Best of 2012 IAN RANKIN

Author Ian Rankin is a big music lover and his latest novel ‘Standing In Another Man’s Grave’, featuring the return of Rebus, is out now.

Albums of the year:

Patti Smith – Banga

Snowgoose – Harmony Springs (very good Scottish folk group like Sand Denny/Pentangle)

Tim Burgess – Oh No, I Love You

Paul Buchanan – Midair

Bob Dylan – Tempest

Magnetic North – Orkney

Van Morrison – Born to Sing: No Plan B

Godspeed You Black Emperor – Allelujah!

Django Django – Django Django

Bill Fay – Life is People

Honourable mentions to: PIL, Jack White, Richard Hawley, Love and Money, Hawkwind, Donald Fagen, Dexys, Leonard Cohen, Meursault. And out of left-field: Sergeant Buzfuz. Reissue of the year was Paul McCartney’s Ram (in mono).


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Power Plays w/c 14 October (Mon-Fri)

SANGUINE Ignite (Odyssey Music)
GOODBYE JUNE Switchblade Heart (Earache)
SAINTS OF SIN Nasty Love (indie)
SCARLET REBELS Heal (indie)
FLYING COLORS The Loss Inside (Mascot)
KEYWEST C’est La Vie (indie)

Featured Albums w/c 14 October (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 DANGER ZONE Don’t Count On Heroes (Pride & Joy Music)
12:00-13:00 ECLIPSE Paradigm (Frontiers)
14:00-16:00 GALLAGHER & LYLE Live at De Montfort Hall, 1977 (The Store For Music)

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

ROBIN TROWER In The Line Of Fire (1990)



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