Personal Top 30 – part 4

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 15. Wayward and Weary - Tift Merritt. This is one I keep coming back to. It’s already one of my Top 25 most played tracks in iTunes. It’s a 2008 single and is by now quite an obscure one in Tift Merritt’s back catalogue. I can picture her on … Continue reading Personal Top 30 – part 4

Leopards break into the temple: re-enacting The Last Waltz

Leoparden brechen in den Tempel ein und saufen die Opferkrüge leer; das wiederholt sich immer wieder; schließlich kann man es vorausberechnen, und es wird ein Teil der Zeremonie. Leopards break into the temple and drink all the sacrificial vessels dry; it keeps happening; in the end, it can be calculated in advance and is incorporated … Continue reading Leopards break into the temple: re-enacting The Last Waltz

Jason Isbell and Tift Merritt, Birmingham Symphony Hall, 31st October 2017

https://youtu.be/LHsh2bro4RM   I booked the tickets for this gig in a moment of passion for music, but as the date came closer I was filled with reluctance because it would be a school/work night, and I knew I'd be tired. Of course, I'm glad I went, although the traffic in Birmingham at arrival time was … Continue reading Jason Isbell and Tift Merritt, Birmingham Symphony Hall, 31st October 2017

Here is a list

Leaving aside local bands and friends in local bands, this is a list of the bands/artists I remember seeing live. I'm not a big gig-goer - usually find something to complain about – but you'll notice that when I really like someone I stay very loyal! The ones in brackets were incidental - seen as … Continue reading Here is a list