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. […]
Back for 2020, we’re nearly halfway in the alphabet, but M is going to take a few episodes. /transmission has had a bit of an upgrade over the Christmas period, […]
It is easy to forget, sometimes, that what we call “our scene” in the industrial world is not one homogenous entity. While bands that reach wider popularity will naturally appear […]
Part two of my 2016 round-up is being posted from Los Angeles, so hello from there.
After as usual a month or two off from this – new releases are thin on the ground at the end of the year anyway, and the end-of-year lists (start […]
Christ, 2014 is passing by in a flash. With Easter so late this year, it has resulted too in Resistanz and Whitby being on back-to-back weekends, which has left a […]
Time again to delve into an area I’ve touched upon before but in different ways. Back in the distant past I’ve looked at songs about space (/Tuesday Ten/079), and robots […]
Last year, the first Resistanz festival in Sheffield was one of the talking points of the “scene” in the Spring, and due to family commitments that we couldn’t miss, we […]
The problem with my gig-going in 2010 wasn’t that I went to too few, or too many – although for various reasons I did miss a number of gigs I […]
There has been so much good music this year – as well as a few stinkers, frankly, but let’s not dwell on those, at least for now – that for […]
The use of sampling in music has been around for some time now, and at points the use of it has approached levels of extraordinary musicality and ingenuity. At other […]
I think it took until the dawn of this year’s Infest until I realised just how much I missed the festival in its year off last year. All it took […]
My usual monthly round-up of new stuff I think you should hear.
Right, time for week three of my rundown of the best music of 2008. This week it's the best albums of 2008 as I see it. 2008 is the first […]
In these mp3-based times, this isn’t necessarily a collection of singles, more the best individual tracks I’ve heard this year (and were released in the last twelve months since last […]
For this week's Tuesday Ten, I'm turning my attention to the side-project, an often-maligned pasttime for many artists.
Time for my usual monthly round-up of ten tracks of the month…