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On Destroyer and music, place, smell and memory

Last night I had the dear pleasure of spending an hour or so in the company of Dan Bejar, aka Destroyer. Dan Bejar, aka Destroyer, performing at Howler on 27 September 2018. Advertisements

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Men – we can do better

I went to the vigil for Eurydice Dixon a couple of weeks ago.

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2017 in Music: The Year That Was

More than any year in recent memory, it seemed like 2017 featured a release nearly every week (sometimes several times in a week!) that demanded a listen. A heap of my favourite artists, and those of many others, put out … Continue reading

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The 5 Most Disappointing Albums of 2017

Five albums from artists that I have long adored that just weren’t quite up to scratch.

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The 10 Best Albums of 2017

The best that 2017 had to offer, with apologies to all the records I didn’t get around to or 2016 behemoths from A Tribe Called Quest or Frank Ocean that consumed a lot of listening hours.

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The 10 Best Songs of 2017

Some of the best songs of 2017, with apologies to the banging soundtrack found on the Lost Kingdom level of Super Mario Odyssey.

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The 5 Best Gigs of 2017

A handful of the best shows, ranked by goodness, not by how much money they cost me.

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