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Blessed be the funky. And the unfunky, they too shall be blessed. Just less funky.

Do you remember the old times?

Posted on February 7th by .
A song called "Old". I've coined a new musical genre, as you do, for this song - Plantagenet. It seemed both timely with the rescuing of Richard III from his carpark grave ...
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Just Like London Buses

Posted on February 4th by .
Just Like London Buses, you wait a couple of decades and then two come along at once. My Bloody Valentine are by no means the most hasty of bands, with a twenty ...

David Bowie’s Birthday

Posted on January 24th by .
I still can't believe what David Bowie did on the 8th January 2013. Take a decade off for good behaviour, then show up unexpectedly and place the question "Where are we now?" ...

Which is to say welcome once again

Posted on January 23rd by .
Today I shall mostly be joining DJ Apecat at Radio Orakel, an FM radio station in Oslo. Live stream here, we'll be on air at 13:00 GMT +1 It's all streaming ...

If there’s nothing new in Rock ‘n’ Roll…

Posted on September 19th by .
The old adage, "there's nothing new in rock 'n' roll" must be one of the most over-used clich├ęs in the world, being used to excuse, to denigrate, to explain and to dismiss ...