How the Covid Pandemic affected my outlook on music Today is the start of Mental Health Week and it is quite appropriate that onSaturday night I attended my first concert in two years. Prior to the pandemic, 2020 was to be an exciting year for music with loadsof gigs booked throughout the year. January 2020 started … Continue reading Gig Anxiety
Next Saturday, 23 April sees the return of the annual cash cow that is Record Store Day at your local record store or online if you don’t want the hassle of queues but will pay beyond the price of it. My last blog was on the subject two years ago. You can read the previous … Continue reading Record Store Day 2022
Latest Twitter challenge for the month of October came from @firstnamebob. With Hallloween being associated with the month of October and all things spookiness I thought this would be fun to engage in. I got my thinking cap on straight away but judging from my picks below which I include with the Spotify link, I … Continue reading #HorrorBizness
My all time fop 15 Ash songs.
Looking back at some gigs over the years for the month of May.
With no gigs in nearly over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic started, I started looking back on my gig tickets and created a new almost daily post on Twitter, #gigoftheday. This is a snapshot of all gigs that I have been to over the years in month of April. #gigoftheday - looking back at … Continue reading April Gigs
What's the greatest album of all time by a northern Irish act? This question was posed by David O’Reilly also known as Rigsy from BBC NI’s Across the Line. He’s doing a poll for the Daily Mirror and Belfast Live and it will be interesting to see who makes the list. Using the hashtag #NIALBUMS … Continue reading My top 10 NI albums
Since I started working from home back in March, I had no idea that by Christmas I would still be writing this. This is the final entry for the Music life in lockdown review series. I have really enjoyed going through my collection and listening to lots of music from over the years especially listening … Continue reading Music life in lockdown week 40 – the final edition
Looking back at Christmas gigs over the years
The contenders for #3albums01 Twitter poll