From the daily archives:

Thursday, July 4, 2013

#716: 1982, Chic, Soup for One

July 4, 2013

Nile Rodgers is everywhere. He is a musical steamroller at present – the recent collaborations with Daft Punk, including Get Lucky, that huge 2013 summer single from Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams. A song that now tops the list of biggest selling singles after selling more than a million copies since its release 10 weeks […]

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In Defence of Warren Gatland

July 4, 2013

Now then, let’s talk rugby. My esteemed colleague, Charlie East-West has written, in his usual erudite and persuasive way, an extremely negative piece about Warren Gatland and his selection of the British and Irish Lions team to face Australia in the third test. Now, two things you need to know about Charlie, first he is […]

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The Curse of Modern Living (Part 5) – Barbecues

July 4, 2013

Britain is about to have a heatwave. Summer is here, and Britain pretends to be a Mediterranean country for a few days, and the tabloids will scream, “Phew, what a scorcher!” – As much as I love the summer, I await with trepidation of the mass unveiling of a well worn by-product of warm summer […]

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