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 […]
Right then, we’re back in the saddle now, and regular editions of the /transmission podcast will now be released once again – broadly bi-weekly, but that may depend on our […]
This winter seems to have been one of discontent and illness for many. This year’s round of chesty coughs, flu and god-knows-what-else has stuck around for longer than usual, keeping […]
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 […]
Welcome to Tuesday Ten 300, and this week I’m talking about songs that are about music. I’ve spent just over ten years on this series – with more frequent posting […]
A couple of years ago, I posted the best of the 90s, and the best of the 00s, from my point of view.
Today marks the 30th anniversary of Ian Curtis’ death. The influence of his band and of course New Order that formed in the wake of his death has been enormous, […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about death of late. A friend sadly passed away on Sunday night after a long battle with illness, while in the musical world the death […]