Category Archives: Music

Why do we do this?

If we were having coffee I would ask you why do you write your blog? Is it in the hope that you’ll make your fortune, that someone will actually read and like it, or some other reason? As I was … Continue reading

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It’s Record Store Day 2016

  I received a message from Pandora and saw a post on Guardian Sleeve Notes  that it was Record Store Day. How ironic that over the last few weeks I have started frequenting record stores again. A couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

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Thank you Spotify, Pandora and iTunes

My thesis is now submitted. Yippee! My computer has seized up. It’s last action being to successfully convert my thesis from Word to PDF. After that it simply gave up and so has my brain.  The submission process was like … Continue reading

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Finding an old playlist

Yesterday as I read my draft PHD proposal for what seemed like the thousandth time (I actually think it was), I was getting desperate for something to listen too. It felt like I’d exhausted Spotify and Pandora – was that … Continue reading

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Thousands of Words and Thousands of Tracks

With just ten weeks to go until my formal thesis draft is due for review  I was reflecting on what music has accompanied my recent studies. Each week I listen to so much music with the result that across the … Continue reading

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