BIG STICK are back! Not with these tracks … they are way old! (Rather appropriately, though, check the Dr John influences on the video above.)

The long-time favourites of John Peel have been in a bit of hiatus period of late, but were almost casually recording bits and pieces with a view to maybe releasing another album at some point.
Now is that time, and I for one look forward to getting my hands on a copy.


Yeah, it’s a bit of an obvious choice, but there’s no point faffing about – The Velvet Underground’s debut album from 1967, ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico,’ is viewed by many as the original artrock album.

You can argue all you like – but I love it, and it’s my blog. So there!