My drive to work and back is just about two hours twenty minutes each day, sometimes a little less, sometimes a little more, and I have started listening to audio books as well as podcasts […]
You’ll be blown away buy what happens when this guy cleans a record. Well, probably not, but that seems to be how the internet works nowadays, minds are blown, jaws are dropped and so on, […]
On record store day 2016 number 1 on my list of things to pick up was by Mew,titled “And The Glass handed Kites”. The first store I went to didn’t have it, the second did, […]
I was down in London yesterday and decided to visit the record stalls at Spitalfields Market. They have them there every 2nd Saturday of the month and it seemed worth a look. I was in […]
Having looked around for a vinyl subscription service and not had any luck finding one that I thought would suit me, I stumbled across, That Special Record who might well be just what I was looking for. […]
It’s out! I’ve listened to the entire album through once and my first impression is that it is just wonderful. Right now, I can’t fault it at all. In fact I don’t think I’ve had […]
A look at a couple of records with a track from each to listen to as well. One of the albums is sealed and opened for the first time.
Absolutely over the moon that my good lady wife and I now have tickets to see Ennio Morricone conduct a 200 piece Orchestra at Blenheim palace in the summer. I have loved his music since […]
I miss OGWT, there is nothing like it on TV today, in fact, music in general is sadly under represented on TV nowadays. BBC Four and Sky Arts have the odd programme that is worth […]
I’ve been looking at the ‘Vinyl Me, Please’ subscription service for vinyl records, which, conceptually I quite like. It takes me back to the 80/90’s when I was a member of a record club. You […]
THE SINGLE GREATEST PUBLIC IMAGE LTD. BOOTLEG, EVER: THE ORIGINAL BAND, LIVE IN NEW YORK, 1980. “This video recording features the classic 1980 Lydon, Levene, Wobble & Atkins line up playing live in New York. […]
A short film whereby I look inside the new Brian Eno release, The Ship, for the first time. http://www.verianthomas.com/Video/theship.mp4 “In his sleeve notes to 1978’s Music for Airports, Brian Eno wrote that ambient music “must […]
These lists are always difficult, this one particularly so as I have been procrastinating for far too long over this one, so I shall post and be damned. 25 Man Next Door 24 Babel 23 […]
I’m not at all sure about this as I have amended this list a dozen times already, so it comes with the following proviso – “At the time of publication”. I’ll want to change it […]
I thought I’d do some videos about Vinyl Records, the first of which is below. I had a spare couple of hours so it gave me something to do at least.