sparkling synthesizers, frantic drum machines, and the true wonder of twelve inch remixes Continue reading The pure joy of 1980’s remix albums
When records aren’t what they seem… Continue reading Vintage Vinyl: 12 inches of Howard Jones
My favourite albums this year Continue reading 5 Best Albums of 2018
Top tunes in my car Continue reading This week I’ve been listening to…
Tell me something good…. Continue reading Vintage Vinyl in the charity shop: Rufus and Chaka Khan Live
It was quite a shock yesterday to learn that Madonna’s Ray of Light album is now twenty years old; where have all those years gone? I was twenty-four then; in many ways, I still feel that age, as if I’m somehow stuck in 1998. If anything, it feels more like a decade ago, not two decades. Here are the albums I was listening to twenty years ago. Did you have any of these? Air – Moon Safari Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Madonna – Ray of Light Fat Boy Slim – You’ve come a long way, baby … Continue reading These Albums Are Twenty Years Old!
Picture it: Christmas Day 1991, I was seventeen years old and received my first CD player. It was a portable one, called a discman, that could be plugged into a stereo system or used like a walkman. Fortunately, my parents also gave me some CDs to go with it (otherwise it would have been a rubbish present). So, without further ado, here are the first CDs that I ever owned… Discography Pet Shop Boys This is a practically perfect (come to think of it, wouldn’t Perfect be an awesome title for a Pet Shop Boys album?) greatest hits collection, covering their … Continue reading The first CDs I ever owned