Into December, and with Bandcamp today, the usual Christmas release desert is pushed back by a week, it seems. /Countdown/2021 began last Tuesday with /Countdown/2021/Compilations and re-issues, and I’ve finally begun clearing the interview mountain. In the meantime, here’s the usual wrap of new music and suchlike this week.
The latter half of 2021 has not quite worked out as I had planned on /amodelofcontrol.com. While I’ve kept the /Tuesday Ten series running, other coverage has had to take quite a bit of a backseat while other elements of life have had to be prioritised.
Back to normal this week, with the best tracks of the past month.
This has been a quiet year.
Lesley Rankine’s career in music now spans a few decades, and more than a few styles. She first came to prominence in the vicious, no-wave influenced punkish-rock of Silverfish, a fixture of the Camden scene in the early 90s and unusual in their strident politics and just how confrontational they were. The band toured with […]
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 that year.
I was thinking about marking ten years of blogging with something special this week, but then I realised that I had a big list of great new songs to mention, so the usual pattern prevails for now. So I’ll return to that subject a bit later in the month.
Another month, ten more new songs you should hear. New bands, old bands, returning bands. You can hear eight of the ten songs on the playlists below, but a little frustratingly not all of them appear on one playlist.