Tag Archives: Parquet Courts

My Top Ten albums of 2016

A turbulent year politically, what with Brexit, Trump and the continued horrors of Syria. And a sad year in music, when we lost David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen and more. But the music itself – as brilliant as ever. I’ll … Continue reading

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Parquet Courts and Eagulls at Kentish Town Forum, 11 October 2016

Last Tuesday, Jon, his son Louis and I went to see Parquet Courts, supported by Eagulls at the O2 Forum in Kentish Town. The place we used to call the Town and Country Club. I ask you, which is the … 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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My Top Ten – Albums of 2014

So, after much head scratching, here’s my Top Ten of 2014. The hardest choice was between one and two. I thought about equal 1st, but decided that was a cop out. More after the list. 1. Royal Blood – Royal … Continue reading

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Latitude 2014

My third Latitude. The best ever? I suspect each one will feel like that in the immediacy of the event,  but there was a sequence of bands on Sunday this year, which I suspect will be as good as it … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? – (49) Parquet Courts

You know, you occasionally come upon a band and think, why haven’t I heard them before? I had that feeling this weekend with Parquet Courts, a New York indie band.  Their first album, “Light Up Gold” came out in 2013. Where … Continue reading

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