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….And That, Darling, Is What Really Happened

I’ve recently rediscovered my love for the animated dark satirical comedy series Monkey Dust. It aired on the BBC for 2 years and 3 seasons from February 2003 until February 2005. I have the first season on DVD (it’s the only one available to buy) and i downloaded season 2 and 3 a few years back. Sadly, the death of co-creator Harry Thompson in November 2005 meant that no further seasons would be made. But we’ve been left with enough dark and crude comedy to keep us laughing away disturbedly at our screens for many years to come.


Obviously, the main reason i love Monkey Dust is it’s ability to make me laugh at some of the more sinister sides of society but it’s not just the comedy side of things. No, it’s the music too. The songs that feature across all 3 seasons range from a variety of different artists and sounds but they all seem to connect and fit perfectly to the scenes they’re chosen for. The music, at times, can come across as a bit bleak and gelid. I suppose that’s the point though…

The intro track however has that little bit of zest.

MP3: Eels – That’s Not Really Funny

Here’s some of my favourites to feature in the show….

MP3: Sneaker Pimps – Six Underground

MP3: Lambchop – Up With People

MP3: Boards of Canada – Melissa Juice

MP3: Air – Sex Born Poison

MP3: Robin Guthrie – Freefall

MP3: Pulp – Sunrise

One of the catchiest songs and one that features in practically every episode spanning the 3 seasons is…

 

MP3; Goldfrapp – Lovely Head



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Paraskavedekatriaphobia

Some people are scared of Friday the 13th.

I’m not at all, i’m the total opposite, it’s one of my favourite days.

1. Because i love the number 13. I always have.

2. It’s a Friday, which means the weekend is upon us. Good times.

All japes aside though i’m not one for being in the slightest superstitious.

MP3: Sneaker Pimps – Superstition (Stevie Wonder cover)

In other news…….
Just about to finish my last smoke then head to The Captains Rest.

Tonight i’m off to see Mr PDP


MP3: Pantha Du Prince – A Nomads Retreat

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

This is a special Halloween mixtape, feel free to download it if you want. I threw it together this afternoon in the midst of a hangover. Apologies for the quality of the track “Dragula”. The bitrate was really low and i only realised halfway through the mix. I would have left the track out if i’d known but i recorded the mix all in one go and made the mistake of not checking the quality of the tracks first. Like i said i was hungover and it was a last minute thing. I just had a quick browse through some of my music files and took the songs i thought to be most apt for a Halloween mix.

Something Wicked This Way Comes Tracklist
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1. Intro
2. Queens of the Stone Age – Burn The Witch
3. Smashing Pumpkins – Ava Adore
4. Rob Zombie – Living Dead Girl
5. Eagles of Death Metal – Chase The Devil
6. Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster – Puppy Dog Snails
7. Pixies – Dead
8.Talking Heads – Psycho Killer
9. The Cramps – Human Fly
10. Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – I Put A Spell On You
11. Prodigy – Voodoo People
12. John Carpenter – Halloween Theme Tune
13. Michael Jackson – Thriller (Remix)
14. Zombie Nation – Forza (Fukkk Off Remix)
15. Zombie Nation – Kernkraft 400
16. Designer Drugs – Zombies!
17. Rob Zombie – Dragula (Hot Rod Herman Remix)
18. NiKiT – Sudden Death
19. Bobby Pickett – The Monster Mash
20. ToToM – Ghostbusters Theme vs Smashing Pumpkins vs Ram Jam
21. Max Romeo and The Upsetters – I Chase The Devil
22. Imogen Heap – Getting Scared
23. Aphex Twin – Come To Daddy (Intro only)

MP3: Someone’s In The Wolf – Something Wicked This Way Comes Mixtape

something wicked mixtape
Here’s some songs that i considered for the mix but to keep it under 80 minutes i decided to leave them out…

MP3’s

Band of Horses – Is There A Ghost?

The Cranberries – Zombie

Ladytron – Ghosts

Sneaker Pimps – Small Town Witch

Aereogramme – Thriller (Michael Jackson cover)

And a few videos…

Unicorn Kid – Wee Monsters

Alkaline Trio – Halloween

Happy Halloween

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Your Monthly Video Dose: October 2009

James Yuill – No Surprise

Prodigy – Poison

Amesoeurs – Gas In Veins

Chris Corner/Sneaker Pimps – Loretta Young Silks (Acoustic Live)

The Unicorns – Jellybones

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