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
The online challenge continues as I try to fill in the gaps in my CD collection without going over budget.
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
Third batch of albums from the 1990s is picked for week 3 which covers 15 to 21 April. #AtoZBest90sAlbum Day O OK Computer - Radiohead (1997) Favourite tracks:LuckyKarma PoliceExit Music (For a Film)Airbag pic.twitter.com/no4MiFeiaO — Paul Clarke (@clarke371) April 15, 2021 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js #AtoZBest90sAlbum Day P Pisces Iscariot - Smashing Pumpkins (1994) Picked up this awesome … Continue reading #AtoZBest90sAlbum Week 3
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
Picking 3 albums for 1995
This is a review of the albums that I have been listening to whilst working from home. Albums listened to for week 39 covers from 14-18 December. The penultimate lockdown post before the final one for week 40. Monday 14 December Today was the first time in years that I had listened to these Bush … Continue reading Music life in lockdown week 39
Review of the year 2020 - gigs (some!), albums and general music trivia from the COVID year.
Looking back at Christmas gigs over the years