Track Reviews
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Track Reviews: 3-9 December 2012

by Tim Lee

Christmas is coming. The geese are getting fat. Thank you to The Daily Mail for pointing that out for us. Geese, white is definitely not…



Track Reviews: 26 November – 2 December 2012


Tracks, tracks, glorious tracks. Nothing quite like it for cooling the blood. Although, just to clarify, should your blood be warmer than normal, or should...

Track Reviews: 19-26 November 2012


Oh, The Righteous Brothers were so wrong. Time doesn’t go by so slowly. Time speeds past with the velocity of a scalded cat on a...

Track Reviews: 12-18 November 2012


As we bid farewell to another US Election campaign, with Obama back in the White House and Mitt Romney wandering back to Massachusetts with a...

Track Reviews: 5-11 November 2012


Well, that lovely feel-good glow we had during the Olympics soon disappeared didn’t it? Switching on the news these days is likely to plunge you...

Track Reviews: 29 October – 4 November 2012


This weeks tracks column, with Holy Ghost!, Christopher Owens and Jedward amongst those desperate for attention. TRACK OF THE WEEK: Holy Ghost! – It Gets...

Track Reviews: 22-28 October 2012


Let us just hope that Girls Aloud never form a demolition firm. “Ten. Nine. Eight. Seven. Six. Five. Four… What? Oh. Really? Shit. Hmmm. Threetwoonego”....

Track Reviews: 15-21 October 2012


October. It’s that time of year when the beer halls of Germany are invaded by large men with questionable taste in Lederhosen, drinking heroic quantities...

Track Reviews: 17-23 September 2012


It’s all gone a bit gloomy, hasn’t it? There’s no Olympics to cheer any more, the skies have turned grey and cold, Saturday nights have...

Track Reviews: 10-16 September 2012


Is the knowing better than the not knowing? Or is the not knowing better because you don’t know what you don’t know and therefore you...

Track Reviews: 3-9 September 2012


This week Muse turn down their ridiculous (to 10.5), Charlotte Church decides she wants to be Kate Bush and David Byrne shakes his ass in...

Track Reviews: 27 August – 2 September 2012


Things like this make us sad. If Andy Warhol was right and everyone is famous for fifteen minutes, imagine if your 900 seconds are mostly...

Track Reviews: 20-26 August 2012


Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Unless you’re talking about Jessie J. So the, uh, ‘break’ this column took last week (due to some unfortunate...

Track Reviews: 6-12 August 2012


Now that we’re all in total agreement that the Olympics is a good thing (except Morrissey, naturally), we assume that everyone will be keen on...

Track Reviews: 30 July – 5 August 2012


You know all-you-can-eat buffets? Well, the trick with them is not to fill up with the cheap stuff. Maximize the value of your expenditure by...

Track Reviews: 23-29 July 2012


Welcome, dear denizen, to a special edition of the Tracks column that is in no way affiliated with the L****n O******s. We’ve cajoled the week’s...

Track Reviews: 16-22 July 2012


When over the weekend we heard a fragment of a headline that said someone had pulled the plug on Paul McCartney, we assumed that Heather...

Track Reviews: 9-15 July 2012


This week’s tracks are brought to you by an anagram of some of their titles: “O, you don’t spear Fiat now, twee Tories. They kill,...

Track Reviews: 2-8 July 2012


It’s been quite a weekend. The Stone Roses returned home to play a muddy field in Stockport for three nights. Lauryn Hill is going to...

Track Reviews: 25 June – 1 July 2012


Seven tracks. Seven artists. More than seven minutes of music. Go. Cat Power – RuinRuin is, believe it or not, Chan Marshall’s first brand new...

Track Reviews: 18-24 June 2012


People say schadenfreude like it’s a bad thing. But when Pendulum announce that they’re splitting up, you can prod the people and ask, really? Really?...