Time’s a-wasting, a saying that fits Matt Elliott well if you ask me. For starters, Elliott is the kind of musician that’s been with us for quite some time now. His track record goes back to the mid-nineties in which he was part of Linda’s Strange Vacation. In the beginning of this century he began … Continue reading
Don’t judge a book by its cover. When adapting the proverb a bit can one say, don’t judge the music by its album artwork? Maybe no straightforward answer can be given to this thought. However, when I first gazed at the cover of The Broken Man by Matt Elliott I began to wonder about this. Only in the bright … Continue reading
One of England’s most tormented singers returns yet again after leaving us with a heart-breaking myocardial infarction in 2013. I mean this in a figurative way of course because in real life Matt Elliott is healthy as a horse. How else could The Calm Before be his seventeenth (!) album to date. Now let’s hear … Continue reading
Some of us thought Swans already delivered their swan song. But behold, they returned from the dead …once again.
The year is almost over, so it’s time to draw up the musical balance. We probably missed out on one or two nice albums in the proceedings of this year, so there is all the more reason to keep watch in 2014. Before doing that, let us close 2013 with two proper year lists. Wander’s Eclectic Top Ten … Continue reading