Monetrik – Blues Soup

31st August 2022 · 2010s, 2012, Blues, Music

I’m not sure where I stumbled across this funky slice of contemporary blues with undertones of the Sopranos theme song. (more…)

Rodrigo y Gabriela: Echoes – new single

De Gama – AfrikA

17th July 2022 · 2010, 2010s, Dance, Funk, Music

Tribal House. Progressive House. Tropical House. Call it what you want – De Gama gets you grooving the moment those drums start to pound. Then the bassline hits you in the gut and you’re lost to the rhythm.  (more…)

With its smooth groove and sweet vocal, sinuous sax and bubbling bassline, this is just the job for a hot summer day. (more…)

If you’d ever wondered what Lou Reed might have sounded like if he’d chosen a career in country music* Garrett T. Capps provides the answer. (more…)

Dance duo Sofi Tukker’s banger Good Time Girl is the soundtrack to Paolo Sorrentino’s brilliant TV drama The New Pope. (more…)

Céline Sciamma’s Portrait Of A Lady On Fire is not just a film about love and desire, but a film about art – and the symbiosis between subject and painter. (more…)

Three Billboards

Forget the fabricated controversy: everything about Martin McDonagh’s film is amazing – especially Frances McDormand. (more…)

Mash-ups. They often sound great on paper – but more often disappoint after repeated listenings. Not this one. It’s perfect.

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This Stones performance had passed me by completely, perhaps because I had long ago mentally dismissed the past half a century of their work. (more…)