2016 – L.P.s (1-10)

  Here’s the final 2016 countdown – my ten favourite albums of the year. 10. The Paranoid Style – Rolling Disclosure  After three superb E.P.s the Paranoid Style finally got round to releasing their debut long player. Well, when I say long player, it was a pretty short blast of an album – 10 tracks…

Frustrations of the Mundane – Book Group interview

I feel like I’ve been waiting for the debut Book Group LP for years. Which is actually the case as it’s now nearly 5 years since I first saw them play (at the time as the Bad Books). However that long wait was finally concluded when the band released ‘The Great Indoors’ last  week. To…

Life Without A Care – Book Group LP review

When you’ve seen a band perform live over several years there’s always a risk that, when they finally make an album, it’s not quite going to live up to your expectations. So in that context  I confess that I approached ‘The Great Indoors’, the debut LP by Book Group, with just a little trepidation. I…