Playlist: Stole It From A Snowman

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Phew, haven’t done this in a while… Ultra Vivid Scene: She Screamed Jethro Tull: Mother Goose The White Stripes: I Want To Be The Boy To Warm Your Mother’s Heart Can: I Want More And… Franz Ferdinand: Do You Want To Radiohead: Lucky Foo Fighters: Learning To Fly Husker Du: Something I Learned Today Talk … Read More

Gig: Telling the Bees/Spiro

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At the last minute I decided to join friends and see Spiro (with support from Telling The Bees). Folk isn’t my thing, but I enjoyed the support act anyway. The sound was very good–the Old Fire Station is a good space and the sound engineer did a superb job. Clear vocals, instruments present and nicely … Read More

Playlist: Incubation

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Joy Division, Incubation1 The Cure, Primary Ride, Time Of Her Time Bauhaus, Scopes Sisters of Mercy, Heartland Human League, Seconds LCD Soundsystem, Somone Great Duran Duran, The Chauffer Herbaliser, A Mother (For Your Mind) Tricky, Hell Is Round The Corner FC Kahuna, Hayling Gary Numan, Tracks A-Ha, Manhattan Skyline My Bloody Valentine, We Have All … Read More

Playlist: Bowie

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Some Bowie favourites (in roughly chronological order, for shuffle play). Karma Man Join The Gang Please, Mr Gravedigger God Knows I’m Good Unwashed and Somewhat Slightly Dazed All the Madmen The Saviour Machine Oh! You Pretty Things Queen Bitch The Supermen (alt version) Lady Stardust Hang On To Yourself Rock n Roll Suicide Watch That … Read More

The Next Day

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Today I bought this: The photo isn’t great, but does show the inner sleeves which I love. The CD is included too. I’ve listened to it twice through now, and I don’t think I’ve enjoyed a new Bowie album this much since Outside. A lot of the tone takes me back to Outside actually, although … Read More