Saint Etienne

Saint Etienne – 10 of the best

Do you agree with the Guardian’s assessment of the the best 10 from Saint Etienne? Words and Music had some absolute belters……..a difficult choice perhaps? Saint Etienne – 10 of the best In the early 90s, a trio from south-east England set out to fulfil pop’s potential. Nearly 30 years later, they’re still making bold,…

KD’s tune of the week – Ali Barter – Please Stay

I knew that there was a good reason for watching rage………just played on the last episode (13.05.17) on iView. Thoroughly refreshing track from a Melbournian and very easy to listen to. Light and breezy this is a great anecdote to all the harder stuff that is out there in the charts as well as Ed…

The Perfect Post

Jonathan Demme was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter, who created this video for NewOrder in 1985 for The Perfect Kiss, taken from their album Low Life. He sadly passed away a few days ago. But his legacy continues. The video is 10 minutes long and superbly captures NewOrder in their prime. Jonathan Demme…

Just a Cosmic Girl………….

Having watched last week’s ep of Top Gear with Jay Kay, it has reminded me what a pioneering video Cosmic Girl was when first released. And thus the video deserves a goo airing: Wonderful to watch and what machines!

KD’s tune of the week – Amber Arcades – It Changes

The Dutch are very good at some things. Like reclaiming land, chips and sometimes producing the best footballers in the world. Their music is hit and very miss – more techno, housey stuff, which never really makes an impact apart from within the club scene. Dutch singer/songwriter Amber Arcades has been championed by Lauren Laverne…

Beautiful Blondie

Not only is this a brilliant track, I am always mesmerised by Debbie Harry’s stunning beauty in the video. No wonder she was “hot property” back in the heyday of the 1980s when Blondie was at its heights.