Tag Archives: 2019

Shriekback’s “Some Kinds Of Light” Album Is Now On Sale

I had reviewed the excellent new Shriekback album in December as I had helped to crowdsource its recording sessions and got in on the early end of distribution. Now the band have it for sale to the rest of humanity … Continue reading

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2019 – The Year In Buying Music [part 2]

[…continued from last post] This was not an efficient year if music acquisition. Once again, I missed the anniversary sale at Harvest Records, where everything is a dollar or less. So that skewed the costs upward a little. But I … Continue reading

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2019 – The Year In Buying Music [part 1]

This year I actually did it. I managed to throttle back my spending on music to reasonably moderate levels. The “sales events” [out-of-town trips taking in record stores] were slim-to-none. Only some a pair of trips to Ohio saw us … Continue reading

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Sparks Release DL Single To Herald 2020 With A Plea Of Great Import

Ron And Russell lay it on the line for their new single Yesterday I had planned on looking back at 2019 but the death of Vaughan Oliver threw a monkey wrench [none dare call it a spanner…] into that plan. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Anum Preto – Inferno Interno DL

Anum Preto: Inferno Interno BRASIL DL [2019] Quando O Seu Mundo Se Acabar Inferno Interno Perdendo Os Meus Nervos Nada Te Alivia Outros Planos Luto Сигарету Espírito Santo, Alien Escala do Tempo Tua Alma Há de Morrer Antes Que a … Continue reading

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It’s Election Day, But We’re Not Discussing Arcadia…

If you are a reader in the UK then please STOP READING THIS BLOG RIGHT NOW. You must head to the polls and VOTE. Vote as if your life depended on it. Because if the Tories privatise [Commonwealth spelling this time … Continue reading

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Record Review: Shriekback – Some Kinds Of Light UK CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The second half of the album began with an  real curve ball as “This Is The Science” delivered an almost pastiche of The Tornados iconic “Telstar” with an appropriate [and lively] beat-combo arrangement. The almost playful … Continue reading

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