Ten Years of Compilation CDs (Disc No.8)

Not sure why this one is a good ten minutes short of a full CD, I guess at the time I thought it was just right, it does flow pretty well (my only misgiving is the Magyar Posse track, it does tend to go on a bit!) but if I was doing it now I […]

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Ten Years of Compilation CDs (Disc No.7)

Hopping around the genres like crazy on Volume 7; drone, surf rock, blues, post rock, singer songwriter, and that’s all in the first third of the CD! A couple of tracks of note, the sublime cover of Kate Bush’s Wuthering Heights by punk act China Drum, the amazing bass line in GIAA’s No Return and […]

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Ten Years of Compilation CDs (Disc No.6)

A bit back to form with this one, starting off with the uncharacteristic choice (for me) of Daft Punk from their Tron Legacy soundtrack (another one of those cases where the soundtrack is better than the film it accompanies!) followed by the utterly gorgeous Notwist tune that I can never seem to get enough of. […]

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Ten Years of Compilation CDs Part 3 (CD No.5)

One of the weaker of the mixes if I’m honest. Following the good feedback regarding Rodrigo y Gabriella I stuck them on as first track therefore possibly peaking way too soon, I then followed it up with the instrumental riffage of Karma To Burn which didn’t go down too well and on reflection Million Dead […]

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Ten Years of Compilation CDs Part 2 (CD No.4)

Net, That’s What I Call Music Volume 4 National treasures HMHB appear for the first of a good few appearances on these discs. FOTL make their second appearance in two discs, I was rather obsessed by the album Travels With Myself & Another at this time! I remember getting some very positive feedback regarding the […]

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Ten Years of Compilation CDs Part 1

A year ago I lost a close friend to cancer that I had known since I was ten years old, one of the most beautifully unique humans it was my honour and pleasure to know, so I thought it was time I finally got around to starting this series of posts I initially thought about […]

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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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