Tag Archives: Music

The Wedding Present – Valentina (Scopitones, 2012)

I don’t suppose you’ll ever get a truly unbiased review from this scribe for a new release from The Wedding Present, a band that have played a fairly pivotal part in my life these last 25 years. Besides, what started … Continue reading

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The Subways – Manchester, The Ritz (May 8th, 2012)

There’s always been something about the notion of a three-piece band and how unexpectedly powerful such a stripped-down unit can be. Forget all the added extras. All you really need is bass, guitar and drums. The Jam are an obvious … Continue reading

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Deluxe editions – the bane of a record collector’s life

I’m trying my best to streamline my music collection at present. Honest. But in this day and age of ‘listen and rip’, it’s not getting any easier for those of us wanting a little more than a computer file to … Continue reading

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Super sonik flight with Weller … again

In which Malcolm gives his own slant on the latest Paul Weller chart-topper, in a week that saw the Woking wonder back on our screens for a brand new series of  Later with Jools Holland. From the moment thumping bass … Continue reading

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Apprehensive scribbler joins the world of blog

OK, I’ve put it off a long time, but this interweb thingy doesn’t appear to be going away and it’s finally time for me to join the wider web world. On this here space, I aim to give my own spin … Continue reading

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