Lodestone’s List of 2021 has really got tongues wagging. Afterword giants suffering from a fall from grace. Eccentric waifs and strays suddenly thrust into the limelight. Young British artists making serious waves over at NPR’s Tiny Desk. Old favourites from way back when making a very welcome re-appearance.
It certainly got 2022 off to a flying start for me. In fact, I fear I got a little tired and emotional at the Release Party. Björn and Benny were looking daggers at me as I tried to take a selfie with Frida and Agneta. “Fy Faaaan! Jäääävla knääääppgök!!”
With perfect timing, Lodestone kindly came to my rescue, handing me the keys to his wine cellar and VIP Lounge so that I could decamp with my gaggle of lounge lizards and hot Goths, wiggers and Tiggers, dreads and deadheads, trekkies and teckies to continue our round up of 2021.
There’s awful lot more to listen to.
Let’s kick off with Chlöe Herington’s Silent Reflux album. Fitterstoke just posted this clip and commented that the album has Henry Cow vibe that he enjoys. Me too.
Bring us your waifs and strays, your giants and your janglers, your crooners and your boomers.
Hopefully we’ll be here until the (Henry) cows come home.