So last night I was at the Union Chapel in Islington to see Lucy Rose. It's a beautiful venue; a beautiful church which one would be forgiven for thinking was designed with live music in mind, as it's so perfect for it. Lucy Rose was very pleasant, also. Her set, which consisted nearly exclusively of … Continue reading The death of an artist
I love a good statistic. At the end of the year Spotify put out a Year In Music telling you how much you listened to and whatnot, and I thought it'd be fun to extend this to myself in general, so I've dug up a bunch of numbers that somehow relate to me... 23- My … Continue reading Myself, In Numbers…
It's been a cracking month for music, as can be proven by my bank account. I've bought a bunch of records, some new and some older, but all brilliant! Billie Eilish- When we all fall asleep, where do we go? I preordered this after hearing bury a friend and taking a deep dive (still relatively … Continue reading A March Vinyl Haul
I'd say currently, my taste in music is the most eclectic, vast and inclusive it's ever been. I listen to a range of genres and don't exclude anything based on 'artistic merit' or the like, whilst previously all pop was 'trash' to me for simply being pop music. I've matured and like what I like, … Continue reading The 5 Albums That Shaped My Music Taste Today
I AM SO READY FOR SUMMER. When May hits, a d r e a m y summer has officially begun for me, this year punctuated by music festivals aplenty. All Points East It all kicks off with Bring Me the Horizon, a band I've sort of grown up with. They released a new album recently … Continue reading A Summer of Music!
I've always had a list of bands and artists I simply must see live, and I can never tick off the entire list because I'm constantly adding more. This year I've a lot of musts... Better Oblivion Community Centre- I have tickets to see these, so it's a guaranteed tick. The brainchild of Conor Oberst … Continue reading My Must See Musicians 2019
This post is pretty much what it says on the tin. I'll go through my record collection, with brief comments, and maybe you'll learn a little about me. I've popped them into loose genres but take that with a pinch of salt. Rap/Hip Hop/ RnB (I said take it loosely) J. Cole- 4 Your Eyez … Continue reading My Vinyl Record Collection in it’s Entirety
It's that time of the year! Meaningless list after list, and I'm here to contribute with my musical opinion! So without further ado, in counting down from 20... 20. Arctic Monkeys- Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino 19. Drake- Scorpion 18. Florence and the Machine- High As Hope 17. MGMT- Little Dark Age 16. Jorja Smith- … Continue reading My Top 20 Albums of 2018