I’ve written before about music recommendations and how much I like them and now I’m in the mood for some more.
ES Design blog run Music Monday – a video at the start of each week of a song they like, which is a great way to hear new stuff. Here’s this week’s:
When I lived in the halls of residence at University my friend Chris introduced me to this song, which he said he wanted to, “listen to in the arms of his lover.”
In fourth year someone’s sister left a John Cale CD at our flat and I found this song, which grates some people and makes them ask you to change the CD if they’re visiting.
It helps if you know a music reviewer because when you ask for a recommendation they give you something you’ll like, rather than something they’ve liked; it’s a subtle but important difference.
I also recommend being friends with people older than you. They’re generally less whiny and also give you a far wider range of music, like this:
Let’s have it then – what are your latest music recommendations? Please God no Bjork or Bon Iver…