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Robert Wyatt

17/4/21 – MARTY’S DAILY ALBUM PICKS

Music today was all bits but I did finally land on Robert Wyatt’s Comicopera (2007). It’s Robert Wyatt’s official last solo album with him retiring from music in 2015. Always some humour mixed with experimentation, lovely singing, and captivating songs. One song on there is called Pastafari. I followed this with Amon Düül II‘s Hijack […]

Dry Cleaning

15/4/21 – MARTY’S DAILY ALBUM PICKS

Music today came from the latest so hip nothing can go wrong four-piece Dry Cleaning and their debut album New Long Leg (2021). A band playing instrumentals with a girl talking over the top, sounds uninspiring but you know, it’s the attitude that works. Deadpan delivery, observational, philosophical, and mildly amusing despair. Followed by Lucinda […]

Tubular Bells

14/4/21 – MARTY’S DAILY ALBUM PICKS

Music today was oddly Mike Oldfield‘s Tubular Bells (1973), Tubular Bells II (1992), and Tubular Bells III (1998). It’s that old thing of if you’ve got a name, something recognisable, people tend to gravitate towards it. Tried and tested, familiarity, nostalgia, all these things keep people coming back, safe and sound, reliable, but what happens […]