Category Archives: Disco-not-disco

Some of the most glorious records you will ever hear

At a recent back to ours, the challenge was thrown down… well, actually I challenged myself, but hey, my house, my rules… Sorry, where were we? Ah yes. A musical challenge. With the assembled party planning to attend the Lucky … Continue reading

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Moebius, Light My Fire (Light Sounds Dark Edit)

I could listen to Jarvis Cocker all day long, and if I had the chance I’d just do that. His dry, gentle wit and soothing Sheffield tones are just what the doctor ordered on a fragile Sunday afternoon, and his … Continue reading

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Arthur Russell, Let’s Go Swimming (Walter Gibbons’ Coastal Dub)

Almost went swimming at the weekend at this lovely location below (that’s Church Bay, Tutukaka, New Zealand, in case you’re wondering). I didn’t in the end (a touch too cold), but I did have this on internal jukebox throughout. Nice to see it’s ge… Continue reading

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Liquid Liquid, Optimo

BEST. TRACK. EVER. Continue reading

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Talking Heads, Big Business / I Zimbra

So Stop Making Sense is arguably the best concert film of all time, though I’d counter it has some decent competition from The Last Waltz, although it’s clearly apples and oranges and not worth the argument at all. (And then there’s Wattstax, Wood… Continue reading

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LCD Soundsystem, Losing My Edge

[Big Day Out anticipation post #1] The count is on to the Big Day Out and I for one am bloody excited. I’d love to be able to catch these chaps for a record-breaking (for me) 8th time, but I suspect they’ll be usurped by Primal Scream (who I’ve on… Continue reading

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