Tag Archives: Massive Attack

Massive Attack On Blackheath

A couple of months ago, I decided I was done with Massive Attack following their decision to ask the BBC not to broadcast any of their Glastonbury set. To quote a famous lyricist from Oxford, “For a minute there, I … Continue reading

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Happy Soup: Baxter Dury

I realised a couple of things this morning. The first thing is that, when it comes to reviewing new albums, I’m a bit crap. Even if it happens to be a new album by someone I have always loved. I … Continue reading

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Memories of a College Radio DJ

It never ceases to amaze me what you can find when you have a clear out, even a little one. Yesterday afternoon, during one of the quietest weekends I’ve ever had, Jo decided to go through some stuff that I had … Continue reading

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4 Favourite Songs

Today’s blog is partially inspired by the fact that I’m now being followed on Twitter by Neil Finn, singer, songwriter and leader of the well known, and loved, band Crowded House- No, where are you going? Come back! I’m not … Continue reading

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Heaven Is… Where I End And You Begin

I make no apologies- as if I ever do- for the content of today’s blog. Today is the day that Jo and I celebrate the 7th anniversary of the beginning of our 21st century romance. Don’t worry though, I’m not … Continue reading

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Dylan Moran live in Hammersmith

This Thursday sees the 7th anniversary of the day Jo gave her life away and we commenced our relationship. The Arsenal were the league champions then- imagine! You already know that we’re off to see Portishead, Grinderman, Swans and GY!BE next weekend … Continue reading

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Tricky vinyl dreams

The temptation, today, is to respond to the amount of shit flying the Arsenal board’s way for their “failure” to sign anyone so far this summer- Carl Jenkinson excepted. But as I’m playing football tonight- two games in a week, … Continue reading

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A list: My Top Ten Gigs

Right, what follows is going to be a totally subjective list of my all time favourite gigs. That’s as much of a introduction as you’re getting. 1) Tricky at the London Astoria- July 99. I’ve seen Tricky perform six times now. … Continue reading

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Blu-rays, Depeche Mode and dreams..

Since I bought a PS3 at Christmas time last year, I’ve kind of resisted the urge to splurge on Blu Rays and PS3 games. The games I have bought are generally the games that I bought for my PS2, but … 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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