Music of 2008: the established

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

In looking back at the music I bought in 2008 I consider established bands to be those with at least a couple of previous albums both released and in my library. Modey Lemon have been gradually moving away from their loud and vigorous blues-backed rock to a more subdued and musical ...

Clothes and CDs

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

I woke up early this morning wondering if I had slept through the alarm or not. The sun was shining bright through my curtains and I couldn't remember if the radio had come on and I rolled over to go back to sleep or if I had woken up ...

White Hinterland

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

There was a positive review a month or two back in the NME for an album by White Hinterland. As I try to find some good new music regularly and the review sounded like I would like the album, not just basing it on the score out of ten, ...

Old gig tickets

Friday, April 25th, 2008

As I go to most gigs by myself I wondered how long it had been since I last went with someone, so I got my pile of gig tickets and started flicking through them. The pile isn't a complete record of all the gigs I've been to, as I've ...