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Hooray for Bassquake for being arsed to type up
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Hooray for Bassquake for being arsed to type up The 100 Greatest Dance Singles of All Time, from an old issue of Muzik I rather suspect. And speaking of rather suspect, this plainly dates from the era when that magazine considered breakbeats distinct[…]

Do we like lists? Yes yes
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Do we like lists? Yes yes – preparing for the top 100 singles of the 80s I find myself reading through Ego Trip’s Singles and falling into a haze of nostalgia (and envy for anyone who’s actually heard all of these).[…]

look at what i found..
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look at what i found.. is a blog with lots of links relating to the kind of indie rock which to my shame I’m unlikely ever to cover much.[…]

Josh has some interesting stuff to say about abstraction and jazz
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Josh has some interesting stuff to say about abstraction and jazz in his blog today. I’d add that if abstraction is what allows jazz acceptance into the canon, rhythm is precisely what makes that acceptance “grudging”. I’d als[…]

Trout CD Reviews
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Trout CD Reviews: what a beautiful and clever way of presenting a music review site. Sadly the music in question is the kind that I’m 95% bored of, but a lot of you might dig it hugely.[…]

SISQO – “The Thong Song”
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“The thing here, is letting girls know what guys talk about”. Oh really? Well, as long as it’s educational, who’s to complain? But exactly what topics would you expect a song dedicated to thongs to cover off, I wonder: which t[…]

THE ALUMINUM GROUP – “Impress Me”
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THE ALUMINUM GROUP – “Impress Me” (MP3)
So it’s quarter past seven, I’m sick as a dog and everybody else has gone home. I’m left with striplit walls and copier hum and a spreadsheet full of data on the Canadian pow[…]

Billie! No! Don’t do it! Worrying news c/o the NME:
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Billie! No! Don’t do it! Worrying news c/o the NME: Billie goes indierock! The inevitable career path, really.[…]

This kind of reciprocal linking appears to be weblog ettiquette
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This kind of reciprocal linking appears to be weblog ettiquette, but that’s fine, since the people at log.nu seem nice anyway.[…]

Memories of Ian Dury
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Memories of Ian Dury, courtesy of the BBC site.[…]

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