Category Archive: Music

It was 20 years ago today..

It recently came to my attention that Primal Scream’s ‘Screamadelica’ album was celebrating it’s 20th birthday (I know, 20 YEARS!!). This got me thinking, and after some investigation I found that 1991 was in… Continue reading

Ye Gods! I’m simply thrilled, honey..

Orange Juice – Coals To Newcastle I recently bought this box set containing (pretty much) the complete works of the mighty Orange Juice. I’ve been a huge fan of the ‘Juice for many… Continue reading

26×26 – The Spotify playlist

I’ve done my best to  put together a selection of tracks from my 26×26 project, as a Spotify playlist. If you  have Spotify, why not check it out. Enjoy!

26×26 – The ‘Hidden Track’

You remember a few years ago there was a craze for adding a ‘hidden’ track at the end of albums, you got about 20 minutes of silence at the end of the album,… Continue reading

26×26 – Z is for The Zutons

Today’s album is Who Killed… The Zutons? by The Zutons The final album of my 26×26 project is Who Killed The Zutons, the Liverpool four-piece’s 2004 debut album. Fronted by Dave McCabe, The… Continue reading

26×26 – Y is for Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Today’s album is It’s Blitz by Yeah Yeah Yeahs Here we have the third album from New York three-piece Yeah Yeah Yeahs, the follow-up to their highly successful album ‘Show Your Bones’. Fronted… Continue reading

26×26 – X is for The Jimi Hendrix Experience*

Today’s album is Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience * as I said at the start of this project, I don’t have any music by artists beginning with X! So I decided… Continue reading

26×26 – W is for The White Stripes

Today’s album is White Blood Cells by The White Stripes I love The White Stripes, I always have since I first heard them. The noises that these guys make with basically just a… Continue reading

26×26 – V is for The Velvet Underground

Today’s album is The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground I didn’t need to think twice when choosing a ‘V’ artist to write about – it had to be the mighty… Continue reading

26×26 – U is for UB40

Today’s album is Present Arms by UB40 If you weren’t around in the early 80′s, you may not be aware that UB40 were once a cutting edge band – a British reggae band… Continue reading