Mark Kozelek – Like Rats

It is of little surprise to anyone who has breezed through these pages before that I’m rather partial to the Cover Version.  Reasons for my love of this particular form of expression are many and have no doubt been mentioned before – a new slant on old favourites, a previously unseen roadmap/blueprint from much-appreciated artists, a way of discovering previously unknown material or sometimes just goofing off for entertainment purposes… Read More

Bad Brains – I Against I

This is one of those albums that has so many good memories attached to it that the music is almost secondary.  Fortunately, it’s also a bloody good record that, although it has aged somewhat strangely (but don’t we all?) it still sounds like absolutely nothing I had heard before or since, and represents the beginnings of yet another branch off into interesting and amazing aural avenues.