La Luz sound as if they should come from somewhere by the sea in sunny SoCal but actually come from rainy Seattle… though they did once record an album in a California surfboard shop, and now live there.


Get Lucky was one of those occasional songs that soundtrack an entire summer, blaring out of car windows and shop doorways on the longest hottest days of 2013.


William Adamson – Foggy Dew

30th December 2022 · 2010s, 2013, Music

You’d be forgiven for thinking this fellow and his home-made guitar, fashioned from a cigar box, had been unearthed deep in the Mississippi Delta. You couldn’t get further from the truth. William Adamson is just one of the alter egos of Rob Gallagher, former acid house DJ, underground poet, new age rapper and lead singer of acid jazz combo Galliano – the first act to be signed to Talkin’ Loud in the late eighties.


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…)