From the daily archives:

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

#828: 2013, The Civil Wars, Devil’s Backbone

December 31, 2013

The last song posted in 2013 falls to me, one last chance to post a 2013 song during 2013. In this case, also a last chance to (almost certainly futilely) lobby for the inclusion of an albums for George East’s best albums of the year post, likely to get posted tomorrow. For whatever George’s verdict, […]

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Prat of the Year Awards 2013

December 31, 2013

Another vintage year of prattish behaviour comes to a close. But, you ask, who were 2013′s greatest prats of all? This is the verdict of our panel of judges. But before we do the run down, here are some that didn’t quite make it into the final cut. First off, in some pretty spectacular prattery […]

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George East’s Top Ten Gigs of 2013

December 31, 2013

It is that time of the year again.  A time for reflection on the year just gone and more importantly a time for lists.  Lots of lists.  First up is my favourite  live music experiences of 2013.   It was a truly magnificent year for live music, I think, possibly the best I have had since […]

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Sad To See You Leaving 2013: Joan Fontaine

December 31, 2013

There aren’t many of them left now.  Links back to the golden age of Hollywood from the 1920s to the early 1950s.  Stars who made their name when the studio system was king and the big 6 studios turned out perfectly crafted films that were fit for purpose like Henry Ford did cars.  The glamour, […]

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