A quick a look the music that will be coming our way in 2021 and here's hoping the industry can stay afloat with the revenue that can still be provided via services like BandCamp and hopefully the green shoots for tours and gigs start to appear in the Spring and summer. There are some good … Continue reading 2021 music preview
Hold your end of year album lists - there needs to be space for one more... I’ve been listening to this gem of an album a lot over the last few weeks following the review in Shindig! Magazine. The Bandcamp blurb also had my ears pricking up: “what you hear within its seven tracks is … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW | Little Barrie & Malcom Catto – Quatermass Seven
Well, the end of 2020 is nearly upon, this sod of a year, but at least we've had music as a constant to steer us through. There is always great music every year if you keep your ears open but for me this year has at least afforded more time than I've had for years … Continue reading Albums of 2020 – my top 50
The Thomas Scott Quintet release their new album, Marionette, on 22 November. With a pre sale for the white vinyl and CD starting on 24 October. More details here. I caught up with Tommy to talk about the new album and also his time in 90’s pop mavericks, Space, and further back in time to … Continue reading Interview with Tommy Scott – talking about his new album, Space, musical influences and Eric’s. Plus album review.
A few weeks ago we were having an Italian meal out and I attracted questioning from the family as to why I was pocketing a number of toothpicks from the table as we left. Ah, well.. I explained, I'm reading a book by this guy called Steve Carr and he explains how you can mend … Continue reading Book review | Every record tells a story – a vinyl handbook by Steve Carr