Monthly Archives: May 2011

John Martyn

I’m in a bit of quandry at the moment. Last week saw the release of an album of material by the late John Martyn, Heaven and Earth. It is said to consist of tracks that John was working on at … Continue reading

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Panda Bear

I am still not sure about Panda Bear. I have the last two albums and have listened to them quite a few times but feel that there is something I must be missing. Most of the reviews I have seen … Continue reading

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"If You’re Gonna Play It Out Of Tune, Play It Out Of Tune Properly" pt 7

I had kind of forgotten about this series (thank god, I hear Ctel mutter) until last night but thought that it was a bit slack stopping at 6 when there are oh so many more songs which the Fall have … Continue reading

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Gil Scott-Heron

Apr 01st 1949 – May 27th 2011 Rest in peace. Gil Scott-Heron – I Think I’ll Call It Morning

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It’s Friday . . Let’s Dance

Although I manage to remain in gainful employment I don’t particularly feel like celebrating as over the coming months I will see quite a few people I have worked with for a good few years go on to pastures new. … Continue reading

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Career Opportunities

 Somehow this song seems quite apt this morning. The Clash РCareer Opportunities (Demo)

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Just Because

This came on the iPod last week when I was driving up the road from Nottingham and at first I had no recollection of who it was but as soon as the penny dropped I decidied that the whole album … Continue reading

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All The Best, Bob

As you will be aware Bob Dylan is seventy today. I started listening to Dylan in my early teens as a mate of mines father was slightly obsessed with him. I loved a lot of what I heard but some … Continue reading

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My Coco

Stellastarr first caught my attention when they were supporting the Raveonettes at the Wah Wah Hut either in 2003 or 2004. That night they were absolutely amazing but their was something very familiar about the sound. Before the Raveonettes came … Continue reading

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The Boy Wonder Returns

There was reason to rejoice this week at the news that¬† Roddy Frame will be making a long awaited return north of the border this October. Not only that but he will be touring with a band , for the … Continue reading

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