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Ten Years of Compilation CDs (Disc No.42)

Volume 42 is another mash up of genres. Not often in my music collection do we come across pop music but we have some straight up electronic pop with Chvrches, Grimes and Austra, but they are book-ended by the dark electro-goth of The Soft Moon and the indie rock of We Are Scientists so don’t […]

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Ten Years of Compilation CDs (Disc No.41)

Retribution Gospel Choir, the rockier side project of Low’s Alan Sparhawk kicks off Vol41 in style, leading abruptly into the witty electro pop of John Grant. The Bluetones’ tune is a personal favourite, mainly due to the memories tied to it but also the line “When I am sad and weary, When all my hope […]

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Ten Years of Compilation CDs (Disc No.40)

And so we reach the final 5th of these mixes with volume 40. Quite an indie-centric mix this time with a couple of forays into rockier territory with Clutch and the early 90s French punk of Les Thugs. Other highlights include the first reappearance of favourites HMHB since vol.30, a classic from St Etienne and […]

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