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This is a musical blogging project that I started in October 2006. I decided it would be fun to listen to all of my CDs, as they're ordered on my shelves; alphabetically by artist and then chronologically by album, then singles, then other releases (imports, bootlegs etc). As I own quite a lot of CDs, this was a fairly ambitious project to undertake, though I don't think I appreciated just how ambitious it was. I managed 2 years and 9 months of listening and blogging before I got too distracted by other things in my life (yes, it was a boy - so unnoriginal, I apologise). I was part way through the 'S' CDs when I put the project on an indefinite hiatus. I would like to complete it at some point, but I'm currently in Toronto and my CDs are in Cardiff, so it's not particularly convenient right now.

The blog posts are filled with anecdotes, musings and general ramblings about the music I'm listening to. There's also a fair amount of off-topic chatter, such as one post where I decide to make crème brûlées as a form of therapy. Another notable post is the one where I decided to listen to my entire Ooberman collection in one day, which is no mean feat. It's basically like Bridget Jones meets Rob Fleming, but non-fictional!

I wasn't originally planning to include these old blog posts on this website, but in the process of setting up the website, I got a message posted on the blog (which was still a work in progress!) from someone who'd come across my A-Z blogs and enjoyed them so much that they'd gone in search of a more recent blog of mine in order to see if I'd ever finished them. It served to remind me that I got quite a lot of positive feedback on this collection of posts and that they should be given the opportunity to live on here. Originally they were posted on both LiveJournal and MySpace and I've copied them across to my new blog verbatim, so apologies if there are any parts that don't make complete sense now that they are out of context.

You can find all of the A-Z posts here on my blog. Or you can follow these links to individual posts:

Aberfeldy - Adem 16/10/2006 The A.M. - The Ark 16/10/2006 Nic Armstrong - Ash 17/10/2006
Ash 22/10/2006 Ash - Athlete 23/10/2006 Athlete - Atlas 24/10/2006
The Avalanches - Barenaked Ladies 29/10/2006 Barenaked Ladies - Toni Basil 29/10/2006 The Bees - Big Leaves 04/11/2006
Bjork - The Bluetones 11/11/2006 The Bluetones 12/11/2006 The Bluetones (part 3) 22/11/2006
The Bluetones (part 4) 23/11/2006 The Bluetones (part 5) 28/11/2006 The Bluetones - Blur 20/01/2007
Blur - Bright Eyes 21/01/2007 Bright Eyes - Bernard Butler 28/01/2007 Bernard Butler - The Cardigans 29/01/2007
The Cardigans - Catatonia 01/02/2007 Catatonia (part 2) 03/02/2007 Catatonia (part 3) 05/02/2007
Catatonia (part 4) 14/02/2007 Catatonia (part 5) 18/02/2007 Catatonia (part 6) 20/02/2007
Catatonia (part 7) 22/02/2007 Catatonia (part 8) 24/02/2007 Catatonia (part 9) 01/03/2007
Catatonia (part 10) 04/03/2007 Catatonia (part 11) 10/03/2007 Catatonia (part 12) 17/03/2007
Catatonia (part 13) 31/03/2007 Catatonia (part 14) 07/04/2007 Catatonia - Catch 08/04/2007
Catch - Cherry Falls 15/04/2007 Euros Childs - Jarvis Cocker 21/04/2007 Jarvis Cocker - Crosbi 06/05/2007
Sheryl Crow 18/05/2007 Sheryl Crow - Y Cyrff 19/05/2007 The Dandy Warhols - The Dears 02/06/2007
Death Cab For Cutie - Derrero 03/06/2007 Derrero - The Divine Comedy 08/06/2007 The Divine Comedy (part 2) 10/06/2007
The Divine Comedy - Doves 16/06/2007 Drew - Easyworld 17/06/2007 Easyworld - The Fiery Furnaces 24/06/2007
The Fiery Furnaces - Fi-Lo Beddow 26/06/2007 Fleming & John - Fountains Of Wayne 29/06/2007 The Free French - Gorky's Zygotic Mynci 30/06/2007
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Adam Green 01/07/2007 Adam Green - Heypenny 07/07/2007 The Hidden Cameras - International Airport 14/07/2007
It's Jo And Danny - Joy Zipper 15/07/2007 Joy Zipper - Kenickie 04/08/2007 The Keys - The Killers 08/09/2007
Lavender Diamond - Magnet 09/09/2007 Manic Street Preachers 24/09/2007 Mansun 29/09/2007
Mansun - Marcy Playground 30/09/2007 Marshmallow - Cerys Matthews 06/10/2007 Cerys Matthews (part 2) 14/10/2007
Cerys Matthews (part 3) 25/11/2007 Cerys Matthews - Brian May 16/12/2007 McAlmont & Butler - Tom McRae 12/01/2008
Melys 02/02/2008 Melys - Freddie Mercury 05/02/2008 Freddie Mercury - Mika 16/02/2008
Kylie Minogue - Modest Mouse 23/02/2008 Alanis Morissette 08/03/2008 Alanis Morissette (part 2) 20/04/2008
Alanis Morissette (part 3) 27/04/2008 Alanis Morissette - Murry The Hump 17/05/2008 Muse - OK Go 24/05/2008
OK Go - Ooberman 25/05/2008 Ooberon - The Ordinary Boys 01/06/2008 Joan Osborne - Kendall Payne 07/06/2008
Phantom 309 - Pink Assassin 15/06/2008 Placebo - Pleasure 22/06/2008 Pleasure - Pulp 27/06/2008
Pulp (part 2) 28/06/2008 Pulp (part 3) 19/07/2008 Pulp (part 4) 20/07/2008
Pulp (part 5) 26/07/2008 Queen 03/08/2008 Queen (part 2) 29/08/2008
Queen (part 3) 03/09/2008 Queen (part 4) 06/09/2008 Queen (part 5) 21/09/2008
Queen (part 6) 27/09/2008 Queen (part 7) 30/09/2008 Queen (part 8) 11/10/2008
Queen (part 9) 19/10/2008 Queen - Razorlight 26/10/2008 Razorlight - Remy Zero 01/11/2008
The Research - Right Said Fred 02/11/2008 Right Said Fred - Semisonic 08/11/2008 Semisonic - The Serpents 24/11/2008
Bree Sharp - The Shins 07/12/2008 Shivaree - Simian 20/12/2008 Simple Kid 21/12/2008
Sinaptic Gap - Sixpence None The Richer 10/01/2009 Sizer Barker - Toby Slater 17/01/2009 Sarah Slean - Aidan Smith 25/01/2009
Smokehand - Sophia 31/01/2009 Space 08/02/2009 Space (part 2) 04/04/2009
Space (part 3) 30/06/2009 Space (part 4) 11/07/2009 Space (part 5) 30/07/2009
 
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