In which our young hero unleashes his Id. Continue reading Scratch Out Her Eyes!
Hey you, don’t read that blog post, read this! Continue reading Knickers Knackers Knockers!
Madge, Grace, Jimmy Nail and Lovejoy … all bets are off. Continue reading Slave To The Virgin
The tail of the comet is worth watching too. Continue reading What?! On the Piano?!
An LP that really should have been called something else. Continue reading I Might Just Follow
Fleur dans votre bain, amour dans vos draps … whatever next? oh, that. Continue reading I’ll Hug You With My Legs, Baby
Stompy-stompy, bass line, handclaps, guitar lick, enormous chorus: repeat = glory. Continue reading That’s A Good Move
‘It’s the real killer-diller’, says our young hero. Continue reading Band Members In A Carefree Tableaux
Pricking Floyd’s large gravitarse. Continue reading Satin-Clad Snake-Hipped Boogie Droog
The greatest living Welshman … writes about a compatriot. Continue reading Daylight Throbbery
In which our young hero enjoins everyone to ‘be more Bryan’. Continue reading Now The Party’s Over
All hail the throbbing future! (and Zombies!!!) Continue reading Still Life In Tokyo, With Zombies
‘It was 20 years ago in May / Sean Lennon told the band to play’ Continue reading Sean Of The Dad
Now I’m not one of those obsessed types of fellas who has to buy an LP wherever he goes, no … Continue reading 1537 Buys A Birthday Card
From a rebel its final on black vinyl Soul, rock and roll comin’ like a rhino (Rebel Without a Pause) … Continue reading Do Believe The Hype
You’ve probably never heard of this next LP I’m going to cover, but that’s okay I am here to educate … Continue reading Smells Like Goat Shhh
Sorry there’s a bit of a glitch in my matrix, I’ve just become totally obsessed with one song, ‘Heartland’ by … Continue reading Infected Heartland
Switch me on Turn me up Don’t want it Baudelaire Just glitter lust Switch me on Turn me up I … Continue reading Frictionless Fruitiness And Other Delights
On a shiny gatefold cover an impossibly angular woman in shiny sheath couture totters forwards with a panther on a … Continue reading The Valium Panthers
I only picked up The Pretenders a couple of years ago but I’ve known and dug it for ever, great … Continue reading Winged Demons Are The Hardest To Outfox
Like most of the Western world I fell in love with Paul Simon’s Graceland album, coming from a household where … Continue reading Can’t Run Butt
I really like the man and quite a lot of his music but I only own two Springsteen LPs. When … Continue reading Thanks Juli
There are times when I find myself liking Genesis despite myself. It’s disconcerting. Here I am with a healthy self-image … Continue reading The Tricky Tail
Alice pressed against the wall So she can see the door In case the laughing strangers crawl and Crush the … Continue reading Alice Kisses The Carpet
The Boomtown Rats, here’s one that was far more interesting than I remembered it being. First let’s shelve all we … Continue reading I Am An Island, Entire Of Myself
The 4 stage road to I’m Your Man. Stage 1: A flat near Chelsea circa 1968, two hippies form a lifelong and intense dislike … Continue reading If You Want A Doctor …
(Part 3 of a 2 part series in which, the great, 1537 visits some of the most obscure, hard-to-find indie releases in … Continue reading Vinyl Purgatory
Maybe I’m feeling in a bit of a half-assed greatest hits type of mood, but I am really digging David … Continue reading Flame & Flashion
Do you like to boogie woogie? sang Madonna on Music, the pedant in me wanted to say, ‘Yes, I am … Continue reading Do You Like To Boogie Woogie?
Christ this is a strange LP! Nope, I’m not reviewing some proto-industrial-flamenco noiseniks from Akron, Ohio, or an album Tuvan … Continue reading Millionaire Industrialist And Gambler