Category Archives: 52 Albums

52 albums – week 51

* verisimilitude There was a lot of to and fro’ing around this post. How much to write and how long to write it for? What to say and what to hold back? Could I get away with a curt “Hell … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 50

For the last decade I’ve sailed on blissfully unaware of The Mountain Goats. The scarey thing is if it weren’t for the clatter & spin of chance, I could have gone the rest of my life completely unaware of the … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 49

If you were to ask me straight up; “Brett, Why the glum face chump? Why the pre-occupation with all those melancholy dirges? – Death, loss, growing old?” I’d take issue with you. I’d tell you, you’re wrong and point you … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 48

I was up at Parramatta recently doing my usual trawl through the Pawnbroker shops looking for unloved guitars. Unfortunately It’s slim pickings these days with eBay such an entrenched part of the landscape. But while I had no luck with … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 47

I’m not too sure where this weeks post sprung from as Elton John and Leon Russell aren’t two artists that would normally have been on my radar. I suspect the story behind it’s unlikely recording is what piqued my interest. … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 46

I really wanted to send up the new P J. Harvey album this week, Let England Shake but despite trying my hardest I just couldn’t get inside it. I was so sure I was going to like it. Not just … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 45

* I’ve lost my footing with this review. A re-write is on the way Hyperbole and I are best of friends, have been for years. Whenever I sit down to listen to an Album he plonks himself on the couch next … Continue reading

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