Top 10 Songs 2015

In no particular order, 10 of my favourites from 2015 plus a cheeky two that I missed in 2014. The Color Waves ‘Chirology’ Adult Mom ‘Survival’ The Joy Formidable ‘Y Garreg Ateb’ San Fermin ‘Jackrabbit’ Lanterns on the Lake ‘Faultlines’ Paper Aeroplanes ‘Sail’ Courtney Barnett ‘Nobody Really Cares if You Don’t Go to the Party’ … More Top 10 Songs 2015

Top 10 albums 2014

My 10 favourite albums of 2010 in no particular order: Sharon Van Etten – Are We There St. Vincent – St Vincent Moodoïd – Le Monde Möö French for Rabbits – Spirits Dum Dum Girls – Too True Honeyblood – Honeyblood Mark Lanegan Band – Phantom Radio Gulp – Season Sun The Midnight Pine – … More Top 10 albums 2014

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

Marcus Warner’s 2010 Top Ten

The fourth guest Top Ten comes from arch-blogger and political activist Marcus Warner. In his day-job he’s caseworker for Plaid Cymru’s MEP, Jill Evans. But he’s as passionate about his music as his politics. You can read his blog here. Kanye West – Monster No doubt the album will get into people’s top tens … More Marcus Warner’s 2010 Top Ten

More guest top tens.

The next two posts should have appeared before the new year, but I’m only just getting around to posting them. I blame the usual post-Christmas cold and early New Year torpor. So what follows is more Hi-fidelity-style listing of music from the last year from another two guest listers from the political world. They’re both … More More guest top tens.