A classic dance/drum'n'bass/rock/metal cross-over record that absolutely slam dunks all of the big beats, electronic riffage and squelchy brilliance.
I remember buying this at JB-HiFi about 5 years ago and not knowing much about it at all. The first time I played it, my jaw hit the ground. Nothing's changed this evening!
There's no doubt that Reginald was even more of an influence on me than Bowie. It's a big call but my first real exposure and appreciation of Bowie didn't really happen until 1973's “Aladdin Sane”.
Not always a pleasant listen, usually for other non-participants, it's a great record to blow the cobwebs away.
2018 was an epic year for me in many ways. Add a live Steven Wilson gig in Auckland into the mix and it's an icing-on-the-cake moment.
If you don't get goose bumps during Ronson's "Moonage Daydream" solo you are fucking deaf and probably musically bereft.
You may be thinking "it's 2019 and this Geezer is still play fucking Supertramp". While not everyone's cup-of-very-British-tea, this particular record is a significant bit of ear candy for me.
I had absolutely no idea what I was going to play on this, the final day of 2018. I tried to be objective and choose something that's on my "best of" list.
Orange Juice was never one of my favourites but like any good beverage, it can be an acquired taste. Sipped slowly and mixed with other flavours.
The relevance of this album is obvious. It's a simple little record of Low doing Christmas stuff.
List your favourite gigs of all time. Try to include as much information as you can but most importantly include Date and Venue.
List the single most disappointing gig you ever went to.
List the loudest gig you ever went to.
List 10 bands or singers you don't like.
Homework assignment for September 2016. List your top 20 favourite bands of all time
Share your ideas for future Shut Up And Listen sessions.