Man. Wednesday was a strange ol' day. The boy and I done some Adventuring in the morning. That involves going for a walk wherever he wants to go. Like his daddy, he's taken to trains. So we tend to go to the station that's just a couple of minutes from our home and wait for … Continue reading Love
I finally picked up a pen with the intention of sketching.
I get it. Sorta unexpected and sorta not, but I'm still processing the news that one of my biggest musical influences is gone. When I read the news this morning it took me ten minutes to take it in. It hit only when I relayed it to my wife. "Scott Weiland died". It affected me in … Continue reading “I’ve been walking a lonesome highway, I felt as though I had no home”
12 months ago my brother gave me a record player and it changed how I listen to music at home. It was a shot in the arm, really. The encouragement to start picking up lost and forgotten albums as well as the 'classics' that I'd maybe ignored (like, say, Clapton's 461 Ocean Boulevard). The concept of … Continue reading … 12 Months On. I’m addicted.
Today has found me looking through what CDs I have left and picking out what can go vs. what can stay. There's a bunch of CDs there that I've had for 20 or so years that I still listen to, so they'll be kept. The others, though, as much as I sigh at the thought … Continue reading Declutter …
Currently flicking through the vinyl that I've bought this year and thinking about my favourites. So a 'year in vinyl' post beckons, I expect. Also spotted a bunch o' unfinished 'draft' posts (missing images or just don't seem to have been published and what not), so I'll need to sort that out, too.
Being a huge fan of Mark Lanegan I'd pre-ordered this one a few weeks ago. Looking forward to it arriving too. Today, though, I was pleasantly surprised to find that Pitchfork have something of an exclusive - they're streaming the album in it's entirety! I can't ignore that (though I did consider it). Up until today … Continue reading Pitchfork streaming Black Pudding!