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  • Phoenix Set List - Manchester Academy 2 - 27th Oct

    Out 28 2009, 11h00

  • New Music Top 10 - July 2009

    Ago 16 2009, 1h01

    1 - Wild Beasts
    2 - Florence & the Machine
    3 - The XX
    4 - Julian Plenti
    5 - Fun.
    6 - The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
    7 - Bombay Bicycle Club
    8 - The Answering Machine
    9 - Discovery
    10 - Telekinesis
  • New Music Top 10 - August 2009

    Ago 16 2009, 0h49

    Having listened to loads of new artists over the last few weeks, I thought I'd list my fav discoveries for August:


    1 - Blind Pilot
    2 - Harlem Shakes
    3 - Tigers That Talked
    4 - jj
    5 - Fanfarlo
    6 - Throw Me The Statue
    7 - The Antlers
    8 - Delorean
    9 - Pony Pony Run Run
    10 - Frightened Rabbit
  • My favourite Artists by Decade!

    Jul 8 2009, 19h47

    00's

    Interpol (Antics & Turn On the Bright Lights) Arctic Monkeys (Whatever People Say), The Strokes (Is This It?/Room On Fire), Coldplay (A Rush of Cold Blood), Daft Punk (Discovery), The Killers (Hot Fuss), Foals (Antidotes), Vampire Weekend (VW), Death Cab For Cutie (Transatlanticism), Ryan Adams (Gold), Arcade Fire (Funeral), The Shins (Oh Inverted World/Chutes Too Narrow), Mew (Frengers), Bon Iver (For Emma) The Walkmen (Bows & Arrows), Modest Mouse (We Were Dead/Good News), Nada Surf (Let Go)

    90's

    Jeff Buckley (Grace) Pulp (Different Class), Suede (Dog Man Star/Suede), Oasis (What's The Story), Pearl Jam (Ten), Radiohead (OK Computer/The Bends), Counting Crows (August & Everything After), Flaming Lips (Soft Bulletin)

    80's:

    The Smiths (The Queen is Dead/Meat Is Murder), The Cure (Disintegration), New Order (Lowlife/Brotherhood/Technique), Paul Simon (Graceland), U2 (Joshua Tree)

    70's:

    Fleetwood Mac (Rumours), The Clash (London Calling), David Bowie (Ziggy Stardust/Low/Hunky Dory), Van Morrison (Moondance), Joy Divison (Unknown Pleasures)

    50/60s:

    Bob Dylan (Blonde On Blonde), Sam Cooke, Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys (Pet Sounds), The Rolling Stones, The Beatles (Revolver/Abbey Road/Revolover)
  • Artistis I've Seen Live...

    Jul 7 2009, 12h30

    Artists I've seen live (that I can remember!)

    Interpol, U2, Coldplay, Red Hot Chilis, Morrissey, Green Day, Pearl Jam, Ryan Adams, Friendly Fires, Foals, White Lies, Florence & the Machine, Editors, The Killers, Radiohead, The Strokes, MGMT, Oasis, Muse, The Pixies, The White Stripes, Kasabian, Glasvegas, The Flaming Lips, Mew, Idlewild, The Shins, The Stills, Nada Surf, Jason Mraz, Snow Patrol, Death Cab For Cutie, The Foo Fighters, Pulp, Suede, Starsailor, Athlete, Richard Ashcroft, The Verve, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, Damien Rice, Goo Goo Dolls, Dashboard Confessional, Travis, Josh Rouse, The Bravery, Keane, The Secret Machines, Counting Crows, Josh Ritter, The Charlatans, Paul Weller, Razorlight, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, Semisonic, James, Primal Scream, The xx, Fanfarlo, First Aid Kit, Passion Pit, Dutch Uncles, Hot Club De Paris, Maximo Park, Wild Beasts, Phoenix, The Maccabess
  • My Top Ten Albums of 2009 - Jan - June!

    Jun 30 2009, 16h23

    1 - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix - Phoenix
    2 - Wall Of Arms - The Maccabees
    3 - Manners - Passion Pit
    4 - Everything is New - Jack Penate
    5 - West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum - Kasabian
    6 - To Lose My Life - White Lies
    7 - It's Blitz - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    8 - Veckatimest - Grizzly Bear
    9 - Conditions - The Temper Trap
    10 - Wave If You're Really There - Wave Machines

    Other notable mentions:

    La Roux, Doves, Maximo Park, Empire of the Sun (mainly for 'We Are The People!), We Were Promised Jetpacks, Stellastar*

    Albums which I'm most looking forward to in 2009:

    Florence & the Machine, Hockey, The Cribs, The Arctic Monkeys, Mew, Editors, Bombay Bicycle Club
  • My Top Ten Albums of 2008!

    Jun 30 2009, 16h08

    1 - Antidotes - Foals
    2 - Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
    3 - The Rhumb Line - Ra Ra Riot
    4 - Oracular Spectacular - MGMT
    5 - For Emma, Forever Ago - Bon Iver
    6 - 21 - Mystery Jets
    7 - Friendly Fires - Friendly Fires
    8 -The Virgins - The Virgins
    9 - Ladyhawke - Ladyhawke
    10 - Fantasy Black Channel - Late of the Pier


    Other notable mentions:

    Kings of Leon, The Black Kids, Los Campesinos!, Fleet Foxes, Cut Copy, Teddy Thompson, Santogold & TV On the Radio