Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Here's a fun thing, which may become dangerously addictive... is a 'music networking' site, which works by looking at which music you play through your computer (e.g. on iTunes), then uses this information to build a profile of your listening habits.
This profile is then compared to that of other people, to see who has similar tastes as you - tracks or artists can then be recommended, clips or full-length preview tracks can be listened to, etc.
Think of it as a MySpace for musos...
Needless to say I've uploaded some BITL stuff, which you can listen to right now by scrolling right down to the bottom of this page & hitting 'play', you lucky people!
While you're down there, you'll see another fun little feature - the music quilt, which contains links to the artist pages of all the bands I'm currently listening to.
The only thing is, I'm going to have to be very careful I don't listen to anything naff, as my dubious taste will be exposed and I will be subject to the ridicule of my peers.
So no change there, then...

Thursday, May 03, 2007

Porcupine Tree - Fear of a Blank Planet

In the absence of any BITL gigs to witter about, a quick mention in despatches to Porcupine Tree, who I finally got to see down at the Bristol Academy last week - they played all of their new one, Fear of a Blank Planet, plus a lot more besides, and the sound quality was the best I've ever heard at a gig.
If you've never heard of them, do yourself a favour and follow the link above to their main site, or the banner link to the album microsite, down there on the right -->
(See, I like 'em so much, I'm even advertising them on my own site!)