As I near the end of the twelfth year of this series, I’m still not short of subjects to write about. Indeed, my notes suggest that I have twenty potential subjects at least for future posts, besides the usual monthly wrap-up of new music. This week, then, I’m digging back into those I’d started thinking […]
A bit later than usual – Whitby and general life issues rather got in the way – and this of course will be the last new tracks roundup of 2014, as I’ll be doing the best of 2014 lists from early December as usual. And this is the first of two posts this morning.
Ok, on to this month’s tracks you should hear. Or, the second of today’s doses – and the first monthly round-up of this decade.
Right, I’ll own up now. I’ve never been a fan of concept albums. Although the album is loosely based around a story, it has many parallels in our current time. And with the recent releases of films about dark future worlds (Aeon Flux and V for Vendetta, of course…), it perhaps could not arrive at […]
Yesterday evening was one where things did appear to go very right. The Gotherham gig was great, for all of the time that we could stay – apologies to Ryk and people for not being able to stick around, I had other commitments too!
So yes, we have been trailing it for ages. Yes, I have played various versions of some of the tracks over the past few months. But listening to the album as a whole, it has some kind of visceral thrill to it. The big thing to note to start with, is how the band has […]