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CHVRCHES - "Every Open Eye"

CHVRCHES – “Every Open Eye”

I should start this off by admitting that I was, and remain, a huge fan of British New Wave…or Post-Punk…or whatever you want to label music from 1979-1983 that includes artists like xtc, Magazine, Teardrop Explodes, Psych Furs, Thomas Dolby, Lene Lovich, The The, etc. 893 more words

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Po trzech latach wciąż dźwięczy w uszach - mój ranking najlepszych płyt 2012

Tekst pierwotnie opublikowany 16.12.2012 na łamach forum apop.pl

To był świetny rok płytowy, pełen powrotów; może przed końcem świata? Starałem się zachować pozory obiektywności, dlatego też kolejność jest nieprzypadkowa, ale też nie wiążąca. 992 more words


THIS IS OUR MUSIC: Ultravox - "Vienna".

THIS IS OUR MUSIC: Ultravox – “Vienna”.

The title track to Ultravox’s fourth album (Midge Ure’s first with the band), “Vienna”‘s arrival in October, 1980, was met with astonishment and, from some quarters, even stunned disbelief. 76 more words


One + one

Dawn, it was not. Not quite, not yet. It was damp. Oh, yes. Damn, it was quiet, you bet. It was inky. It was wet. It was black. 910 more words

Follow up to latest book?

Lets see how good the memories of some of my readers is, and more importantly, the state of their wallet! Recently, I posted my first new book for a while, giving it a try on Amazon unlimited, to see if that improved sales, though the effect seems to have been minimal. 342 more words

Mind Control

Choices, choices, how should I play this?

Or also known as how should I be balancing my current life?

I must admit, when I knew I was going to be made redundant, I decided to treat myself in a few ways. 428 more words

80's Pop

City spaces and popular music

The Guardian this week headlined a feature about London-band The Maccabees “bands can’t afford to live in London anymore“, and that connected with something I’ve been thinking about for a while: what material infrastructure do bands need to get off the ground?   524 more words

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