Monthly Archives: January 2010

Let’s Have A Little Hush

Today I’m not planning on doing much, as I’m off to Belfast tomorrow, which means a 04:30 am rise in order to get the flight. I think that a bit of ambient is the order of the day. It may … Continue reading

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JD Salinger 01/01/1919 – 27/01/2010

For phonies everywhere. Now where’s my hat? Dove – Fallen (Darkest Hour)

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Jumping On The Night Bus

I was a bit late in getting into The XX. At the tail end of last year you couldn’t pick up a music mag or surf the net without the South West London band being mentioned. I had decided, in … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

Like yesterday’s track, today’s post sees me looking back to Aberdeen through rose tinted spectacles or vague memories half remembered through an MDMA fog. The Pelican Club was a very different beast from the Mudd club, not much in the … Continue reading

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Not Strictly PC

Beaver Patrol is not one of the most enlightened records in my collection. However compared to some of the stuff my mates in Aberdeen were listening to at the time such as 2 Live Crew and Schoolly D it could … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day

I’m not sure whether it is the right thing to do, to post music for today’s memorial but this just feels appropriate. I’m going to Amsterdam next month with work and know that I will make the time to go … Continue reading

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Touched By The Hand Of God VIII

Haven’t had anything by Mr Weatherall for a while, although he has been popping up all over the shop recently. Here is a track that I first learnt of from Nolan over at Castles In Space just before Christmas. It … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

By 1987, apart from the odd exception I had pretty much turned my back on music made by spotty boys in anoraks with guitars from Manchester, Glasgow and such places (for a year at least). I was searching out records … Continue reading

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Everyone Loves A Cover, Right?

In it’s original form Indian Summer, Beat Happening’s indie anthem is an alright track which has lots of potential. It’s a kind of sub Velvets tune, quite simple but it has something which makes it stand out. The vocals get … Continue reading

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No One Said It Was Gonna Be Easy

It’s been a while since we heard the dulcet tones of Mark Edward Smith on this blog. Time to rectify that state of affairs, I think. Here he is on blistering form in collaboration with Inspiral Carpets. This was released … Continue reading

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