31/08/2012
Vertigo

Playlist #21: Soundtrack to your life

Adam Scovell on the soundtrack to the movie of his life… When wandering the streets with my reality blockers (or headphones as some people call them) on full, it becomes extremely easy to...

24/08/2012
Green Man 2012, courtesy M Harris

Playlist #20: Green Man 2012

In his latest playlist, Marc Hall reflects on last weekend’s Green Man Festival. I’ve been to many festivals over the years. I cut my teeth at Glastonbury, enriched my musical landscape with ATP...

10/08/2012
Worlds of Possibility, Domino Records

Playlist #19: The Domino Effect

Brit-pop was an important time for the UK music industry, not least because it led one man to introduce US indie to a saturated, tired scene…  In 2003, a proto team Double Negative...

30/07/2012
Adam Green

Playlist #18: skip, skip, play…

Marc Hall invites us on a journey to listen to the comforting classics and (not so) secret shames on his iPod…  As ever my faithful iPod will be loaded with 16 GB of...

06/07/2012
matador_records_web

Playlist #17: What’s Up Matador?

Searching for new music inspiration? It may be wise to start by checking which label signed your favourite band… What are the factors which dictate music taste, the type of genres we love...

22/06/2012
david bowie ziggy_web

Playlist #16: Loving the Alien

It’s 40 years since David Bowie unleashed Ziggy Stardust onto an unsuspecting world. Marc Hall celebrates the milestone, playlist style! 40 years ago this month – June 6, 1972 to be precise, David...

15/06/2012
summerfestivals_web

Playlist #15: The Summer Festival

With summer festival season underway, we thought we’d cut through the line-up confusion and pick 10 of the best from 2012′s crop… As I sit and write this, the sun is beginning to...

08/06/2012
Kurt Cobain

Playlist #14: The Replacements

Marc Hall takes a look at the curious lack of a fuss when it comes to drafting in a new band member to keep the show on the road… Sometime a little bit...

01/06/2012
DeepHed_web

Playlist #13: Introducing Deep Hedonia

Their first gig just around the corner, we invited Deep Hedonia in to give us an insight into their eclectic tastes, and perhaps a hint of what we can expect of their shows…...