Tag Archives: Music that shapes us

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Music that shapes us: The Koln Concert

Sometimes there is music that you are only open to at certain times in your life. I don’t think I would have appreciated Keith Jarrett’s “Koln Concert” without some degree …

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Music that shapes us: Workbook

I felt I was playing catch-up on “alternative” bands for most of the eighties but by the end of the decade music had become more accessible through MTV, some hipper …

City to City

Music that shapes us: City to City

In Ken Emerson’s 1978 RS review he asked (rhetorically) “After all, when was the last time you bought an album boasting more than fifty minutes of music? And great music …

Distant Light

Music that shapes us: Distant Light

The Hollies were one of England’s most prolific hit makers of the sixties but by the time Distant Light had come out Graham Nash and Alan Clarke had already moved …