The Blinders: Columbia

It’s been a good year for lovers of scuzzy yet intelligent punk, first Idles and now this (shame they added the “The”, they could start a trend of single-name bands). Idles have an earthier sound, Blinders’ opener channels The Shadows covering a Cossack dance, with a retro swampy guitar sound. The shouted vocals are not […]

Frank Sinatra: Ultimate Sinatra

Francis Albert was born 100 years ago this December — yes, Frank is as old as the First World War — so we can expect much in the way of Frankobilia in the coming months. The first question must be why you should be interested in a man who’s been dead for some time and […]