The perils of gig venues wanting to run club nights as well as gigs on Friday and Saturday evenings often means that said gigs are pushed forward to start absurdly early. In smaller cities, I could understand this – but in a city like London, opening the doors for a gig at 1800 on a […]
A couple of years ago, I posted the best of the 90s, and the best of the 00s, from my point of view.
The last (for now) of the RIVET series. We may still return.
My friends Jez and Ted got married in the US, then threw a party in London, and I was one of the DJs.
The concept of the devil in popular music has been around at least as far back as early blues legend Robert Johnson, who was of course reputed to have made a faustian pact with the devil to become famous.
Another month gone already? Time for another ten tracks you should hear, then.
If Yuck are/were the sound of the grunge revival, then side-project Oupa are the sound of it dying, already reduced to sub-Neil youngesque croaks, backed with a wheezing drum machine that never chances pace. Oh yes. Not content with being part of the much-hyped “grunge revival” (which aside from the original bands reforming, and a […]