music

Mercury Music Prize 2010: a round up.

It’s that time of year again, when the dimmest lights of the British music industry battle it out to see who will get to have those irritating little stickers that never fully come off even with boiling water, stuck onto their album covers, which in time will look as sad as that local restaurant that […]

Yann Tiersen’s iPiano.

My vote for christmas number 1: Camera Obscura – The Blizzard.

This is gloriously twinkly, you could do a lot worse than download it in time for Christmas.

Poorly thought out, hastily put together spotify playlists: Christmas Special.

There is no escaping the fact Santamas is almost upon us, so if you are in a festive mood already or struggling to get there; allow this playlist into your ears (the first 50 are mine, the rest are from Twitterers) feel free to add, or if you don’t have Spotify, comment with a recommendation. […]

Funky Chicken anyone?

Happy Birthday Jeff.

Jeff Buckley: November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997 Today would have been Jeff Buckley’s 43rd birthday, had it not been for the tragic accident in Wolf River 12 years ago. There really isn’t much I can say about Jeff’s life, music or legacy that hasn’t already been said by others many times before. I will […]

Poorly Thought Out, Hastily Put Together Spotify Playlists…

Not really a theme for this one, hence the title. Just some songs what I like: Mashed together. Hope you enjoy it. Comments, suggestions and requests welcomed. Here be playlist.