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Top 50 Albums of 2016

Once more the site gets its annual prod awake for the Top 50 Album list! There follow the fifty albums that have had me coming back for more, just one list this year so you will see a fair few heavier albums in there as I’ve been listening to far more of that than ever […]

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My 20 Favourite Metal Albums of 2015

Once again the site gets resurrected for the annual list season! Below are the metal releases I have heard this year that have had me returning again and again. I have to doff my cap to @meatbrk on twitter without whose tweets and columns on DrownedinSound.com I would not have heard half these albums! 20. […]

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David Fincher cut-up vid

Just a quick post to share this. As a fan of film director David Fincher, I really like this video, a composition made up of clips and soundbites from his various movies, Fight Club, Se7en, Panic Room, Zodiac and Alien 3 were just some I spotted.

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February Musical Highlights

To paraphrase that old Ferrero Rocher advert; “But February, with all this great music you are really spoiling us!” Yes, February has been quite a month for new albums that have really made me sit up and take notice, some big names too, Radiohead, Mogwai, PJ Harvey, Trail of Dead etc. So here are a […]

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Interesting insight into how a track is put together

Leeds electronic duo worriedaboutsatan take us through the making of last year’s Heart Monitor single (thanks to goldflakepaint.co.uk and worriedaboutsatan for this). http://vimeo.com/14511427 Listen to the whole EP here;

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My January Musical Highlights

The first month of 2011 is almost over and if the rest of the year carries on like this it will be a spectacular year for new music! Here are a few videos from the albums I’ve heard this month that have had me coming back to them repeatedly. Wire – Red Barked Tree Up […]

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This news just made my day!

Obits, the Rick Froberg fronted band that produced my favourite album of 2009, “I Blame You”, are to release a new album on March 29th, yay! According to Pitchfork it will be entitled “Moody, Standard and Poor” and it will look like this; Tracklist: 01 You Gotta Lose 02 I Want Results 03 Everything Looks […]

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