Playlists

Playlist | Happy birthday to us!

happy birthday, birthday cake, birthday playlist

Photo © Will Clayton Dear readers, It has come the day when our wonderful cyber-friend For Folk’s Sake, the music critique glue which brings us all closer together, celebrates its fifth birthday. Obviously such frivolous celebrations are unlikely to move…

Brian’s Mixtape | Birds

Bird on guitar

Hello dear readers, It will come as no surprise to you that I am of the opinion that birds are the finest class of creature to inhabit this planet. Our singing voices are remarkable (some better than others, though I…

Brian’s Mixtape | The relationship curve

Dear readers, It’s time for another silly yearly traditional that has been forever marred by the greed and capitalism that has modern society so relentlessly in its grasp. As a sensible owl I could not possibly approve of Valentine’s Day,…

Brian’s Mixtape | A very indie Christmas

Christmas owl

Dear readers, I write to you in the most difficult of circumstances. It’s the most wonderful time of the year for a whole lot of people. Not for owls. At Christmas owls are ridiculed, patronised and treated like adorable ornaments,…

Brian’s Mixtape | London

St Etienne Words and Music London Map album cover

Dear readers, I feel we have already discussed the fact that I am not the sporting sort of owl. While at school I was far more likely to be found rifling through the rafters of the music cupboard than in…

Brian’s Mixtape | Ladies

Dear readers, You may have suspected that I would jump on the sporting bandwagon and create a playlist around the greatest of all competition anthems, Vangelis’ Chariots of Fire because of the ‘Games’ that people are getting all worked up…