Tracks Added – December 2014

A bumper crop to end the year as my Christmas requests were fulfilled by Santa.

This months additions are:

  • Train – Bulletproof Picasso
  • Simple Minds – Big Music
  • The The – Mind Bomb
  • Prides – Mixtape 2014 (single)
  • Peter Gabriel – Back to Front EP (SoS)
  • Alpine – A is for Alpine
  • Tchaikovsky – Serenade in C (SoS)
  • Radiophonic Workshop -Radiophonic Workshop (SoS)
  • Taylor Swift – Shake it Off (single)

It’s been a catchy month.… Read the rest

Tracks Added – November 2014

No purchases this month, all are from the Society of Sound membership

This months additions are:

  • Berlioz – Symphonie Fantastique (SoS)
  • Cara Dillon – A Thousand Hearts (SoS)
  • Maria Callas – Maria Callas Remastered (SoS)

Been one of those months where so far I haven’t had a chance to listen to these yet.… Read the rest

Tracks Added – October 2014

Quiet month this month and one of the five shown is actually from last month!.

This months additions are:

  • Fish – A Feast of Consequences
  • Peter Maxwell-Davies – Symphony 10 (SoS)
  • Jef Neve – One (SoS)
  • OK Go – Hungry Ghosts
  • John, Paul, George & Ringo – 4

The observant amongst you will note that I missed an entry last month and rather than go back and change it I have simply included it here.… Read the rest

Tracks Added – September 2014

There is plenty of great free music from well known and up and coming artists if you know where to look for it and this month most of it was in that category.

This months additions are:

  • Man May’d – Living at the Speed of Love
  • Paul Carrack – The Best of Paul Carrack
  • U2 – Songs of Innocence
  • Joe Bonamassa – Amazon Artist Lounge
  • Del Amitri – Lies & Hadrian’s Wall
  • Mar de Leva – A Selection from Polen (SoS)
  • LSO – Brahms – Symphonies Nos 3 & 4 (SoS)
  • Neil Finn – Don’t Dream it’s Over  (Live from the US Dizzy Heights Tour 2014)

This includes the “Marmite” album from U2, Songs of Innocence, which was free to anyone that has an iTunes account – whether they wanted it or not.… Read the rest

Tracks Added – August 2014


This months selection includes a contribution from an act I saw at this year’s Weyfest.

This months additions are:

  • Kokomo – Kokomo
  • Kokomo – Rise & Shine
  • All About Eve – Fairy Night Lights
  • Yes – Heaven & Earth
  • Asia – Omega
  • Roddy Woomble & Band – Live at Kings Place (SoS)
  • LSO – Haydn – Symphonies No.9 (SoS)

This month saw the release of the latest offering from Yes.… Read the rest

Tracks Added – July 2014

Quiet month for music with only three purchases along with the Society of Sound downloads and these three are all the same artist.

This months additions are:

  • Amarante – The Problem was Me EP
  • Amarante – Udana Prana
  • Amarante – Elapsed Euphoria
  • Tom Cawley’s Curios – Captive (SoS)
  • LSO – Brahms – German Requiem (SoS)

Sometimes I come across music in the most normal of ways, through my sons, the radio or film soundtrack, for example.… Read the rest

Tracks Added – May 2014


Right, so this month is somewhat skewed by an offer at the local Oxfam shop where they were doing a “one cd for £1.99 or ten for £10” deal and once I had found three I wanted it seemed daft not to go through with the ten, hence the extended list.… Read the rest

Tracks Added – April 2014


I didn’t think that I would be downloading quite so much this month given that I was on holiday for half the month but I still seem to have managed a reasonable amount!

This months additions are:

  • Prides – Covers
  • Prides – The Seeds You Sow EP
  • Alex Turner – Submarine
  • John Wetton – Raised in Captivity
  • 9Bach- Tincian (SoS)
  • LSO – Britten The Turn of the Screw (SoS)

For reasons that are not clear to me Prides changed their name from Midnight Lion having released the excellent Sleeping the Woods.… Read the rest