Annie Clark and Cara

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31/8/17 – St. Vincent – New York – 2017

Strangely, I like most everything¬†about Annie Clark except for all the things that attracts the audience that might not be there if she were less, let’s say, colourful. Apart from the observations, the collision of familiar and strange landscapes, the inner and outer investigations of her songs, it’s how she brilliantly combines Rock ‘n’ Roll […]

Thei Stanaic Majesties Request Album Cover 3D 1967

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29/8/17 – The Rolling Stones – Their Satanic Majesties Request – 1967/2017 – John Lennon On The Stones As Copyists Of Beatles Ideas

The most polarizing Stones album of all, despite its melodic, fun-filled Psychedelia. It’s mostly criticised for jumping on the Psychedelic bandwagon and ripping off the Beatles after Sgt. Pepper. I guess you’re never allowed to rip off your contemporaries but you are allowed to rip off your heroes as both The Stones and The Beatles […]

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24/8/17 – Holger Czukay – Cool In The Pool – 1979 / Movie! / Der Osten Ist Rot / Rome Remains Rome – 2016

The last post on his website was six years ago, his music reaches from dense complex grooves, raw innovation to eccentricity. I love an intellectual with a self deprecating sense of humour, Czukay’s and his former band CAN’s massive influence on me and the world is hard to gauge. Here he is in 1979 riding […]

Dream Wife Live Pic London 2017

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20/8/17 – Dream Wife – Fire – 2017

Dream Wife, one of my fave indie bands, have a new 12 inch coming next month. The Fire EP will be released through Lucky Number on September 29th and is available for pre-order here: https://dreamwife.bandcamp.com/album/fire-ep Hailing from Brighton or London or Iceland or all three, they have that youthful vitality and a great left handed […]