Tag Archives: Neil Young

Ten Records That Changed My Life… REALLY changed my life.

Yesterday a Facebook friend of mine, Bill Mallonee, posed the following question: “10 life changing records. (I know! It’s impossible!) Don’t over think it.” Well, you know what? I did over-think it. I felt that if you’re going to describe something as life-changing it had better be something that really did have some concrete effect on your existence.

I know it’s uncool, but I also do covers! PLUS Marjorie’s health [Newsletter 28th Feb 2012]

When I was young it was considered pretty naff to do cover versions…

15 albums in 15 minutes

“15 albums in 15 minutes” by DC Cardwell

Review of Neil Young at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne, Australia, 28 Jan 2009

The Sidney Myer Music Bowl is a rather wonderful outdoor venue in the heart of Melbourne's King's Domain. A natural amphitheatre with a large stage and a covered area for those who can afford the expensive seats! For once, I paid the extra to get up close to one of my major musical heroes. I was accompanied by my … Continue Reading ››

DC’s Top 20 Albums

THE RULES: Think of 20 albums that had such a profound effect on you they changed your life… dug into your soul. The ones that you know backwards, forwards, up, and down, and are now a part of you. Then when you finish, tag 20 others, including me. Make sure you copy and paste this part so they know the drill.

DC’s Review of CROWDED HOUSE at The Forum, Melbourne, 2nd Dec 2008

The band came onstage with the house and stage lights down, wearing those miner-style camping lamps that you put on your head.

Some less well-known MySpace artists that I like (by DC)

[imported from Myspace - note that some of these links may well be dead by now] Again, this list could be a mile long. I've been really enthralled by a lot of beautiful music on Myspace over the last year or so. I'll try to keep adding to (or amending) this list, … Continue Reading ››

Some musicians that I love and that have influenced me in one way or another (by DC)

[imported from Myspace profile]

Review of Bob Dylan at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, 17 August, 2007

He was absolutely magnificent, and stayed on this form for most of the rest of the show!