'Any vehicle that conveys great songs and the ability to perform them, whether it's 'N Sync or the Backstreet Boys or One Direction, is all good - Tommy Mottola It's been a good few months since I indulged in my favourite pastime (if you don't include drinking wine) and this is a post I've been … Continue reading Battle of the Backstreet Boys singles
'Bacstreet's back, alright and this time they're appealing to everyone' - Meagan Morris Back in the late 90s and early 00s the internet was a scary place, so imagine my parents shock when I tell them I'm taking a train to London to meet someone I met in a chat room so we can hang … Continue reading Backstreet Boys – Larger than Life in Las Vegas!
'I think documentaries are the greatest way to educate and entire generation that doesn't often look back to learn anything about the history that provided a safe haven for so many of us today' - Steven Spielberg Some Kind of Monster (2004) Metallica seem to go into a tailspin after bassist Jason Newstead quits so … Continue reading 10 of the Best: Modern Music Documentaries
'Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days' - Doug Larson There’s something about the autumn that makes me start to feel nostalgic for some reason. Maybe it’s because it reminds me of going back to school, where I didn’t have to wear a uniform (lax army base rules) … Continue reading Now That’s What I Call Nostalgia
'There's nothing better than live music. It's raw energy, and raw energy feeds the soul' - Dhani Jones When I was 15 I think like most 15 year olds I dreamed of being a popstar and would spend ages in my room making up dance routines to all my favourite Spice Girls/All Saints/BSB (delete as appropriate) … Continue reading 10 of the Best: Live Performances
'Expose yourself to as much randomness as possible' - Ben Casnocha I love this game and I regularly play it with my friend Chris at work (he's a hipster who listens to 6 music and thinks he knows his stuff!) I currently have 3234 songs on the music player on the phone so setting it … Continue reading 10 Radom Songs – 30 Day Writing Challenge #22
'You can never stop discovering music' - Rashida Jones Since doing my last blog post about unheard tracks i found myself discovering a load more on my ipod i wish i'd included more, so like any great 'best ever' compilation, here's the sequel! 1. The K.G.B - I'm A Player https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7Exg95rfZw Unless you were an eagle-eared … Continue reading 10 of the Best: More Brilliant Songs You’ve Probably Never Heard