Music | Bittles’ Magazine: The music column from the end of the worldThere comes a time in everyone’s life when you find yourself standing in a muddy field with a plastic glass of warm ‚beer‘, straining to hear the muffled soundsystem in the far off distance thinking to yourself, »I’d rather be home watching EastEnders«. By JOHN BITTLES →
Music | Bittles’ Magazine: The music column from the end of the worldAs I write this I have cocooned myself in a semi-professionally built pillow fort which I am hoping will withstand the coming winter months and keep me protected and warm. Right now the outside world seems so hideous that hibernating for as long as humanly possible seems like an excellent idea. Therefore, for the next few months I shall be hibernating with nothing but my loved one, a bumper packet of M&Ms and a batch of great music to keep me company. By JOHN BITTLES →
Music | Bittles’ Magazine: The music column from the end of the worldAfter a short break, during which I twiddled my thumbs, baked cakes and listened to nothing but the sound of silence, I’m back with some great new albums to meet all your listening needs. Unless you have been eagerly awaiting the new Cliff Richard record there is bound to be something for you here. By JOHN BITTLES →
Music | Bittles’ Magazine: The music column from the end of the worldIn the wrong hands, nostalgia can be little more than a marketing tool, something which can be watered down, bottled up and sold. Yet, when done right it can arouse a wealth of emotions in the listener.
There is a distinct tinge of nostalgia to this week’s album reviews. From Kölsch’s homage to his teenage years on 1989 to 90s indebted new LPs from Bicep and Steffi. And if that isn’t enough, we have Dimitri From Paris delving into the Salsoul label’s archives, Lone’s wistful leap into the DJ Kicks series, and the return of 90s trip hop icon Tricky. By JOHN BITTELS →