30/30 reggae revisited review

sylford walker – lamb’s bread (1988)

‘Lamb’s Bread’ was recorded through the mid-to-late 70s, but had to wait ten years before being released due to promotion and cash flow issues. When the record arrived on the reggae market in 1988, it was received as a grainy snapshot of 70s roots—fossilised from a sombre, fundamentalist past. To the buyer, this was far […]

30/30 indie/alternative pop revisited review

felt – forever breathes the lonely word (1986)

Felt’s career was guided by lead singer Lawrence’s grand ideas of artistic endeavour. He wanted the band to produce 10 albums and 10 singles in 10 years and then dissolve. They did. On their sixth LP, Felt carried sensitivity through bold melodies to assemble a masterpiece of organ-pop. FBTLW is a deeply intricate attempt to […]