Catching up

Tuesday, 14 July 2009, 23:36 | Category : Good new stuff, Live music
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At the weekend a friend asked me what was new in the world of music. After over a week away on holiday in Dorset with no internet and none of my usual media exposure, music had taken a back seat and the question left me a bit thrown, and I didn’t really answer it. It [...]

Half way house

Tuesday, 14 July 2009, 22:56 | Category : Lists
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I know, this should have been done two weeks ago at the year’s true halfway point, but I’ve been on holiday, and y’know, busy. For what it’s worth, here are my favourite albums of the year so far, in a top-tenular fashion. It’s based on a combination of what I’ve admired and (much more so) what [...]