Tag Archives: Aphex Twin

Essential listening: IDM for late spring/early summer – Jan Jelinek circa 2001-2002 & Consumed in Key – Plastikman & Chilly Gonzalez (2022)

T.S. Eliot stated that April is the cruellest month. Well at this latitude I’d add May to that too. It’s a tease of a month; the summer solstice gets closer, days lengthen considerably, the wind no longer bites quite so … Continue reading

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Essential Listening: The Best Albums Of 2021

Amidst the threat of yet another lockdown, cancelled Christmas parties, the prospect of me spending my first Christmas ever alone and potentially no football on Boxing Day (which is a defacto referendum on whether greed for the few is more … Continue reading

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Essential Listening: The Best Albums Of 2020

Are we all still alive after Christmas with your family? Is your family? Not dismembered among a morass of Turkey bones? I’ve had a stressful Christmas, which I won’t get into, suffice to say Christmas was cancelled and I’ve barely … Continue reading

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Essential Listening: The Best Albums Of 2018

We survived. Well, most of us. As with my best songs of the year list, this list is restricted to ten and is in alphabetical order. However, the title of this post is somewhat disingenuous as I haven’t restricted this … Continue reading

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Song Of The Day – The Best Songs Of 2018

And so again we’ve reached the end of the year amigos. It’s been a dismal. Usually I’m happy for the New Year to arrive, bringing with it the possibility of improvement. But not this time. Our prospects, well, for a … Continue reading

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