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Absolutely chuffed that Johnny the Friendly Lawyer has popped up with this particular contribution. He’s another who has contributed to both blogs on numerous occasions offering his views and thoughts on many a posting.   1.431 kata lagi


Sounds Like Summer - Day Four: XTC, The Rattlers, Thin Lizzy, Isley Brothers & Curtis Mayfield

Given that we have no less than five regular contributors at the moment, I’m going to have to play the Lizzy card now, for fear of being gazumped later in the process. 105 kata lagi

Sounds Like Summer

Imaginary music

One of my favourite pieces of music is Terry Riley’s In C. While he’s considered one of the godfathers of so-called minimalist music, I’ve a feeling many critics feel Riley has a lot to answer for. 424 kata lagi


Banned By The BBC (Part 13)

Moral panic and political censorship have created a long tradition of records filtered out of the BBC radio playlist. Here’s some notable examples…

Split Enz – Six Months In A leaky Boat (1982) 54 kata lagi


If There's A Secret Can I Be Part of It?

100 Albums returns with a new entry over on Haunted Jukebox: XTC’s Nonsuch, proto-Britpop released at the height of grunge (as usual, the trio from Swindon were slightly out-of-step with the times).


XTC, "Nonsuch"

(My 100 favorite albums in chronological order: #32 – released April 1992)

Track listing: The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead / My Bird Performs / Dear Madam Barnum / Humble Daisy / The Smartest Monkeys / The Disappointed / Holly Up On Poppy / Crocodile / Rook / Omnibus / That Wave / Then She Appeared / War Dance / Wrapped In Grey / The Ugly Underneath / Bungalow / Books Are Burning… 1.533 kata lagi

100 Albums

Robin Renee On… Joan Armatrading's Track Record

Each week, one of Biff Bam Pop’s illustrious writers will delve into one of their favorite things. Perhaps it’s a movie or album they’ve carried with them for years. 1.239 kata lagi