Musical notes

Reading time: 2 mins

Over the past two years, driven largely by my previous co-workers I’ve been exposed to a wider amount and range of music than I have for many a year. On average I was buying at least two albums a month (the large majority being MP3s from iTunes, although the lure of FOPP still resides), none…

T in the Park

Reading time: 6 mins

My feet hurt! Having spent the past two days, wandering round a field, stumbling over tonnes of discarded plastic pint glasses, inhaling enough second-hand hits to keep me high for a week, and only once almost kicking over someone’s line of coke… I have to declare that – T in the Park was fucking excellent….

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T in the Park #10

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Sunday on the Main Stage Final day of the festival, and here’s the artists appearing on the main stage (reverse order of appearance): Goldie Lookin Chain – never heard of them, so are they worth a gander? Scissor Sisters – No questions here. I WILL be catching them (Mike would never forgive me!) Franz Ferdinand…

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T in the Park #8

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Sunday on the NME Stage Again, this is a bit more familiar territory for me, but I’d still love to hear your comments (and you only have to suffer this for another three days). Massive Attack – no question really, MUST SEE. NERD – Not sure about their second album, might be good live though?…

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T in the Park #7

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Saturday on the NME Stage Moving away from the dance tent we head to the NME Stage. Rock music reigns, and I’ll feel a bit more comfortable over there (boy will I EVER look out of place in the dance tent). Once again, any advice or previous experience is welcomed. Muse – MUST SEE! No…

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Just plain wrong

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Smiths Top Beatles. Ahhh ANOTHER reason I don’t read NME. Or is this just their way of drumming up some coverage.. Don’t get me wrong, I like a lot of the Smiths stuff, but “most important rock group of the last 50 years?” I really don’t think so…