Quickies

Stephen Merritt is not a man for the 5-minute guitar solo. Some of his songs are less than a minute long, and many albums have 40 tracks or more.He’s taken this to a natural conclusion on his new album ‘Quickies.’ The theme of his songs is love but love Brooklyn style. Full of wit and, …

Night Moves

A simple spoken word sound as if he was so laidback, he couldn’t be bothered to sing, Baxter Dury has one of the most distinctive and literate styles in modern pop music.The characters that populate his songs are seedy, often semi-criminal, lounge lizards who are strangely unaware of themselves. They speak to us in a …