Beastie Boys – Too Many Rappers (unreleased video)

2011’s Hot Sauce Committee Part II was overshadowed by events away from the music. It’s still a far better album than it’s given credit for and the outfit are sadly missed by millions. Film editor… Continue reading

Killing Joke – Love Like Blood. Goodbye 1984.

In 1983 many 13 year olds like myself actually believed the world would end in 1984 thanks to Threads on television (a nuclear bomb television movie) and the George Orwell novel 1984 (which… Continue reading

Midlake – Roscoe

Whilst I do not know enough about Midlake to ramble on about them for ages (probably a good thing) – I do know their music, or what I’ve heard so far really needs no words… Continue reading

Manic Street Preachers – The Holy Bible. The Roundhouse, Camden, London 17th December 2014. An unexpected tribute of my own.

In the Summer of 1994 as a young man of 24 I was lucky enough to get what was at the time a dream job of working in a local independent record shop.… Continue reading

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