Released in the spring of 2007, The Field’s debut album seemed to appear from nowhere.
It’s fair to say most of my favourite records seem to come from one of two eras, the late 60’s or early 90’s. People now talk about the shoegaze scene from the early 90’s in the same way they discuss psychedelia of the 60s.
Since the glory days of the 1960s, pure pop perfection has come in many forms:
Last week Daft Punk won a Grammy for Album of The Year, walking on stage with them was Paul Williams who’s debut album would without doubt be one of my desert island discs.
A Strangely Isolated Place is an album that was heavily influenced by the last album I posted as one of my Desert Island Discs. Infact it was because of Slowdive’s lead singer that I first stumbled across Ulrich Schnauss and this album. On Valentine’s Day 2005 Rachel Goswell released a single from her solo album […]
When Souvlaki was released in the spring of 1993, I couldn’t have been any less interested. Shoegazing was now a dirty word and all my friends and I were frequenting clubs like Sabresonic (Andrew Weatherall’s night in Vauxhall) and Megadog (at The Rocket down Hollaway Road). Why would I want to listen to some has-been […]
As I stated in my post the other day, 2013 has been one of the best years for music I can remember and the cream of the crop was Daniel Avery’s ‘Drone Logic’.