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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Back to normal weekly postings again for the foreseeable. The post, then, is a roundup of (relevant to this site) new and upcoming music, a nod to upcoming events and […]
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 […]
Still lots of cases, but clubs and gigs continue to open up. In addition, I’ve overhauled the events page in a big way, so see the link further down for […]
Continuing the process of wrapping up the last decade before it disappears too far into the rearview mirror, this is the penultimate part of the best tracks of the 2010s. […]
This is part two of my look back at 1996, where I continue what I started in Tuesday Ten: 250 by looking at releases that were broadly in February/March of […]
After last year’s exhausting run of gigs, 2013 was even crazier. I saw 66 days of gigs – seeing nearly 160 live sets in the process, in three countries, six […]
2013 has been a really, really strong year for music.
First post in a while, yep, been really busy again. On schedule, mind, here is this month’s ten tracks you should hear.
After finally seeing the Olympic Torch Relay last week – amongst the enormous crowds in the City of London on Thursday morning – as well as the spectacular finale to […]
It’s been a week of numbers. What with Daisy and mine’s sixth anniversary, yesterday being a year of me being in my current job, and at least two 40th birthdays […]
Onto part four of my 90s album run-down. There is again a Spotify playlist accompaniment to it, which is again only missing a couple of entries.
The end: the top twenty at last.
Over halfway, and we’re into the Top 100.
Further to last week, it’s time to move on to the next stage of my rundown of the last decade.
I’m sure I’ve at least mentioned these in passing before, but I can’t find it (the perils of using titles to posts that don’t actually tell me all that much […]
A few weeks ago I covered ten of my favourite 80s albums. The 90s were the decade where I seriously got into music, and because of the disparate genres I […]
My predilection for music lists at the moment may be coming across all a bit High Fidelity, but it is in the main me rummaging through the boxes of musical […]