New Music for Lockdown 15 – Avant Hard by Add N to (X)

Experimental music hasn’t had a great reaction from me over the last 15 days, and going into Add N to (x) I was scared that it would be just more of the same: noise very well put together nut that didn’t gel well with me. Thank the Lord then for early 80’s Doctor Who incidentalContinue reading “New Music for Lockdown 15 – Avant Hard by Add N to (X)”

New Music for Lockdown 11 – Good News For People Who Love Bad News by Modest Mouse

First off, I know I promised I’d review some noise-rock – but when I got to the office this morning, opened my emails and turned on Spotify, I just couldn’t. I’ll review that tomorrow, today I was not in the headspace to listen to experimental noises. Instead, I went through my list of albums andContinue reading “New Music for Lockdown 11 – Good News For People Who Love Bad News by Modest Mouse”

New Music for Lockdown 10 – Boylife by lo-fi-fnk

I’ve said a lot that what I like in music is joy (this is why one of my favourite songs ever is Delilah by Freddie Mercury). Because of my constant searching for things that bring joy – not you Ms. Kondo, you think every person should only have a library of thirty books and that’sContinue reading “New Music for Lockdown 10 – Boylife by lo-fi-fnk”

New music for lockdown 8 – Rum, Sodomy and the Lash by The Pogues

It’s been an odd day, with me moving house, so apologies if this is a slightly shorter than you would expect. This is an album that came highly praised and highly recommended, but I’m really a big fan of ‘Irish’ brand music after a track by Flogging Molly genuinely set the radio station I wasContinue reading “New music for lockdown 8 – Rum, Sodomy and the Lash by The Pogues”