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TONY ALLEN – Afroshite
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TONY ALLEN – Afroshite
Tony Allen is generally regarded as being one of the most innovative drummers in the world. Now of course I have no regard for any kind of musician, let alone a drummer. But let us examine that statement. He is an innovat[…]

THIS IS NOT AN EXIT
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THIS IS NOT AN EXIT: Year-end rundowns are springing up everywhere you look – MORE MORE MORE say I (I’m partway through the Freaky Trigger one, if anyone cares) – check Blissblog and Church of Me on the sidebar for some high-fibre 2[…]

“You’re an old man at the end of your career.”
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“You’re an old man at the end of your career.”: this is miles better than Blur vs Oasis.[…]

Tom’s Top Ten!
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Tom’s Top Ten!
WHAM! – “Last Christmas”
GIRLS ALOUD – “Sound Of The Underground”
SAINT ETIENNE – “I Was Born On Christmas Day”
FOX – “S-s-single Bed”
SLADE – “M[…]

Things I’ve learned by listening to
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Things I’ve learned by listening to AT40 with my wife:– Dirty songs sound better when you hear them on the way to church (“Girl Talk”, “Dirrty”).– Creed has no redeeming features whatsoever (this was more con[…]

Christina Aguileras New Video
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Christina Aguileras New Video
I saw this on MTV this morning after a sleepless night, and i have a few thoughts about transformation and dirrty versus virtue, but it all went out the window when i saw the two cute blonde boys snogging, not only di[…]

SONGS ABOUT LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY
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SONGS ABOUT LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY
I like art. I’m not saying I am particularly cultured but you do tend to get a better type of person at a gallery opening. Namely those nice poeople who give you free glasses of wine. More importantly the self[…]

Catastrophe! (I Am A Twat Department)
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Catastrophe! (I Am A Twat Department)
I have lost my laptop. I have either left it in the pub or on the tube. If the former, I’ve got a very good chance of getting it back. If the latter, who knows. This is bad from a personal point of view bec[…]

George Anthiel–
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George Anthiel–Ballet Mecanique
Four days after Independence Day, in a new century in a fairly new country Anthiel was born. It only took him 25 years to flee to Paris, where a generation of avant guardians was drinking together. Under this i[…]

IHM POP LYRIC WATCH: PINK –
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IHM POP LYRIC WATCH: PINK – Just Like A Pill
“You’re just like a pill
Instead of making me better, you keep making me ill”
I Hate Music Lyric watch would also like to draw this item to the attention of the lawyers of Glaxo-Smi[…]

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  1. I'm not sure those exist. Perhaps a better way to phrase it would be "Happy to see Cerebus discussed again,…

  2. Thanks for writing these. It's nice to see some critical re-examination of the significant virtues of Cerebus, now that Sim…

  3. That's interesting too - slight embarassment to admit I've never read Berserk, I guess because when I was initially getting…