Testarossa Autodrive by Kavinsky

Testarossa Autodrive by Kavinsky

100 days of New Retro Wave : Day 1 Before I even knew there was a whole genre of music known as New Retro Wave, I discovered an artist called Kavinsky. His whole album, "Outrun" is a powerhouse of 80s...

/ 29th September 2016
New Retro Wave

The Start of 100 days of New Retro Wave

Today I am starting my self-appointed challenge of recommending a new song each day from in and around the New Retro Wave genre. New Retro Wave is a genre of music that is identified by its classic 80s sound, being...

/ 29th September 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider

Trying out Rise of the Tomb Raider on GNU\Linux

Linux gaming, for me at least, has always presented problems. The initial issue is the fact that the selection of games is very slim compared with what is available on Windows computers. I was however greatly pleased this month when...

/ 28th September 2016

Hazy (A Desert Opera) by Roslyn Moore

Like people who remember where they were when JFK was killed, or Princess Diana, I remember exactly where and when I first heard Hazy (A Desert Opera) by Roslyn Moore. Hazy is a brutal manifesto for loves losers. That person...

/ 27th September 2016
Churches by Scarlett Taylor

Churches by Scarlett Taylor

On my first hearing of Scarlett Taylor's music I was reminded of Lana Del Rey and Chrysta Bell - both being artists I adore. But now I have listened to Scarlett's second album "Churches" a few times, I now enjoy...

/ 20th September 2016
Noel Clarke as Sam in Brotherhood

We don’t do friends round here. Round here it’s Brotherhood

I have been a big fan of both Kidulthood and Adulthood for a while now. I got really excited when I saw a bus drive past me recently with a big picture of Noel Clarke on the side. The only...

/ 18th September 2016
5 of my favourite moments in Buffy The Vampire Slayer

5 of my favourite moments in Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Warning: Spoilers Ahead! There are spoilers below as I am openly writing about some of my favourite moments in Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Please don't read on if you haven't watched the whole series. Unless you don't mind spoilers that...

/ 17th September 2016
Akala Find No Enemy

Akala – Find No Enemy

https://youtu.be/LjvUMr1-AAU If you only ever listen to one rapper in your life, I think it needs to be Akala. This song is a perfect example of what he's all about and the issues that he speaks for. I am by...

/ 15th September 2016
FM-84 Atlas Album Cover

Atlas by FM-84

Hearing Atlas by FM-84 is like hearing a soundtrack to the best 80's film I've never seen. I think FM-84's own description on his SoundCloud page sums his style up perfectly: I write sun-soaked 80s inspired cinematic dreamwave and synth pop.FM-84's...

/ 14th September 2016
Chvrches Cover Arctic Monkeys

Chvrches cover Do I Wanna Know by Arctic Monkeys

https://youtu.be/CjwwmFrsX_E I wasn't much of an Arctic Monkeys fan when they came about, but this cover is fecking awesome! I didn't even know it was a cover when I first heard it. Read MoreShared to:

/ 14th September 2016