Top 30 Tracks Of August 2021

Summer’s over and with it came a seriously heavy amount of music listening!! So much so that the top 30 was still undecided and had to be whittled down from nearly 80 tracks right up until the last day of the month. It was the most difficult month so far to prune and i almost... Continue Reading →

Top 10’s: Iron Maiden

One of the greatest and most consistent bands, not just in metal but music in general, there are so many incredible songs to choose from when it comes to deciding upon a top 10 from this band. Although my list mainly contains tracks from their ‘golden era’ (1980-1988), there is so much quality material beyond... Continue Reading →

Mercury Music Prize 2021

The nominees for this years Mercury Music Prize have been announced - here’s my thoughts on each album and who I think will walk away with the prize - and who I think actually deserves it!! Arlo Parks - Collapsed In Sunbeams (2021) Really assured and composed debut album from this singer songwriter, following up... Continue Reading →

Top 30 Tracks Of July 2021

We’re over halfway through the year now and the great tracks just keep coming. Another totally mixed bag of genres make up the top 30 this time round and there were a couple of big albums released at the end of the month that given a few more spins might have added a couple of... Continue Reading →

Top 30 Tracks Of June 2021

I’m back with another list of goodness for your ears, this time covering off the month of June. My listening abilities have been hampered a little this month (pesky Euro’s taking up so much of my time!!) but have no fear, I’ve still worked my way through hundreds of tracks to select the cream of... Continue Reading →

Top 10’s: AC/DC

The Scottish/Australian giants of rock have been one of the most consistent bands in all of music since the release of their debut single in 1974. It’s fair to say you know what you’re getting anytime they see fit to release new music. Still capable of putting out really strong records (check out last year’s... Continue Reading →

Top 75 Tracks Of 1966

It’s the continuation of my year by year best of lists and we arrive at 1966, an absolutely pivotal year in the evolution of music. 75. Johnny Rivers - Secret Agent Man Sounding very much like a knock off Bond theme, it is actually the theme music for a tv spy series of the time... Continue Reading →

Top 30 Tracks Of May 2021

May is over already which means another playlist of goodness is ready for your listening pleasure. Lots of different styles to get your ears round this month, some for making you move your feet, others to relax your mind but all are great in their own way. Let’s check it out - 30. Silk Sonic... Continue Reading →

Gojira – Fortitude (2021)

Band - Gojira Line Up - Joe Duplantier (Vocals/Guitar) Christian Andreu (Guitar) Jean-Michel Labadie (Bass) Mario Duplantier (Drums) Producer - Joe Duplantier Release Date - 30th April 2021 Label - Roadrunner This is the seventh full length release from these French tech-metallers and truth be told, it’s the first time I have been looking forward... Continue Reading →

Run The Jewels – RTJ4 (2020)

Artist - Run The Jewels Killer Mike - Vocals El-P - Vocals/Production Producers - El-P/Little Shalimar/Wilder Zoby/Sitek/Boots/Nick Hook/Josh Homme/Sweeney Release Date - 3rd June 2020 Label - Jewel Runners/BMG One of my favourite albums of 2020, I’m still listening to this regularly almost a year later and it keeps getting better. After producing three albums... Continue Reading →

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