Rock Docs And Cringeworthy Demographic Signalling

I love a good music documentary especially a meander through the career of any artist of note and longevity but one of the eternal annoyances in latter years is the seeming need to insert a flavour of the moment artist suddenly saying that this old foggie has been such an influence on them. The folly…

Bowie,Iggy,Dinah Shore Before we had the Internet

Pre YouTube it was hard to see Bowie on US TV in the UK. Reading it written down gave no real clue to how magnificent the interview was. And where was the “I loooove nihilism” bit? The Interview on youtube (STILL patched together from various sources)… And how heard about it in the UK at…

Bowie-The Album That Could Have Been

Bowie was on my musical radar from a young age though I was a bit young to get into Ziggy Stardust. The first Bowie single to grab me was Fame. It certainly had the funk. And that high to low voice scale towards the end. Now that was clever. After Fame was a hit, Bowie’s…

Ancient Heart – I Now Have One

30 years!!!! Where has the time gone? Saw her doing a live set on Vintage TV a while ago (and Vintage TV is no longer broadcasting, that’s how tough it is out there these days)/ Still LOVE this album. @tanita_tikaram's "Ancient Heart" is 30 and to celebrate Music on Vinyl are issuing a special limited…