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Listen of the Week – The Stranglers, Rattus Norvegicus

The Stranglers – Rattus Norvegicus, 1977 The Stranglers first studio effort. Nestling nicely in the late 70’s new wave punk era with bands such as The Buzzcocks, Wire, The Undertones, Talking Heads,…

Listen of the Week – Ulcerate

Ulcerate   It’s funny, well kinda funny .. Ok I find it funny … Music that soo utterly rubs people up the wrong way, Metal and Scaldy techno … Now there’s probably…

Listen of the Week – Blind Willie Johnson

Blind Willie Johnson   Someone mentioned something about modern music to me recently, ‘Modern?  I’m near certain contemporary was what we were talking about but modern, not to be a pedantic bastard…

Listen of the Week – The Walkmen, Bows and Arrows

The Walkmen – Bows and Arrows   I’m not a Grinch, I wholly embrace Christmas for what it is and for the trimmings. I, honestly I do, look forward to the cold…

Listen of the Week – Madvillain, Madvillainy (2004)

Madvillain – Madvillainy (2004) Apparently Speech Debelle didn’t do, something. Or so I half read in one of last week’s headline on some page of the Times. There was reference to the…