TOTW-Sonic Youth-Dirty Boots

I’ve never hidden my love for Sonic Youth and recently they’re all I can listen to. ‘Goo’ in particular is a record I keep going over, and it’s the opening track, ‘Dirty Boots’ that is our TOTW. A little more subtle than what fans of Sonic Youth were used to at the time, but still bringing the sound that only they carried. Have a listen … Continue reading TOTW-Sonic Youth-Dirty Boots

Shag Haired Villains – There Is A Noise

You know that painful search for new music everyone goes through? You’re tired of your current Playlist or constantly dropping back into an old album again and you need something fresh. This happens to me ALL.THE.TIME. I love an album for a month or two and then I don’t find anything new within it, and it just becomes another album on my MP3 or in … Continue reading Shag Haired Villains – There Is A Noise

Queens Of The Stone Age – Songs For The Deaf

“It’s songs for the deaf, you can’t even hear it”. ‘Songs For The Deaf’, is QOTSA third album. Released in 2002, I didn’t hear it in it’s entirety until 2008, which is crazy. It’s a loose concept album built around the story of someone taking a drive from LA to Joshua Tree. They tune in and out of radio stations along the way, picking up … Continue reading Queens Of The Stone Age – Songs For The Deaf

Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late‘ is the fourth mixtape by Drake. We all know who Drake is in 2017 but it was this record that brought him to my attention in 2015. I hadn’t been a fan of his previous records apart from a few tracks, but when I heard ‘Energy’, the second single released from ‘If You’re…’ I started to take him … Continue reading Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

The National – Sleep Well Beast

It’s finally here!! All is well in this world again with the release of The Nationals seventh album ‘Sleep Well Beast’. It’s been four years since ‘Trouble Will Find Me‘ and on first appearances, the wait is worth it. Four singles preceded the release of the album, the best in my opinion being ‘Carin In The Liquor Store’, but they were all brilliant in truth. … Continue reading The National – Sleep Well Beast