Month: August 2015

Reading Festival 1983

Back in 1983, at the age of 16, I went to the Reading Rock Festival on a £15.95 three day ticket. It was my second time there, although when I went the year before I only had a ticket for the Friday and missed most of the best bands. This time I would get to…

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What’s in the bag? (75)

I was in town today not looking for records, nor intending to look, but as I was passing the record shop I thought I’d just nip in, and I found ‘Let’s Dance’ by David Bowie for £4, which is about right as it isn’t exactly rare, but I didn’t have it, now I do. I did have…

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Your F***ing Sunny Day (Episode 8)

Saturday, Monday – Headshake (feat. Julia Spada) OFFICIAL VIDEO Here We Go Magic – “Hard To Be Close” (Official Video) Born Gold – Abdomen (OFFICIAL VIDEO) Purity Ring – bodyache Jensen Sportag – Everything Good Poolside – “Only Everything” [OFFICIAL VIDEO] (Scion AV) Toro Y Moi “So Many Details” CFCF ‘Beyond Light’ [OFFICIAL VIDEO] Southern…

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WHAT’S IN THE BAG? (74)

I went to see John Martyn perform at Oxford New Theatre on 9th November 2008. Sadly, this was one of his last live performances as he passed away on 29th January the following year due to double pneumonia. He hadn’t been well for quite some time and the entire performance was given from a wheelchair,…

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