Spotify Wrapped: How has my music taste changed in the 2010s, and why?

Spotify Wrapped has been unveiled. Anybody who has been signed up to Spotify for the last year can find out various statistics about their listening habits over the course of 2019. Try it here. However, if you have been signed up for ten years, it will also tell you your listening habits for the whole decade. A few facts and figures baffled me, so I … Continue reading Spotify Wrapped: How has my music taste changed in the 2010s, and why?

Imperial Leisure (O2 Academy 2 Islington, 20/12/2019)

In 2012, I saw Sonic Boom Six at Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms and while they were great, one of my biggest takeaways from the show was the support band Imperial Leisure. They were a ten-piece ska rock party band and they were great fun and I really wanted to see them again. After all, it’s impossible to ignore any band who introduce their first song with … Continue reading Imperial Leisure (O2 Academy 2 Islington, 20/12/2019)

Predictions for the Men’s Royal Rumble 2020

NOTE: This post may contain SPOILERS based on gossip that has slipped through WWE’s cracks. There are thirty men in the Men’s Royal Rumble, and it should therefore be a hard to predict event. I couldn’t resist seeing whether it lives up to that this year. As I’ve said many times when trying to guess results, I often want to be incorrect as it makes things … Continue reading Predictions for the Men’s Royal Rumble 2020