Spring is my favourite time of the year in New Zealand – the days get longer and sunnier. I don’t … Continue Reading These Are Days by 10,000 Maniacs
Congratulations to everyone who made full marks in last week’s 2000s quiz – Rich, Murphy’s Law, and Tony all scored … Continue Reading Music Quiz: Which Band Member II?
During ten anarchic years, The Replacements recorded a ton of wonderful Paul Westerberg songs, self-sabotaged their career, and never achieved … Continue Reading The Replacements: Worst to Best
It’s difficult to not pick favourite members in a band like The Moody Blues; during their “Core Seven” albums, between … Continue Reading I Never Thought I’d Live To Be A Hundred by The Moody Blues
I was pretty amazed when we got three 30/30 in last week’s tough trivia contest – congratulations to Geoff, Tony, … Continue Reading Ruined By A Letter Song Titles: Music Quiz
Jackson Browne is perhaps the quintessential 1970s singer-songwriter, a sensitive individual who analysed his difficult relationships into songs. He was … Continue Reading Jackson Browne: Worst to Best in the 1970s
A few months ago we discussed a curious incident at Wellington Zoo, New Zealand, when an intruder broke into the … Continue Reading Monkey Gone To Heaven by Pixies
Congratulations to Tony at https://mumblingabout.com/, who solved last week’s quiz in a mind-blowing 46 seconds. This week’s quiz requires you to … Continue Reading Music Quiz: Almost Useless Music Trivia
A couple of weeks ago, we looked at when bands peak – I’ve always enjoyed band’s later albums where they … Continue Reading When Do Bands Peak? (Part 2)
I’ve been tremendously under the weather this week, and one of the best parts of being sick is the hallucinatory … Continue Reading Interviewing Randy Newman by Glenn Tilbrook
Last week’s competition could perhaps be described as the Falklands War of Music Quizzes, with Bruce (https://vinylconnection.com.au/) just pipping Rich … Continue Reading Music Quiz: 4 Decades of Music Hits
For some reason, hosting a birthday slumber party for my seven year old daughter on Friday reminded me of this … Continue Reading Up All Night by The Records
Congratulations to Jim and Tony, who both scored 25/25 in last week’s guitarist quiz. This week you need to match … Continue Reading Music Quiz: Self-Titled Albums
It’s easy to find lists of great debut albums, but personally I often prefer band’s later records, where they stretch … Continue Reading When Do Bands Peak?
1970s progressive rock is one of my favourite eras of music – bands like Yes, Genesis, King Crimson, and Gentle … Continue Reading The Whirlwind: XII. Dancing With Eternal Glory / Whirlwind (reprise) by Transatlantic
Congratulations to Rich, Steve, and Aaron who scored full marks in last week’s Rolling Stones quiz. This week’s challenge requires … Continue Reading Music Quiz: Ranker’s 25 Greatest Guitarists