I mean, I still can’t figure out why we went to Cuba?
…this is about as far away from a U2 or Coldplay album as you can get.
I mean, I worry sometimes. I’m a little bit lazy in regular life.
“Catatonia eventually imploded and to be honest, I didn’t care. A solo LP (Cockahoop) I didn’t listen to followed, and now this LP arrives in the post, unheralded. And whaddaya know? I really, really like it. ”
Continue reading “Cerys Matthews – Never Said Goodbye”
“Before you all decide that its just me getting hot under the collar about another LP full of female shrieking and moaning, and decide to leave me to my absurd musical folly let me tell you that this release is packed full of cracking rock tunes, that’s right, choons.”
Continue reading “My Brightest Diamond – Bring Me the Workhorse.”
“I can say that this is a wonderful LP and one to unwind to with a little something in your glass. Near-genius.”
Continue reading “Roddy Frame – Western Skies”
“Golly this is off its head. I don’t think you should listen to the opening track if you’ve had a shit week at work. After a conciliatory voice asks us about whether we have had any nightmares recently, a very comes into tell us that “Jesus loves us” all over a very threatening and fuzzy backdrop that threatens to turn into a form of drugged industrial dirge. I wonder if they are taking the piss. ”
Continue reading “The Legendary Pink Dots – Your Children Placate You from Premature Graves”
“Ice T stripped her of her top and started licking her silicone boobs and making well, very suggestive movements. After a while Ice decides he’s had enough, pushes her away and raises his hands with a triumphant smile on his face. QED.”
Continue reading “Body Count – Paradiso 24/07/05”
“…at last someone’s had the courage and wit to realise that making reflective dewy synth pop for the masses is not a crime but an art. An art, you hear me?”
Continue reading “Junior Boys – So This is Goodbye”