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Music Index

The starting point for an index of all my musical sections.

 

Historic Album Reviews

I am gradually building up my reviews of historic albums from America to U2

 

The Music Years

Albums reviewed by years from 1963 until the present day.

 

The Gig List

A list of concerts and gigs I have attended over the years with reviews when I can remember what they were like.

 

Music Writing

My music writing - both published and unpublished.

 

Here and Now

Details of Eastern Evening News Here and Now columns I was involved in.

 

2009 Album Reviews

Major 2009 albums reviewed and rated.

 

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Free music - Best of 2009

 

Free music - Best of 2010

My favourite tracks from 2010 compiled as a playlist.

 

 

 

 

 

The Music Years - 2007

The following albums were released in 2007 and have been reviewed thanks to the following legal music sites:

 

Arcade Fire - Neon Bible - 5.5

Black Mirror / Keep the Car Running / Neon Bible / Intervention / Black Wave - Bad Vibrations / Ocean of Noise / The Well and the Lighthouse / (Antichrist Television Blues) / Windowsill / No Cars Go / My Body Is a Cage

Considerable merit in this album as well, but there seems to be a spark missing after Funeral. The band seem to be more aligned to rock n roll although it's still difficult to categorise them and there are plenty of anthemic work here including a huge organ solo introduction on Intervention that is reminiscent of Saint Saens. I also have a sneaking regard for the single No Cars Go. Sadly this album falls just short of the very high standards set by Funeral.