The Impact Of The Vinyl Stash: The Most Significant Albums Of 1997, Part One

Should you be in the business of calibrating your time on this planet against adventures in audio, it becomes easy to grow excited when contemplating the release schedules of certain years. It’s something you could label as nostalgia if you’re feeling unkind, but in reality it’s an essence far more dynamic than that – a … Continue reading The Impact Of The Vinyl Stash: The Most Significant Albums Of 1997, Part One

Lazer Guided Melody’s Best Albums Of 2011 (Part One)

And so to yet another 2011 Best Of; you know the drill. Unimaginative music blog sits in a darkened room, pen and paper at hand. First the process of assimilating the year’s fresh records. Then it’s all about awarding each marks out of ten for various nonsensical attributes – artistic merit, technical acumen, top speed, … Continue reading Lazer Guided Melody’s Best Albums Of 2011 (Part One)

Hanging the Blessed DJ

The bar is called Bar, or something similar. Mahogany, chrome, an outbreak of gentrification primed to concatenate down the London Road. A usual crowd have coerced their guilty bones present, a quorum of players, pooftahs, popinjays. They genuflect beneath the interior’s tasteful lighting, hazy conversation that supplements whatever interesting chic the DJ is attempting to … Continue reading Hanging the Blessed DJ