Monthly Archives: February 2009

Fallen From Grace

The Gentle Waves were Isobel Campbell’s side project when she was still a member of Belle & Sebastian and before she hooked up with that bad boy of rock Mark Lanegan and produced the excellent Ballad of The Broken Seas. … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

This Friday let’s go back to October 2002 and the Cala Grand holiday park in Fleetwood Lancashire. Eight of us used to make this pilgrimage to the Togetherness Soul Weekender where a weekend of dancing to Northern/Modern Soul would ensue. … Continue reading

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Teenage Wristband

The Twilight Singers was initially a side project of Greg Dulli’s, however when the Afghan Whigs split in 2001, the side project became Dulli’s main focus. The sound is not radically different from that of the Afghan Whigs except from … Continue reading

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Paid In Full

It’s pay day today, thank god. I haven’t a clue what I’ve wasted my money on this month. Eric B and Rakim – Paid In Full

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Hands Down

Never really understood the term EMO, is all music not emotional? Even the coldest, minimalist techno evokes an emotional response. Anyway I do like this track. Dashboard Confessional – Hands Down

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Random Post

Scary stuff Rob & Goldie – The Shadow (Process mix). remixed by Rick Smith of Underworld

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I intended to start the week with either some twee indie or a little bit of ambient noodling to ease us wage slaves gently into another working week (apologies to those who do work the weekend); however to paraphrase Harold … Continue reading

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Nothing much to say really.

A nice bit of jazz influenced house to ease you into a Sunday whatever you are doing, whether it be reading the sundays, cleaning the house or just spending time with the ones you care about. I will be cooking … Continue reading

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Happy Days!

I have been finding it difficult to keep up this positive attitude as the week has progressed. Being incapable of not listening to the news or reading the Guardian has not helped. However yesterday I did find a reason to … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

It’s a dreich Monday night around the middle of October 1987 and I’m standing in the Mudd Club at the Ritzy in Aberdeen, surrounded by students having a good time and getting legless as students do on a Monday or … Continue reading

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