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String Driven Thing

22/7/21 – MARTY’S DAILY ALBUM PICKS

Music today has been, you guessed it, The Machine That Cried (1973) by String Driven Thing. Starting as three-part harmony folkies in Scotland before growing into a folk-rock ensemble with a core of Chris and Pauline Adams, initially with John Mannion on guitar before another key member, Graham Smith, joined on electric violin and Mannion […]

Sky-skating

20/7/21 – MARTY’S DAILY ALBUM PICKS

Music today has come from the wonderful Annette Peacock and her album Sky-skating (1982). It’s like a jazzier, more experimental Joni Mitchell if she was from New York and only played the piano. It’s Peacock’s fourth album, she made the pioneering electronic rock jazz experiment I’m The One in 1972, one of my favourite albums, […]