Gig Hopping (Part 2) – Sleater-Kinney at Barrowlands, Glasgow (Gig #5)

Sleater-Kinney – Barrowlands, Glasgow – Friday 28th February 2020 For a long time, it looked like I’d never ever get to see Sleater-Kinney live. I belatedly got into them via ‘The Woods’ just before they split. Then, when they announced the comeback, despite loving ‘No Cities …’ I kind of figured that there would be…

2015 Albums of the Year: 1-10

Looking over the following list as a whole, it’s striking how much of my 2015 Top 10 has been created by experienced musicians. There’s definitely a mature look to this year’s list but that’s not to say that there’s no younger guns getting a look-in. Nevertheless it’s still an interesting observation on an unconscious selection…

2008YTD3

A final round-up of the best stuff I’ve heard for the first time this year (or re-released in one case!): Sleater-Kinney – Far Away (from ‘One Beat’) [Buy the CD] [Download it] I’d no sooner purchased their last LP than S/K inconsiderately split up. At least I have the back catalogue to explore and ‘One…