Monthly Archives: November 2010

Lulu Rouge

In the current climate if feels only fitting to feature some Scandinavian electronic music. Lulu Rouge have featured here before in their guise as remixers and very good remixers they are too. Check out Fat Berri’s electronic blog here for … Continue reading

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Why Did It All Go So Bland, Jenny?

New kid on the blog, Scott over at Spools Paradise has a piece about Jenny and Johnny’s performance at Oran Mor at the weekend. I have to confess that I have given the Jenny and Johnny album a half arsed … Continue reading

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It’s Just Our Way

I came across this record on the Fat City website the other week and after listening to the first 30 seconds decided it had to be purchased. Para has been described as the South West’s answer to Cut Chemist. He … Continue reading

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Darker My Love

The first time I heard of Darker My Love was in spring 2006, when Mark Smith either sacked his band mid way through their American Tour or the band members decided they had had enough of his tyrannical ways and … Continue reading

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Every One Loves A Cover . . . Right?

And this one is a belter. Time Is On My Side was originally recorded by Kai Winding and his orchestra in 1964. This recording by Irma Thomas was released on Imperial in 1964, the same year as the Rolling Stones … Continue reading

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Something To Warm Us Up

With all the snow around and sub zero temperatures , I prescribe sitting down with the Candi Staton Honest Jons compilation and a mug of hot Ribena. Candi Staton – In The Ghetto

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It appears that The xx are not only the band to remix to death but to cover. I have noticed a few covers of their tracks from the ridiculous, OMDs version of VCR, so bland that if it was a … Continue reading

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