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 the circumstances of it meant that things happened very fast. My wife did get to him in time and spent the last hours with him, […]
Over last year – to mark twenty years since I began writing about music – I ran a series of posts looking at the music I was buying and listening to in 1996 (and that was released that year), partly to jog my memory and partly to dig into my formative musical influences a bit, […]
Part five of my monthly rundown, across this year, of tracks from 1996 that broadly, I still love now.
It’s been a really busy month – hence a relative lack of posting this past month, and no Tuesday Tens since last month’s roundup.
In this era of downloads, the B-side has almost become a dead art. And what a shame, when you consider some of the astonishing tracks hidden away on the flipside of a single over the years. Not to mention that a number of B-sides have become accepted as some bands greatest songs, or have become […]
Firstly, further to last week, can I also suggest that following an advert for this seen at the weekend, that there is a seperate circle of hell reserved for it?
This was really meant to be a top 100, but when my girlfriend and I pulled together an initial “long list” a few weeks ago, that was way beyond 300 songs.