Monthly Archives: February 2011


Three sunny days in a row up here. Could it be that Spring has sprung? Aztec Camera – Sun

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Bigger Brighter Better

I had a bit of a Roddy Frame fest yesterday but decided to play the albums that I seem to over look for the more obvious choices such as High Land Hard Rain or Surf. So I played the final … Continue reading

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"If You’re Gonna Play It Out Of Tune, Play It Out Of Tune Properly" pt 1

Those of you of the same disposition as Ctel, in that you can’t fucking stand Mark E Smith and The Fall should mibbe be better giving this blog a body swerve for the next few Saturdays or until I get … Continue reading

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Brass Monkey Anyone?

I think that you may be relived to hear that this will probably be the last in the series of drink related Friday posts. So to finish with do we have a sophisticated cocktail or a fine wine?  No in … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . Let’s Dance

When I read in either Mixmag or Update early in 1992 that my favourite DJ and remixer was remixing my favourite track of the previous year I couldn’t wait to hear the results. Bit when I eventually got my hands … Continue reading

Posted in Dance, friday, One Dove, Weatherall | 4 Comments

King Of The New York Streets

One of the best things about working in a pub is that you get to discuss the important things in life with all sorts of different types of people,  you know the type of things politics, sport, religion and music. … Continue reading

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Lisa Says

Here is probably my favourite Velvet Underground track. I’m not sure why, I love the lazy almost plodding tempo of the track it sort of gets under my skin. Lou Reed later re-recorded the track along with a few other … Continue reading

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Change Must Come From The Barrel Of A Gun

I only bought one twelve inch by the Alabama 3,  Ain’t Going To Goa which I really liked  but the b-side was the track that really did it for me with it’s snippets of dialogue’ infectious beats, harmonica and overall … Continue reading

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Marc Almond Was Our Cloakroom Boy

Let’s get Monday off to a right good start with not one but two cover versions for the price of one, bargain. I like most folk I think wasn’t aware that Tainted Love was a cover when I first heard … Continue reading

Posted in Gloria Jones, northern soul, Soft Cell, Tainted Love | 8 Comments

Reggae Sunday

Just to compliment Mr H’s latest post in his exemplary Friday series. Here is a track that I got on 7″ last week from that fine music emporium that is Fat City. A double a-side repress with 54 – 46 … Continue reading

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