Sorry, I’ve just not been around much lately. Sorry again devoted readership, I appreciate that I am the light of your life, your one true way and that I very probably complete you. I know, I know, I had you at ‘sorry’.
It’s a combination of too much real life – some of it great, some of it sad, and a sizable chunk is/was average and dully time-consuming, MF-ing PC problems on an epic scale*, actually sitting and properly listening to some of this music stuff I own and lots of rugby stuff going on.
So my youngest child is now 18 which basically means I’m jamming out with Methuselah these days, a situation I’m facing with all the grace and dignity you’d expect from someone with my breeding – basically I’m buying more band T-shirts, growing a moustache and cranking the MC5.
In other news I went to see Rival Sons play in Liverpool on Saturday night to a ravening crowd in great voice. They were, mostly excellent with a couple of dud song choices thrown in. Great, great voice that really stood up to the live test and some tracks that worked brilliantly live, but they are a band desperately in need of a bit more charisma I’m afraid, just something to take them onwards from their current level. Go see them, they are a very good night out indeed, without being a truly transcendent one.
Oh and I may have bought some wax recently:
Plus there have been other vinyl added from Starcrawler, the Bombpops (thanks Zack!), Bjork, Muse and Roxy Music.
Suppose I better get off my skinny Welsh backside and get reviewing again.
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*I rebuilt the fucker, new motherboard, hard drive and power supply all with these fair hands o’ mine. True story.