crackle and pop: the farmers boys – “apparently”

I heard this on John Peel and loved it. I really didn’t know anything else about the band except they came from Norwich. Lots of information can now be found over on the Farmers Boys unofficial website. (Oh, I’d forgotten that they had mild chart success with a cover version of Cliff Richard’s “In the … More crackle and pop: the farmers boys – “apparently”

crackle and pop: the clientele – suburban light

This was a very welcome vinyl re-issue (2014) of the first Clientele album “Suburban Light”(2000). I’ve written about The Clientele over on Toppermost, The Clientele have been more popular in the USA than they ever have in the UK, and I have never understood why. This was highlighted when attending a Clientele gig in 2003 … More crackle and pop: the clientele – suburban light

The Declining Winter “Home For Lost Souls”

  The Declining Winter is described by Richard Adams as “A musical project to keep me occupied whilst my other group is (still) on hiatus and also so I can pretend that I’m not just an office worker by trade.” The “other band” were the greatly missed Hood. Thankfully Richard hasn’t gone for a serious … More The Declining Winter “Home For Lost Souls”