Great Tunes With Electronic Tom-Toms: The Not So Perfect Ten

“A drum. That’s right, a drum (shabba)”

Nothing epitomises late 1970s and early 1980s music better than early electronic instruments. At one extreme you had multifarious synthesizers from the Mini Moog to the Prophet 5 and the Yamaha DX-7. Then drum machines, sequencers and – 1981 onwards – the Fairlight CMI. Continue reading “Great Tunes With Electronic Tom-Toms: The Not So Perfect Ten”

Midsummer Instrumentals: Rebellious Mixtape #3

Summertime, and the listening is easy…

Buckton Castle, Carrbrook

East of the M60 hasn’t done a Rebellious Mixtape since last June. Even more deficient on this hallowed soupçon of server space is a suggested playlist/mixtape for summertime easy listening/instrumental music. As well publicised within this blog I have a penchant for Supertramp, Half Man Half Biscuit and the underrated Chippenham band known as King Trigger. Indeed, but this is only scratching the surface of my musical tastes. Continue reading “Midsummer Instrumentals: Rebellious Mixtape #3”