BNC Quickies 5

Poppy - 3.14New single from Poppy. Kinda industrial. Named after her cat, Pi (Geddit?)(not on Spotify!) Duran Duran - Electric BarbarellaI grew up listening to Duran Duran from an early age and they are great but from the middle of the nineties onwards they never really hit the heights of the eighties. They still... Continue Reading →

BNC – Quickies 4

OK time for another random round up of stuff that caught my ear, starting with...HAIM - GASOLINEThey play music at my workplace. Some of it good, some bad. Its a rotating selection of songs which are played on a loop at the exact same time every single day. One song really stood out but due... Continue Reading →

BadNewsCruise – Quickies 3

Kisses Dickens - Axemen (Heavens to Betsy cover)I watched a movie called Izzy Gets The F*ck Across Town the other day. I really liked it and then about halfway through the movie Mackenzie Davis and Carrie Coon suddenly launch into a slightly countryfied acoustic version of this song and it just blew me away, just... Continue Reading →

BadNewsCruise – Quickies (oooeerr)

So, I haven't posted for a while because my life is currently undergoing some fairly fundamental changes.I've been listening to a lot of stuff (I listened to nothing but the Kaiser Chiefs for a whole month).Time is short. So lets go. Poppy - HerSo Poppy literally released a new single a few hours ago which... Continue Reading →

Michael Jackson – Bad (1987)

I normally wake up most mornings with a song playing in my head.This time it was just the very end of 'I just can't stop loving you' by MJ and for some reason my brain kept linking it with 'Beat it' (from 'Thriller') following straight after. Curious to find out what actually came next, a... Continue Reading →

The Birthday Massacre

I wanted to post about The Birthday Massacre as they are fresh on my mind. I've just found out they released a new album last year and I didn't even know about it. Or maybe I forgot. Either way it pissed me off a little. When I first discovered this band I devoured everything they... Continue Reading →


Ah, Curve.A woman once told me "Martyn, you break the curve." I think that was meant as a compliment. Maybe. Anyways, it's a pretty good bet that most of you have never heard of the band Curve, or if you have you don't really know any of their music. That's ok, they've been pretty much... Continue Reading →

Videogame Music – Arcade

I've always liked videogames. I've never been particularly good at any of them and I suffer from an annoying type of motion sickness that means a few minutes with some games has me merrily puking in the nearest receptacle. But hey, games are fun right? Right? I grew up in the 8 bit era when... Continue Reading →

Plumtree – Mass Teen Fainting

If you are here for gardening advice I'm sorry to disappoint you, please look elsewhere. Otherwise ... Plumtree! Yeah, they're that band, right? There was a movie or something. Some guy who lived in a comic maybe? Yeah maybe. While the majority of people who were vaguely interested in the story behind the movie may... Continue Reading →

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