Monthly Archives: June 2009

The First Week Of The Summer Holidays.

Yesterday’s post by the Vinyl Villain where he mentions the start of the school holidays got me reminiscing about my own summer holidays all those years ago. When I was growing up I spent the first week of every summer … Continue reading

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Copyright Infringement

Don’t bother to try to download Redemption Song from the post a couple of Saturday’s ago as it has been deleted by Boxnet for copyright infringement. It seems that Chris Blackwood, like David Bowie before him doesn’t have enough money … Continue reading

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Marathon Man

Last Friday, I stated that I didn’t get Glastonbury and that I had only wished that I had been there twice. Well after watching Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band’s headlining slot for the 2nd time I’ve just regretted … Continue reading

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New Music or Is It?

I received this single through the post the other week. On first listen, if you didn’t know better you would think that this was an oldie from the days of the Casino. It is however from the tail end of … Continue reading

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I’ve never understood the appeal of Glastonbury. Why would you want to fork out a fortune to spend a weekend, filthy, under canvas and see some bands, some of whom formed this century, from half a mile away do half … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

What do you get when an ex scooter boy, dj decides to combine 2 of his passions, Progressive House and Northern Soul? Possibly the funkiest track of 1996 – My Mate Paul. By the time Holmes released this track he … Continue reading

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just because

Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood – Sand

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Giant Drag

When the NME tipped Giant Drag as one of the big things in 2006 they put the kiss of death on a promising career for the duo of Annie Hardy and Micah Calabrese. By this time they had already released … Continue reading

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Jam On The Mutha

After 19 years I still don’t know whether I like this track or not. I like the idea of it and most of the time will play the instru-mental mix rather than vocal Ibiza 90 mix. I also loved the … Continue reading

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Prestwich, So Much To Answer For.

I’m off to Manchester with work. So here are a couple of tracks from the best band from Prestwich, nay the world, ever. The Fall – Is This NewThe Fall – Wrong Place, Right Time/I Can Hear The Grass Grow … Continue reading

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