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15 Aug

Change the Record

Given I have finally started making a go of sorting my music collection out I was thinking about why I like vinyl so much. This may be appear disjointed a bit as no matter how I try to construct it, going forward in time, backwards or listing format by format it is all so interconnected […]

14 Mar

Save Ends

I bought a collection of music from the label Black Numbers as part of the ACLU fundraiser. Working through the music and hearing some awesome stuff including Fucko, I then hit Save Ends – Hug Your Friends. The contrasting dual vocals immediately reminded me of Rainer Maria. One of my favourite bands, who I first […]

21 Dec

2016 In Music

2016 has been an absolute stonker of a year for music. Gigs The Fun Lovin’ Criminals were in Glasgow for their 20th Anniversary Tour. I couldn’t resist getting tickets to my favourite live band. They also released a Come Find Yourself – 20th Anniversary Edition on vinyl which may or may not be sitting in […]

01 Dec

What You Shouldn’t Ask A DJ

After seeing a couple of funny things DJs have been asked style posts I thought I would compile a list of a few belters. No apologies for forgetting exact quotes or munging quotes from Tired and emotional people to make it more coherent or compressing multiple very similar incidents into one. I was originally intending […]

17 Jun

Review: ScreamerSongwriter by Stöj Snak

On Monday lunchtime I went to go listen to the new Lachance EP again. Clicking on the MTAT bandcamp link I was instead presented with their newest release being an album by Stöj Snak, an artist I hadn’t heard of, called ScreamerSongwriter. ScreamerSongwriter by Stöj Snak Catching up on the news from the weekend, including […]

14 Nov

Warped Playlist – 7th November 2014

Gavin and I were djing Warped on 7th November, although I was feeling pretty ill. Here’s the fabby do stuff we played. Jerry Built – Receivers Jetplane Landing – Summer Ends AFI – Of Greetings & Goodbyes Cake – Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps Alkaline Trio – Armageddon American HiFi – The Art of Losing Idlewild – […]

23 Oct

Warped Playlist September 12th 2014

I made a playlist of what Iain and I played at Warped on the 12th September and intend to make one up the list each night. So on my blog I’ll put a link to each track if I can, this may be to a live version or similar, not necessarily the one played. Jetplane […]

02 Apr

Couple of weeks of R&R

It was coming up to the end of the year and I had a chunk of holidays left so decided to take two weeks at the end of March. I didn’t get done everything I wanted to do but managed: House Managed to entirely gut the house. Cleaned every room, washed every cup, plate and […]

18 Nov

Dundee City of Culture Bid

It’s been surprising how little and much has been said about Dundee’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2017. How little in the long-run up. And then so much in the last week. Some good, some bad. Some indifferent. The public face of the bid started with the launch of We Dundee with locals […]

04 Jun

Getting the Funk Out

Friday was an eventful night – I was a DJ. Years ago at Coalesce I would occasionally step in for a couple of songs if I was blethering to one of the DJs and they had to nip off to the loo or whatever but never actually DJ’d. Around Christmas Sean asked if I’d be […]

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