The rock ‘n’ roll years

If you've ever bothered to read the About me page here on dadams.co.uk, or if you've known me since school days, you'll know that I once came very close to…

At last, new music reviews

Reviews on dadams.co.uk come along as regularly as certain comets pass the Earth, so let's crack on. First up is the new album from We Are Scientists, the bizarrely-named 'Barbara'.…

New music from Incubus

To be honest I'm not a big fan of 'greatest hits' albums. In this day and age when you can download whatever set of tracks you like, and therefore effectively…

The Brit Awards 2009

I have just one thing to say before the ceremony starts. Any scenario in which a band as awful as Scouting For Girls are nominated for an award is a…

A kind offer from iTunes

The iTunes Store has just sent me a very nice e-mail telling me that I can pre-order Dido's new album 'Safe Trip Home'. It says "Because you've downloaded music by…

iTunes library as a wordle

Today my iTunes library surpassed 1,800 tracks, and as I travelled from Wakefield to Camberley (at a steady 69.4 mph of course) listening to a variety of music I wondered…

Richard Wright, 1943 – 2008

I've just read the very sad news that Richard Wright, co-founder and keyboard player of Pink Floyd, has died of cancer aged 65. Richard Wright was the unsung hero of…

Eurovision has become a joke

"...you have to say that this is no longer a music contest" - Sir Terry Wogan Did you know, we've won the Eurovision Song Contest five times? That's an honour…