Category Archives: General

Odd Future and Homophobia

So, Odd Future. The story of 2k11, or disgusting homophobes? Argument A in favour of Odd Future: Odd Future are musically brilliant – I am aware of Odd Future’s musical brilliance. In fact, it seduces me. I think Earl Sweatshirt’sĀ Earl … Continue reading

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Nothing But The Girl(s): Hold Your Breath

For all you Nothing But The Girl(s) readers out there (all two of you…), here’s some details of releases by female singer-songwriters that I am most looking forward to this year. Gemma Hayes

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For The Turnstiles: My 3 Glastonbury Picks

As a judge for the Emerging Talent Competition I had to whittle my 159 artists down to just these three artists: Laurie Cameron Hailing from Scotland Laurie Cameron released a wonderful collection of songs called The Melancholy Tapes EP in … Continue reading

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Festival Memories #1

With festival season well and truly upon us – not sure how many more launches we can take – we at 4fortyfour thought it time to ask journalists, bloggers, musicians and fans for their favourite (or earliest) festival memories. We’ll … Continue reading

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For The Turnstiles: Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition

A few weeks back I was given the opportunity to be a judge for Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent Competition. The winning band gets to play the main stage at Glastonbury. Understandably each of the forty blogger judges were given a batch … Continue reading

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Nothing But The Girl(s): A Lil’ Bit of Country

A few 4fortyfour readers made contact with me over the last couple of weeks asking if I could feature some ladies of the country music persuasion on my feature Nothing But The Girl(s). I first assumed this was as a … Continue reading

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Making the right Choice

This blog has its roots on the campsite in Larch Hill, sometime in the early 90s. There’s me, a step in my hair and a record number of badges on my sleeve. Our Cub Scout troop (14th Kildare) had just … Continue reading

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