Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Tom Waits - I'm Still Here

Phil writes: Awesome!

Donovan - don't switch off!

Phil writes: A bit of an acquired taste, particularly maybe if you didn't follow his career as it developed. Best if you don't listen too much to what he says as it's often very pretentious (Macca without the humour) especially when reviewing his career. He wrote some fine songs. This is one of my favourites, though sadly not in the version I first heard:

Friday, 22 April 2011

Surrounded By White Men

Joe writes: I really like Antlered Man, partly because they sound like System Of A Down but also for their lyrics.

Here's System Of A Down's greatest hit Chop Suey which was almost unique amongst rock records of the time in managing to be hard, cool, melodic and modern all at the same time. Wonderfully clean sound as well:

Saturday, 16 April 2011

So Many Records, So Little Time

World's Greatest Music writes:

So Many Records, So Little Time is probably my favourite mp3 blog. It's written by Kevin Patrick, once A&R for Wheatus and now manager of Matt & Kim.

SMR,SLT posts I've enjoyed today include one on Don Fardon and another on Terry Reid, featuring a gripping version of Stay With Me Baby produced by Mickie Most.

There's also an early Appearing press release for The Orb. I consider myself a music geek but frankly I have nothing on Kevin.

Kevin, if you do want to listen to a second Boo Radleys song then I recommend Find The Answer Within:

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Thursday, 7 April 2011

Sade - still streets ahead of the rest

(Joe writes)

the Choice Music Awards

Joe writes:

It was ages ago now but I went to the Choice Music Awards in Ireland. Two Door Cinema Club won but my favourites were Villagers, James Vincent McMorrow and this song Little Red by Cathy Davey which could have been a UK hit in another era:


World's Greatest Music writes:

I was never into the Swedish band Kent until I heard this song

give it several listens - it's a grower