Thanks for listening, thanks for understanding

Some of the eagle eyed amongst you might recognise the line of the title for this post. It's from the overwhelming, swelling, chorus of one of the latest The Hold Steady tracks. It's called Entitlement Crew, it's great. Go have a listen. Anyway. I wanted to come on today to talk about... I don't even… Continue reading Thanks for listening, thanks for understanding

Joan Baez – Joan Baez – 1960

It’s such fun to read scathing reviews about classic albums. Unfortunately, I don’t have one of those for you today. Heller-Nicholas (p. 48) says that this album ‘helped revatilsed folk music for a new generation’ and I can’t say I disagree. This album launched Baez’s career as a folk artist, then turned protestor and champion… Continue reading Joan Baez – Joan Baez – 1960

July Favourites

This post is coming to y’all a little late because I spent the day I should’ve spent writing it with my forever fave, my best pal. Sometimes you’ve just got to go and wander around Yorkshire and eat a lot of cheese, you know? Anyway, this is what I was loving in July. ‘Difficult Women’… Continue reading July Favourites

Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains review

While our main reason for traveling down to London a few weeks ago was to see Tom Petty, we also took the chance to drop in at the latest music inspired exhibition at the V&A, Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains. I am not actually a huge Pink Floyd fan. I like the odd song, and… Continue reading Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains review

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – 9th July 2017.

Gig: British Summer Time, Hyde Park. 9th July, 2017. Last week, I had the immense pleasure of seeing one of my absolute idols Stevie Nicks in real life at BST, as well as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Spoiler alert – it was brilliant. BST is something I wasn’t really aware of before I turned up… Continue reading Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – 9th July 2017.