music industry

The Prog/Punk Divide

A regular discussion point for us when beavering away in the studio is often that ludicrous notion that all music prior to the punk explosion in 1976/77 was crap, and in particular Prog. Amazingly, the “thank God for Punk” branch of journalism is still with us, but not in this podcast here: Listen from […]

Three reasons to celebrate – a semi biased opinion on modern popular culture, Part 1.

Friends, fellow Musicians, countrymen, today we stand more securely in the knowledge that three unspeakable evils are either no more, or are at least soon to be no more. Tonight, we can sleep more comfortably feeling that perhaps humankind is not doomed to forever dwell in the long shadow cast by the vacuous, super mundane, […]


Welcome to the Troopers For Sound blog, a place for our general thoughts on music and its related industries. Here you will find our monthly playlists and information on records which are expanding our musical minds. Essays on musicians and composers such as Frank Zappa and musings on what we have come to call Stomach Ulcer Music!

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