Goodbye Prince

I sit here in shock and disbelief. Few artists had such an effect on my late teens and early 20s as Prince did. Now he has passed aged just 57. 2016 in general seems to have been a fucker of a year in terms of losing legends but for me Prince was THE legend. I…

I Remember When This Was All Just Fields!

I was reminded the other day that I am now in the unenviable position of working with people who are less than half my age. This is a sobering thought as until recently I had been under the impression I was still young and sprightly, despite the repeated abuse from my children about how old…

Play That Funky Music White Boy

It was recently our middle son’s 10th Birthday and following on from the Piano theme of my last post, we decided to also get him a musical instrument as we did his brother. He already had a kids guitar, which, to be frank, was shocking, and he said he would like a proper one and…

In the Thicke of it

OK so by now you would have to have been living in a cave to have not heard the new(ish) song by Robin Thicke; Blurred Lines. This is quite probably the catchiest song of the year and has stormed to number one in the charts in countless countries. Every time I hear it I find…

Do You Really Like It?

Today I had the day off as it was induction day at High School for my Eldest (*sigh*, how frickin’ old do I feel!!). So, Michelle and I took a drive and on the way we listened to a classic UK Garage track from back in the day:Ā DJ Pied Piper & The Masters Of Ceremonies…

Go Faster Strypes

OK so I was watching the coverage of Glasto this year and was blown away by a group I saw. I was blown away for 2 very good reasons… When I shut my eyes I could have sword it was The Yardbirds They are 15!! Yes, seriously, 15.

Addictive Drug with Beneficial Side-effects: Mystrogen

All right Muthaluvas!? To any who know where this term originates it will come as no surprise that the subject of this blog post is the amazing new drug Mystrogen. Quite simply “it’s like oxygen only you need it a whole lot more”, according to it’s manufacturer any way. Mystrogen is a re-usable drug, costing…

Musicologicalitarianism or Music and People.

Yeah I know, no such word, but maybe there should be hey! The idea of this post is to take a light-hearted but very serious, deep and philosophical look at the different types of people in the world and what music means to them. This may or may not be common knowledge but there are…

miTunes Week 7

19th Dec ā€“ 25th Dec 2011 OK So when I was younger I tinkered with a little DJing and loved it!! Aside from Hip Hop my second love musically is UK Garage without a doubt and this week I took a trip back to my spinning days and decided I’d take you guys with me……

miTunes Week 5 and 6

Hey peeps. So things have been mad busy and I just didn’t have time last weekend to put together my previous weeks tunes so am doing both today in one big update aaaiiiigghhhtt!! So its been a busy couple of weeks like I say including my wife Michelle’s 30th birthday so the tunes in this…

miTunes Week 4

28th Nov – 4th Dec 2011 Week 4 is upon us!! A whole month of me banging on about the music I love and listen to etc. How flippin self indulgant ha ha, well while I’m on a roll, this week is gonna be a little trip back in time to my formative years and…

miTunes Week 3

21st to 27th Nov 2011 OK hopefully you’re getting the idea of this by now – come on people its week three!! So I post a few videos which is stuff I’ve been listening to or reflects my mood etc for the week just gone. Shimples!! , ok so heads up for week 3 starting…