Remarkably, I believe that this was my last rescheduled gig in the aftermath of lockdowns and shutdowns, after a few years of next-to-no gigs, followed by a 2022 that seemed […]
Back on the usual schedule, here are the best tracks of the first month of 2023.
Another busy week for releases – and new announcements this week. I’ve also added another swathe of events to the listing, too. Links below. This post is a roundup of […]
A quick, later post than usual this week. This post is a roundup of (relevant to this site) new and upcoming music, a nod to upcoming events and livestreams both […]
Into October already? Christ this year is flashing past quickly. I’m now beginning to consider the best music of the year, with more yet to be released before the end […]
As I’ve noted previously livestreams like others are beginning to wind down. In addition, I’ve overhauled the events page in a big way, so see the link further down for […]
Onto the third and final week of /Countdown/2020 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 […]
Continuing the amodelofcontrol.com review of 2020, which this week turns attention to the best tracks of the year. Next week will be the wrap of the best albums of 2020.
Back into lockdown, and this weekly release and events roundup keeps on going. There is still new music to enjoy, hence why I continue these Friday posts. The events listing […]
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 tracks of the 2010s. […]
For me at least, there are a number of links between Katatonia and Paradise Lost.
We keep going in the lockdown. There are new releases, and still new music coming through, and buying music right now is the only way we can help. The events […]
A welcome to the many new readers of this page. This is the weekly Friday post, of new music coming your way this week and soon, as well as a […]
The new year has started well for new music. In fact very well, as all kinds of new music has been flying at me from all directions, or so it […]
Some statistics for my gig-going in 2019. I went to 53 shows (each festival is counted by number of days – so Infest is three days, so counts for three […]
In a year that has already been a tough one for so many reasons, the loss of my father-in-law just recently has hit us hard. It wasn’t exactly unexpected, but […]
I’ve long felt Katatonia to belong to the lineage of underappreciated bands in metal. They are a band that have been around for a remarkably long time – they initially […]
After the last couple of weeks – including Welcome to the Future: 066, where I wrapped up the new music coming your way in 2019, this week it is back […]
The instrumental is often a rather maligned part of an artist’s repertoire. There was some discussion of what counts as an instrumental. Wiki suggested:
In another of those instances of “how have I not written about this before”, welcome to this week’s Tuesday Ten.