Natty Dread

A commonality between (almost) any ‘great’ work of art, is that they all have an essential reason for being.  Ask: why was this made, what does it express, and would the world be different if it didn’t exist?  If the answer to these questions are not clear, then it is likely the work will notContinue reading “Natty Dread”

Parallel Lines

In 1978, a former playboy model and 5 ‘hopelessly horrible’ musicians from the New York underground went into a recording studio and laid down a soundtrack which tied together the most musically diverse decade. Combining punk, glam, disco, pop, new wave, rock n roll and 50s doo-wop, Blondie were to create a stellar mix ofContinue reading “Parallel Lines”

Episode 1 – George or gorge?

Episode 1 – Sinatra! Bob Marley! That guy now not in Wham! Quizzes! Have you ever wondered what people listened to before Rock n Roll? Keen on Fedora hats? Ah! You like a geological feature and 80s pop star-based quiz! Well, you are in for a treat…! Listen on, get excited, wet the bed andContinue reading “Episode 1 – George or gorge?”