It may seem wholly obvious to start a blog about protest songs with Rage Against The Machine, but I make no apologies. However I’m resisting the … Continue reading Protest Songs Day One: Rage Against The Machine, Helen Reddy, Nina Simone, Woody Guthrie, The Clash & Lou Reed.
Slightly later than usual, due to a much later Easter than normal, here is a quick rundown of my favourite tracks of the years far. Eighteen in … Continue reading Best of 2017 so far…
We’ve been exchanging these lists of our favourite tracks of the year for a couple of decades now and decided to do this more recently in a daily … Continue reading Top tracks of 2016 – Our Number Ones: Michael Kiwanuka, Teleman & David Bowie (again)
Yesterday Andy described what David Bowie meant to him and chose ‘I Can’t Give It All Away’ from the amazing Blackstar album. My choice today is … Continue reading Top tracks of 2016 #2 – David Bowie, The Wedding Present, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Some music becomes irrevocably linked to the year or the events it accompanied – Ghost Town, Shipbuilding, What’s Going On, Ball Of Confusion, even Nessun Dorma. We’ve questioned on this … Continue reading Top tracks of 2016 #3 – Radiohead, David Bowie & Underworld(again)
Earlier in the countdown, Roy nominated Primal Scream’s ‘100% Or Nothing’ from the ridiculously named but ludicrously good ‘Chaosmosis’ album. I usually allow myself at … Continue reading Top tracks of 2016 #4 – Primal Scream, The Wytches, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Into the all important Top Five with a track from my favorite album of the year. This is a tricky one. A recent GQ list has … Continue reading Top tracks of 2016 #5 – Suede, Massive Attack & Radiohead