Entry #22 – Stop the Clocks (a.k.a The Holy Grail of Oasis)

When I reviewed the GoldenEye soundtrack a while ago I mentioned that the recently leaked Xbox Live Arcade remaster of the game was pretty much the holy grail for Bond game fans. Well, I’m about to use that term again to describe this song I decided to listen to today. For a good ten yearsContinue reading “Entry #22 – Stop the Clocks (a.k.a The Holy Grail of Oasis)”

Entry #21 – idkwhyidkwhere (a.k.a Word of mouth is a wonderful thing)

Well this is something a wee bit different for the blog. For the first time I have been contacted by someone in the outside world and they have asked me if I would consider listening to a band’s music, specifically their latest single, and give my thoughts and feelings here on A-Side Glance. Of course,Continue reading “Entry #21 – idkwhyidkwhere (a.k.a Word of mouth is a wonderful thing)”

Entry #20 – Cosmic Fringes (a.k.a Noel was right)

Today is February 25th and I had resigned myself to just another day at the office, sorting out this afternoon’s radio show, finding out what’s going on around the north east and making witty comments about the songs I played. The usual. And then Nick Cave and Paul Weller both dropped new music within anContinue reading “Entry #20 – Cosmic Fringes (a.k.a Noel was right)”

Entry #17 – Weird Fishes/Arpeggi (a.k.a Owens vs La Havas)

I think you have to be in a very specific kind of mood before you listen to a Radiohead album, especially during lockdown when your mental health is in a state of constant flux and the album you said you’d listen to would be Kid A. Simply put, for most of January I didn’t thinkContinue reading “Entry #17 – Weird Fishes/Arpeggi (a.k.a Owens vs La Havas)”

Entry #11 – Brand New Start & The Roller (a.k.a Two for the price of one)

Yup, in my continuing quest to keep things fresh and not stick with one standard formula, I’m reviewing two singles of choice today. Both have made an impression in my playlist lately and I just fancy talking about them. One is from an artist I’ve long been an admirer of, and the other I onceContinue reading “Entry #11 – Brand New Start & The Roller (a.k.a Two for the price of one)”