Monthly Archives: June 2010

Buy This Book

Today I received my copy of The Festive Fifty Number Ones, by Lee Thacker. The book is rather informative on all off the festive 50 number ones and also the All Time Festive fifty, with plenty of anecdotes from Lee … Continue reading

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Chez Nous

The picture above shows what will be the family abode for the next fortnight ,when we eventually get there late Saturday evening, after leaving Lanark early Friday morning. Situated in the heart of the Dordogne, about 10 km from Sainte-Foy … Continue reading

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My Baby Left Me

Straying into Swiss Adam territory here, however I’m not sure of SA’s views on modern day rockabilly or if it’s just the real deal 50s stuff that floats his boat. If you haven’t checked out Bagging Area’s Friday Rockabilly feature … Continue reading

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Best Glastonbury Performance Ever

Only one man would turn down Mick Jones’ amp. Sheer Brilliance

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Sunday Morning

I’ve just been over at Earth Capitol, where Artog has posted a rather lovely version of  Transparent Radiation by Spacemen 3, so to compliment that, I thought that I would post this. Spiritualized – Feel So Sad (Rhapsodies)

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Sometimes Context Is Everything

This post was going to be about Joan As Policeman but after listening to her again I have decided that she is incredibly boring and I can’t find anything enthusiastic to say about her music at all. This surprised me, … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

Let’s have a nice bit of Techno. Today’s track is taken from a limited edition clear sampler from Sandwell District. The 12″ is one of 2 samplers released on the label this month, the other a lovely shade of blue … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing Else To Say

Let’s get back to the northern soul dug up at the weekend which was lying in the back of the cupboard. I actually feel quite guilty about this stuff out of the way and not being in any semblance of … Continue reading

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England Expects . . . What Exactly?

Whereas we just wish to fuck that we were there to be put out at the groups stages yet again! Jamie T – Chaka Demus

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The Fall Mike Joyce Session pt 2

Here are the other two tracks from last week’s Fall session for Mike Joyce’s Radio Show, especially for George. The Fall – Over! Over! The Fall – Mexico Wax Solvent (pt2)

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