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 […]
This is the first of a series of playlists using album tracks from 2013 that are available on Spotify.
Jonathan Wilson’s first officially released solo album is a mellow and dreamy affair. And it really is an a affair, in love with everything analogue and seventies. If it wasn’t made in California I’d say it was music to listen to in front of an open fire staring into the flames – but I guess […]
This week we have been staying in friend Martin Rössel’s recording studio apartment whilst he has been away in Paris. This is what was on the turntable or digital device: Nico – Chelsea Girl – 1967 Nico – Desert Shore – 1970 The Stooges – 1st – 1969 The Stooges – Fun House – […]