June was the month that… I totally neglected this blog. Must try harder.

Windmill

Newport Pagnell is best known for its service station, parchment, and at a push a very old Iron bridge. That’s set to change as Pagnell is the unlikely home of Matthew Thomas Dillon who under the guise of “Windmill” has released a contender for album of the year.

Puddle City Racing Lights” took a while to burrow itself into my skull, but over the last couple of months its gradually become my most played by far.

I’ll describe it a bit more soon but I have to dash so I’ll leave you with an MP3, and a Youtube of the breathtakingly good new single “Fit” – Buy both now :).

Windmill Myspace

Listen:

Windmill – Replace Me” (MP3)

Buy:

“Puddle City Racing Lights” – Buy it immediately from Amazon or the album and the last single from Piccadilly.

Glastonbury

Charlie Brooker’s wonderfully curmudgeonly review of his first and last Glasto experience had me in stitches: Read it in full here.

the headline acts weren’t due till Friday, but already there were sound systems and bands and people banging musical pots together. Yet in the midst of so much choice, I had focus. I knew what I wanted to do. Leave.

Kano – Fighting The Nation (Live @ Glastonbury 24/07/06)” (MP3)

The Specials (feat. Lily Allen) – Gangsters (Live @ Glastonbury 24/07/06)