Category Archives: Music Playlists

The Tenderness Of Men

Men …we often get a bad rap, right (and perhaps deservedly so)? Well here’s a selection of songs full of heart, feel and the tenderness of men! Scott Walker – Joanna Jacques Brel – Ne Me Quitte Pas David Bowie – Lady Grinning Soul Frank Sinatra – The Lady Is A Tramp Otis Redding – Try A Little Tenderness Nick … read more –>

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The Dirtiest Playthings

Getting down and dirty! The Birthday Party – Nick The Stripper – from the album “Junkyard” PJ Harvey – Down by the Water – from the album “To Bring You My Love” Tom Waits – Goin’ Out West – from the album “Bone Machine” Nine Inch Nails – Closer (I Wanna Fuck You Like An Animal) – from the album … read more –>

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A Sunny Afternoon Collection

Easy listening to sooth the soul! Burt Bacharah – I Say A Little Pray A song from the king of easy listening. Try to find the Dionne Warwick version ….actually get yourself out the door and at least get yourself an entire best of !!! Nina Simone – Feeling Good Hard to choose from her body of work but this … read more –>

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When Synthesizers Ruled The Earth

Although i was born in Yorkshire, i spent my mid-teens at a comprehensive school in the South of England. The schools one great claim to fame (and it’s a stretch) was that two members of the pioneers of synth-pop group, “Tubeway Army” had previously been there. Arguably, they really brought this genre into the public eye with their massive hit … read more –>

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The 2am Psyched-Out Connection

A psychadelic rock collection of oddball and classic tunes. Moby Grape – Omaha Quicksilver Messenger Service – Pride Of Man The Byrds – Eight Miles High The Electric Prunes – Little Olive The 13th Floor Elevators – You’re Gonna Miss Me The Standells – Dirty Water The Balloon Farm – A Question of Temperature The Small Faces – Watcha Gonna … read more –>

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Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

An eclectric trip with music that dares to explore bonderies, attempting to transport you to another place. Sometimes pompous, often sublime, at times commercial and others that are anything but. This is a journey of possibility and imagination. Set those controls and let’s begin… Doves – Firesuite – from the album “Lost Souls” Pink Floyd – Set The Controls For … read more –>

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The Blessed 80’s UK Collection

A personal collection of my top single releases by UK artists from each year of the 80’s (not necessarily each artists best number), and yes, i’ve avoided U2 on purpose. Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart (1980) David Bowie – Ashes To Ashes (1980) Other top tunes : Grace Jones – Private Life / The Cure – A … read more –>

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An Alternative Frame Of Mind

Great 90’s Alt grooves! 01, The Folk Implosion – Natural One 02, Guided By Voices – Bulldog Skin 03, Arcade Fire – Keep The Car Running 04, Pavement – Embassy Row 05, Giant Sand – Bender 06, 16 Horsepower – Seen What I Saw 07, Beirut – The Akara 08, Built To Spill – I Would Hurt A Fly 09, … read more –>

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