Monthly Archives: October 2009

Happy Halloween/Birthday M

Today is M’s 6 birthday, L myself and my sisters in law will be taking 10 miniature hooligans 10 pin bowling. That last sentence is somewhat disingenuous as my part in the proceedings is merely to ferry a few of … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

Today’s track comes from an artist who with the other 2 members of her band, One Dove was responsible for one of my top 21 tracks ever, Fallen (darkest hour mix). Since then Dot Allison has embarked upon a solo … Continue reading

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Drift Away

Midweek and the weather up here is miserable. I hate the first week after the clocks go back not least as I have to try and remember how to reset the bloody timer on the boiler, you think that I … Continue reading

Posted in Betty Everett, Dobie Gray, Jerry Butler | 4 Comments

The Raveonettes Go Pop

A couple of weeks ago two of the most eagerly awaited releases, in this house anyway, popped through the door. Tarot Sport by the Fuck Buttons and In And Out Of Control by The Raveonettes. Tarot Sport blew me away … Continue reading

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T.I.C. Who? I Haven’t A Clue Either.

I spent a couple of hours yesterday perusing Boy’s Own, The Complete Fanzines which arrived the week before last but haven’t had a chance to look at until now. It brings back a few memories, not of the Boys Own … Continue reading

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Just Because . . .

I’m drunk and I’ve always loved this track, although it never did my cred any good. Deacon Blue – Dignity

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Shadow Boxing

Not the sort of thing for a Sunday but as I’m typing this after having friends for dinner and indulging inĀ  a few too many glasses of Cloudy Bay and a rather fine XO Cognac, courtesy of a birthday present … Continue reading

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Free Speech For All, Even Racist Bastards

I wasn’t going to comment on the row that having that fascist bastard on Question Time sparked off but I’ve been so hacked off with what I have heard that I need to say something. I’ve heard some contradictions in … Continue reading

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It’s Not Happening

How do you fancy a wee bit of Americana from British Columbia? The Be Good Tanyas were formed in Vancouver at the end of the 90’s. It’s Not Happening was the only single released from their second album China Town … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

Today’s track will certainly blow the cobwebs away. I think when Anthony Acid got hold of rather a good garage track he decided to throw everything including the same drumming sample as used by the Goodmen on Give it Up … Continue reading

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