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Review: Duane Eddy at the Bridgewater Hall

One of the things that we fetishise, possibly too much, when we talk about music is artistic growth. Musicians are supposed to be restless, always looking for the next big thing, never trying to settle for the same thing they’ve … Continue reading

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Podcast Plans: Questions For People

Oh look, it’s yet another post about my podcast! I know, I’ve written very little other than stuff about the podcast recently — but remember that the podcast itself came to about twenty thousand words of writing last month, which … Continue reading

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A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs Episode 4 Now Up!

The new episode of A History Of Rock Music in 500 Songs is now up, on Louis Jordan and “Choo Choo Ch’Boogie”, with detours into the Marx Brothers, Billie Holiday, Chick Webb, and an eighty-year-old jazz controversy. It should also … Continue reading

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On the Trans “Debate”

There are a few blog posts I’ve got mostly or wholly written, which I’d much rather be posting here — the next in my series of posts on Harry Nilsson, reviews of the new Christmas albums by the Monkees and … Continue reading

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New iTunes URL For 500songs

For some reason the old URL stopped letting people subscribe yesterday. This one should work instead — https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/a-history-of-rock-music-in-five-hundred-songs/id1437402802

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A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs Now On Spotify

For those of you who prefer to get your podcasts through Spotify, you can listen to it here.

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Latest History of Rock Music Podcasts Now Up

There are actually two episodes going live now, at 1AM UK time. One is a very short disclaimer episode about how I’m going to deal with misogynist abusers in the podcast, which largely replicates what I said a couple of … Continue reading

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