Monthly Archives: February 2015

Alternative Dance

To follow last fortnight’s Alternative Rock album, I thought it would be good to explore a genre I may have missed from the music tree, Alternative Dance. For the next fortnight we’ll be listening to Björk’s 1993 album, Debut. Iceland’s most … Continue reading

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It’s OK with me – Fran’s Review

So I’ll keep this short, because I have a feeling Dave won’t! I really enjoyed listening to OK Computer this fortnight. It’s an incredibly bleak album, full of disillusionment, but it is beautifully done. My favourite part of the record is the … Continue reading

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OK Computer – Dave’s Review

In a time when offices were still getting to grips with Windows 95, Radiohead were depicting the lonely, paranoid, depressing digital world we were about to enter. Throw in some deceitful politicians, traffic jams, and alien abduction, as we explore the … Continue reading

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The End of the Eighties

To cheer Dave up from last fortnight’s angst, next up we’re reviewing a band with a permanent spot in his Top 5. From its placement on the Music Tree, this fortnight’s album looked like our final record of the eighties, but appearances can be … Continue reading

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The Cure for a Broken Heart – Dave’s Review

During the fortnight my girlfriend dumped me, it’s perhaps appropriate that we’ve been listening to the greatest breakup album ever, Disintegration by The Cure. Plainsong Opener Plainsong is anything but a plain song. Huge crashes and shimmers create a grand, bold start … Continue reading

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Is Prozac the Cure? – Fran’s Review

Dave tells us that the Cure lost a band member over the depressing nature of their music, and listening to Disintegration it’s easy to see why! This is a very sombre record, but the wailing guitars and slow pacing are well suited to showcase Robert … Continue reading

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