Category Archive: music

Tom Waits – Bad As Me album review

It’s been seven years since Tom Waits unleashed on the world his brilliant, barmy work of “cubist funk”, Real Gone. So there was obviously a huge amount of anticipation about his new offering,… Read More

Georgia Fair review

Heidi Pett gives her thoughts on Georgia Fair’s first long-player: Despite its name, All Through Winter seems destined to be something of a summer soundtrack. A warm breeze, gauzy curtains blowing through an open… Read More

Changing Lanes 2011

Last year’s inaugural Changing Lanes felt like a proper festival. Which is kinda weird because there were no tents, no fields and not a naked wasted hippy anywhere in sight. Instead, there was… Read More

An interview with Caitlin Park

“One of my favourite things to do is to play to a crowd, find one person who is not listening and try my hardest to get them to notice.” It’s a plan that… Read More

Getting To Know… Katie and the Carnival

When we went to Belfast a few weeks ago, we had a strange night which ended with us having dinner with Phil Jupitus, Duke Special, David Ford and Katie Richardson. The latter is… Read More

Boston Spaceships – Let It Beard album review

Where to start with Robert Pollard? It’s barely weeks since his last solo offering and the former GBV frontman is back already – this time with the soon to be disbanded Boston Spaceships,… Read More

Playgroup Festival – freedom and madness

A while a go, we here at somethingyousaid.com told you to get your ass to the second annual Playgroup Festival. If you chose to ignore our sage advice, quite frankly, you’re a fool.… Read More

King Louie’s Missing Monuments

King Louie Bankston seems to have a few things he’d like to get off his chest. It’s not house prices or the state of the Greek economy that’s playing on his mind –… Read More

Seun Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80

Son of Fela. Brother of Femi. Seun Kuti is the latest successor to the afrobeat crown. When his father died in 1997, Seun, then just 14, became the lead singer of his band,… Read More

Abbe May – Design Desire

Design Desire, the third album from Australian singer/songwriter Abbe May, isn’t the kind of record that politely asks to played. In fact, so immediate and exhilarating is the guitar-driven opening title-track, that it… Read More

Jim Bob interview

I have a few heroes: the legendary Tom Waits, genius wordsmith/artist Jeffery Lewis, footballing god Bobby Zamora, charity good-egg Sophie Epstone, supercool Jarvis Cocker… the list goes on. One man who would sit… Read More

Jehst album launch at Fabric in London

  25ThC went along to the offical launch party for Jehst’s new album, Dragon of an Ordinary Family at Fabric: Jehst, one of UK Hip Hop’s legends hasn’t released a solo album since… Read More