50 SONGS to take to my grave
50 ALBUMS to take to my grave
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Sunday, 17 April 2022
Dangerous Times (side two)
Today we look at the other half of the songs R.E.M. would pen and perform in their first few months together. Those very early gigs often c...
Friday, 15 April 2022
Dangerous Times (side one)
This is something I planned and wrote last year but held back for an appropriate time. As it's Easter - a time associated with rebirth ...
Friday, 8 April 2022
Sally & Tommy & Tommy & Anna
Despite being a non-smoking, non-drinking, good-eating, mask-wearing, triple-vaxxed, generally fit and healthy dude, I somehow succumbed to ...
Sunday, 26 December 2021
Best of 2021 (part 4)
The final few... PARQUET COURTS - 'Sympathy For Life' Another act that eluded me for way too long, at least until I heard Walking...
Sunday, 19 December 2021
Best of 2021 (part 3)
OK, after last week's all female selection, it's time to give the fellas a look-in. Here's four more excellent records that have...
Sunday, 12 December 2021
Best of 2021 (part 2)
This week's pick of my favourite albums of the year features a really diverse range of stuff, all of it by female artists. You may enjoy...
Sunday, 5 December 2021
Best of 2021 (part 1)
It's that time of year again. I've been really enjoying my blogging hiatus, and truth be told, I can't really be arsed to start ...
Sunday, 29 August 2021
An R.E.M. Summer: The REiMagined Albums - part 4
This is the last post for the time being. There were a few different things I had lined-up to be the conclusion of this run and I kept chan...
Sunday, 22 August 2021
An R.E.M. Summer: An Imaginary Debut Album
A change of plan. There was going to be a fourth REiMagined album, but JC and I couldn't muster up the enthusiasm to finish it, so inst...
Sunday, 15 August 2021
An R.E.M. Summer: The REiMagined Albums - part 3
It was anyone's guess what 'Up' would sound like prior to its release in 1998. The band's first without the lynchpin that wa...
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