Best Live Bands 2016

I’ve seen quite a few live bands this year, so I thought it would be nice to make a list of my favourites. If you like live music I’d highly recommend you try and see these bands when/if they play a venue near you. Scorpion Child Website: http://www.scorpionchildofficial.com/ Gig review: https://realrockandroll.wordpress.com/2016/10/31/gig-review-scorpion-childjared-james-nicholsthe-bad-flowers-london-301016/ Toseland Website: http://www.toselandmusic.com/ Gig Read More …

Best New Music 2016

As the year draws to a close, everyone is reflecting on the past 12 months and I’ve been noticing many ‘best of’ and ‘top 10/20’ lists for music. It’s impossible to make a complete list of the best new music releases for 2016, of course, because I haven’t heard all the new music that’s been Read More …

Monday Sounds: 15 Songs To Ease You Into The Week

Monday Morning by Fleetwood Mac:   Monday Morning by Ian Moore:   Blue Monday by Fats Domino:   Monday Monday by The Mamas & The Papas:   Call It Stormy Monday by T-Bone Walker:   Monday Morning Blues by Mississippi John Hurt:   Manic Monday by The Bangles:   Blue Monday by New Order:   Read More …

#MusicMonday: 5 Songs That Break Me

Today I’m sharing 5 songs that break me. You know the kind of song I’m talking about, right? It’s in the intensity of the lyrics, and the ache of the vocals, and the way the music cradles it all. It’s that perfect combination digging deep under the skin and scratching us raw. It’s in that Read More …