Tony Hadley's Very British Christmas

The voice of Christmas in England is Noddy Holder’s rascally rasp as much as it’s that of Bing or Peggy Lee. Holder fronts Slade, whose “Merry Christmas Everybody” along with Roy Wood and Wizzard’s “I Wish It Could be Christmas Everyday” are the answers to Jeopardy! questions in America but the soundtrack to the holiday season in the UK.

Weaponized Music, Christmas Song Wars, and Hermaphrodite Carols

What are some of the things you have to think about when making Christmas music? During the year, I interviewed Kishi Bashi and hip-hop singer Suave for other purposes, but we got around to Christmas music and a little insight.

Kishi Bashi: “It’s Christmas but It’s Not White Here in Our Town”

“That was for one of my Kickstarter backers. He lives in Florida and it never snows at Christmas. It’s a weird, melancholy twist on a traditional view of Christmas.