Record Store Day 2013

I can’t remember the last time I was out and about in Wimborne at seven in the morning… but Martin, Mark, Colin and most of the folks outside Square Records on Record Store Day can – it was this time last year. And before that it was the previous year. These are die-hard music fans Read More…

Buzzcocks reissues 2013

Buzzcocks Another Music in a Different Kitchen/Love Bites/A Different Kind of Tension  (all Parlophone) http://www.buzzcocks.com Of course, pop will eat itself, but how many times…? Buzzcocks’ back catalogue has never been that difficult to access in the CD age, less so as downloads took hold, but never has it been so lovingly and intelligently compiled. Read More…

Public Image Ltd 31:07:2012

O2 Academy, Bournemouth It gladdened the heart to look around the audience for PiL’s Bournemouth debut and see so many survivors – the sum total of human experience gathered together in the resurrected Victorian splendour of Boscombe’s old Grand Theatre would make quite a story. Here were the very people confounded by the burghers of Read More…