Countdown: 1980s: Tracks: 40-21

A couple of years ago, I posted the best of the 90s, and the best of the 00s, from my point of view. Read more “Countdown: 1980s: Tracks: 40-21”

Tuesday Ten: 146: Short Songs

So, a return to my traditional Tuesday Tens after the end of year break for rounding up 2011. My girlfriend set me a challenge for two Tuesday Tens last week, and it seemed like an interesting idea. So here is the first part of it, and it will likely be the shortest Spotify Playlist I will ever post. Read more “Tuesday Ten: 146: Short Songs”

Tuesday Ten: 134: Tracks of the Month (June 2011)

Ok, so it’s my usual monthly roundup of ten songs you should hear. Or go back and listen to again if you have already. Read more “Tuesday Ten: 134: Tracks of the Month (June 2011)”

Tuesday Ten: 092: Cowbell

A slightly more light-hearted TT this week, one that’s been in the works since the recent Christmas number one, and hearing nothing but cowbell, it seems, in much of the Winter Olympics coverage in the past week or so, made this appropriate. Also, tools exist to add cowbell to any song you like, but today I’m looking at ten songs that perhaps already have more than enough. Read more “Tuesday Ten: 092: Cowbell”

Countdown: 1990s: Tracks: 80-61

Continuing the long journey through the decade, part seven. Read more “Countdown: 1990s: Tracks: 80-61”

Tuesday Ten: 017: Videos

Often part of the appeal of a particular song is the music video – a medium that has now been evolving in ever more complicated ways for over thirty years. Often, though, it isn’t always the really technically advanced – and expensive – videos that are the best. Sometimes all it takes is some lateral thinking and a great video will come out of not too much. Read more “Tuesday Ten: 017: Videos”