The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
Brandi Carlile - By The Way, I Forgive You
Bruce Springsteen - Springsteen on Broadway
Cock Sparrer - Forever
Idles – Joy As An Act of Resistance
Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer
Let’s Eat Grandma – I’m All Ears
Lord Huron - Vide Noir
Low – Double Negative
Manic Street Preachers - Resistance Is Futile
Marianne Faithful - Negative Capability
Muse – Simulation Theory
Richard Thompson - 13 Rivers
Shame – Songs of Praise
She Drew The Gun - Revolution Of The Mind
Snail Mail – Lush
Spiritualized – And Nothing Hurt
Suede - The Blue Hour
Tracey Thorn – Record
U.S. Girls - In a Poem Unlimited
We wish you all the best — and stay tuned for the new Antichrisis album "Foxfire" in 2019.
The central core of her artistic work definitely consists of her first 3 albums „Another Music in a Different Kitchen“, „Love Bites“ and „A Different Kind of Tension“: neither the band nor Pete Shelley solo ever achieved the outstanding class of these works again in later years. Nevertheless these 3 albums are nowadays considered quite rightfully as milestones in rock history because the Buzzcocks were in terms of innovation light years ahead of other bands of that time; that said they were much closer to an experimental band like Wire than to more „traditional“ bands like the Sex Pistols or Chelsea.
I would never dare to say that I’ve even come close to the abilities and skills of these legendary mixing wizards, but they are nevertheless artists that still guide me on my way as an ambitious DIY-producer.
And then there’s also Twitter, a social media platform that I quite like and which I’m using on a daily basis - but not through their website or Twitter’s official ugly-as-hell-client, but with third-party apps like Tweetbot and Twitterific, as they are much clearer and more comfortable to use providing well-arranged and accurate timelines as well as offering very pleasant user interfaces. To cut a long story short: Twitter without third-party clients simply is unusable to me.
Lately Twitter announced that after June 19th, 2018, Twitter’s streaming services will be removed This means two things for third-party apps that push notifications will no longer arrive and that their timelines won’t refresh automatically. For anyone using third-party apps like Talon, Tweetbot, Tweetings, or Twitterrific, there is no way for its developer to fix these issues. (see here for more information).
I’m definitely not a freeloader, hence I would gladly pay for Twitter if they’d enable third-party app-usage and make it ad-free for paying customers — but as Twitter doesn’t offer any payment model like this, it seems that I have to say "Sayonara“ to Twitter, too; at least from June 19th on.
So goodbye to Twitter and Facebook: it was fun while it lasted (although Facebook was in fact more misery than fun ton me), but as you won’t let me pay for proper services, I’ll have to say "Tempting, but no thanks“.