“Strange religion”: The March Record Round Up

I've been offline a few weeks with limited internet access (urgh) and limited record spinning (double urgh).  However, I have had coffee and still got some new records (which I have been listening to! Hurrah!). What are they?  Oh, all right, then. Causa Sui - Live in Copenhagen My buddy JH posted about this one … Continue reading “Strange religion”: The March Record Round Up

“Too late to talk about it”: Spirit – The Thirteenth Dream (1984)

Although their original line-up was together for just 3 years, Spirit are one of my favourite bands.  Now, while some chap named Jimmy Page might disagree, he was a big fan of their first album, and it is said that his walls were plastered with Spirit posters.  In fact, he liked them so much that he … Continue reading “Too late to talk about it”: Spirit – The Thirteenth Dream (1984)

Art: Part 1

Aaron over at Keeps Me Alive was chatting at the weekend there about creating.  Finding time to not only listen, collect, and write about music, but to actually create his own stuff.  Whatever that may be.  That post resonated with me, which is pretty much why I'm posting this. Y'see, for the longest time I've … Continue reading Art: Part 1

“Look, there’s fluffy bunny rabbits on this one”

I might not have an awfy lot of time, but the time I do have I spend listening to records.  Or talking about my favourite albums or stuff that interests me at that particular time (like Houdini, the performance of my Fantasy Premier League team, the latest Steven Seagal flick, the new Rogue One trailer, … Continue reading “Look, there’s fluffy bunny rabbits on this one”

All Hail the Crown – All Hail the Crown (Whammybox Records, 2011)

The story of All Hail the Crown is an interesting one.  The band has its roots in a project led by guitarist Kevin Wood to bring the lyrics left by his late brother, Andrew Wood, to life.  The story goes that Wood and Regan Hagar began to compose music and recruited Corey Kane and Shawn Smith to … Continue reading All Hail the Crown – All Hail the Crown (Whammybox Records, 2011)