20 Warp albums — part 1

This is the first part of a series in which I will take a brief look at 20 albums from the first 20 years of Warp Records. These are not my 20 favourite Warp albums, or the 20 best Warp albums. But they are 20 of the most interesting — a showcase of the breadth […]

Music of 2007: #40–#21

Updated to include the full 20 — I messed up the original post. Thanks to Ali for pointing it out. Hmm, a bit late here. That always seems to happen nowadays. Sorry about that. But I like to wait until the very end of the year to do my end-of-year list, unlike others who sometimes […]

2005: Music

Usually I do a chart at the end of the year. But this year there are far too many things that are putting me off from doing that. I was asked to do a top 10 for Boomkat this year. My attitude to this chart was the same as that of the people who built […]

Boom Bip – Blue Eyed in the Red Room

Boom Bip is described by everybody as a hip-hop producer. He’s on a hip-hop label and everything. But his music actually sounds nothing like hip-hop. And the last time I checked, Gruff Rhys (from Super Furry Animals) – who collaborates with Boom Bip on his new album – was not a rapper. I almost didn’t […]