Tag Archives: Thomas Dolby

Dan Hicks Pic from Original Recordings - B:W

15/2/16 – Dan Hicks – December 9th 1941 – February 6th 2016 / Dan Hicks And His Hot Licks – I Scare Myself – 1969/ / Thomas Dolby – I Scare Myself – 1984

Here in Europe there’s music thats off the radar and there’s music that the radar will never track, especially when it is unique at origin. That music is generally something that falls between ‘the crack of styles’ and when it’s achieving that tag in its own country it has little chance of penetrating other continents. […]

Paddy McAloon : Preab Sprout 2013 colour pic

20/12/15 – Prefab Sprout – The Best Jewel Thief In The World – 2013

Formed in 1978 in County Durham, Prefab Sprout were something of an anomaly, easy pop on the surface running with deeper waters. I always thought they were ironically produced but it seems like the critics in the UK at least realized what they were, praising Paddy McAloon’s sophisticated songwriting and lyrical visions. Consequently they became […]