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Cigarettes After Sex K single cover 2017

7/1/19 – Cigarettes After Sex – K. – 2017

Greg Gonzalez, leader, guitarist, singer, has been called the man with the androgynous voice and on this lovely song K. from the debut album by his band Cigarettes After Sex you would be hard-pressed to confidently call the singer’s gender. A tangent: In this time of gender identity and awareness, the so-called ancient term ‘the battle of the […]

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25/11/18 – Exit North – Spider – 2018 / Steve Jansen Interview – 2018

As an addendum to and drawing your attention to Exit North and their arctic soundscape, it seems that they have just released a video for the song Spider from their wonderful new album Book Of Romance And Dust. Or have they? Although this video might seem in keeping with the band’s aesthetic, on the credits […]

Bee Gees - I've Gotta Get a Message To You Single Cover - 1968

30/7/18 – Bee Gees – I’ve Gotta Get A Message To You – 1968

In a time before video concepts and expensive budgets, bands might have had to use their own  and their director’s ingenuity along with, heaven forbid, an amazing song to capture the imagination of an expectant public. This is just what happened in 1968 when the already successful Bee Gees thought about promoting their next single I’ve […]

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4/5/18 – Sixty Years On The Planet Earth – The September Of My Years – Frank Sinatra – 1965

On May 7th 2018 I will be sixty years old. It seems that each decade is some kind of landmark achievement and the more decades that go by the larger the gap is supposed to grow between you and your or anyone else’s youth. In my case obviously, married to a girl much younger than […]