Gene Archive

20 songs Happiness is hard to pin down Last Friday was International Day of Happiness. In case you missed it while you were doing your best to stay ahead in the nasty, brutish, but never quite short enough rat race I've put together a playlist to act as a sort of seven-day delayed cure for the common chore. Anyway, how bad can work be? Everything is cool when you're part of a team... >>
Musical Advent Gene – Be My Light, Be My Guide The decision to leave Gene's first two singles - For The Dead and Be My Light, Be My Guide - off their debut album Olympian doesn't look any better with the passing of time. >>
Mystery Mixtapes The Musical Advent Calendar of Mystery The Musical Advent Calendar: like a regular advent calendar, only more music-based, more mysterious, and way more fun. >>
20 songs There is no Ending What happens if you take the opening track from each of 20 albums and construct a playlist from them, then take the closing tracks from the same 20 albums, and create a playlist out of those, in reverse order from the original playlist? >>
20 songs Start Again It's all indie tweeted yesterday about a list of great opening tracks that they put together in July. There are some gooduns on their list, but it inspired me to go one better. And then another three more so it would fit into my 20 songs series. >>
Tracks Gene – I Can’t Help Myself You have to go all the way back to Gene's d├ębut single Be My Light, Be My Guide for today's selection. I Can't Help Myself first appeared as a b-side to that excellent single. >>
Playlists June 2014: trinkets, b-sides and lullabies B-sides, rarities, non-album tracks, alternate versions - the tracks that bands and labels forgot, or mysteriously tucked away in a corner, out of view. >>
Tracks Gene – Sleep Well Tonight Like The Eton Rifles, Sleep Well Tonight is a tale of dust-ups and differences; this time it's not class warfare as such, more the small-town mindset versus anything that dares to act different, think different, be different. >>