Favourite compilations of 2005

Monday, 2 January 2006, 21:38 | Category : Uncategorized
Tags :

I created this category last year, because I was listening to a lot of compilations of music which wasn’t necessarily the same type as I was listening to on my favourite artist albums. I wanted to a more representative sample of the music that was moving me. In 2006 however, I wasn’t listening to nearly [...]

Best gigs of 2005

Monday, 2 January 2006, 19:53 | Category : Uncategorized
Tags :

Here are my best gigs now. Again, it can be hard to choose, but these are the ones that had that spine-tingling brilliance and were such a joy to be at. Notice the correlation between these and the album. No coincidence then, and plenty indication of the music I was loving in 2005.
1. Arcade Fire [...]

Top albums of 2005

Monday, 2 January 2006, 19:30 | Category : Uncategorized
Tags :

Another top 10 list, artist albums this time. Like other years, there was so much good music released in 2005 to choose from, it felt bad leaving some albums out. But here are the ones that made the biggest impression on me in 2005, whether through sheer originality, compelling music or lyrics or just that [...]

Top films of 2005

Monday, 2 January 2006, 13:29 | Category : Uncategorized
Tags :

Well, it’s that time again. Time to get 2005 out the way before a new cultural year can begin. Here are my Top 10 movies of the year. It didn’t seem such a great year for films, but maybe that’s because I didn’t go to the cinema as often as usual. However a few long-distance [...]

Brighton Beach, New Year’s Day

Monday, 2 January 2006, 12:53 | Category : Uncategorized
Tags :