Monthly Archives: January 2012

Who’s In The House?

After opposing views on last week’s hip-hop album, this week we are moving slightly along the music tree to hip-house. Back in the 80’s, hip-hop and house were in their infancy. But, like student cooking, someone wondered what would happen … Continue reading

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Believe The Hype – Dave’s Review

An album bursting with energy, Public Enemy’s 1988 It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back is worthy of its hyped introduction: “Armageddon, in bit and effect. Go get a late pass. Step. This time around, the revolution … Continue reading

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All it takes to hold you back is lazy lyrics – Fran’s Review

Barely 20 seconds into track one, this week’s album broke the golden rule of Hip Hop. If you’re going to refer to yourself as “public enemy number one” you must not be introduced by that stalwart of the Establishment, BBC … Continue reading

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Do you think we’re gonna sell out?

This week we are listening to Public Enemy’s It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back. One of the lines that struck me came in the middle of Caught, Can We Get A Witness? where Chuck D asks … Continue reading

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Dave’s Top 5 Albums of 2011

For me 2011 has been a great year for music. Along with our musical adventure I’ve started to get back into new music again which has been refreshing and fulfilling. I’ve been gigging a fair bit too and have witnessed … Continue reading

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1. James Blake

Dave’s Albums of 2011 1. James Blake by James Blake   Wordy review to come once I have written it. ★★★★★

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2. Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam

Dave’s Albums of 2011 2. Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam by Ghostpoet “Hey, run away, be a real man, and fight another day. I heard that in a TV programme so it must be right. Right. Right? Right.” I could listen … Continue reading

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