I’ve mentioned before that I have a notes file (saved in multiple locations) that I’ve used since I started this Tuesday Ten series back in 2007. As a result, I have ideas and concepts for lists that have languished half-completed for years, while others get thought of and posted within weeks. I guess it is all about inspiration. Read more “Tuesday Ten: 268: Notable People in Song”
The wonders of the internet mean that it is now possible to discover bands from afar, and talk and enthuse about said bands without (always) having to spend considerable sums of money travelling to see them or purchase their music. Now, things are much easier, but there is perhaps more to sift through first. Read more “Cygnets – 2016 Interview”
So. Welcome to v12.0 of amodelofcontrol.com.
Read more “Tuesday Ten: 267: Tracks of the Month (July 2016)”
Back, then, with part six of my 1996 roundup. As a reminder, I’m marking twenty years of writing about music (my writing long pre-dates this website going live) across this year with a monthly look at ten releases from 1996, where possible in chronological order.
Read more “Tuesday Ten: 266: Tracks of the Month (July 1996)”
OK, so we’re back online, content is being re-added in a revised format, so not everything will be online for a while. Newest posts are being added first.
A warning: this week’s Tuesday Ten features adult and sexual themes.
Still here? Thought you might be. Read more “Tuesday Ten: 265: You Could Have Both”
These are turbulent times in the UK at least at the moment – with the prospect of choppy waters elsewhere too in 2016 – and it has rather been sapping my will to write, among other things.
Read more “Tuesday Ten: 264: Tracks of the Month (June 2016)”
Part five of my monthly rundown, across this year, of tracks from 1996 that broadly, I still love now.
Read more “Tuesday Ten: 263: Tracks of the Month (June 1996)”
For the latest interview on amodelofcontrol.com, Athan Maroulis – nowadays performing under the NOIR name – kindly gave up his time to discuss his current project and his musical past.
Read more “NOIR – 2016 Interview”
Watching Frank Turner perform all of his (exceptional) album England Keep My Bones the other week – with a packed, young crowd bellowing along to every word – got me thinking. Who else is actually writing songs about being proud to be English (or in some cases, British?)? Was there anyone else?
Read more “Tuesday Ten: 262: A Place Called England”