After 14 years, the final “Cottage Country” Mix is out!

The mix you have been "wading" for has arrived in its fourteenth (and final) year. Listen now! The series finale of everyone's favourite summer rock mix, Dougie Boom's Cottage Country Mix, has just dropped its latest for 2021, with volume 24. Clocking in at over 2½ hours of classic rock, indie rock, psychedelic rock and …

Top 10 Greatest Breaks in Rock Music 🥁

Banner for Top 10 Greatest Break In Rock Music featuring drummers and bands including Neal Peart, Mitch Mitchell & Thin Lizzy

Just as the Blues influenced Rock, so would Rock and Roll go on to influence other modern musical forms including Hip Hop and DJ culture more broadly. This influence was not just "in sprit" but in some cases more directly through use of samples and audio splices from the Rock songs themselves to form their …

Board Game Review: This Game Goes To Eleven (2019)

This Game Goes To Eleven cards fanned out on wooden surface.

Rock and Roll and card games, two fun and interesting things on their own but combined into one is like a gift from the gods for cottagemixtape.com. I am talking about the card game This Game Goes To Eleven by Gamewright. The title an obvious nod to one of the greatest rock mockumentaries of all …

Rockwood Cinema Review: Rush – Beyond The Lighted Stage (2010)

Rush (Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart) taken from the 70s with long hair laughing.

In our last rock movie review, A Band Called Death, we took a look at a documentary that exposed a relatively unknown band, Death, who gained fame more than 35 years after they disbanded: an underdog story in the truest sense. But in today's Rockwood Cinema Review we take a look at one of the …

Rockwood Cinema Review: A Band Called Death – Before There Was Punk (2013)

Bobby Hackney vocalist and bassist for Death. "Imagine it taking 35 Years. I don't know a story like that." - Brian Spears, manager In our first Rock & Roll Movie Review (which is long overdue, since we have only been doing outdoor-themed movies thus far), we take a look at the compelling rock documentary Death: …