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Lindi Ortega at Komedia, Brighton and The Garage, London, 12 and 14 June 2018

Lindi Ortega, as regular readers of this blog will know, is my favourite country artist. She doesn’t come to the UK all that often, so I decided to go to  a couple of the shows on her latest tour, which … Continue reading

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My Top Twenty – Most played songs on iTunes/iPod

I’ve compiled plenty of lists of favourites in the past – top tens, twenties, hundred albums, even a 200 tunes. But do they actually represent what I listen to most? I thought I’d  sort my iTunes by “plays” and see. … Continue reading

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Two contrasting concerts: Lindi Ortega and Massive Attack

I went two concerts this week which were both brilliant, memorable. But utterly different experiences. 3 February, Brighton, Komedia: Lindi Ortega. 4 February, Brixton, O2 Academy: Massive Attack. Lindi, a new favourite, whose music has been central to me over … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? – (71) “I’m on Fire” by Lindi Ortega, The Staves and, of course, Bruce

This post is inspired by prospect of the Lindi Ortega concert which I’m going to, in Brighton, next week. Can’t make her London show because I’m seeing Massive Attack the same night, and I bought those tickets a long time … Continue reading

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My Top Ten – Albums of 2015

It’s that time of year when it has to be done – my top ten albums of 2015! I had more candidates this year than in previous ones, as I’ve spent a lot of time listening BBC 6 Music and … Continue reading

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Lindi Ortega at the Garage, Islington, 30 January 2014

Aaah, I’ve been looking forward to this concert for so long, ever since I discovered Lindi’s music last November. I’ve played her three albums – “Cigarettes and Truckstops”, “Little Red Boots” and “Tin Star” – more than anything else recently. … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? – (47) Lindi Ortega

Well have you? I hadn’t until November last year when I read a review of her latest album, “Tin Star”, in the Guardian, by Michael Hann, a music journalist whose views I respect. He gave it four stars and made … Continue reading

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