My favourite sites

Music blogs and websites

Any Decent Music. Music reviews aggregated

Super Deluxe. Edition best blog for reissues and special editions

BBC introducing.

Quietus. Some of the best music writing online.

Indie shuffle. Recommendations

NME. New Musical Express – the last of the inkies left standing. Now online only.

Mojo. The one music mag I’ve stuck with since the 90s.

Tim’s Twitter Listening Party you know the drill…

Rob Young. Author of Electric Eden. One of my favourite books about music. An epic 100 year sweep through a broadly defined prism of British folk. This site collect various bits of his writing.

Pete Paphides. Author of Broken Greek, great, moving memoir of growing up with music in the 70s and 80s. Loved it. This site collects a lot of Pete’s journalism. Also has a great weekly show on Soho radio.

John Harris. One of my favourite writers back in the days of the music press – Sounds, NME, Select.

Word in your Attic. YouTube videos hosted by Mark Ellen and David Hepworth, with various guests rambling about music and other stuff during lockdown.

Rob Chapman. Author of a brilliant book on Psychedelia.

Richard King. Author of Original Rockers and How Soon is now, about an independent record shop in Bristol, Revolver, and the story of independent record labels.

Shindig Magazine Music mag with focus on 60s psych but now covering more new music.

Head Heritage Mr Cope…

Carry on Bandcamping Blog with collections of new music in Bandcamp.

Peel sessions archive Dave Strickson’s amazing archive of peel sessions, all on YouTube.

Neptune Pink Floyd – all things Floyd

Record Shops I like

Piccadilly Records. Manchester

Raves From The Grave Frome

Rubber Soul Records. Stoke

Probe Records. Liverpool

Rough Trade. London

Beyond Vinyl. Newcastle

Cob records. Porthmadog

Andy’s Records. Aberystwyth