This week, I’m returning to a subject I’ve covered before.
It turns out that lots of artists like making things about themselves. That is, putting your own name, or more to the point your band name, in your song names. […]
By the time you likely read this, I’ll be in the air to Chicago, on my first flights since literally just before the pandemic fully bit hard.
Twenty-five years ago yesterday (20-July 1995), I made it to my first proper gig. I headed over to Roundhay Park in the north-eastern edges of Leeds, along with tens of […]
The advent of the COVID-19 effective lockdown has left many of us in a quandary. How do you keep fit when you should be avoiding leaving the house as much […]
It is perhaps fitting that, despite the warm sunshine of this week, I’m covering a darker subject on World Goth Day, and thus, this playlist is one for the darkness […]
A couple of years ago, I posted the best of the 90s, and the best of the 00s, from my point of view.
Hearing one of these tracks (Nena, since you ask) at, of all places, a friend’s wedding reception, got me thinking about songs about nuclear war or nuclear weapons – and […]
I set myself a tough subject for this week’s list a few weeks ago, and in some respects, I’m glad I gave myself the extra time to prepare this list […]