Live From The Chestnut Tree Café: The Most Significant Albums Of 1984

Here were produced rubbishy newspapers containing almost nothing except sport, crime and astrology, sensational five-cent novelettes, films oozing with sex, and sentimental songs which were composed entirely by mechanical means on a special kind of kaleidoscope. It was one of countless similar songs published for the benefit of the proles by a sub-section of the … Continue reading Live From The Chestnut Tree Café: The Most Significant Albums Of 1984

From Moscow To Pared-Back, Retro-Futurism: The Most Significant Albums Of 1980

1980, and I wasn’t buying records. Sure, there would be the occasional, possibly vociferous, predominately unsuccessful cooing and cajoling noises thrown in parental directions, as if they genuinely knew their way around a record store (one day I’ll forgive them for not furnishing me with that ‘Wuthering Heights’ 7”, whose importance at the time was … Continue reading From Moscow To Pared-Back, Retro-Futurism: The Most Significant Albums Of 1980