British Music Invasion of the 1960’s

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

6 Great Tracks From Scottish Artists

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

Songs I never get bored of

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

The ‘B’ sides of great singles

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 liked these songs

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

Six great British female vocalists

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

Review of: Analogue Soul the new album from PentaSonic

pentasonic-analogue-soul-liam-luskSometimes 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

The Beatles like you’ve never heard them before – maybe

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

“Solo: Some were great but others not so much”

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. Continue reading

Did the grand piano make the song grand?

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. Continue reading