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 […]
This is the first of a series of playlists using album tracks from 2013 that are available on Spotify.
The second Colosseum album from 1969. In the wake of James Blake winning the Mercury Music and James Litherland, the singer guitarist on this album being his father, I decided to listen to it. I have had this record since the seventies in the archive. Jazzy, rocky, bluesy, proggy and with great cover art. This […]
James Blake has won the Mercury Music Prize for his album Overgrown. I won’t be linking you from here to the awards, the interviews or the newspaper articles because they are frankly tedious. But this is a link to last month’s post on the In Deep Music Archive site. A live concert on KCRW in […]
Dubstep anyone? If you are over 30 and are not sure what that is exactly go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dubstep I bought the first James Blake album as soon as it came out. I’d seen him on TV and thought that it was a fascinating mixture of syncopated drums and melodic vocals. But what attracted him to […]