WHAT A CURIOUS LIFE... Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane over the Sea | Released: 1998 Merge | Produced: Robert Schneider | Genre: Freely creative freak-folk ballads to Anne Frank | CAN'T BELIEVE / HOW STRANGE IT IS TO BE ANYTHING AT ALL... If you came here looking for an historical account of this … Continue reading 35. Neutral Milk Hotel – In the Aeroplane over the Sea
ON THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT... Scott Walker - Scott | Released: 1967 Mercury Records | Produced: John Franz | Genre: Brel-based baroque balladry | LET'S DRINK TO THAT / AND THE PASSING TIME... As 2019 draws to a close, someone, somewhere in a print or TV newsroom will be compiling an end of year … Continue reading 23. Scott Walker – Scott
UNBURDENED AND RELAXED... Smog - Knock Knock | Released: 1999 Drag City | Produced: Jim O'Rourke | Genre: Feline folk | NO DANCING, NO DANCING, NO DANCING... This week, you find me in the midst of a real conundrum. Running low on time and even lower on inspiration, I realise that it's going to be pretty … Continue reading 16. Smog – Knock Knock
"Helden" and The Craft... "Heroes" - David Bowie | Released: 1977 Parlophone | Produced: Tony Visconti, David Bowie | Genre: Genre-defying | Search through their one inch thoughts / then decide it couldn't be done. When David Bowie died in January 2016, there was a massive outpouring of public grief. People shared their memories, their … Continue reading 2. David Bowie – "Heroes"
52 Records - a weekly ramble about music... What have I gotten myself into? It started when I cast a guilty glance over at a sheet of paper on one side of my desk. A list of blog topics. Well, no, a list of potential blog topics. I hadn't actually gotten much further with any … Continue reading 52 Records