Despite the best of intentions I have rather neglected my blog, however, at least I can end the year in a positive fashion with a look back at my favourite albums and gigs from the previous 12 months. 2017 seemed to be the year for established electronic artists with landmark albums and tours from Depeche […]Read more "Favourite Albums & Gigs from 2017"
The great thing about following a predominantly amateur music scene like the British synth pop movement, is that as most band members hold down full time jobs (or studies in a few cases), gigs are mainly reserved for the weekend. This frequently presents the opportunity to combine 2 of my passions; Birmingham City and concert going. This weekend […]Read more "Northern Exposure – Voi Vang, Promenade Cinema & Future Perfect at Analogue Trash 21/01/17"
These are indeed strange times to be a Tangerine Dream fan; not only is the band still going strong as we approach the 2nd anniversary of founder Edgar Froese’s untimely relocation to a new cosmic address, they’re now probably garnering as much attention and critical acclaim as they’ve had for the last 40 years, partly due to […]Read more "Strange Days – Tangerine Dream’s Particles Reviewed"
I do love a good list, especially at this time of year when it’s customary for music lovers everywhere (well on Twitter at least) to announce their top 10/50/100 of the year. Well, I’m no different and I’ll be honest one of the appeals of starting a blog was it’s a lot easier to do […]Read more "Start with a list!"