Music Jar – week 52

In this, the final week of the year, I have taken the final piece of paper from the pickle jar and have been joyfully listening to Childish Gambino, the performing name of Lando Calrissian Donald Glover. What I Knew BeforeIt’s impossible not to know of Donald Glover, he’s one of those incredible talents who transcends …

Music Jar – week 35

Each week I listen to an artist or band that I should really have known more about. Now is the time for Washington-born rock band, Death Cab for Cutie. What I Knew Before I’m going to take you back. The year is 2008. You’re sat in a Ford Fiesta spinning the wheel of your iPod …

Music Jar – week 34

Like my forefathers before me, I am spending each week listening to a musical artist that I had previously ignored, and writing up a little blog about it. This week was the turn of Illinois export, Fall Out Boy. What I Knew Before It’s hard to have grown up in the noughties without having an …

Music Jar – week 33

Each week, I dig into the back catalog of a band or artist that I should know an awful lot more about. This week was the turn of LA rock band, The Distillers. What I Knew Before I had heard the big songs. Who can forget the video for City Of Angels, but that’s a …