new music coming your way this week and soon, as well as a look at the events and gigs in […]
Onto week three of /Countdown/2018 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 […]
Onto week two of Countdown: 2018 on amodelofcontrol.com, and this week I’m looking at the best tracks of the year. These might be the singles, they might be album tracks, […]