The new year starts off with a new music challenge on Twitter by @Pia_Lemonade and @sotachetan. A brilliant idea to show your love for albums from a certain era, in this case the 1980s. This was great fun. First batch covers 1 to 7 January.
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
100 albums, 2 weeks to listen to them and then pick your top 7 #7albums10s
Looking back at my music journey from the 1980s on National Album Day
This is a review of the albums that I have been listening to whilst working from home. Albums listened to for week 19 cover from 27-31 July. Wow, week 19 and still working from home. Some lockdown restrictions have been easing but I am not back at the office. Think it might be a good … Continue reading Music life in lockdown week 19
This is a review of the albums that I have been listening to whilst working from home. Albums listened to for week 8 cover from 11 May to 15 May.
The best gigs and albums of the year
My last two festivals ever in Scotland and England.
On Wednesday I will get to see Pixies play Belfast for the first time since 1990.They played at the Ulster Hall on 2 October 1990 during the Bossanova tour. At that stage I had never heard of them. It was only until I started listening to Nirvana a year later that things began to change. … Continue reading Pixies
The new year didn't kick off with the traditional NME tour in 2004. There wasn't one coming to Ireland that year so January was a very quiet month for gigs. February turned out to a be a busy month. First up was a visit by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club to Mandela Hall. BRMC had just put … Continue reading 2004 – January to June