Crayon – Brick Factory (HHBTM)
I regret not knowing about so much music when I was growing up. For instance – where was Kraftwerk when I was younger, when I could wander down the Autobahn and invent some elaborate fantasy plot on the spot? Why did I never tap into the teenage rebellion of Nirvana (In Utero, to be exact) […]
Song of the day – 674: The New Sound Of Numbers
This song spills over with as much joy and innovation (both prime pop ingredients) as a kindergarten art class and is just as fun, splashy, bright, intent and contrary.
Song of the day – 586: Joanna Gruesome
Everyone’s smiling. Everyone’s hugging themselves. What a glorious mess of a noise to be a part of. What a glorious sense of community.
Oh-Ok – The Complete Reissue (HHBTM)
In 1981, Oh-OK were already creating songs of child-like wonder laced with a hint of darkness.
An almost completely random collection of things I’ve loved so far in 2011
Yup, my heart is yours, you Scots, ‘unfaithful servants of filthy, fucking language’, as Mr Withered Hand says.