When she was 40, my partner Catherine was given a record player as a present. We had no records of course, but we began to build up a collection. And I'm loving it.
Posts about Music
There's a track by a bloke called Simple Kid and it's called The Road. It's an absolutely excellent track that I absolutely love and adore. And it's out Wednesday.
Step forward, and courtesy of Adam and Joe's 6music show on 7 May, enjoy this techno remix of the SNCF jingle. Have fun!
Taking a trip back in time to see what 6music was playing back in 2002.
It's very easy to be negative about Eurovision, so lets accentuate the positive
Well Radio 1's decision to censor The Pogues' Fairytale of New York has now been reversed now, but sometimes I just want to throw a dictionary at some people.
I don't often comment on news stories but I loved the Media Guardian article about the fact that 90% of entertainment companies are failing to protect their products from illegal online use, and that only 50% of products have any protection.
Nearly three weeks since getting it, I've been rather haphazardly ripping CDs and uploading them onto my new MP3 player, getting so far 64 albums on it, with a total of 851 tracks and using 2.9Gb - only 16Gb to go.
When I worked at Bush House, it was a daily ritual. Just before going out, pick up a CD, bung it in my CD player and run out the door. One CD would generally last me door to door. But not any more.
I've been slowly digitising many of the singles I haven't heard for years. It's been quite a wonderful process - there's 600 odd singles I haven't listened to for goodness knows how long.