25 years plus....blown away in an instance... The news about singer and front man to The Bluetones, Mark Morriss hit me like a lightning bolt this week, a band I had admired and listened to since their early days, were shot down as the allegations regarding Mark's behaviour came to light and were held up … Continue reading All Blue No Tonic
We all like a genre...it helps us understand the music we are listening to...whether we should invest our time into it. Is it something you want to be part of? Is it something you would like? Over recent months I've been recommended a lot of music that kinda links together...it's loud and in your face... … Continue reading Geezer Pop – Ruff n Ready! Part 1..
A year ago seems a long time away - a lot has happened I dont need to go over it but as we finally start to claw our way back to some form of normailty I'm left with more questions then answers. Where do we go from here? Musically speaking I guess! I have spent … Continue reading So where do we go from here….
So as the dust settles from an amazing weekend of music and fundraising I'm left thinking what now? What's next? So despite my own little session being a disaster, the Inyourearsmusic sessions supporting #FBWMusic was a triumph...pulling together the great and good from a burgeoning new music scene from all over the country and into … Continue reading When the Music’s over…play another record.
So we start again, full of hope and optimism The previous year is a full stop and a chance to reboot the system. Take stock and do things different. So what did we learn these last 12 months? Are we better people? Do we care more? Are we there for each other? Or once we … Continue reading 2021 the Reboot of 2020
I hope I die before I get old sings 75 year old Roger Daltrey. Age. Is it just a number. Does it not matter anymore ? When is too old? Ever since I was a kid, I was taught to believe that music was a young man's game. That if you didn't make it before … Continue reading What’s my age again?
Boys, Boys Boys - that's all you hear. Well not so much anymore - the girls are back - making it to the front, to the top, setting the bench mark. Following on from my piece on Men Solo Singers - I promised I would do the same for our Soul Sisters, highlight the best … Continue reading Sistas are doing it for themselves.
So its happened again the great paper shredder in the sky has called time on the much loved Q magazine - it has gone the way of many before it - no one is indestructable and its credit its lasted as long as is has in todays world. I'm sure across the UK today many … Continue reading If Q wasn’t the A, then where do we go next.
Since I have never written before, I have been surprised that since I have lifted the lid of Pandoras box, so many thoughts and ideas have been spewing (sic) out! The main one being my own music taste and whether I'm as adventureous as I think I am, is my taste as wide as I … Continue reading Tied to the 90s – Am I a music snob?