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.