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10–Jan–2021
TJR PRESENTS… TOP 10: The Doors
Leading lights of the late 60s counter-culture movement, lyrically intense and musically vibrant for five glorious years...
 
24–Dec–2020
VARIOUS ARTISTS
I dunno how I managed it, but the page for Various Artist compiles has not been in place all this time. Maybe I deleted it by accident one time, I can't quite recall. Anyway, I've rustled up a quick fix, which looks ok, so I'll probably settle on that. Featuring 'Dance Craze' in the news feature as it was the first LP I ever bought nearly 40 years ago. Blimey.
 
23–Dec–2020
1982 – THE ASCENSION OF THE HIP PRIEST AND KAMERADS
The Album Chart of 1982 is published today, complete with reviews, ratings and track picks. Like a preacher possessed, Mark E. Smith cajoled his double-drumming troops into new territories, unleashing another unorthodox Fall masterpiece, much to the great bemusement of the world at large. Although a completely different beast, much the same could be said of ...more →
 
22–Dec–2020
DREAMGAZE
Way back at the start of my review project, I adopted a one-song one-genre-tag policy, which I later came to regret, although it was too far gone to change by then. Two of these original tags were “Dream Pop” and “Shoegaze”, but so often were the lines were blurred between the two, sometimes even within the same song, that at some stage I joined them together as a single tag, “Dream Pop / Shoegaze”. Now, after much deliberation, I've consolidated them again as a renamed single tag, “Dreamgaze”, which, as well as being less wordy, dismisses the somewhat disrespectful “shoegaze” term, something I've been keen to do for a long time. The change is effective immediately on all relevant pages, and comes in nice time for the forthcoming 80s era reviews.