I've learnt to play my top 50 albums of all time and this is number 50. Whats The Story Morning Glory is a masterpiece, Oasis's crowning glory. Now let's not get this twisted, just because its number 50 it's NOT my favourite album of all time. However, it's certainly up there. I have so many good … Continue reading Oasis – (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?
My top 50 albums of all time on a ukulele. This week sees the return of Nirvana with their sublime album In Utero on ukulele. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0n3l4UPCooQThis video is part of a project I’m working on. I’m learning to play my favourite albums on a ukulele. If you enjoyed it why not check out some other classic … Continue reading Nirvana – In Utero
This week it's time for metal masters Metallica and their Master Of Puppets album. I was joined on this one by my buddy Dyl, we play together in our band Bud Sugar. He's a metalhead at heart so I knew I needed to draft him in for this one!Another band that took over my life … Continue reading Metallica – Master Of Puppets
Alt-J are one of those bands that it's really hard to place into a genre. I was immediately drawn to Joe Newman's vocal style, it reminded me heaps of Joanna Newsome which I found ironic given their similar names. An Awesome Wave is a unique and captivating album that has no dull moments. If you … Continue reading Alt J – An Awesome Wave
Man, what a debut album. I first discovered these guys while they were on tour with Marsicans in the UK. I didn't get a chance to check out their music before the show but boy was I blown away. They are everything you could ever want in a rock band. Riffs and harmonies in abundance … Continue reading Hippo Campus – Landmark
A creative milestone in popular music, this recording must surely be an essential purchase. The most important British group? The songs speak for themselves. It is very hard to see how this cannot be the regarded as the best albums ever released. How great would it be to come across it for the first time … Continue reading The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead
My hometown of Hull is currently the UK city of culture for 2017. Its a city rife with musical talents and one of those homegrown bands is LIFE. A thunderous punk/rock band with a melodic snarl. They released their debut album on Friday and it's a killer, no doubt about it. One of the tracks that stood … Continue reading LIFE – Beautifully Skint