It is rare for bands to stay together for a long time. One of Two things will usually happen, the first is that the band simply start disliking the arrangement and want to try new things or the record companies get nervous if album sales drop. Either of these can lead to a temporary or permanent split. Read more
On an earlier post I reviewed the E.P. Strange Buildings by Jenn Vix and if you read it you will know that I throughly enjoyed it.
After some deliberation I decided to see if Vix would be kind enough to grant me an interview. I cautiously reached out to her not really knowing what to expect as she didn’t know who I was and to my delight she agreed.
Here is some background on Vix’s early career before we begin the interview: Read more
I feel that sometimes and I don’t know why so many people underestimate the talent of musicianship of rock group musicians. That had a lot to do with the choice of the tracks I chose for this post. Read more
Growing up in the eighties made me a fan of Post Punk, Synthpop and Electronic bands like Soft Cell and The Cure. If any of you follow my Instagram then you will know that I often post bands that I am listening to. Read more
Although I don’t play guitar I love a good bass line in a song so I thought we could look at some songs with just that – a great bass line. Read more
Most bands start with the best intentions of staying together and making great music but for many different reasons band members go their separate ways. Read more
The late 1970’s saw a Mod revival in the U.K. by bands that were influenced by 1960’s bands like The Who and The Small Faces. Read more
Every decade there are some songs that we would probably like to forget and then there are the songs we want to forget but when we hear them we can’t help but sing along. Read more
Why do bands do covers?
Are some bands just plain lazy and want to jump on the back of another bands efforts? Maybe that’s a bit harsh. Are you a fan or a hater of covers?
I really think that there is genuine risk when a band especially a commercially successful one does a cover. Read more
New wave music covers a wide variety of music from the 1970’s to the mid-1980’s and has ties with the original punk rock wave in the U.K.
It incorporates aspects of electronic and experimental music, mod subculture, disco and 1960s pop music. Read more