Monthly Archives: March 2009

2 Gigs, One Day

Today myself and the better half are taking in not one gig but two. At 4pm we will be at the Captain’s Rest to see Frightened Rabbit, I have been so looking forward to this, you would think that it … Continue reading

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Anything We Wanted To Be

After spending a great day yesterday with friends celebrating the birthday that I mentioned in Saturday’s post I had all these ideas and reminiscences that I was going to share but I don’t think that I’ll bother, as if you … Continue reading

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The First Of A Few!

This weekend sees the first in an extensive round of 40th Birthday celebrations that will be happening around these parts this year. The honour of reaching this milestone first goes to the friend I made on that dreaded first day … Continue reading

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Random Post

A couple of gins and this sounds great, might not tomorrow morning. Arctic Monkeys vs Destiny’s Child – Bum Breath

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

We’ll stay with the house music vibe started last week with an epic track by Clivilles & Cole, A Deeper Love. Robert Clivilles and David Cole in the guise of C&C Music Factory had a number of dance floor favourites … Continue reading

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The Only Way Is Up

Following on from yesterday’s post where I mentioned that Coldcut had had some chart success in the late 80’s. They collaborated with the likes of Lisa Stansfield on “People Hold On and Junior Reid on Stop This Crazy Thing and … Continue reading

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Where’s That Nicked From?

One of the greatest innovations in music in the late 20th century must be the development of the digital sampler. The sampler has been around since the early 70s but came to prominence in the late 80s with companies such … Continue reading

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Everybody Loves a Cover . . . Right?

I’ve got the monthly team meeting today, which is great, full of corporate speak such as “we don’t want to re-invent the wheel”, “gold plating”, “can we take that off line?” and my personal favourite “helicopter view”, although haven’t heard … Continue reading

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Jeff Klein

I first came across Jeff Klein a few years ago when he was supporting the Twilight Singers. When he came on stage I thought, great just what I want to hear another alt. country troubadour. From the first chords I … Continue reading

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Soothe Me, Baby

Feeling rather delicate today. We had friends over for dinner last night and it turned into a late one. My brother in law and sister in law forgot to take their kids home who are tear arsing around with M … Continue reading

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