As we approach the end of 2013, I see lists, lots of lists. Lists of music that has captured people, demanded their attention, hypnotised them, moved them. Generally these lists have an order – this is a selection of songs that have been released this year in no order at all. Also these are selections […]
Sandy Denny formed Fotheringay after leaving Fairport Convention in 1969. She had been on three of their four albums (Judy Dyble sang on their debut), and in her time with the band, the musical direction had shifted from interpretations of American artists like Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell to a more British influenced sound. Before Fairport Convention […]
With all the records in the world to talk about or simply listen to, I seem to have found myself listening to Jonathan Wilson’s second LP rather a lot. It sounds, as does the first album, like Crosby, Stills and Nash with a general seventies Laurel Canyon feel, but it also has something Dennis Wilson […]
In another new place, this time at Sigge Krantz’s apartment whilst he goes away on tour with Ellika and Solo and Rafa. Sigge of course was the man who got Niko and I together for the MOAT project as well as engineering and co-producing the album. The snow is definitely coming! Wire – Pink Flag […]
This is the first of a series of playlists using album tracks from 2013 that are available on Spotify.
November arrives in Stockholm, wet and warm – for here. Almost all the leaves have fallen off the trees making it slippery underfoot on a dead brown carpet. Snow must be coming soon. The soundtrack must go on. Colosseum – Valentyne Suite – 1969 Be Bop Deluxe – Sunburst Finish – 1976 Groundhogs – Split- […]