I have been meaning to blog about this for a week or so now, but so many things have been going on for me I haven't had the time.I have been meaning to blog about this for a week or so now, but so many things have been going o
So the annual Mercury Music Prize shortlist has been announced of the 'best' albums of the last year with the usual mix of random folk and jazz albums and the mainstream. Radiohead's album wasn't bad but really it has to Burial winning it, even if it's his worst album to date.
I just wanted to blog about how great the new Alkaline Trio album Agony & Irony is. I am a huge trio fan, and am always worried by a new album from any band.... I mean what if I don't like it! The trio, of course, don't disappoint. Whilst it's not quite as dark as sometime expected, there last few albums have departed somewhat from that original sound, the macabre is still in abundance, of course.
So the Red album is out....listened to it a fair bit and there's some great tracks and a few duffers too! This video for the first single "Pork and Beans" is brilliant - check all the internet references, from singing man, lightsabers to "leave Britney alone" girl.
Well not really a 'new' love, but one that i have caved to. I have always really admired Rock posters, they combine two of my biggest loves, music and art.Well not really a 'new' love, but one that i have caved to.
Sunday saw the last day of the Con and costumes galore... not that there hadn't already been some corkers!
Sunday saw the last day of the Con and costumes galore... not that there hadn't already been some corkers! Everyone was trying to bag a bargain and it was the last chance to catch up with some of the guys, and get things signed!!
So most of Saturday morning was spent recovering from the night before, but some of us did make into the con, amazingly.The evening played host to 4 parties..... Ours, Eric Scarecrow's Soopa show, Kaiju at the Showroom and Buffmonster at GR. .