Month: December 2008

  • Albums Of The Year 2008

    Good evening! There’s less than an hour of 2008 left and so it’s time for my traditional Best Albums list. This year, I had to whittle it down from 63 albums to the final forty below. Therefore, every album below is a winner, no matter the placing, I had to leave a lot out that…

  • Merry Crimbo 2008!

    Ho ho ho! As a special festive treat, for one week only you can download the mp3 version of my 2006 ‘A New Surprise EP’ totally free! I’ve even written a little background blurb that I’ve included as a text file. The EP was originally released as 7″ vinyl by Heavenly Pop Hits, a Swedish…

  • Bzangy Groink Playlist 17/12/08

    The best new tune tonight was ‘Never Stops’ by Deerhunter. Check out their lovely new album! The best old tune was Lulu’s ‘To Sir With Love.’ What a beautiful pop song! Tonight, you heard: Danny Elfman – Edward Scissorhands Rae & Christian – Blazing The Crop Money Mark – Hand In Your Head Sunny Day…

  • These Waves EP Launch

    Last night, I went to the These Waves EP launch gig at the Vic. Sadly, I missed the first two bands but I managed to catch Wintermute and These Waves, who both rocked like buggery. Check out their new EP! Click on the pic above for more shots!

  • Frosty Sunday Morning

    Click the pic above to see some more frosty shots!

  • Bzangy Groink Playlist 3/12/08

    Tonight’s best new tune was ‘Vuvuvu’ by MSTRKRFT. It’s simply a great slab of electropop, bumping along like a baby rhino. Get it now! The best old tune was ‘Voyage Voyage’ by Desireless. Again, great electropop! I love the semiquaver bass-synth thrumming in the chorus. Fantastic! Midtown – Direction Chromeo – My Girl Is Calling…

  • Menezes Inquest Corrupted

    The jury at the inquest into the death of Jean Charles de Menezes will not be able to consider a verdict of unlawful killing, the coroner has said. Sir Michael Wright said that having heard all the evidence, a verdict of unlawful killing was “not justified”. Mr de Menezes, 27, was shot dead by police…