On this blog you will find, amongst others, features such as news, views and reviews on all types of music past, present and future. There will also be regular items such as then & now, record breakers & trivia, mix-tape madness, awesome playlists and the Now! Project.
It’s all about the words. Rather than go too deep and meaningful…what songs always find their way into my everyday conversations and result in an outburst of singing in a way such as this scene from my favourite movie Stand By Me. “It’s Fine Day” by Opus III Whenever someone comments about the weather or if […]
‘Sunshine On Leith’ “Davy and Ally have to relearn how to live in Edinburgh after serving in Afghanistan.“ I was really looking forward to watching this movie and to say that it did not disappoint is a massive understatement. This is one of the best movies I have watched in a very long time. Some might call it […]
We All HATE Mondays! Yes, it’s here again! It comes around far too quickly, right? As soon as we switch the alarm off and put that first foot on the floor we know it’s back to the daily grind for another few days. Coffee helps us get through it. Day-dreaming about what we will be […]
What Is Alfitude? Alfitude is a music blog that I have followed for years and discovered a lot of great awesome music from. “Featuring new music since 2010 and followed by some of the largest labels around the world… Less is more… I write as little as possible when featuring tracks. Music is a personal […]
‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ “Rescued after 15 years in a cult, Kimmy Schmidt decides to reclaim her life by venturing to New York, where she experiences everyday life with wide-eyed enthusiasm. On a whim, she rents a room from Titus, a gay wannabe Broadway actor, who makes ends meet as a street performer in Times Square. […]
Spotify Adds Daily Mix To Desktop Client! Spotify launched Daily Mix in 2016, initially only available on mobile devices but now it is also available on the desktop client. What is Daily Mix? Well apart from the fact that it’s awesome it has a ‘magic way’ of creating mixes of songs that you’ve not listened […]
What is last.fm? I’ve been using Last.fm for over ten years and for any music lover it is a must have service. Last.fm is a music recommendation service and has a feature called scrobbling which keeps track of songs you play. My scrobbles go back to 2006 and I can check on a week by week […]
What is Europhoria? Aside from being awesome Europhoria is a weekly podcast from two self-confessed Eurovision obsessives, Isobel Chillman & Roland Bodenham. Basically, they open a bottle of wine and talk about Eurovision – what else could you ask for? They share current Eurovision news and then they each share a story about the Eurovision’s past and it […]
Sundays Suck! Let’s face it Sundays are the worst day of the week! The awesome feelings from Friday have gone and any satisfied feelings from Saturday have subsided. As every hour ticks by on Sundays we know that it’s one step closer to Monday and that means back to the daily grind for another few […]
Most Played Song The most played song by Steve at Talk About Pop Music this week was ‘Fuego’ by Eleni Foureira. Eurovision is over for another year and well done to all the countries – it was a fantastic show and I am only just starting to recover. A fantastic attempt by Cyprus here but unfortunately […]
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