Category Archives for Music

Artwork for my band: The Modern Farewell

  It’s always nice to design something for my band. It makes me happy to know that something has to be created to accompany our hard work. This is the taster for our impending album. You can have a listen … Continue reading

09. August 2013 by Michael Partridge
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Blown away…

I played a gig a few nights back with a band I’d never heard of prior to the gig, they are called Mine. I will admit, I didn’t immediately think, ‘strong name, I best check them out before the gig’. … Continue reading

31. July 2013 by Michael Partridge
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Best Albums of 2012

In no particular order…. Murder by Death – Bitter drink, bitter moon. No escaping it, album of the year for me. The Cut Ups – Building bridges. Starting here. Friends can do some amazing things, this is proof. Penny wise … Continue reading

03. January 2013 by Michael Partridge
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A sad day for Welsh Music

This morning took a strange turn when I found out about the far to premature passing of James McLaren. A man who has consistently and passionately supported the Welsh music scene for 15 years, by putting on gigs, running magazines, blogs…its a fucking … Continue reading

08. August 2012 by Michael Partridge
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Longevity in the Music Industry: Ageing like a fine wine.

I’ve been thinking about bands/musicians/song writers again…I know, shock! Horror! There is a curious pre-occupation in the world of music that a great artist will forever have to live up to that record. They will never be able to surpass … Continue reading

04. April 2012 by Michael Partridge
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Vanishing Acts…

Having recently moved house, I (obviously) had to move my CD collection, despite being a slightly arduous task (being there is well over 1000 of them and probably a 1000 more still hidden away in boxes) it was an oddly pleasurable experience … Continue reading

10. March 2012 by Michael Partridge
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Thoughts on Frank Turner

Ok, I’m going to do it… I’ve been thinking about this one for a while now, trying to find the right words, the correct tone, whatever. I didn’t want this to come off as sounding negative, so I had to … Continue reading

12. July 2011 by Michael Partridge
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Dear John Feldmann

Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you John Feldmann. Would you believe he is a notoriously outspoken vegan and animal rights activist from this picture? Would you believe he was ever the front man of a band who were in part … Continue reading

29. June 2011 by Michael Partridge
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Frank Hennessy

This gentleman’s name is Frank Hennessy, you probably haven’t heard of him, but he is a great man and a true character.  He is a real folk hero to the right community and a true ambassador to the roots/folk genre in Wales … Continue reading

07. April 2011 by Michael Partridge
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The Muppets Christmas Carol – A missing scene…

I always say, there is no talking of Christmas until my Dad’s birthday is over! His birthday was yesterday, so meet my first thoughts on Christmas…well its something that bothered me from last year and still does… This song is … Continue reading

12. November 2010 by Michael Partridge
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