Charlotte Carpenter – Take It All

From the very recent E.P. of the same name Charlotte Carpenter really could achieve a lot. I purchased the E.P. so I could review a recent gig and know what the songs sounded like. A… Continue reading

Nirvana 13th December 1993.

On this day in 1993 Nirvana played a hometown gig in Seattle which was recorded by the global cable television music channel MTV. Whilst I never personally saw Nirvana perform as a four piece unit… Continue reading

Pink Floyd answered in a moment of Madness (Baggy Trousers).

Most people may not have realised that Baggy Trousers by Madness is pretty much a direct reply to Another Brick In The Wall (Part Two) by Pink Floyd. The single that topped the charts as the 70’s became the 80’s in… Continue reading

Bo Ningen – Line The Wall.

In 2012 Bo Ningen released their 2nd album Line The Wall on the Stolen Records label. Whilst their following album has a wider reach and appeal Line The Wall may end up being the album looked back upon as… Continue reading

Hawkwind – You Shouldn’t Do That.

You Shouldn’t Do That is the opening track from 1971 album In Search Of Space by Hawkwind. It is not only an excellent album opener at a sprawling 15 minutes, it is one of the best examples of Space… Continue reading

Bo Ningen – Daikaisei

Bo Ningen are at present one of the best Live bands one can experience. Music that sounds like the death of sound and indeed its saviour. A visual and aural show that will leave… Continue reading

New Order – Ceremony.

In March 1981 New Order released their debut single Ceremony on the Factory label. It would just dent the U.K. Top 40 but would stay for an age in the Independent Charts (remember when the Independent Charts meant… Continue reading

Joy Division – Licht und Blindheit

Licht und Blindheit was released by Joy Division in March 1980. With a run of just over 1500 copies it was released in France only and most copies were given away. Today it will set you… Continue reading

Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This).

In early 1983 The Eurythmics released what would become their widest known and played song Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This). The single was a gradual chart climber, the kind that hung around for an age in… Continue reading

New Model Army – Ballad.

When they look back at us and they write down their history What will they say about our generation? We’re the ones who knew everything and still we did nothing Harvested everything, planted… Continue reading