And they said it couldn't be done! We've reached 100 posts and rising. Well done and good work from the man like Fatty G and his exploding universe of all things eclectic, also a small pat on the back to me, who without my cheese sandwiches we couldn't have made it.
So then again you might be saying well done for what? Posting 100 things on your blog? Hey look buddy the average lifespan of a blog is just a few months and most don't get past their first ten posts - so while there's crates to dig and wonderous music out there - we'll be about.
Stay tuned for more goodness, and check out this video of how to rock an MPC, hopefully we'll have some Sasqwax on here at some point, so you can see how it's done in the UK
Benga and Skream - The Judgement
MRK 1 - Grit
Ils - No Soul(PMT)
Burial - Unite
Boxcutter - Silver Birch Solstice
Vaccine - Fever Bass
Kode 9 - Magnetic City
Boxcutter - Sunshine(Original)
Burial - Shutta
Toasty Vs Scuba - The Knowledge(Vex'd 1)
JuJu - Punks(Komonazmuk)
Benga - Walking Bass
Manchu - The Wookie
Burial - South London Boroughs
Toasty Vs Scuba - The Knowledge
Dj Hatcha - The March
Burial - Shell of Light
After the Deviants folded in 1969, Farren recorded a solo album, Mona, with a short-lived Pink Fairies line-up that featured ex-Pretty Things drummer/singer Twink and Steve Peregrin Took. When this first Pink Fairies fell apart and Twink ran off with the name to form Pink Fairies mark 2, Farren initially considered continuing to work with Steve Took using the band name Steve Took's Shagrat with Larry Wallis. Took and Farren fell out so it didn't happen.
Many of the band members for the Deviants and the Pink Fairies were interchangeable and both names have been used for various one-offs over the years. In February 1984, Farren was joined by ex-Pink Fairies member Larry Wallis and original Deviant (as well as Pink Fairies member) Duncan Sanderson. They were billed as the Deviants and played a London gig at Dingwalls which was released as the album Human Garbage. Mick Farren's latest incarnation of the Deviants, Dr Crow, in 2002 which opens up with the title track "When Dr Crow Turns On His Radio".
2 May Blitz - for Madmen Only
1 Stray - All in your Mind
Download EL-P's Interface performance
Listen to Hangar 18's 'Sweep the Leg' LP
Download an MP3 of Aesop Rock's 'None Shall Pass'
A little 35 minute mixup of our fave Workshop tracks
1 David Cain - Radio Sheffield
2 John Baker - Festival Time
3 Paddy Kingsland - The World of
John Baker - Milky Way
5 Malcolm Clarke - Romanescan Rout
6 Dick Mills - Major Bloodnok's Stomach
7 John Baker - Accentric
8 Glynis Johns - Schlum Rooli
9 Dick Mills - Adagio
10 Delia Derbyshire - Blue Veils and Golden Sands
11 John Baker - Structures
12 Glynis Johns - Nenuphar
13 Malcolm Clarke - Bath Time
14 Glynis Johns - Veils and Mirrors
15 Delia Derbyshire - The Delian
01. Darkness Darkness
02. The Love That You Gave
04. Climb The Wooden Hills
05. Dream06. All Night Long
07. Disheartened & Disillusioned
08. Thunder & Lightning
09. Love 'Em & Leave 'Em
10. Exploration Pt. II
12. I See The Light
There's no shortage of netlabels out there these days, even myself and Fatty have one. Not only is it a great way to get your musical masterpieces out in the real world (the Internet is the real world by all accounts - the old world is ruled by chavs apparently); it's a way to create an identity, forge a style, have collaborations and meet like-minded peeps.
Out of the all the labels, one has grabbed me more than others in recent months - as they put it; "Kyoto_digital is a netlabel based in Denmark. The aim of kyoto_digital is to release deep minimal music, where sound aesthetic and function are merged into an entity of hypnotic movement and form"
If you like the deeeeep sounds of Basic Channel, Monolake and Chain Reaction you'll be in the right place.
And this is how the story goes!
The dirty carpets
Being told off for going in boxes we shouldn't
Hanging with Scruffy single blokes
Putting Boy George records in other people's piles of tunes
Aching knees, siezed up ankles and bad backs
Just one last look
Missing that last bus and having to walk back swapping the heavy bags from hand to hand
Having to decide which out of the 36 tunes you've picked up has to go back into the quid box
Asking the guy for double bagging
Leaving your bag upstairs
Asking the missus to stay in Habitat for another 30 mins
Trying to keep your tunes between your legs so no one nicks your finds
Trying to stay one box ahead of the other guy
Working from the back as that's where other junkies stash them
Going all wierd as you haven't eaten all day and the blur of tune flicking makes it worse
Resting your tunes on another box to stop the next guy from looking in it
Having some prune start flicking through the box you're flicking through - because you're pilling tunes on the box by the side of you
Spending hours going through soul box after soul box for that elusive Jackson Sisters lp only to see Mica Paris 12s and Fatback lps
Looking in the one pound hip hop box in the hope they fucked up to find out that it's full of Derek B 12S
Actually finding a shop where they have cocked up and were sent loads of B12 and Black Dog whites but didn't know what speed to play em on
Getting records that you were sure they sounded good in 1996 to find out that they started sounding suspect in 1997.
Building up gaps in your Nu Groove collection, even though they only made about six good 12s
"It's got no writing on but a pic of a breaker - must be good"
"This ones Norwegian - must be abstract"
"This one ones in a paper sleeve - oh fuck Basic Channel 2"
Switching sleeves to get all the nicely coloured ones instead of just plain black or paper white
Ahhhh smell the dampness and cat tiddle
Wondering if the guys behind the counter will ever actally get proper jobs
Feeling embarrassed about taking a one pound 12 inch from the bargain box and saying 'yes' when asked; "Do you want a bag for this mate?"
"The rush of blood as you get nearer the shop - only to find out it's
Buying tunes with a knowing smile only to get them home to find it's the other mix you wanted -clue, that's why it was cheap.
Spending hours getting down a street as you check every charity shop only to find Jim Davidson and Fleetwood Mac lps in the boxes.
Finding that a dj has actually donated his whole collection to your local Oxfam, who then go and charge £2.99 per 12 inch - er?
Getting lovely 10 inches on obscure labels that actually sound very good.
Playing records on headphones whilst trying to scan what everyone else is buying - it's called tune rubbernecking.
Going shopping with mates and then trying to win the battle of the bargains - it'll all end in tears.
Is it signed ? Ahhh no its someones address
My earliest memory of Horton is when we used to play together as kids in Chesterfield and the fated day his parents brought him round to mine aged about six-years-old to show my parents his bruised testicles - which I kneeded him in - oh how we laughed. I could go on about various parties, club nights and medicine cabinets, but modesty prevents me....that and an impending court case.
To make up for such bad bwoy behaviour I think it's only fair that we host their stupedous video for the track (it's always) boomtime, part one. And you know that.
9.What Time is Love ? (Live @ The Land of Oz)
One of the most expensive and rarest records ever produced,in the 70's you could press up to 99 copies of a record and not have to pay tax on them :) so loads of small bands expoited this fact like the Itacha,Agincourt,etc... Lps but in the process they have become the most sought after of all the proggy heavy fuzz psyche albums. This Lp is incredible the guitar playing is some of the best ive heard,great vocals,long tracks,great bass and drumming and its HEAVY and FUZZY as well as having some chilled folky passages. This and the Lps below have made this year a fantastic summer for music for me and id like you to hear this lost classic :)
1.No Good trying in No Mans Land
2.Lets Roll Another One
3.Clowns and Jugglers
4.Baby Lemonade / Scream thy Last Scream
10.Lucifer Sam (Live @ FungusMungus)
11.Interstellar Overdrive (Live @ FungusMungus)