Monthly Archives: January 2012


Over at Davy’s place last Friday we were all waxing lyrical, especially Swiss Adam and extolling the virtues of vinyl. Now I love vinyl as much as the next man, that’s probably not true, I probably love vinyl a lot … Continue reading

Posted in Rambling, The Salvadores, Vinyl | 9 Comments

Soothing Sounds For A Sunday

Here is a sublime bit of mellow trip-hop courtesy of the Pastels, there’s a phrase you don’t see too often, to help you along this Sunday aternoon. I say the Pastels, it is them but with a little input from … Continue reading

Posted in indie, Kid Loco, The Pastels, trip hop | 6 Comments

It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

Back to 1999 this week with a bit of funky Big Beat from the Groove Armada with added Gram’ma Funk and Fatboy Slim. Have a good weekend people Groove Armada featuring Gram’ma Funk – I See You Baby (Fatboy Slim … Continue reading

Posted in Bigbeat, Dance, Fatboy Slim, friday, Groove Armada | 1 Comment

The KKK Took My Baby Away

Although we do have quite a few nutters in Lanarkshire,¬† I’m not sure that too many people will have found themselves in the same predicament as Joey Ramone. It appears that some fannies with a penchant for wearing white bed … Continue reading

Posted in The Ramones | 5 Comments

I Taught You How To Dance

This is so gorgeous, all of the hairs on the back of my neck are sticking up. Darren Hayman – I Taught You How To Dance (Official Video) from Darren Hayman on Vimeo.

Posted in Darren Hayman | 1 Comment

Ma Baby (He’s Boring)

The Southern States of the USA don’t have a monopoly when it comes to singing about disappointment¬† in relationships. Here is a sad, sad tale from deepest Lanarkshire of a guy who is more interested in his boxsets than his … Continue reading

Posted in indiepop, The Just Joans, Weepop | 1 Comment

He Called Me Baby

He Called Me Baby was originally entitled She Called Me Baby, a country song written by Harlan Howard. Until about ten years ago I had only ever heard the Patsy Cline version. I was travelling home from Edinburgh, late one … Continue reading

Posted in Candi Staton, Ella Washington, Patsy Cline, Southern Soul | 2 Comments