This Kanye Thing

September 21, 2009

Unless you’ve been living under a rather large soundproof rock for the past week you won’t know what I’m driveling on about. So here’s the general idea; Taylor Swift won an award at the VMAs this year and during her acceptance speech the genius Kanye West interrupted her and stated that BeyoncĂ© should have won the award – sparking many boos from the crowd and everyone on the internet ever. Read the rest of this entry »


September 4, 2009

Happy birthday Igor! That’s right, the drummer of Brazil’s finest export is 39 today! As such I thought it was time we recognised how good Sepultura actually were. Metal aficianado’s will know that yes Sepultura are still going, but they’re nowhere near as good as they were when Max was still singing (for those not in the know, Max is Igor’s older brother). Read the rest of this entry »

Playlist: September 2009

September 2, 2009

Well as we’re now into September and summer is officially over, what could be more uplifting than healthy dose of music? Exactly. So for your listening pleasure I bring to you the Music On The Mind Spotify playlist for this month. Mainly focused on rock this month but a few randoms thrown in as well, there are some good tracks in here.

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Slowly Restored Faith

September 1, 2009

Back in November of last year I posted this, in which I voice my opinion on how Lincoln’s only major music venue is only booking indie bands. If you have a quick read of it you’ll see that it is not a positive opinion on the matter, basically it’s the opposite. However 10 months later the Engine Shed have decided to book someone else, hooray!

Admittedly the majority of the bands playing are NME’s cast-offs from last year but there is the odd curve ball thrown in to keep the non-indie kids happy. One of these is Dragonforce. Read the rest of this entry »