Another month of this most strange year done with, then, with no real end in sight to at least partial lockdown, and certainly no chance of live music or clubbing to any normal degree this year either (notwithstanding some of the enterprising experiments in new ways of dealing with that at the moment. Thus, I […]
The eighth part of Transmission, the a-z of industrial. This continues our look at industrial music, and is this week continuing all about bands beginning with “f”.
Onto part nine of my 1996 roundup. As a reminder, I’m marking twenty years of writing about music (my writing long pre-dates this website going live) across this year with a monthly look at ten releases from 1996, where possible in chronological order.
There has been a lot of “twenty years since…” features this year on “classic” albums. But then, the more I think about it, 1994 really was quite an awesome year for what we call alternative music in its various forms. I was sixteen that summer, and the torrent of new music covered all kinds of […]
Part two of the epic run-down, that took me an eternity to write.
This week, it’s time to revisit a list I’ve had partially completed for weeks. It’s all about life in the city. I love living in the city and indeed have done so for much of my life. I love the bustle, the crowded streets, the fast pace of life, and the fact that there is […]