Month: November 2016

The Listening List

28/11/2016 – 29/11/2016 Portishead – Portishead Stranger Things Soundtrack – Volume 1 – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein Stranger Things Soundtrack – Volume 2 – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein The Cult – Electric Senyawa – Brønshøj (Puncak) Kraftwerk – Autobahn

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How to knacker your vinyl

I don’t have a particularly good opinion of Crosley, they are very much what you pay for and, while it is good that there is a budget option available for people just getting into vinyl and on limited funds, it’s not good that the build quality is poor and they will probably damage your records. The…

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The Listening List

Max Richter – Songs From Before Future Sound Of London – Environments 6.5 Bjork – Bastards Mike Oldfield – Platimnum Vangelis – Spiral Bob Marley – Exodus Isaac Hayes – Joy Isaac Hayes – Shaft Isaac Hayes – Hot Buttered Soul Gary Numan – The Pleasure Principle Can – Tago Mago Vangelis – Invisible Connections…

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Isaac Hayes

My first introduction to Isaac Hayes was through the the ‘Theme From Shaft’, although at the time I didn’t really have any idea who it was, it was just one track on a ‘Blaxploitation’ compilation CD that I had in the car, but a great track. I had seen the film years before at some point…

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Reading Festival 1982

You may recall a post a made about going to Reading Festival in 1983, I actually also went the year before, but only for the Friday, not the whole weekend. I was 15 at the time and didn’t have a ticket, but a friend did, although he couldn’t go on the Friday so I took his…

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Moon – Clint Mansell

A little while ago I picked up the soundtrack to the film ‘Black Swan’ by Clint Mansell and recently I picked up another of his, from the movie ‘Moon’. I watched the film  a while back but had no idea that Mansell had done the music, so the plan now is to watch the film…

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