Countdown: 2016: Gigs

This has been a quiet year. Read more “Countdown: 2016: Gigs”

Countdown: 2016: Tracks

Part two of my 2016 round-up is being posted from Los Angeles, so hello from there. Read more “Countdown: 2016: Tracks”

Tuesday Ten: 272: Tracks of the Month (September 2016)

Post-Cold Waves V, it’s been a time for getting things done and catching up. Read more “Tuesday Ten: 272: Tracks of the Month (September 2016)”

Memory of a Festival: 027: Cold Waves V

For the third year running – although it was a bit touch-and-go this year with the wedding and everything else, and my wife chose not to come along this time – the last weekend of September meant a trip 3,960 miles to the west of London. To the city of Chicago, to catch up with friends from far and wide, to enjoy a cool city…and attend Cold Waves, a festival of industrial music that commemorates, and celebrates, the life and loss of Jamie Duffy. It also raises a ton of money for good causes, and is generally a hell of a good time that has become a fixture in the calendar for many of us, no matter how far we have to travel. Read more “Memory of a Festival: 027: Cold Waves V”

Tuesday Ten: 251: Tracks of the Month (February 2016)

There may be a decline in sales of new albums vs “catalogue” material, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t new music to discover if you know where to look.
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Countdown: 2015: Tracks

Week two of the amodelofcontrol.com review of 2015, and it’s onto the Best Tracks. Read more “Countdown: 2015: Tracks”

Tuesday Ten: 221: Tracks of the Month (January 2015)

As always as we enter February, it feels like an eternity since I last did a Tracks of the Month post, and it was, I guess – the last one was on 11-November. In the time since Christmas, too, there has been a glut of new music starting to appear, and here are ten of the best I’ve come across so far in 2015. Read more “Tuesday Ten: 221: Tracks of the Month (January 2015)”