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IS THE MUSIC INDUSTRY DOING ENOUGH TO RESPOND TO THE CLIMATE CRISIS?

  Most of us will be aware of the terrifying climate change facts laid out in this week’s IPCC Report. If we are going to avoid climate catastrophe we need to act now, there’s no longer time for procrastination – it’s now or never! The recent IFPI Global Music Report shows that music revenues are soaring. As music lovers this should be a cause for celebration.  But there is a question which virtually no-one is asking - what exactly is the environmental cost? Record companies have hired sustainability experts and developed environmental policies and it’s clear that many bands and artists want to help protect the planet but is the music industry doing enough? And does anybody really understand the...

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Basically, Johnny Moped on Netflix.

Sunday 21st February 2016 was my first visit to Regent St Cinema, London to watch a documentary called ‘ Basically, Johnny Moped’. Friday 14th January 2022 and I'm browsing movies to watch when I happen to notice that the self-same film is currently up on Netflix for everyone to see...

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Vinyl Revolution Best of 2021 - TOP 20

  CLICK ON TRACK TITLES OR ALBUM COVERS TO LISTEN TO OR WATCH EACH TRACK FIND A FULL SPOTIFY PLAYLIST OF OUR TOP 60 TRACKS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS BLOG BEACHY HEAD – WARNING BELL Taken from the excellent ‘Beachy Head’ album, ‘Warning Bell’ is a premier introspective gem. Lo-fi fuzz rock at it’s best! Nice artwork too… KENNETH ISHAK – NATIVE TONGUE Eagle-eyed viewers will already know that Kenneth is a member of the Norwegian rockers Beezewax who release their ‘Oh Tahoe’ album on Vinyl Revolution’s NAKED eco label in 2022. ‘Native Tongue’ is a bright, wistful pop tune taken from the 2021 solo album of the same name.   BEACH HOUSE – SUPERSTAR Taken from the double...

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