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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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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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Glastonbury, Damon Albarn and Radiohead

This weekend was the first weekend for years when, for obvious reasons, I didn’t get to see very much of Glastonbury on the tv. Not that I was that bothered with U2, Coldplay and Beyonce headlining the famous Pyramid Stage. Yesterday … 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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Brixton Academy 2002: Doves

So much of the music that I have come to love, indeed, most of the music I’ve talked about here, is music I’ve discovered through their albums, or maybe a single on a radio. Perhaps a friend has passed me … 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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Introducing the blog

“It’s four in the morning/ The end of December…”  Well, not quite. But there again, it’s ten to four in the morning, the beginning of March doesn’t have quite the same ring to it now, does it? I would go … Continue reading

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