This is what GPT had to say this about what I listened to last week; it is auto-generated and might not be 💯% factual.

🎵 Russ’ Music Rotation: The Stranglers Take the Lead 🎶

Hello there, music enthusiasts! 🕺How have you been fueling your soul lately with the power of music? 🔊

There’s always something magically fascinating about delving into different sounds, lyrics, beats, and rhythms and letting them wash over you and transport you to different worlds. 🌍 It’s much like a sonic adventure, traversing across different genres, eras, and moods. Ah, the joy of music!🎧

In this week’s blog post, I’ll be sharing the music that has been gracing my ears and motivating my daily life in the past seven days. This week’s data was collected from, where I keep a record of my listening habits. You can check out my profile at RussMckendrick on 🎵

Just a quick heads-up: this section of the blog post was AI-generated, which is pretty cool, right? 🤖💻 Let’s get on with it without further ado.

🥇The Stranglers 🎶

Topping my list this week are the under-appreciated masters of music, The Stranglers. Why ‘underappreciated,’ you ask? Well, let’s just say they’ve been repeatedly overshadowed by their contemporaries like The Sex Pistols and The Clash in popular discourse. Yet their music offerings prove they deserve all kinds of accolades their own unique sound.

The Stranglers’ music is just timeless! They seamlessly blend punk rock, new wave, and Gothic elements, creating a sound that’s undeniably addictive. Part dark, part uplifting, part rebellious, their music is a distinct brand you won’t mistake for another, and I’ve been loving every second of it this week. 🖤🤘

Other Beats Caught in my Rotation this Week⏮⏸⏭

My ears have seen a tour of quite a few artists and their captivating sounds this week. Here’s a rundown 📝:

Rush - Consistent, experimental, and groundbreaking. Rush’s progressive rock mastery is a blissful experience.

Stevie Wonder - Ah, the Motown legend! There’s not quite anything like grooving to Wonder’s melodious tracks.

Faith No More - Their alt-metal sounds with a twist of funk have been a refreshing interlude in my playlist this week.

Gabriels - This trio’s soulful gospel house music has the power to touch the deepest chords of your heart.

The Damned - New wave and gothic rock at its best! The Damned made a rhythmic cameo in my rotation.

Tool - The kings of progressive metal made their way into my playlist too, offering a heavier touch to my music repertoire.

Pink Floyd - Classics never go out of style, right? The psychedelic echoes of Pink Floyd were part of this week’s journey.

Zero 7 - An interesting mix of trip-hop and downtempo; Zero 7 keeps things unconventional and enchanting.

Genesis - Prog rock at its finest. How could they not be a part of my weekly ensemble?

Bombay Bicycle Club - Indie rock for the soul. Their resonantly eclectic tunes have set the tone for many of my introspective moments.

Lemon Jelly - A delightful blend of electronica and downtempo. Their dreamy soundscapes were the perfect audio backdrop to end some of my days.

This week has been a musical carnival, without a doubt. 🎪 Being able to explore the different elements of these diverse artists is a constant source of delight. 🎵 Each artist brings something unique to the table, and it’s always interesting to see where the notes lead next. 🎶

Stay tuned in for the next shared rotation and until then, keep the music playing, keep the rhythm alive, and let your soul dance to the melody of life! 💃🎵🕺

Keep it groovy, folks! ✌️

Top Artists (Week 28)

Top Albums (Week 28)

  • The Endless Coloured Ways: The Songs of Nick Drake by Various Artists
  • Peaches: The Very Best of the Stranglers by The Stranglers
  • Songs in the Key of Life by Stevie Wonder
  • Who Cares a Lot? The Greatest Hits by Faith No More
  • Angels & Queens by Gabriels
  • Another Great Record from the Damned: the Best of the Damned by The Damned
  • Retrospective II (1981-1987) by Rush
  • Retrospective I (1974-1980) by Rush
  • Fear Inoculum by Tool
  • A Momentary Lapse of Reason (2019 Remix) by Pink Floyd
  • Simple Things (Special Edition) by Zero 7
  • Invisible Touch (2007 Remaster) by Genesis