Tag: 'in depth'

News Blog Sound of 2016 The Blog Sound of 2016 is a poll of UK based bloggers to determine the most popular and favourite emerging acts among those polled. >>
In Depth Turin Brakes Interview – Olly Knights talks about new album “Lost Property” Back in June I left you in suspense with just a few choice questions that I had selected from an interview I had done with Olly Knights from Turin Brakes. Well, the time has come to let you in on the full interview piece as it seems that news on their next album is about to break. >>
In Depth Inchoate Observations On The State Of Things In case you didn't already notice it from the army of bulldozers clawing mercilessly at the cultural landscape, today's giddy feeding frenzy is pretty much the perfect storm as far as the great minds behind Global Release day are concerned. >>
In Depth What Have The 1960s Ever Done For Me? I'd always had this feeling that the 1970s had more influence on my musical soul, and that the '60s were not nearly as well represented in my music collection. On (lengthy) reflection, that might not be the case. >>
In Depth New Turin Brakes Album – Interview with Olly Knights Turin Brakes went back into the studio earlier this year - we spoke to Olly Knights to find out what they've been up to, what to expect from a new album, and what he's been listening to lately. >>
In Depth Music and Memory Share I'm not someone who necessarily looks that deeply into how music is produced or even conceived, although I possibly should bearing in mind that I was studying to be … >>
In Depth Is the single a thing of the past? Is the single a thing of the past?  The choice of single was once extremely important to an artist: it was the hook to get people excited about what was to come so it had to make an impact on the audience.  In the age of streaming and Itunes, thought, is that still the case? >>
In Depth The Bluetones Reunion – Interview With Adam Devlin Literally a few days after we published a piece on their final album A New Athens, the news came through that The Bluetones had reformed and would tour later this year to celebrate their 20th anniversary.  Nicola caught up with guitarist Adam Devlin to find out more about the why, the how, and the "will there be tea towels?" of the reunion. >>
In Depth We’re putting the band back together… Share The Blues Brothers happens to be one of my all-time favourite films and I love the premise of Jake and Elwood putting the band back together again for one … >>
Article Why bands and bloggers need each other See that Neil Hannon up there in the photo above this story? I've always liked him, but never more so than the day he was responsible, indirectly and directly, for the best day this site has ever seen. Allow me to explain… >>
In Depth How Could They Be Wrong – a Playlist of Mercury Losers Down the years the award panel has handed over-sized cheques to many worthy winners; the shortlist system working as it does means that many credible nominees have failed to land the prize. Or, to put it in media-speak, they have been snubbed. >>
In Depth Emergent Thrumming – a Playlist of Mercury Prize Winners The Mercury Music Prize has been going since 1992, and no matter what the naysayers say (nayingly) it's not without merit, as this selection of tracks from winning albums can testify. >>