The Sound of “Stranger Things”

Nostalgia is a step-sequenced mono-synth

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“Legend” is not enough

With the news of David Bowie’s death, the word “legend” is being thrown about in the media and on the social web in exactly the manner you’d expect. It’s a word we associate with any artist once they reach a certain stature, and it confers an understanding of the impact and reach of their work; generally,…

Not actually from Morocco…

Right. The name. Here’s the story about the name. Ten years ago I got married and went on honeymoon to Morocco. It was, as anyone who has been there will tell, utterly fantastic and a totally unique experience. While we were over there, we went walkabout in Marrakesh, hired a ramshackle little 4×4, trekked in…

Two decades on: 12 albums that still blow you away

What were you doing 20 years ago? I was trying to make a living running a tiny analog 8-track studio in Birmingham and freaking out that I’d just become a dad for the first time. And listening to Chems, naturally. This round-up of classic albums from MixMag is guaranteed to make your nostalgia-buds tingle! via…