Last week I looked at how young people pick up music from their parents. Is the reverse true? Without having kids I do not know for sure, but in my experience some kids are less tolerant than their parents. Earlier this year I finally got to see Alcest in concert. Alcest are a French black […]
One fact I find quite engaging is how many people of the generation below me, as it were, got their musical introduction from listening to their parents’ (my generation) record collection. A few months ago I was at a John Watts gig and found myself talking to some young people who could only have been […]
I have been asked in the past, not the least by Mrs Martel, why music is so important to me. I can only explain in the most general terms, that it was what I grew up with. Music spoke to me and said things about me in ways in which I could not. Music represented […]
This is well worth considering.
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WATCH the “Bitter” video and have a good weekend.
Back when I was a kid watching someone on Top of the Pops, an oft-heard refrain from one or other parent was “he’s on drugs” or “do you call that music?” Now that I am older than my parents were when they uttered those phrases, do we end up sounding like our parents? The short […]
Due out May 6, the first leak from “Southsiders” is here…Tell us what you think… Tracklisting (sourced by HipHopDx.com) 1. Camera Thief 2. Arthur’s Song 3. The World Might Not Live Through The Night 4. Star Shaped Heart 5. I Love You Like A Brother 6. Southsiders 7. Bitter 8. Mrs. Interpret 9. Fortunate 10. […]
There are occasions when I have been very specific about which particular version by an artist is included in the list. In most cases, that is because there is a live version which surpasses the original. That is not to say the original was poor, but merely that the live performance was superior. On a […]« go back — keep looking »