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The Tuesday Titter Dec 18th

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012 in The Tuesday Titter | 0 comments

It’s Tuesday once more, so once more that means it’s the Tuesday Titter, some of the best music related memes form the last week. Also contains some originals from the guys here too so you won’t have seen all of them, feel free to send viral.

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New (ish) tune: Oxygen – Small Town Jones, it’s any good

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in 00's, Pop | 0 comments

If you are an oldie like me and you like John Martyn’s vocal style, Dave Gilmour’s soloing and Paul Weller’s stuff circa the Wildwood era, you’re gonna totally dig these guys and this track.

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The definitive Indian chef playlist

Posted by on Dec 15, 2012 in Humour, World Music | 1 comment

…for some reason ABBA were very popular with four entries: “Dhansak Queen” “Vindaloo” “Chickentikka” “Tikka Chance On Me”
I reckon we can do better than that so feel free to add some more….

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My kid wants to learn the guitar….what do I do?

Posted by on Dec 14, 2012 in Educational, Regular Sections | 0 comments

We get asked this question a lot by friends and so we made a little cartoon to walk you through it. Obviously we recommend that anyone and everyone learns to play an instrument (guitar hero doesn’t count) and this advice applies to all folks and not just kids…

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Wednesday 12/12 is officially sound man & roadies day….

Posted by on Dec 11, 2012 in 00's | 0 comments

wherever you are in the world, just after midday, it will be every sound man and roadies favorite time 12:12,12,12,12. This is why they chant it before every gig, to remind us all that it’s on it’s way.

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The Tuesday Titter Dec 11th

Posted by on Dec 11, 2012 in Humour, The Tuesday Titter | 0 comments

It’s Tuesday and that means one thing and one thing only, it’s the...

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It’s jazz Jim, but not as we know it, treat your ears…

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 in 90's, Featured, Good Rap, Jazz, R 'n' B 'n' Rap | 0 comments

It’s one of the few occasions in my life when the spotty git in the record shop (remember them?) looked at me with something approaching respect and as he took my money he said ‘nice one man’. I was only Twenty eight at the time, but that, in record shop assistant years is like eighty eight.

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The best Michael Jackson death conspiracy so far…Nasa did it.

Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 in Humour | 0 comments

All those boffins, secretly seething for...

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Dave Brubeck leaves us in better shape than he found us

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in Jazz | 0 comments

‘Take five’ is one of those rare Jazz tracks that almost everyone knows and recognizes. It’s a smoky jam, in fact if anything conjures up on record what it feels like to be in a Jazz venue then it’s this track.

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Ukelele Vs Bohemian Rhapsody equals mind blown

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in 70's, Curveballs, Featured, Hidden Gems | 0 comments

…as a drummer, I’ve always suspected there are far more strings on the almighty lead guitar than absolutely necessary.
I don’t really, but it’s a grand wind-up to say to guitarists when they’re being creatively sensitive and moody (single).

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The Tuesday Titter – Dec 4th

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in Humour, The Tuesday Titter | 0 comments

It’s Tuesday and that means one thing and one thing only, it’s the Tuesday titter. Funny pics that you have probably been sent by an annoying uncle if he’s a musician.

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Noel Gallagher on Johnny Marr on Noel Gallagher

Posted by on Dec 3, 2012 in Humour, Pop, Rock, Top Interview videos | 0 comments

“You can’t be influenced by Johnny Marr because he’s unique, you can’t play what he plays…even he can’t play what he plays. He told me a story about trying to recreate the intro to How Soon Is Now and it’s like an Abbot and Costello sketch, even he’s not as good as he is”

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