Monthly Archives: July 2011

Gal Costa, Relance / Tuareg

Giving praise to the force of nature that is Brazilian singer Gal Costa, whose charms (like many others) I first stumbled across via an old Optimo mix many years ago, with these two delightfully twisted psychedelic grooves. And if you’re ever shor… Continue reading

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Richard Hawley, Tonight The Streets Are Ours

Finally got round to watching Exit Through The Gift Shop the other night (what a fantastic ruse!) and was chuffed to see Richard Hawley’s excellent Tonight The Streets Are Ours was the theme song. It’s no secret that I’d run away and marry Jarvis … Continue reading

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The Earls, Get On Up & Dance (The Continental)

Far too few “Uhhhh!”s in songs these days. Continue reading

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The Smiths, Paint a Vulgar Picture

At the record company meeting / On their hands – a dead star And oh, the plans they weave / And oh, the sickening greed At the record company party / On their hands – a dead star The sycophantic slags all say: “I knew him first, and I knew him wel… Continue reading

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Lemon Jelly, Space Walk

RIP Shuttle. Continue reading

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Brassroots, Good Life

I didn’t think the original Good Life could be beat… but I cannot wait to bust this Brassroots beauty out at the Chap’s Mardi Gras-themed birthday party in a couple of weekends’ time. HOT DAMN! Follow this up with Hot 8 Brass Band’s Sexual Heali… Continue reading

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Queen Yahna, Ain’t It Time

Brought to my attention – as so many incredible tunes are – by a 5-hour Mr Scruff live set that, if you’re quick, you too can enjoy for eons to come. It’s available here and should be downloadable for another fortnight or so. It’s a must-listen, m… Continue reading

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