October 2016 Playlist

I have been writing a lot again this month so not a lot to post, however, I have been listening to a lot of music … You can listen to it all here …

October 30, 2016 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick

Whats on the deck September 2016

Its been a while since I have posted a playlist, so I thought I would do one of all of the coloured vinyl I have been playing over the last few months … Here are some pictures of them in their full glory …

September 10, 2016 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick

Top Ten Albums 2015

Here are my top ten and bit albums of 2015 (yes I know one is a remake, one was first released in 2014 and one is an EP). Steven Wilson Hand. Cannot. Erase. Vennart The Demon Joke Charlie Barnes More Stately Mansions Leon Bridges Coming Home Sweet Billy Pilgrim Motorcade Amnesiacs Nordic Giants A Séance of Dark Delusions Gary Clark Jr. The Story of Sonny Boy Slim Julia Holter Have You in My Wilderness Dave Gahan & Soulsavers Angels & Ghosts New Order Music Complete...

December 27, 2015 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick

Adventures in Hi-Fi

As everyone who knows me will already know, I am a little bit opinionated when it comes to music. However, I haven’t really had a decent sound system for quite a few years. I decided mid last year that I would do something about it and not only start getting back into vinyl (I know, such a hipster) but also get a decent sound system, so started saving. For quite a while I was looking an all-in-one system like the Teac LP-P1000 however, I decided I would end up painting myself into a corner with it as I would be only be able to use it in one room, I then started looking at other options....

April 5, 2015 · 2 min · Russ Mckendrick

What’s Been On The Ones & Twos

According to my LastFM profile I have been listening to the following a lot this month … David Bowie — Nothing Has Changed The Smashing Pumpkins — Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness New Order — Get Ready The War on Drugs — Lost In The Dream Amplifier — The Octopus Flying Colors — Flying Colors Depeche Mode — Songs of Fair and Devotion Suede — Dog Man Star The Stone Roses — Second Coming Led Zeppelin — Led Zeppelin IV

March 15, 2015 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick

2014’s Top 20 Albums

It’s that time of year again, here’s my top 10 albums of 2014…. The War On Drugs — Lost in the Dream The Smashing Pumpkins — Monuments to an Elegy Neil Finn — Dizzy Heights Mogwai — Rave Tapes Amplifier — Mystoria Devin Townsend — Z2 The Pixies — Indie Cindy Pink Floyd — The Endless River St. Paul & The Broken Bones — Half the City Mastodon — Once More ‘Round The Sun I know number 2 has only just come out, but, they have been releasing tracks for the last month so I am putting it in....

December 3, 2014 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick

Whats been on the headphones?

I have been listening to the following albums on the headphones over the course of the last few weeks and here is a playlist of the select tracks which are available on Spotify …

November 16, 2014 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick

Music Documentaries

While bored the other day I stumbled across some great music documentaries on YouTube, here are some of the best …. Enjoy

September 7, 2014 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick