I’ve covered the progress of London-based band BLiNDNESS for some time now – in fact, I first did so nearly five years ago, at the tail-end of 2010 when I covered their debut single Confessions on Tuesday Ten: 117, and then the first time I saw them live was the following summer at the Barfly, and their potential was clear even then. Read more “But Listen: 144: BLiNDNESS – WRAPPED iN PLASTiC”

Tuesday Ten: 233: You’re So Vain

Narcissism: “the pursuit of gratification from vanity or egotistic admiration of one’s own attributes.”

Egotism: “the feeling or belief that you are better, more important, more talented, etc., than other people” Read more “Tuesday Ten: 233: You’re So Vain”

But Listen: 143: Coal Chamber – Rivals

It’s kinda weird, really. One throwaway Facebook post a few months back resulted in a massive wave of nostalgic recollections from a whole host of my friends, which led to a surprisingly popular Tuesday Ten on the subject of Nu-Metal. It then got distinctly odd when the revival gathered pace, with yet more reformations and tours, JNCO trousers becoming available again, and then a UK package tour involving Coal Chamber, SOiL and Dope got announced, as well as the first new Coal Chamber album in twelve years or so. Read more “But Listen: 143: Coal Chamber – Rivals”

Tuesday Ten: 232: Tracks of the Month (May 2015)

Been a bit of a quiet month on amodelofcontrol.com, as other parts of life have got in the way. But things are now ramping up again, with a number of posts and reviews to come. Read more “Tuesday Ten: 232: Tracks of the Month (May 2015)”