My Footy Awards 2016

The David Bentley whatever happened to? Award: Adnan Januzaj The Bryan Robson Award for services to physiotherapy: Ilkay Gundogan and Vince Kompany Zlatan’s oh! he really is that good Award to: Dmitri Payet The Giggs-Sheringham Award for playing forever: Totti The Rafa-Me Award for finding a player’s best position: Conte and Luiz Matt Le Tissier’s […]

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23 from 2015

Four Tet – Morning/evening Floating Points – Elaenia Sean Johnston – white light mix Voices from the lake – live at MAXXI Max Richter – From sleep That’s the top 5 there Donnacha Costello – ambient mix Nils Frahm – late night tales Hardway bros – death by repetition mix Telemachus – In Morocco Peter […]

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My Musical Life 2014

In the Christmas 1988 issue of Melody Maker the Stud Brothers wrote one of my favourite features of all time. It began something like this: 1988 was the best year for new music ever. I kept a load of those Christmas issues. I loved them. However, I’m pretty sure 1988 has gone missing unfortunately. It went […]

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ARMS on the South Downs

Al, Rich, Mike and Me; The Squire & Horse; Sussex Golden Ale; Charlie’s Farm Shop; Sheep; Gumber Bothy; a barn and a bed; a walk; too far to Cocking; off-piste; into a pit; flip flops bad; but good for paddling; oh so fresh water; Rave Gandalf; a pint and reminiscence of Steyning beatings; on the […]

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