Zopp

Bandcamp came up trumps this week. They published an article with the mesmerising title, "You Can’t Bury Canterbury: A Guide to the Neo-Canterbury Sound". After a brief introduction to remind us that the Canterbury sound emerged in the early seventies with bands like Soft Machine, Caravan, National Health and Hatfield and the North it went…Read more Zopp

Danger Money

Out of curiosity I looked up the most dangerous occupations in the UK. There are several lists based on fatality statistics. They vary considerably but most include some or all of the following professions: Seafarers, especially fishermenConstruction workersFarmers and other agricultural workersLorry drivers Some of the most dangerous jobs don't employ that many people: oil…Read more Danger Money

Flown

Burning Shed is inviting pre-orders for CD and vinyl versions of Flown, the debut album by the Norwegian trio, Dim Gray. They list the band as "art rockers" and describe the album thus: The music on Flown combines strings-infused chamber pop, dark indie folk and grandiose art rock. An ambitious musical statement [...] in the vein of…Read more Flown