Strikingly beautiful

No! [chuckles] No, not me! Not this time, at least. I stream BBC 6 Music into the office and the lab. As the guy in charge around here, I get to make these sort of choices: it’s good to be king. But 6 Music is what happens in the background: in the foreground there’s TB, … Continue reading “Strikingly beautiful”

The Club

I don’t do clubs anymore. I don’t miss that lifestyle. Tenuously (at best) linked to those facts, here’s a song which is on the BBC 6 Music playlist (and on my free-to-follow inspired by 6 Spotify playlist) at the moment, from all-female Madrid four-piece band Hinds which is called The Club. I dunno. I fully recognise … Continue reading “The Club”

Great radio

It was probably somewhere around 45 minutes into the BBC 6 Music morning show yesterday that it suddenly dawned on me that the presenter (do we still call them “DJ”s?) had played banger after banger after banger. No, not sausages or sketchy cars. Some top tunes. It was at that point that I tweeted about … Continue reading “Great radio”

You know me so well

I may have sorted out my music issues. If I was looking for some sign or other to push in any given direction, it came with Spotify’s official entry into the SA music market earlier this week. Of course, there have always been ways of enjoying Spotify on your devices in SA, but it’s so … Continue reading “You know me so well”

2018 album news

Lifted (in part at least) from the BBC 6 Music article 18 albums we’re looking forward to in 2018. As ever, their selection does differ somewhat from mine, but there is still some correlation. I heard the “new” Manic Street Preachers single International Blue for the first time yesterday (hey, it’s been December) and I was … Continue reading “2018 album news”