Trick of the Light

NOTE: Trick of the Light is one of the many brilliant tracks on my inspired by 6 Spotify playlist. Go see. Go share.   Villagers in the BBC 6 Music Live Room. Wonderful. I didn’t know much about Villagers, so I went to their website where I found that they are: an Irish indie folk band from … Continue reading “Trick of the Light”

Inspired by 6

I may have mentioned these things before, but not together, and even if I have, it deserves repeating. First thing: I listen to BBC 6 Music at lot. I’m right in their target demographic, so they suit me and I suit them. Symbiotic, innit? Second thing: I’m (still) really enjoying Spotify. I love having the … Continue reading “Inspired by 6”

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”