25 years on – Nevermind

Nirvana’s seminal album Nevermind turns 25 years old today. An album which brought Nirvana to the mainstream, and almost every living room across the globe, gave us a number of hits that seem a...

Record Store Day : What to buy

At the time of writing it is a little over 9 hours until Record Store Day 2014. The event has been going since 2008 in the UK (2007 in the US) and was set up to support independent record stores. Eac...

The Word’s best live TV performances

Welcome to this month’s Roundup. As always, over the past few weeks I’ve been giving a bit of thought on how I would set this up. It’s always good to have some sort of theme for thi...

Pure Audio: high definition sound

I’ve listened to music for as long as I can remember and heard it on pretty much any format you can think of. From my early years listening to my Dad’s Queen, The Beatles and Rolling Ston...

Nirvana – In Utero

Nirvana released their final studio album, In Utero 20 years ago today. It’s getting to a time when we could start thinking about a few 20th anniversaries for the band – the release of th...