Month: June 2022

QUATERMASS III – Lucky 7

“If we weren’t all worried enough about imminent nuclear annihilation in 1980, Pete Wylie had to introduce us to the horrors of the doomsday clock. What then sounded like a rallying call from the bunker now sounds more like borderline power-pop if not for Wylie’s spirited shouty vocal. Ominously the clock is now set at 1 minute 40 seconds to midnight. Bugger.”

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TANSY McNALLY of BLUE ORCHIDS – Song For Ewe

“I used to listen obsessively to The Kinks as an art school student and spent hours in my bedroom teaching myself their songs on ukulele. I soon became very determined to learn how to play the lead interludes in “Milk Cow Blues”, mainly because I loved the raw energy of it and taught myself by ear.”

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