Blood Sugar Sex Magik by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Blood Sugar Sex Magik by Red Hot Chili Peppers

This week we celebrate this cornerstone funk rock record which many see as Red Hot Chili Peppers’ finest hour. I was 19 back in 1991, an age where music as much as at any time in my life defined who I was. I was also sharing a flat for a while with a guy who is still my closest male friend. We were both rock music fans, both drummers, and both pot-heads, so as you can imagine there were many late nights spent talking stoned bollocks and obsessing over music. And at that time one album more than any other Read more »

The Tuesday Playlist No.18: Talking, speaking, chattering, orating…

The Tuesday Playlist No.18: Talking, speaking, chattering, orating…

With The Coasters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Buddy Holly, Tears For Fears, James Brown, Tracy Chapman and more! The theme for this week’s playlist is all about something we here at MVD like to do a lot of – talking, speaking, orating, conversating, shouting, screaming, whispering, the art of verbal communication etc etc… you get the idea I’m sure and whilst I could undoubtedly talk about this playlist and every track in it at great length on and on and on never shutting up or pausing to take breath until you probably start to think to yourself “is he ever Read more »