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The Golden Age of Rock and Roll – Mott the Hoople"
What a marvellous thing the ”Ërandom’ button can be. For all the nostalgic memories of rooting through my record collection trying to decide what to play next, or what record fitted a particular mood, there’s no denying that progress in the shape of the MP3, alongside a whim to throw yourself into the hands of […]
Wax works? First published in and reproduced with the kind permission of Swine Magazine It’s National Record Store Day today (21st April) where vinyl fetishists across the globe celebrate the joys of 7 and 12 inch circles of plastic which emit sounds when rotated on a turntable and subjected to the transmitting device of a […]
We Mean It Maaaaaan! Sex Pistols ‘God Save The Queen’ detailed analysis"
We Mean It Maaaaaan! FIrst published in and reproduced with the kind permission of Swine Magazine Words: Phil Thornton So, the Sex Pistols have predictably re-released God Save The Queen, their 1977 single that caused such a fuss during the ”Ëcelebrations’ for Her Majesty’s silver jubilee 35 years ago. Now, as an 11 year old […]
The Louder Than War Guide To Having A Chart Hit"
Want to be rich & successful in the world of pop music? Thought not. But if by some chance you do yearn after super stardom here’s a guide to help you achieve that goal. Since my offspring are now that bit older, I’m at the stage where I am forced to listen to their music […]
The John Peel Online Record Archive Is Now Live!!!"
As we reported back in February “John Peel‘s record collection is to be made into an interactive online museum”Â¦” Today that museum has opened it’s (virtual) doors. On 19th Nov 2010 @JohnPeelCCA dropped their first tweet on Twitter. What it said was: “First tweet as the John Peel Centre for Creative Arts, Stowmarket. All very […]