Rod Stewart And The Faces To Finally Reunite

The Faces in the 1970s. See below for details of September’s Rod Sewart / Faces reunion* One of the joys of being a perpetual student of popular music is discovering songs you never really knew from bands you thought you knew all about. I thought I knew all about The Faces, the wonderfully ramshackle early…

The Missed Opportunity Of Band Aid 30

Band Aid 30 recording Do They Know It’s Christmas. I think it’s great – indeed vital – that good folks like Bob Geldof are galvanizing some of the biggest names in music to raise funds in the fight against Ebola. It just bums me out that given it’s 20 years since a new Christmas song…

Eminem At Western Springs, Auckland – My All-Time Hip-Hop Top 20

Eminem. Has anyone ever written blogs about Captain & Tennille and Eminem on the same day? It’s the question on everybody’s lips this summer. Suffering a whiff of FOMO* right now with 50,000 of my fellow Aucklanders at the Eminem Western Springs gig, I couldn’t resist making a semi-controversial list. Here are my top 20…