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 114. NEIL YOUNG (1969)

The hideous painting on the sleeve was a little off putting to say the least. The song titles too were unfamiliar, but in the top right hand corner the price label read £1.99, so it had to be worth a shot. 984 more words

Greatest Records

Chug-a-Lug And Shout

You have to love a good bombastic in your face opener don’t you? preferably featuring a big fanfare, explosions, shouted expletives and sound FX.  Yeah? well, look elsewhere tonight friend.  898 more words

Record Collecting

Neil Young: Hitchhiker - The Review

1976 was a weird year to be Neil Young. From February to June, he and Stephen Stills were hunkered down at Criteria Studios in Miami recording their lone duo project, … 749 more words

2010s

Neil Young: Hitchhiker (Reprise)

Neil Young’s always been a prolific songwriter, and his discography is complete with gaps where unreleased albums should be. Some of those albums were completed and then rethought, while others were mere passing fancies that Young revealed at the time, with no more than the mention of an album title. 402 more words

Album Reviews

Hitchcock: The Lodger + organ

Hitchcock: The Lodger
with live improvised organ accompaniment by David Briggs
Royal Festival Hall. 24 June 2017

The history of improvisation on the organ is almost as old as the history of the organ itself. 868 more words

Concert Reviews

Falling from the heights of rugby stardom

Last week it was reported that ex-Wallaby Dan Vickerman had died – some reports didn’t state a cause but appended ‘helpline’ links, while others were open about it being suicide. 824 more words

General

Analysis of Heat Exposure on Health and Socioeconomic Impact

by Jasmine Kaur

One big factor of climate change that is reducing human performance and work capacity is heat exposure. Currently, in hot areas, 10% of daylight hours are too hot for work to be performed and by 2085, the loss of productivity working hours will have increased to 30-40%. 506 more words

Climate Change