Jonathan Bree ~ Until We’re Done [2⊘2⊘]

From inauspicious beginnings, musical genius evolves. Auckland kiwi Jonathan Bree’s youthful start began at the ripe old age of 9 when he wrote his first song ‘Rebecca’ about a primary school crush. This would quickly ramp up to playing drums with 20-year-olds in an average goth band by age … Continue reading Jonathan Bree ~ Until We’re Done [2⊘2⊘]

The Smiths ~ Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before [1988]

“The Hungerford Massacre was a spree shooting in Hungerford, England, United Kingdom, on 19 August 1987, when 27-year-old Michael Ryan shot dead sixteen people, including an unarmed police officer and his own mother, before shooting himself. The shootings, committed using a handgun and two semi-automatic rifles, occurred at several locations, including … Continue reading The Smiths ~ Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before [1988]

Lush ~ Desire Lines [1994]

Perhaps unsurprisingly, when released in 1994, Lush’s album Split was not met with widespread acclaim. “With songs about death, infidelity, and neglect, Split was a dark, introspective album that jarred with the beginning of the Britpop party.” But despite its unceremonious beginnings, the album is considered by many to be thematic of the 90s unsteady gait and uneven footing in direct juxtaposition to 80s overt … Continue reading Lush ~ Desire Lines [1994]

Sleep Party People ~ I’m Not Human At All [2⊘1⊘]

“It’s not your fault, It’s my own fault, I’m not human at all, I have no heart” “This song really resonates with me on a spiritual level. As someone with autism and a difficulty to bond with others I sometimes feel like I’m not human. Hardly anything brings me strong emotion and even if I do feel emotion it’s sudden, extreme, and too much for … Continue reading Sleep Party People ~ I’m Not Human At All [2⊘1⊘]

YOU MAN ~ BIRDCAGE [2⊘13]

“Hold up, this is not my thang…” “This is the new project of Giac and Tepat. From Trance to Hip-Hop, from Techno to Breakbeat, from House to Eternity, from Love to Dance; From Lille, France.” [music.metason.net] “Back around the turn of the millennium Tepat Huleux and Giac Di Falco, lured by dazzlingly eclectic sets by the likes of The Glimmers and 2manyDJs, would sneak out of their Lille homes, cross the Belgian border, and … Continue reading YOU MAN ~ BIRDCAGE [2⊘13]