The Tuesday playlist No.6: We protest! (a bit)

The Tuesday playlist No.6: We protest! (a bit)

This week featuring protest(ish) songs from the likes of CSNY, Culture Club, Elbow, Jefferson Airplane, The Monkees, Tricky & more! Welcome to Tuesday, one of those annoying days we always seem to have to pass through on the way to the weekend. It could almost make you a bit angry, get you in the mood to grrrr at the world a bit. And with that in mind this weeks playlist contains 15 tracks which all, in some vague way shape or form, have some kind of protest or message going on. So press play and in some small, inconsequential way Read more »

Musical Amusement with Andy Rehfeldt.

Musical Amusement with Andy Rehfeldt.

Andy Refheldt is a Los Angeles based musician and host of a Youtube channel which has for a few years now been having a lot of fun with popular videos and musical styles. What he does is take a song rooted in one style and then by recording his own backing tracks and sometimes adding new vocals too changes it in to a whole new style, and in the process he creates something that is highly post-modern and also loads of fun to listen to. Ever wanted to hear (and see) a Death Metal version of ‘Moves Like Jagger’? How Read more »

Freddie Mercury or Boy George: Who is the fairest of them all?

Freddie Mercury or Boy George: Who is the fairest of them all?

Two Divas: Freddie Mercury and Boy George. Two videos and the question: who is the fairest of them all? For the final one on one of the year, I chose two videos that made an impact on me when I was a child. Both videos were topping the charts in 1984 (I was 7 years old) and they are among the first music videos I remember. I adore both groups and songs and especially both front men so I thought it would be nice to end the year deconstructing them. “I WANT TO BREAK FREE” – QUEEN The song is Read more »