I gave up smoking in around 2001 – having been a smoker through my teens and through University, only giving up when my girlfriend at the time insisted I did […]
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. […]
Continuing the process of wrapping up the last decade before it disappears too far into the rearview mirror, this is the second part of the best albums of the 2010s.
This has been an unusual one, that I’ve tried to write a few times and shelved. Sometimes you have inspiration, sometimes…you don’t. So I left it for a few months, […]
This week is all about repetit… oh wait, that was last week on /333/Repetition, sorry. In a change from the originally planned programming (I will post the Tuesday Ten about […]
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:
Last week I was looking at weakness, and songs thereof, and this week, it’s the flipside.
About eighteen years ago, while I was still reading Geography at King’s College London, the subject of my dissertation proposal came up.
This year: 170 bands, 57 days worth of gigs. Five festivals, three countries, eight cities/towns. From venues holding thousands to those holding tens. Due to personal issues and, frankly, being […]
Week three of the amodelofcontrol.com roundup of 2014, and this is, I guess, the big one. The albums of the year.
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 […]
To open each new year, I’ve for some years now posted a rundown of new music coming your way. This year is no exception, but it seems that there is […]
2013 has been a really, really strong year for music.
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.
So…I’ve looked at the best gigs, live venues, and gigs at the London Astoria, bands at Infest, bands I’ve *not* seen live…but I’ve never had a look at live albums, […]
For the last of six different gigs during July – and my last for a few weeks – it was back to the Purple Turtle for the first time in […]
A new month, therefore ten new songs you should hear about.
So today marks the last part of my rundown of the decade’s music. Next week will be the usual rundown of the month’s best tracks, and then I’ll be starting […]
While for me the past decade hasn’t been the revelation musically that the 90s were, there was still some amazing material. And here are the top twenty songs of the […]
Continuing from last week, it’s time to move onto the third stage of my rundown of the last decade. Also, as this autumn marks twenty years of my being “into” […]