Monthly Archives: September 2010

An Ode to the Cassette

  I’m not one to quote television programmes often – least of all Family Guy – but I saw an episode the other day that reminded me of the joy of perhaps my favourite technological invention. In the episode, Stewie … Continue reading

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‘Yo no Tanto Como El’ – Pedro Luis Ferrer

<Taken from ‘The Grain’> Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. I’d like to believe the same is true with music: that every shit song has an equal and opposite brilliant song, although the statistics will probably prove that … Continue reading

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Chasing the Shitegeist: Ke$ha – TiK ToK

<Another post from ‘The Grain’> Like many people, I suppose, I admit to getting a little swept away with the ‘new-broom-sweeps-clean’ rhetoric that has surrounded the recent change of decade. We all bashed the hell out of the noughties, despaired … Continue reading

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‘Chasing the Shitegeist’ or ‘How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Justin Beiber’

<This post also appeared first on ‘The Grain’> “Though I’m not the first king of controversy I am the worst thing since Elvis Presley To do black music so selfishly And use it to get myself wealthy”   So sang … Continue reading

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Chasing the Shitegeist: I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

<This post originally appeared on (hopefully) soon-to-be-resurrected  website ‘The Grain’>   I don’t really like writing negative things about shit music. However, I have just heard a song on the radio so bad that I have been moved – physically … Continue reading

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The Changing Same

This blog will deal pretty vaguely with popular music and science fiction, my two great artistic loves…. and why not?

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