Monthly Archives: March 2011

Radiohead Live

Funny how, funny how things happen… The blog I was planning to bring you today was going to be all about Essex’s second most famous band, Blur (Depeche Mode clearly being numero uno in that region). But I had a … Continue reading

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The Clash

West London. The 1970’s. Two major events happened towards the end of the decade. The first is that I was born in Perivale Maternity Hospital. The second is that just up the road, and when I say up the road, I mean … Continue reading

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Mezzanine: Massive Attack

One of my favourite albums of all time is Massive Attack’s 1998 release, Mezzanine. Having got into the band courtesy of my mate Baxi and a taped copy of Blue Lines once he’d found out about my Tricky infatuation… “Got into the band”  is … Continue reading

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Kings of the Wild Frontier: Adam and the Ants

As I mentioned in the opening post of this blog, as its title alludes to, I am a rather large fan of the man known born as Stuart Leslie Goddard in 1954, known to the wider world as Adam Ant. His … Continue reading

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Outrospective: Faithless

I had every intention, today, of bringing you my thoughts on one of the seminal albums in my life, Kings of the Wild Frontier by Adam and the Ants. However, last night, I happened to catch a Twitter update from … Continue reading

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It’s No Good: Depeche Mode

On the subject of musical discoveries, which is clearly what this blog is all about, one of my most treasured ones is the band that have been trading under the name Depeche Mode for thirty years. They are the Rolling … Continue reading

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Berlin: The National

Stepping away from the Arsenal related madness of the last 48 hours- UEFA have opened disciplinary procedures against Samir Nasri and Arsene Wenger following our Champions League exit, I’ve opened disciplinary procedures against UEFA after they gave us a shit … Continue reading

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Whole Lotta Love: Led Zeppelin

Growing up in our 3 bedroom house in Isleworth (that’s Isleworth west London, not Isleworth where Tiger Woods lives), I was surrounded by music and the vinyl that belonged to my parents. Locked as I was into my love affair … Continue reading

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PJ Harvey: Live at the Troxy 28/2/11

I don’t want this blog to just be about albums I loved, so today I’m going to tell you about PJ Harvey’s latest live show. You know, already, how much I love this woman. From Dry, through Rid of Me, To Bring … Continue reading

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#1 Crush: Maxinquaye

As I said in my opening post, written on Wednesday morning, published on Wednesday night, once I’d had a chance to review the fruits of insomnia induced inspiration- or did the inspiration induce the insomnia?- I’m not sure, the moment I … Continue reading

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