Monthly Archives: October 2011

Happy Birthday Son

It’s Max’s birthday today. He came into this world eight years ago at 08:30 on Halloween and has been scaring the shit out of his mother and I ever since. Here is a couple of his favourite records. Tinie Tempah … Continue reading

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Football And (or) Music

Unless you are a parochial, small minded bigot from west central Scotland , then this post will probably mean very little. For years I have wondered about the correlation between having a shite taste in music and being a fan … Continue reading

Posted in Rant, sectarianism, Specials | 4 Comments

Just Because . . .

. . . sometimes a bit of Marvin is all you need to get by. Marvin Gaye – His Eyes Are On The Sparrow

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

Since it’s the Friday before the 31st of October, Max’s Halloween party is today and at least a few of you I bet will be following his lead by dressing up and dooking for apples over the weekend I thought … Continue reading

Posted in dance drum and bass, friday, Halloween, Rob Dom and Goldie | 7 Comments

Just Because

I’m in London for a couple of days and I didn’t have time to do 3 posts on Sunday night. But it is a brilliant song. Bruce Springsteen – American Skin (41 Shots)

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Keeping It Peel Day 2011

Last year for Keeping It Peel Day you may recall that I did a run down of my Top Ten Peel session tracks ever. This year what with one thing and another I have not had the time to do … Continue reading

Posted in John Peel, Keeping It Peel, Motorhead | 8 Comments

Mukatsuku Records

Here is a record label that you really should check out if you like anything with a dance beat or a bit left field. The label was started by Dj Nik Weston and is a strictly 7″ vinyl operation, no … Continue reading

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I have been reliably informed that 2 Bears are Joe Goddard from Hot Chip and Raf Rundell. They have produced a few 12″ singles for Southern Fried, however this absolute belter of a track is released on Bitches Brew and … Continue reading

Posted in 2 bears, Ashley Beadle, Balearic, Collen Murphy, Darkstarr Diskotek | 3 Comments

It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

What with all of the Stone Roses stuff that has been happening this week I have been casting my mind back to the late 80’s and to what was really going on, with me anyway. I remember buying The Stone … Continue reading

Posted in 1989, 808 State, happy mondays, Manchester, Stone Roses | 7 Comments

You Made Me Realise

I was going through my tracks on the mp3 player trying to make some space for new stuff last night. I hate doing this as I end up spending the night playing about a minute of  maybe a hundred tracks … Continue reading

Posted in Creation, My Bloody Valentine | 1 Comment