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by A saint
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Box of Spacemen 3/Spiritualized Cassettes
Replies: 29
Views: 1423

Re: Box of Spacemen 3/Spiritualized Cassettes

Will just aired some snippets of this via Twitter. Truthfully, I'm sure there's amazing stuff on there (he aired a stellar "Take Your Time," an early "Why Don't You Smile," a killer "Hypnotized" demo) along with plenty that's . . . not. I'm not sure that I begrudge him doing it (read: the Spirituali...
by A saint
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Kings Theatre tonight
Replies: 19
Views: 3756

Re: KIngs Theatre tonight

Isn’t any show worth it’s own thread, if someone feels like creating one? Even a show in the sleepy borough of “Brooklyn,” where there can’t possibly be that many fans, given that only a few (checks notes) million people live there? ;) I look forward to hearing how it is. I’m catching them next week...
by A saint
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 798
Views: 90964

Re: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018

Anyone here familiar with Loudon Wainwright III (Rufus'dad). I think The Lonely Rock 'n roller in Let's Dance is a nod to his song Motel Blues, which opens with "In this town the television shuts off at two; What can a lonely rock 'n roller do". I made the same assumption. Given that the song was c...
by A saint
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: call the doctor
Replies: 10
Views: 1895

Re: call the doctor

It really is a great lyric. And --as with all those early compositions-- I'm left wondering where they might have stolen it from ;)
by A saint
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: call the doctor
Replies: 10
Views: 1895

Re: call the doctor

I'd never even noticed this lyric before (which, you'd think after thirty years of listening, I would've), but the second half seems clearer to me than the first. "Without sure ain't within" meaning (I think) that the external world of 'objective' reality ("without") and the internal world of percep...
by A saint
Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:14 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Primal Scream RSD release feat. Jason
Replies: 57
Views: 10154

Re: Primal Scream RSD release feat. Jason

I wish! Apparently a record shop has opened in Inverurie that carried RSD stock but no way could I get there on Saturday. Anyway I only wanted 'Mantra for A State Of Mind' - by midday Saturday eBay had loads of copies, all going for £25 all in, at this point that's way too much for a 2 track record...
by A saint
Sat Jul 25, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: BZAs Bootleg Requests...
Replies: 349
Views: 55312

Re: BZAs Bootleg Requests...

First and foremost, this is incredible. Can't thank you enough, BZA.

Second, I have that problem with "Cop Shoot Cop" too, unfortunately. It's glitchy from end-to-end.
by A saint
Mon Jun 08, 2015 6:04 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Screamadelica
Replies: 36
Views: 4924

Re: Screamadelica

Yes, please to the Booster Pack, Mr. Spaceman. I've been playing the original set nonstop now for three days.
by A saint
Fri Jun 05, 2015 2:24 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Screamadelica
Replies: 36
Views: 4924

Re: Screamadelica

This is an absolute treasure trove. For an American, these tunes probably have less nostalgic/historical weight, which is all the more reason to be thankful that you introduce me (us) to many --more than half-- of them.

Thanks so much.
by A saint
Wed May 30, 2012 9:24 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: possible original mix of sweet heart sweet light???
Replies: 13
Views: 2019

Re: possible original mix of sweet heart sweet light???

So how different is it? Detectably or meaningfully so at all?
by A saint
Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:38 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: A+E in Context of SHSL
Replies: 6
Views: 891

Re: A+E in Context of SHSL

What's the playlist? I agree, A&E sounds better to me in light of this record. I didn't really enjoy it when it came out, and still feel it tapers off pretty sharply at the end. It and AG still strike me was the weakest records in the Spiritualized catalog, whereas this one...well, I hate to use the...
by A saint
Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:19 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: "Covered by Mudhoney and...Elvis Costello?"
Replies: 8
Views: 2488

Re: "Covered by Mudhoney and...Elvis Costello?"

Ah! Love it.

I figured it was likely to be "Revolution," somehow. (What else was Costello going to cover? "Walkin With Jesus?")

Funny. There's something sweet about Sonic appreciating that. I wouldn't imagine the S3 boys were big Costello fans. It's nice to think of a minor bit of crossover.
by A saint
Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:45 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: "Covered by Mudhoney and...Elvis Costello?"
Replies: 8
Views: 2488

"Covered by Mudhoney and...Elvis Costello?"

Right, so here's a weird one. In this '89 interview, asked what aspects of the band's legacy he's proud of, Sonic says "all of it," then remarks upon writing songs covered by Mudhoney ("Revolution," obviously) and....Elvis Costello? I assume I'm hearing him correctly, and I also assume this would've...
by A saint
Mon Feb 15, 2010 4:38 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Sound a little familiar...?
Replies: 37
Views: 3606

Re: Sound a little familiar...?

Good Lord, what an abundance of riches! Thanks a million for uploading.
by A saint
Wed Dec 02, 2009 10:43 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: the 3-Disc Special Edition
Replies: 48
Views: 5270

Re: the 3-Disc Special Edition

I just grabbed this from Amazon (the MP3 version, I mean), and it sounds fantastic. Utterly agree that the outtakes are wonderful: they weave together so beautifully, and rather than just being an aggregation of scraps (as I half-feared), they really light up and enlarge the whole. Even tunes I neve...
by A saint
Sat Oct 10, 2009 7:24 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: A story...
Replies: 18
Views: 1452

Re: A story...

Devastating.

I've been going through a bit of a rough patch, but reading that, I feel quite frankly like a clown. God bless you, welcome to the board, and may your astonishing endurance and bravery be rewarded with peace and future joy.
by A saint
Sat Jul 04, 2009 5:13 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 13th Floor Elevators 10 cd Box Set
Replies: 146
Views: 14909

Re: 13th Floor Elevators 10 cd Box Set

Pretty sure this is not just the reissue of the year, but one of the best ever. I've been an Elevators fan for 20 years, have loved Easter Everywhere since I first discovered it...yet I feel as if I'm hearing this record (now clearly one of the greatest of the sixties) for the first time.

Wow.
by A saint
Sat Mar 21, 2009 6:13 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Perfect Disaster's 'Up' album
Replies: 11
Views: 728

Re: The Perfect Disaster's 'Up' album

Up is fantastic. I like all three Perfect Disaster records I own (Asylum Road contains "TV Girl (On Fire)", a cover of which exists on the deluxe Playing With Fire), but Up is easily the best. "B52" is the jam. The Oedipussy record--Phil Parfitt's subsequent band--is also very fine. J plays gtr on "...
by A saint
Sun Sep 28, 2008 10:50 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Live archives 1986 - 1988
Replies: 10
Views: 2205

Re: Live archives 1986 - 1988

Spectacular work. Really, I can't thank you enough.
by A saint
Thu Jun 12, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 80's and early 90's US psych
Replies: 6
Views: 952

Re: 80's and early 90's US psych

Oh, Opal! I cut my teeth on the so-called Paisley Underground scene here in LA, saw all those bands (Dream Syndicate et al) many, many times. I assume you know True West, whose "Hollywood Holiday" received an expanded reissue last year. They're worth checking out, as are the earlier, less rootsy Gre...
by A saint
Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:25 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Matt Everitt chats with Jason
Replies: 14
Views: 1201

Re: Matt Everitt chats with Jason

That is pretty interesting. It's easily the most relaxed I've ever seen him look on camera.
by A saint
Thu Apr 03, 2008 4:24 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: First Impressions of Songs In A&E (spoiler alert)
Replies: 187
Views: 14093

Re: First Impressions of Songs In A&E (spoiler alert)

Boy. I really didn't like this much at all when I first heard it, for all the reasons enumerated by different people upthread: J's voice seemed shot, the tunes seemed like retreads (or some of them did), etc etc. How wrong I was. The more I listen, the better it seems: the ballads, and J's voice, se...
by A saint
Sun Mar 30, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: First Impressions of Songs In A&E (spoiler alert)
Replies: 187
Views: 14093

Re: First Impressions of Songs In A&E (spoiler alert)

the_wake wrote:its also on libble.com if anyone is interested.
Nah. Why would anyone here be interested? It's just, y'know, a new Spiritualized album. That leaked.
by A saint
Sat Mar 29, 2008 11:23 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: First Impressions of Songs In A&E (spoiler alert)
Replies: 187
Views: 14093

Re: First Impressions of Songs In A&E (spoiler alert)

Hmm. This seems to have leaked. I'm ambivalent about directing anyone to any links (although each and every last one of us is going to BUY this the day it comes out, right?) but those curious might visit the message board of certain other high profile English bands whose names rhyme with Lady-oDead....
by A saint
Thu Jan 17, 2008 9:24 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacemen 3 - Some Kinda Love (velvet undergound cover)
Replies: 3
Views: 1204

Re: Spacemen 3 - Some Kinda Love (velvet undergound cover)

Wow. Thank you very, very much.
by A saint
Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:23 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Vista 11/12 show review(s)
Replies: 18
Views: 1799

Re: Vista 11/12 show review(s)

Setlist was identical to the SF show.
by A saint
Fri Aug 17, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Outer Limits
Replies: 6
Views: 2286

Wow, fantastic! Thank you very much...would love it if you'd upload #2 when you've time, as I've always wanted to see these.

Wonder who won the contest for Sonic's autographed "smell-free" moccasins...
by A saint
Fri Jun 22, 2007 6:06 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Tom Verlaine - s/t (1st album)
Replies: 8
Views: 815

I agree with twentysixdollars on Adventure. It's got its points, though it ain't Marquee Moon. I'm not sold on the first Verlaine solo album either, but it's a keeper for "Breakin' In My Heart," which is one the best songs he wrote and would've (does) seem to me as good as anything else he ever reco...
by A saint
Sat Jun 16, 2007 3:20 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Unusual live stuff
Replies: 38
Views: 6165

Yep. That "Come Down Easy" is the best live Spacemen recording I've heard, of any stripe. Thanks, Natty.
by A saint
Wed May 16, 2007 5:16 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: DUB
Replies: 61
Views: 6718

Keith Hudson's a good bet. "Pick a Dub" is indeed (like almost all dub) 'versioned' from vocal cuts but it's darker, heavier and spookier than Perry--WAY heavier than your standard Studio One stuff--and the vocals have been almost entirely removed. It's deep, deep, deep, deep, and a far cry indeed f...
by A saint
Sun May 13, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: blue on blue LGM outtakes vol 2
Replies: 129
Views: 24725

I kinda concur with Spzrtnt here. I'm a big fan of "the internet age" and all the ways it permits one to obtain music...I'm sure this will become available that way in time, but I don't feel like being the one to do it. I'm sure Will's still got copies available, and it's certainly worth-buying and ...
by A saint
Sun May 13, 2007 3:05 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: blue on blue LGM outtakes vol 2
Replies: 129
Views: 24725

I got mine yesterday, and I'm in the States.

It's f'in incredible. Hearing those alternates of Angel Sigh are as close as I'll ever come to reliving '92 all over again. (In a good way.)

Also, that looooonnnnng version of "Sometimes" is fab too. This is great, just great.
by A saint
Tue Apr 03, 2007 4:53 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: blue on blue LGM outtakes vol 2
Replies: 129
Views: 24725

I just reserved one (and received courteous confirmation) at the friendlyfire address as well.

That *is* Will, right?
by A saint
Tue May 16, 2006 9:31 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Recurrin lyrics
Replies: 26
Views: 7406

Ian wrote:Big City (Everybody I Know Can Be Found Here) (Kember)

Big city
Bright lights
Cool, cool people
Big city

Everybody I know can be found here

Oh let the good times roll

Waves of joy

Yeah, I love you too
I think the last line is actually, "Yeah I love you tender," but I'm not sure.
by A saint
Thu Sep 15, 2005 8:05 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: How The Blues Shoulda Turned Out track listing
Replies: 246
Views: 66139

What a shame it would be, if "Funhouse" proved to be missing. But what I really want to know (as someone who didn't order the set,) is: what about the stuff on disc two? Are these real, PWF/Recurring-type songs ("What U Wanted Me to Be") or experiments? Is the stuff on disc one significantly differe...
by A saint
Tue May 10, 2005 11:37 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: early spiritualized songs?
Replies: 13
Views: 1863

"Codine" (sic) is a cover of a Buffy St. Marie song, which was also covered by the Charlatans (the 60s S.F. group, not the English band,) the Litter and a bunch of others. The Spiz version's pretty faithful to the Charlatans' one, which is on the first Nuggets box. Great song. "Harmony" does indeed ...
by A saint
Fri Feb 18, 2005 5:28 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Jason at Kate Moss' birthday party
Replies: 26
Views: 3440

The lyric is "poor little wobbly fellow" (or "fella," if you follow Ashcroft's pronounciation.)

I've always loved that bit.
by A saint
Sat Feb 05, 2005 6:07 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 20 20's Spaceman remix
Replies: 29
Views: 5813

A pleasure. For those of us nowhere near Watford, some easier access.

It is good though, eh?
by A saint
Fri Feb 04, 2005 1:05 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 20 20's Spaceman remix
Replies: 29
Views: 5813

An MP3 of this is up--for a few days, at least--at 20jazzfunkgreats.blogspot.com.

Should stay up for a week or so? Like most blogs, it rotates. But for those who don't have the single, another way to get this track.
by A saint
Tue Jan 18, 2005 5:10 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Luminescence
Replies: 4
Views: 986

Isn't Luminescence basically a loop of some portion of "I Want You?"

It sounds like it to me, anyway. And as it was the b-side thereof, I wouldn't be surprised. I love the song too, though. And it took me years to recognize it as such.
by A saint
Wed Jan 05, 2005 3:20 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Word to the wise
Replies: 4
Views: 1097

Those LCD Soundsystem singles ("Losing My Edge" et al) are brilliant, like a superb disco variant of The Fall as produced by The Chemical Brothers. Can't wait for the record in February.
by A saint
Wed Dec 29, 2004 11:37 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: THE NOTORIOUS BYRD BROTHERS
Replies: 47
Views: 5554

So is the new deluxe reissue of Sweetheart worth buying or do you have to be a hardcore fan of the album? I'd say both, but no, a casual fan would probably not be interested in it. For my part when I first read the tracklisting I almost fainted. I guess I'm the sort of person for whom this disc was...
by A saint
Thu Nov 25, 2004 6:52 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Spz Track and audioclip thereof
Replies: 3
Views: 1110

New Spz Track and audioclip thereof

Just stumbled across a clip on the fat possum records website of Spz covering Jr. Kimbrough's "Sad Days and Lonely Nights" from a forthcoming tribute record.

Not bad. Kinda interesting to hear the band assay a more-or-less straight blues.

It's over there at http://www.fatpossum.com
by A saint
Mon Sep 27, 2004 7:06 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: drugs
Replies: 42
Views: 5753

I don't think we're ever going to get a straight (oops) answer to this question. J does a pretty good job--in this media-saturated day a TREMENDOUS job--of keeping his doings to himself. For this we should probably be thankful, and it's really so-little-our-business that even to say "it isn't our bu...
by A saint
Fri Sep 17, 2004 5:04 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: where do spz go from here?
Replies: 10
Views: 2459

Well, I'd like to see him write some lyrics that weren't an embarrassment. Maybe some set of metaphors that weren't the by-now-unchallenging set about drugs-n-salvation. And then...well, less 'raw' than AG (in the sense of being half-baked-three-chord rewrites of his own songs,) yet less gloppy than...
by A saint
Tue Sep 14, 2004 6:29 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: September playlist
Replies: 13
Views: 2318

ononist wrote:Today's bag


Susumo Yakota - Sakura


Some are for work listening some just for me. Guess which?
Ah, Sakura. That's a lovely record. Sounds great back-to-back with LGM.
by A saint
Fri Sep 10, 2004 7:21 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New MC5 6 Disc Box ~ Purity Accuracy
Replies: 12
Views: 1623

Yeah, this looks enticing. Yet I haven't been able to tell--from reading about it--if it doesn't just aggregate a bunch of those Total Energy releases that are largely just abject in their fidelity. Is it *new* unreleased stuff, or just the unreleased stuff from "66 Breakout" etc etc.
by A saint
Wed Sep 08, 2004 7:20 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: five essential rap records
Replies: 36
Views: 7714

Ah right. Forgot PE's "Nation of Millions." How I'll never know...a must.

I'll insist to the end "People's Instinctive..." is a better Tribe record than "Low End Theory." Plus it samples Lou Reed.

Similarly, the Beasties' Paul's Boutique is a marvel. Over Licensed To Ill by miles and miles.
by A saint
Wed Sep 08, 2004 6:14 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: five essential rap records
Replies: 36
Views: 7714

I'm afraid my suggestions will slant (heavily indeed) towards the old school. But I'd argue the following are essential: 1. Eric B & Rakim "Paid In Full" 2. EPMD "Strictly Business" 3. Gang Starr "Step In The Arena" 4. A Tribe Called Quest "People's Instinctive Travels..." 5. Main Source "Breaking A...
by A saint
Wed Sep 08, 2004 6:10 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: bobby gillespie's select c90 tape from feb'91
Replies: 22
Views: 4471

Is this the one that begins with "Born To Be With You" and ends with Chuck Berry? I've compiled this as well, and it's fantastic.

Convinced me to dig into the Thin Lizzy catalogue as well, for which I'm eternally grateful
by A saint
Mon Aug 16, 2004 1:38 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Personal play list for August (what are you lisening to..?)
Replies: 26
Views: 3902

Re: Personal play list for August (what are you lisening to.

In no particular order: Led Zeppelin DVD (OK you need to watch it too) Lee Perry - A Live Injection, Anthology 1968-1979 Monoshock - Walk to the Fire Dandy Warhols - 13 Tales from Urban Bohemia The Damned - Machine Gun Etiquette The Things - Coloured Heaven Simply Saucer - Cyborgs Revisited Mojo Tr...
by A saint
Wed Jul 28, 2004 5:23 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: NEW/OLD MUSIC again
Replies: 27
Views: 5725

Lately I've been giving time to: Lee Perry--Dub Triptych Billy Preston--Encouraging Words/That's The Way God Planned It A live Sly Stone boot from '68 Junior Wells--Hoodoo Man Blues Joe Gibbs--No Bones For The Dogs Trouble Funk--Early Singles The Faces--Five Guys Walk Into A Bar Fairport Convention-...
by A saint
Thu Jun 24, 2004 11:21 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: REALLY COOL NEW BAND!!
Replies: 33
Views: 4727

I like Wilco a lot, yeah. Haven't heard much Secret Machines, but I gotta say..."Radiohead, Interpol...or any good band."

That's an oppositive, right? If you happen to dig Radiohead or Interpol that's one thing, but a *good* band...quite another.
by A saint
Sun May 30, 2004 5:42 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Recurring - the last and best Spacemen 3 enigma
Replies: 34
Views: 10057

I'm with Runicible on this. Quite honestly, it's my favorite Spacemen LP alongside 'Perfect Prescription.' The fact the band members were "working separately" does no more to undo my enjoyment of the record than it does of, say, The White Album. And while I've found the disc's "redundancies" in evid...
by A saint
Tue Jan 27, 2004 1:55 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: the Devil's tunes/cover versions
Replies: 22
Views: 5506

BzaInSpace wrote:26$ wrote

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Oh aye, getting back to the post subject, did anyone realize the classic 'If I Were With Her Now' is actually based on an advertisment 'Theme from Toffee Crisp'?.... :idea:
Uh...you do know J licensed the song for the commercial, not vice versa right?