Monthly Archives: November 2010

This Is When I Need You

This is nothing like it was in my room
In my best clothes
Trying to think of you
This is nothing like it was in my room
In my best clothes

The English are waiting
And I don’t know what to do
In my best clothes
This is when I need you

The English are waiting
And I don’t know what to do
In my best clothes

I’m the new blue blood, I’m the great white hope
I’m the new blue blood

I won’t fuck us over, I’m Mr. November
I’m Mr. November, I won’t fuck us over

I wish that I believed in fate
I wish I didn’t sleep so late
I used to be carried in the arms of cheerleaders

I’m the new blue blood, I’m the great white hope
I’m the new blue blood

I won’t fuck us over, I’m Mr. November
I’m Mr. November, I won’t fuck us over

I wish that I believed in fate
I wish I didn’t sleep so late
I used to be carried in the arms of cheerleaders

I’m the new blue blood, I’m the great white hope
I’m the new blue blood
I won’t fuck us over, I’m Mr. November
I’m Mr. November, I won’t fuck us over

MP3: Mr November

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The Kids Want Shoegaze

Earlier on this week my friend Callum asked me to compile him a “shoegaze” type mixtape that he could play at a gig that he is hosting. Just something that could act as a noise filler before, between and after the bands have played. I was undecided about whether or not to make it an hour and a half or 2 hours so instead settled for the standard 1 hour and 18 minutes to allow the mix to be transferred to CD if needed.

When it came to making this mix i wanted to make sure i incorporated all elements of shoegaze stylings in the music. There’s the heavy and quiet sides, an electronic element throughout, some less traditional styles of shoegaze, some well known, some lesser known, some shoe-pop or indie-gaze such as Radio Dept and The Rosebuds and onto the ridiculously cool side of shoegaze known as HTRK.  There’s also a few audio samples from films included as usual and there’s a slight curveball at the end in the form of Maybeshewill remixing Minnaars. Techno-shoegaze-core anyone? God i hate genralization.

Anyway, it’s basically just a big effects laden, fuzz filled 80 minutes. Hope you enjoy and feel free to download from Soundcloud or Mediafire. Links are below the setlist.

THE KIDS WANT SHOEGAZE
1. 93 Million Miles From The Sun – Step Into The High
2. A Place To Bury Strangers – In Your Heart
3. Screen Vinyl Image – Cathode Ray
4. The Jesus and Mary Chain – Degenerate
5. Ringo Deathstarr – Swirly
6. Singapore Sling – Overdriver
7. The Band In Heaven – Dreams (cover of The Cranberries)
8. Crocodiles – I Wanna Kill
9. Rraaiillss – Red Strings
10. Manhattan Love Suicides – Skulls
11. Mixtapes And Cellmates – Soon
12. The Radio Dept – Ewan
13. Team Ghost – Only You Can Break My Heart
14. M83 – Teen Angst
15. Autolux – Turnstile Blues
16. HTRK – Ha
17. Stuck In The Sound – Zapruder
18. The Rosebuds – Border Guards
19. Tired Irie – Freeze Me A River (Maybeshewill remix)
20. Minnaars – Spelt With A K (Maybeshewill remix)

LISTEN and DOWNLOAD: Someone’s In The Wolf – The Kids Want Shoegaze @ 192 kbps

DOWNLOAD: Someone’s In The Wolf – The Kids Want Shoegaze @ 256 kbps

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Eighties Acid

Some good news on the Eighties Matchbox front that i’ve been meaning to post….they haven’t split after all! 🙂

….however it seems they have once again went from a 5 piece to a 4 piece and yet another guitarist down. After the previous parting of ways by messrs Huxley, Fownes and Norris it seems that Trent McLenahan has now left the band. Although whether or it’s been on his terms or whether he’s been thrown out is another matter. If rumours are to be believed there was trouble brewing for a while in the Matchbox camp and it all exploded on stage earlier this month with Guy McKnight announcing on stage that the would no longer continue as a band. I don’t know the ins and outs of the story but apparently the show ended with a small scale riot after McLenahan struck newest member Dominic Knight with his guitar mid set. In the melee that followed bassist Sym Gharial allegedly hit a bouncer. But this is all fan forum talk and like i said i have no idea if it’s true or not, only the band know the truth of what happened. I’m just glad the guys have stuck together. They truly are one of the worlds most under-rated bands. A cult band to rule all cult bands.

And with a new show booked in for the 15th December it seems that The Disaster are ready to keep tearing up venues across the UK and beyond. Hallelujah!

In the event that the unthinkable should happen and Eighties Matchbox do split up for good, i think we’ve got an heir to their throne….

Step (gallop?) forward Acid Pony…

MP3: Acid Pony – Dead Swiss

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Your Monthly Video Dose: November 2010

These New Puritans – Hologram

Maybeshewill – To The Skies From A Hillside

Worlds End Girlfriend – Colors Of the Adventure

Urusei Yatsura – Hello Tiger

65daysofstatic – Radio Protector

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THE MONDAY LIST #24: Fuckity Fuck Fuck

Apparently, i swear too fucking much…

According to friends i use the word “fuck” way too much in every day life.

Examples i’ve been given…

A. “That’s fucking amazing!”
B. “What the fuck was that all about?”
C. “Did you fucking see that?!
D. “I’m fucked, man.”
E. “Fuckin hell!”
F(uck).
G. “Fuuuuuuuuuuuck!”

Obviously i use other swear words but apparently “fuck” and it’s various usages are my favourite. So here’s a fucking Monday List with a twist. Well make that two Monday Lists for the price of one. I had so much fucking fun making up a List with “fuck” in the song title that i thought i’d make another one up with swear words/insults in the bands name.

Fuck This List
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MP3’s
1. McLusky – Fuck This Band
2. The Subs – Fuck That Shit
3. Bloody Beetroots – Fucked From Above 1985
4. The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – This Love Is Fucking Right
5. Bring Me The Horizon – Fuck
6. The Music – You Might As Well Try To Fuck Me
7. Pulled Apart From Horses – Back To The Fuck Yeah
8. Dirty Disco Youth – Get the Fuck Out
9. The Tupolev Ghost – Giant Fucking Haysticks
10. Refused – Refused Are Fucking Dead

The Best Fucking List
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MP3’s
1. Holy Fuck – Balloons (Foals cover)
2. Fuck Buttons – Ribs Out
3. Kingbastard – I D K
4. Shitdisco – I Know Kung Fu
5. Selfish Cunt – Full Swing
6. Fukkk Offf – Rock Paper Scissors
7. Starfucker – German Love
8. Fucked Up – No Epiphany
9. That Fucking Tank – Some Kind O’ Magician
10. Ol’ Dirty Bastard – Got Your Money (Featuring Kelis)

Bonus stuff……….

MP3: My Vitriol – Game Of Pricks

MP3: Fila Brazilia – Harmonicas Are Shite

MP3: Frank Turner – Heartless Bastard Motherfucker

I thinking swearing is maybe a Scottish trait and is in our blood. We don’t mean any harm or offence by it. It’s just crept it’s way into out day to day language. We just fucking embrace it i suppose.

Fuck Off Machete – What’s The Signal?

And lastly, my hero…


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Silence Is…..Whatever You Want It To Be

Today the five year plan is over but this “celebration” lives on in whatever way you want it to…..

I’ve stuck to the idea of “No Music Day” as much as i possibly could since it’s introduction in 2005 but his year i’m skipping class and breaking the rules, well i’m actually destroying them, by going to the ABC tonight to see Nathan Fake, Caribou, Four Tet, James Holden and Rocketnumbernine in an electronic and IDM-fest. And i don’t feel in the slightest bit guilty.

It’s up to you whether or not you give your ears the day off or not…

www.nomusicday.com/

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Trust Me The Time Is Too Young To Twist The Illusion In Your Hands

the penultimate six mix of 2010…


MP3: Sonny And The Sunsets – Too Young To Burn


MP3: Avey Tare – Oliver Twist


MP3: The Generationals – Trust


MP3: Violens – Are You Still In The Illusion?


MP3: Kurt Vile – In My Time


VIDEO: The Hundred In The Hands – Tom Tom

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