Ever buy an album variant that wasn’t already on Discogs?
In 2020, we appreciate musical legends like Luther Vandross, Nile Rodgers and Roberta Flack. The internet, along with time and perspective, has allowed us to recognise and understand the impact of so many artists that might, at some points in… Read More ›
Great news: Motörhead has a new single out, “Crying Shame”, which comes from “Aftershock” – Motorhead’s 21st studio LP. It’s yet another belter. But. It has been brought to my attention that there exists a terrible state of affairs that… Read More ›
Peter Hince was Freddie Mercury‘s roadie and has written a book of his experiences called Queen Unseen. It’s an entertaining first hand account, especially considering a roadie wrote it: it isn’t written in crayon which is a good start. Apparently… Read More ›
For some people ZZ Top are seen as something fun that happened in the eighties, like the Sinclair ZX81, perms, Rubik’s Cubes and the threat of nuclear annihilation. Those synth-guitar albums “Eliminator“, “Afterburner” and “Recycler” (the latter actually released in… Read More ›
There’s a great photo exhibition on in London with images of The Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix. If NME photographer Dean Chalkley has the best job in the world, then running him a close second is a man I met… Read More ›
Genesis were huge in the eighties (and indeed seventies). But with Nursery Cryme I got off to a bad start… In the film “Almost Famous” by Cameron Crowe, a love of rock music is instilled in him when he is… Read More ›