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Friday, July 10, 2020

A strange and bitter crop: The legacy of Strange Fruit

“Southern trees bear a strange fruit, Blood on the leaves and blood at the root”. The opening lyrics to Strange Fruit cast...

Aretha Franklin and her fight for RESPECT

The song “Respect” won Aretha Franklin two Grammys in 1967, and put her in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. What...

Kraftwerk – the enigmas that cracked the music code

The music world finds itself in mourning again. The death of Florian Schneider, one half of the brains behind Kraftwerk has been...

Music Highlights of the Year: Two Year Vacation

One of the best bands to originate from Sweden since ABBA, Two Year Vacation has mastered the art of producing hit after...

Music Highlights of the Year: Blossoms – what a blooming good...

One of my most treasured memories from before lockdown was a Blossoms concert in the LCR. Since seeing the band perform on...

Throbbing Gristle: 20 Jazz Funk Greats (reaction as a newbie to...

Ok, I mostly listen to hip-hop, but I’ve been trying new things during this lockdown. I’d branched out with some progressive and...