My musical malaise

It’s happened before but I wasn’t expecting it this time: a musical malaise has crept up on me. Normally I listen to a mixture of old music augmented by a steady stream of new songs. Right now I can’t be bothered with any of it. There are always times when I feel a bit jaded … More My musical malaise

The Android Angel

The prolific Paul Coltofeanu, the restless multi-skiller behind Free Swim about whom I have rattled on previously is about to release an album under his alter-alter-ego of The Android Angel. I’m glad to say the first songs sound great: one’s a bit New Wave, one has a sort of Spiritualized haziness and ‘Lie Back And … More The Android Angel

Songs of the Year 2012

Here they are: the 20 songs which I’ve been enjoying or obsessing about for the last twelve months. I’ve been spoilt for choice this year. There hasn’t really been any doubt about my song of the year though which shows no sign of wearing thin even after the ridiculous number of times I’ve played it. You’ll … More Songs of the Year 2012