“We’re leaving broken hearts behind”: INXS – Kick (1987)

There were two tapes that I played to death during the summer of 1995.  Both compilation albums, too – The Rolling Stones’ Hot Rocks and INXS Greatest Hits.  I remember my friend wasn’t too enamoured with the Stones, conspiring with my brother to turn off the tape and exchange it whilst I was out the…

Back To Black – 2014: A Year In Vinyl (Part 3 of 4)

Welcome back to 2014: A Year In Vinyl.  In this installment we’ll be meeting records #10 to #6.  Like I say, not necessarily the best albums I bought, but this list is a run-down of my favourite additions.  The ones that I was right excited about – be it because I don’t see them too often…

A good record buying day

I have been getting pretty serious about Stevie Ray Vaughan’s stuff recently.  His brand of Texas blues still sounds vital and I really wish I stumbled on this stuff earlier.  After watching the Austin City Limits performances thanks to YouTube, I decided that adding some albums to my collection was an absolute must.  I picked up Soul…