Snakebite And Black: The Most Significant Albums Of 1993, Part One.

1993, and we’re fast approaching the point in the show where the type of music generally written about here – broad canvas alternative, indie disco, guitar-orientated pop; call it what you will – began to infiltrate the mainstream with far greater enthusiasm (especially from a British perspective). And with that infiltration arrived an edge of … Continue reading Snakebite And Black: The Most Significant Albums Of 1993, Part One.

At The Behest Of The Record Gods: The Most Significant Albums Of 1992, Part One

A time of frenzy. Grainy and frayed about the edges perhaps, all those memories of snakebite nights in sweaty clubs and flea-pit venues, the fuzzy, fuggy music an urgency of soundtrack colours, a scrapbook filled with clear, sharp image. And maybe it’s just a kink in perception; that all those hours spent in record stores … Continue reading At The Behest Of The Record Gods: The Most Significant Albums Of 1992, Part One

And All Throughout The Years: Sugar’s Copper Blue Revisited

It’s difficult to give too much credence to anything filed under the banner of Album Of The Year. Particularly anything slotted (shoehorned…coerced…hammered…) into some type of ranking. 1-10. Or 1-50; with the exception of yourself, dear reader, the general public can’t be trusted with any calibration of this variety – for the sole reason that … Continue reading And All Throughout The Years: Sugar’s Copper Blue Revisited