November 2020 Playlist

Click here to listen on Spotify This month I’ve had the chance to catch up on a few recent new releases both from at home and further afield as well as revisit some old favourites. Firstly with the newer stuff is my highlight from IDLES’ latest Ultra Mono, Bruce Springsteen’s Letter To You and The... Continue Reading →

The Fuzztones – NYC

Not many bands make it to 40 years but that’s just what 2020 marks for The Fuzztones (albeit with a few line ups changes in that time) and to celebrate the event the band, led for that whole time by singer, guitarist and harmonica player, Rudi Protrudi, have released an album paying tribute to their... Continue Reading →

Coastal Fire Dept – Radio EP

Earlier in the summer Coastal Fire Dept leader Ollie Goddard mentioned a plan to me, based on feedback he’d received while promoting their debut album, Control, to make a set of their new songs ‘radio friendly’ with production, editing and in some cases the performances tweaked to make the songs more palatable to the airwaves...... Continue Reading →


How do you follow up a juke box musical movie based around the exploits of a pair of jail bird Blues Brothers? Well, it seems the answer for Dan Aykroyd, co-writer both there and here, was to write a movie about a group of underfunded scientists in New York who set out as Ghostbusters. I... Continue Reading →

RentOClean – Scrub-A-Dub

When RentOClean first burst onto the Guernsey music scene eight years ago, then as a four piece, they quickly made a name for themselves as a top party band with their mix of reggae, ska and punk that got crowds dancing and won them the Guernsey Gigs Battle Of The Bands in August 2012. Since... Continue Reading →

Army Of Darkness

Rounding my seasonal rewatch of Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead trilogy (as I watch it’s a few days before Halloween) we come to the most elaborate and different of the trio, Army Of Darkness (sometimes AKA The Medieval Dead). Much like the shift from the first to the second films, the shift to third sees a... Continue Reading →

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