Tag Archives: music

Broadcast’s Trish Keenan: a singer for whom life was a discovery | Music | guardian.co.uk

"If the reaction of the blogosphere and Twitterati to Keenan's sudden death are reliable indicators, every one of their four studio albums should have been worldwide No 1s. Blur's Graham Coxon called the news "devastating". Chillwave artist, Toro Y Moi, aka Chaz Bundick, tweeted that Keenan was "one of my biggest influences", while Colin Meloy […]

The King and I — my Elvis Marathon.

Pleased to have one less thing in common with the Wonder Stuff, I do love Elvis. I love the hillbilly cat and the jumpsuited entertainer, and to prevent disillusionment I find it fairly easy to avoid watching the films — it’s not as if they are in heavy rotation on our mainstream channels these days. […]

My new music blog

fuckyeahobscuretunes where I’m going to try to post an obscure tune a day.

Half Map Half Biscuit

A map of everywhere mentioned in a Half Man Half Biscuit song. Genuis psychogeography.

Radio Free Horse Shit For The Garden

If you like the Two Ronnies your first thought when using the word Rhubarb is probably “manure”, but no more. At least until they run out of themes and end up doing a gardening-with-poo based show, Danny Smith et al’s Rhubarb Radio show puts all effluent fertilizer thoughts out of my head. It replaced them […]


Have the look of the band of 2009 – as imagined in a British film from the early nineties. They’re various old punk scenesters playing the future Jesus and Mary chain. The set is straight from Jude Law’s forgotten dystopian master-work ‘Shopping’ – desolate monolithic council flats rumble bass and flash neon. They’ve only got […]

The Faith Tones:

The Faith Tones: “Jesus Use Me” LP cover – Boing Boing

The International – you can find anything on the interweb

I was just looking a website for an unsigned bands competition (Festibull), which got me thinking about bands I’ve been in. The longest running and most interesting was ‘The International’ — we didn’t gig much, but we were completely out-of-time modish art-rock. We used to have a practise room next to Mistress (very metal) and […]

The year 2525: Were Zager & Evans right?

Martin Belam cooly assesses Zager and Evan's quality of prediction. [link]

Scanner plays Beethoven

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1tatiU2ha0] (Ta Neatorama)