Long-lived bands in industrial music are nothing unusual – it sometimes feels like few of the big names in the genre have ever really gone away since the 80s – […]
Back in the mists of time (in other words, back in 2009), I did a rundown of – according to me – the best songs and albums of the past […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about death of late. A friend sadly passed away on Sunday night after a long battle with illness, while in the musical world the death […]
Over halfway, and we’re into the Top 100.
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” […]
I’m sure I’ve at least mentioned these in passing before, but I can’t find it (the perils of using titles to posts that don’t actually tell me all that much […]
This week's TT is the first of four "end of the year" lists that will come between now and Christmas, one each Tuesday, detailing my best – and worst – […]
So, this week's Tuesday Ten. It's kinda ended up as a Tuesday Twenty, in fact. Let me explain…After the apparent controversy of a negative list last week, it's time for […]
Skinny Puppy’s trimuphant return after a few years away three years back really was something special. OK, so The Greater Wrong of The Right wasn’t perfect, but it got better […]
First, the bad points. Due to what appeared to be perhaps a lower turnout than expected, the gig got bumped from Academy 2 (the MDH) to Academy 3 (the Hop’n’Grape). […]
It’s kinda scary really. I have been reading others’ lists for albums of the year and trying to think what mine are. And I can barely think of any. Has […]
Last night lived up to all its billing and far, far more: by general agreement the best gig most of us had ever been to.