In no particular order, 10 of my favourites from 2015 plus a cheeky two that I missed in 2014. The Color Waves ‘Chirology’ Adult Mom ‘Survival’ The Joy Formidable ‘Y Garreg Ateb’ San Fermin ‘Jackrabbit’ Lanterns on the Lake ‘Faultlines’ Paper Aeroplanes ‘Sail’ Courtney Barnett ‘Nobody Really Cares if You Don’t Go to the Party’ … More Top 10 Songs 2015
Here they are: the 20 songs which I’ve been enjoying or obsessing about for the last twelve months. I’ve been spoilt for choice this year. There hasn’t really been any doubt about my song of the year though which shows no sign of wearing thin even after the ridiculous number of times I’ve played it. You’ll … More Songs of the Year 2012
It’s been a extraordinarily good year for new music as far as I’m concerned. I’ll post my songs of the year shortly. In the meantime, here are some pre-list lists. You can never have too many lists. Album of the Year Islet: Illuminated People From the Six-Million Dollar Man sound effects which mark the opening … More 2012 Music – let the listing begin
I tried and failed to limit this list to 10. Even fifteen was difficult because, as far as I’m concerned, it’s been a very good year for music: fine new songs by old favourites and bands entirely new to me. And I’m aware that there are some I know I’m going to love but haven’t … More Top 15 Songs 2011
Cranking up this blog again. Top Ten songs coming soon. In the meantime I’ve devolved my top 5 albums (top 10 really) to Gareth Price’s blog.
The next two posts should have appeared before the new year, but I’m only just getting around to posting them. I blame the usual post-Christmas cold and early New Year torpor. So what follows is more Hi-fidelity-style listing of music from the last year from another two guest listers from the political world. They’re both … More More guest top tens.