About once a month or so I have a long chat on RNZ about a particular musical artist or genre or a theme – for their regular Tuesday music features. This week I chose to talk about the month of September in 1991 – some people say it’s the greatest month for music releases. It’s […]
Time for another playlist. I made this one a few days back – 40 songs, just under three hours of music. No real theme here, just a bunch of songs I like and thought might sound good altogether. That’s it. But I wanted to share it around – in case anyone else liked what they […]
Sweetman Podcast, my weekly interview/chat podcast (new episodes up every Friday) has just turned three years old. I learned, long ago, in the blogging world you must celebrate your own birthdays or wins or whatever. So, well done me. Well done and thanks to the guests! Well done and thank you to anyone that has […]
John Mellencamp: Plain Spoken – Live from The Chicago Theatre Enliven Entertainment/Eagle Rock Netflix Bruce Springsteen is the boss. And John Mellencamp is, at best, 2IC. Which is plain to see. Even more obvious to hear. And here he takes his Plain Spoken album – the 20-something-th of his career and places it in the live context, a […]
Jon Ronson The Butterfly Effect Audible Originals Jon Ronson’s latest release is this 7-episode podcast series which is presented as if (also) an audiobook…the complete audio-documentary/reading is just over three hours; this is binge-listening then at its finest.
Here’s a little taste of what’s to come…the next episode of Sweetman Podcast features Booga Beazley of Head Like a Hole. We talked about his personal history, his influences – and all about the evolution of the band. Check out a little snippet of our conversation below. The full interview will be up here late […]
I’ve mulled it over far too long – and yet, as I’m about to start this, about to (finally) start a podcast it’s all very much up in the air (still). But I have to get it started. Or else it won’t…well, start. It hasn’t happened so far – because I haven’t made it happen. […]