Six great Jools Holland performances

Sep 21

Aforementioned blogging hiatus ongoing, but had a bit of time to do another music post…   1. Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed, 2008. And this is why I love Jools Holland. Ahem – Jools Holland’s show. Never heard of this guy before, heard very little since, but can he sing? Can he play? HELLS yes.   2. Tori Amos,...

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Lesser spotted music post: the sense of an ending

Sep 05

Four songs I like which go in unexpected directions. Beirut – ‘East Harlem’ It starts rather stately and plodding. It’s such a simple song – just three chords – G, C and D, but then in the latter section he throws an E Minor in there, the plinky piano starts, the vocal harmonies kick in and you have...

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Loud songs

Jun 06

These songs make me feel young. From 16-18 was all energy and noise. So: SUCK MY KISS! THIS HOUSE IS A CIRCUS!!! STARING AT THE...

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