Category Archives: Rants about Music

Hallowuh!?

It’s apparently been out for a couple years now, but I’ve only just become aware of an incongruous 3-disc compilation of “Halloween Songs”, some of which seem to have been picked purely on the basis of their titles alone, rather … Continue reading

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Sad Kitty

Tragically The Lounge Kittens have announced that they are splitting up, at the end of their current (farewell) tour. To quote the official announcement: “Despite your unwavering support and generosity, we have struggled to keep TLK financially viable over the … Continue reading

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Galaxonbury

Last weekend three acts I’d dearly love to see live were playing Glastonbury Festival: Vodun, The Lounge Kittens, and Babymetal… though there was never any chance of me actually attending the event, because I hate the outdoors, and “roughing it” … Continue reading

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PunkWatch: Queen Barb

I wasn’t aware of the Trolls musical movie franchise until the trailer for a forthcoming sequel started appearing on various news sites this week, touting the heavy metal tuneage and cameo voice-overs. According to the blurb, there are six different … Continue reading

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M-B-E-2-M-I-A

I was a little surprised when I read the news that British-Sri-Lankan rapper/provocateur M.I.A. (aka Mathangi Arulpragasam) was being awarded an M.B.E. (aka The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) this year for her services to music… not because … Continue reading

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“I Used To Think You Were The Cleverest Man Alive.”

Back in the day, I would have been chomping-at-the-bit to bash out a feverish blog post about the latest season of Game of Thrones… but this time around, ehhh, not so much. According to the notes I made after each … Continue reading

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S-E-B Oversight

I was shocked to discover that yesterday’s “pirate” CD post was actually the first time I’d ever even mentioned Sophie Ellis-Bextor on this blog! For the record, I’ve had a major crush on her since the mid-1990s, when she was … Continue reading

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