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Bits of business
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Bits of business: HELLO AGAIN I am back from Glastonbury. Who was best? Basement Jaxx were best, them and Daara J from Senegal.
The track currently on Radio 1 (Kasabian?) is baggy! I have heard this mob described as “Kraftwerk meets Oasis&#8221[…]

Sonic Youth-Tunic
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Sonic Youth-Tunic
i’m writing this story about anorexics for the local daily, and have been listening to this song as a way towards thearpy, except its not really working…see the thing is that all of what i believe about anorexia is in t[…]

CLUB FT Glasto Reunion: Wednesday 30th June
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CLUB FT Glasto Reunion: Wednesday 30th June
While the rest of the stinking crypto-hippy NYLPM set roll around like piglets in the Somerset mud, or get proper freaky with crystals in the soul zone (more likely the Perry Zone), it falls to me to remind[…]

The Freaky Trigger Pop Panel
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The Freaky Trigger Pop Panel: Do you have
– the ability to receive MP3-size files over email, once or twice a week?
– an interest in pop and a desire to comment on current records?
If so you might want to join the Pop Panel* – email[…]

Girls Aloud-The Show
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Girls Aloud-The Show
Tom may have already written about this, but we can call this a remix. Obviously when the initial rush subsides we will all be properly capable of analysing this record, in a measured and balanced way. Ugh!

The most striking thi[…]

I’m off on holiday tomorrow.
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I’m off on holiday tomorrow. Pre-hols linkage:
Lacunae has MP3s now. Of course we were all reading it anyway.
Party music for jaded cynics – clubbing blog, promises details of ‘goings-on’.
Chuck Eddy on country duo Big & […]

The Best New Music Blogs
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The Best New Music Blogs
Bloggers get tired or bored or busy or run out of things to say or just vanish – it’s the nature of the game. Luckily there are plenty more being started. All these made their first post sometime this year.
The To[…]

trife hide yr eyes as the us left PICK THEIR FAVORITE LPs
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trife hide yr eyes as the us left PICK THEIR FAVORITE LPs:
a lot of pretty nice if highly orthodox records, almost all from very long ago, with little evidence here (militant anti-rockist a.cockburn aside)* of agile or inquisitive or even listening […]

Singer who defied musical categories…
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“singer who defied musical categories…”
but “musical categories” are of course only defined with hindsight, not in advance: a more accurate (or do i mean helpfully argumentative?) description might be “singer who […]

Fine Ray Charles piece
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Fine Ray Charles piece by Marcello. (Update – also explore and listen to Tofu Hut’s memorial post)
I don’t know Ray Charles’ work well enough; another example of the (slightly shameful if hardly unique to me) syndrome where so[…]

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