The British Music Invasion was probably one of or possibly the most important eras in British music history. There were so many influential bands that literally invaded America in the 1960’s and we are going to be looking at some of them in this post. Continue reading
Being a Scot I thought it would be appropriate for me to cover some Scottish bands on my blog.
The tracks in this post aren’t all obvious choices in fact there might even be a couple that you don’t know. I guess you could call them hidden classics. I am a huge fan of Bond films so we have a Bond theme song. We also have a Punk Rock band with a guitarist who would later front one of Scotland’s most loved bands. Continue reading
For this post I wanted to share some of the songs that I never get bored of listening to. everybody has a list like this whether it’s because the songs have a special meaning or perhaps they remind you of a particular time. Continue reading
We all remember the big hits but of course when we bought singles there were at least two songs that we could listen to. The often forgotten ‘B’ side was sometimes a great song in it’s own right. For this list of songs I decided to search out the ‘B’ sides of some of our favorite ‘A’ sides. Continue reading
Good or bad I genuinely liked and like all the songs in today’s playlist and some I have quite an attachment to.
I have mentioned in previous posts about how some songs just stay with you and it doesn’t matter when you last heard them. Time almost stands still because you remember the words, the band members or the moment when you first heard the song. Continue reading
As well as music I am also a great fan of film. I enjoy listening to film soundtracks, because of this I sometimes find myself listening to music I usually wouldn’t listen to just because it’s on a soundtrack of a film I like.
I have an interesting question for you in this post. “Did the film make the song or the song make the film?” Ask that question when you hear/read about the songs from today’s list. Continue reading
The women in British music have created some of the most outstanding and unique music.
I want to look at a synthpop duo from Basildon, Essex first called Yazoo but known as Yaz in America. I really like the voice of Alison Moyet and Yazoo were of great importance. The other part of the duo was the amazing Vince Clark. Continue reading
Sometimes you are completely unaware of what is in your own backyard which brings me to the latest album by PentaSonic – Analogue Soul. Based in Seoul, Korea. they are categorized as alternative disco, funk rock, jazz-funk, pop and soul on BandCamp.
After listening to their first album self-titled PentaSonic which definitely has the jazz-funk sound throughout I decided to try and find out a bit more about them. Continue reading
When people talk about British music there is one band that will always come into the conversation – The Beatles.
Are we going to be looking at some songs by The Beatles then? Well, yes but not by The Beatles. Continue reading
I had the pleasure of interviewing the funk rock band ‘PentaSonic’ shortly after the release of their second album ‘Analogue Soul’. Continue reading