Ask anyone to name two English pop groups of the 1960s and the majority would say The Beatles and The Stones. Ask a post-punk British musician which English group had the biggest influence on their career and Ray Davies & The Kinks may be mentioned as much as The Beatles. For this reason, although they [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Review'
Terry Lane - Monday 16.09.13, 13:10pm
Terry Lane - Sunday 25.08.13, 12:43pm
Between The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea is the debut album by south London’s Michael John McGlone Band who, over the past couple of years have been slowly making a name for themselves through word-of-mouth across the local folk clubs and pubs like The Icarus Club in and around Greenwich & Blackheath. Essentially, [...]
Terry Lane - Saturday 24.08.13, 17:32pm
Marc Bolan at the BBC is a new 6 CD Box Set of the most complete collection of Marc Bolan, Tyrannosaurus Rex & T. Rex BBC recordings to date.
With a houseful of older music-loving siblings, my musical tastes began with all that glittered and spoke to me every Thursday night on Top Of The Pops. [...]
Colin Chapman - Tuesday 30.07.13, 20:09pm
Last August I received a phone call from my niece, telling me she was getting married. I was, and remain, genuinely happy for her, as you would be on hearing such news. What she said next though caused my blood to freeze – she was looking at the last weekend in July for her big [...]
Terry Lane - Sunday 09.06.13, 11:59am
In the mid-1980’s indie pop music was full of bright, jangly sixties sun-kissed guitars, twee vocals, and a return to lo-fi garage style production. Without there being an actual movement, there was most definitely a ‘scene’. Indie pop bands all over the UK were influenced by The Smiths and the likes of The Pastels and [...]