Wednesday, 27 December 2017

THE TERRIFIC TEN - 2017





01. THE HAYMAN KUPA BAND The Hayman Kupa Band (No Label)
02. THE RADIATORS FROM SPACE TV Tube Heart 40th Anniversary Expanded Edition (Chiswick/Ace)
03. PARANOID VISIONS Rebellion (Overground)
04. THE BUZZCOCKS Time's Up (Domino)
05. CRIOLO Espiral Del Ilusao (Oloko)
06. RIO MIRA Marimba Del Pacifico (AYA)
07. THE RIPPERS A Gut Feeling (Slovenly)
08. LANKUM Between The Earth & Sky (Rough Trade)
09. THE RADIO STARS Thinking Inside The Box (Anagram)
10. DONA ONETE Banzeiro (Mais Um Discos)







OTHER ALBUMS OF NOTE
  • WIRE Silver/Lead (Pinkflag)
  • ONDATROPICA Baile Bucanero (Soundway)
  • VARIOUS Sweet As Broken Dates: Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa (Ostinato)




GIGS/EVENTS OF THE YEAR
  • THE LEE HARVEY'S (Toner's, November)
  • THE RADIATORS FROM SPACE - TV Tube Heart 40th Anniversary Event (The Grand Social, August)
  • THE BIONIC RATS (The Foggy Dew, September)
  • MUTEFISH (Canalaphonic Festival, September)
  • THE CLASH AT TCD - 40th Anniversary Event (TCD, October)


The Last Poets (Guardian, 18.05.2018)

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/may/18/the-last-poets-the-hip-hop-forefathers-who-gave-black-america-its-voice?CMP=share_btn_gp