March 2021- new music springs forth Here’s my new music playlist for March - great pickings this month, from all directions Afrobeat leads the way - particularly loving the Tony Allen single and Nubyian Twist (great on Jools Holland this week). A track from the thought provoking and moving album from The Anchoress, Catherine Anne Davies. Deep sweeping synths, orchestration … Continue reading March 2021- new music springs forth

No holiday in the sun – weekly Spotify playlist

Here are the latest tunes - new and old - that I’ve listened to over the last week, the week we were meant to be on holiday. Luckily the weather held up at home and these tunes lifted the week. New stuff in the first half, older tunes at the back half. First up … Continue reading No holiday in the sun – weekly Spotify playlist

Less locked down – tracks #1

Here is this week’s playlist. Not quite such a stellar range of new releases this week but still some great new stuff around. Paul Weller’s new single, More, is an absolute gem and can’t wait for the new album. So much in this track - hard to know where to start - motorik rhythm, … Continue reading Less locked down – tracks #1

Lockdown listening week #12

This week’s playlist - new music released on Friday, other new discoveries and music that got me through the week. Some great new music released this week, maybe labels are starting to realise that new music can still be successfully released during lockdown. Absolute belter of a new tune from Songhoy blues from Mali. … Continue reading Lockdown listening week #12

What I listened to this week Here is my playlist from this week. A great discovery (via Guy Garvey on BBC 6Music) was this collaboration between Nusrut Fateh Ali Khan and Eddie Vedder's - 'The long road', taken from the Dead Man Walking Soundtrack, from 1995. Completely missed it at the time. I've not been the greatest of Pearl Jam … Continue reading What I listened to this week