Favourite Songs of 2011

So many people are starting to base their listening on songs these days, such is the reduction in attention spans, the proliferation of YouTube browsing and the ease of compiling ones own playlists featuring the best stuff you want to hear. Separate to my Top 50 LPs of 2011 I’ve also put together a list of songs that caught my ears and became hard to … Continue reading Favourite Songs of 2011


Black Lips are probably more infamous for their riotous and ramshackle live shows than the music they make. Those shows regularly descend into chaos with stage invasions, man kisses, vomiting and nudity but behind it all is a finely tuned songwriting aesthetic that combines the garage, punk, country and psych influences that make up their fifth album 200 Million Thousand. During the early stages of … Continue reading INTERVIEW: BLACK LIPS