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by clewsr
Thu May 16, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spectrum 2019 shows ...
Replies: 21
Views: 1461

Re: Spectrum 2019 shows ...

So after all the drama I made it to the gig last night, Really glad I did. Great set list and surging drones all the way through. Have to admit I enjoyed this substantially more than Spiritualized in Amsterdam back in March. Smallish room, but busy crowd. I got myself a good spec close to the front,...
by clewsr
Wed May 15, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spectrum 2019 shows ...
Replies: 21
Views: 1461

Re: Spectrum 2019 shows ...

I'm so sad I'm going to Miss this, finally tempted Girlfriend into it, but no one can Baby Sit :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: The only other time I've seen Sprectrum was in Liverpool maybe ten years ago. Sad Times If it is any consolation to you (misery loves company and all that) I can't go either as...
by clewsr
Wed May 15, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spectrum 2019 shows ...
Replies: 21
Views: 1461

Re: Spectrum 2019 shows ...

I'm so sad I'm going to Miss this, finally tempted Girlfriend into it, but no one can Baby Sit :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

The only other time I've seen Sprectrum was in Liverpool maybe ten years ago. Sad Times
by clewsr
Tue May 14, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spectrum 2019 shows ...
Replies: 21
Views: 1461

Re: Spectrum 2019 shows ...

how long was trhe show? any support?
by clewsr
Thu May 09, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spectrum 2019 shows ...
Replies: 21
Views: 1461

Re: Spectrum 2019 shows ...

Barcelona show on u tube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEhs4Rm8wbw

The Manchester Spectrum show is on the same day as my Girlfriend's birthday which is awkward. I'm still working on persuading her to ditch the kids and head over to see it. The chance doesn't come up very often.
by clewsr
Thu May 09, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Yo La Tengo w/Sonic Boom 13.05.00 torrent
Replies: 77
Views: 11431

Re: Yo La Tengo w/Sonic Boom 13.05.00 torrent

Okay this is a real blast from the past I know but does anybody have this recording to share? I've recently been getting into Robyn Hitchcock, and I'm extremely curious how a Sonic Boom/YLT/Hitchcock mashup would sound. I'll have it somewhere Jon. Give me a while to rummage around for it. thanks Ol...
by clewsr
Fri May 03, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: More Bees at Glastonbury.
Replies: 0
Views: 192

More Bees at Glastonbury.

Hopefully the 5g signals at Glastonbury :roll: this year won't affect the Bees' performance. https://www.thefourohfive.com/music/article/greenpeace-to-team-up-with-wolfgang-buttress-at-glastonbury-for-multi-media-installation-involving-michael-eavis-bees-and-harmonious-sound-by-contemporary-producer...
by clewsr
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Losing Touch with my Mind Comp
Replies: 7
Views: 592

Re: Losing Touch with my Mind Comp

another review. http://www.themortonreport.com/entertai ... ill-evans/

Still need to give this a proper listen.
by clewsr
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Boston Pics
Replies: 7
Views: 564

Re: Boston Pics

Sorry to hear you couldn't make it Ro. Hope you are feeling ok.

This might help a little - https://archive.org/details/Spiritualiz ... 3april2019
by clewsr
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Boston Pics
Replies: 7
Views: 564

Boston Pics

https://vanyaland.com/2019/04/15/photo- ... in-boston/

That first main picture they have used is amazing!
by clewsr
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5091
Views: 371001

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

I was never a fan of the original song, but I think this is just sublime.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNW4GIphNAk
by clewsr
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Salt Lake City Review
Replies: 7
Views: 463

Salt Lake City Review

It doesn't sound like the reviewer enjoyed this at all, - https://www.saltlakemagazine.com/spiritualized/

Did take some good pictures though - https://www.flickr.com/photos/charissac ... 436499851/
by clewsr
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Atomos a Winged Victory for the Sullen
Replies: 7
Views: 454

Re: Atomos a Winged Victory for the Sullen

so you will like the first album :: https://www.erasedtapes.com/release/eratp032-a-winged-victory-for-the-sullen-a-winged-victory-for-the-sullen and parent company Stars Of The Lid especially 'Their Refinement of the Decline' album and other side project 'The Dead Texan' all lovely ambient/neo clas...
by clewsr
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Losing Touch with my Mind Comp
Replies: 7
Views: 592

Re: Losing Touch with my Mind Comp

perhaps you are right that it is brand new. It does sound good. Looking forward to giving it is listen.
by clewsr
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Losing Touch with my Mind Comp
Replies: 7
Views: 592

Losing Touch with my Mind Comp

I hadn't heard of this before, but apparently it is a reissue. Might have to pick it up, given the name -

https://www.cherryred.co.uk/product/var ... 1986-1990/

https://www.theartsdesk.com/new-music/r ... ch-my-mind
by clewsr
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Atomos a Winged Victory for the Sullen
Replies: 7
Views: 454

Atomos a Winged Victory for the Sullen

So I was relaxing last night watching BBC 4, when after watching quite an interesting film about Classical music in Britain, this came on - https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m00041tj/wayne-mcgregor-atomos 70 minutes of comtempory dance to an immensely haunting and droney sound track. The music f...
by clewsr
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: New Interview - blocked in EU
Replies: 7
Views: 234

Re: New Interview - blocked in EU

the album with the "epidural" would have been Amazing Grace right? it does seem that the band's records are better when they incubate for as long as possible :) Thanks for posting that interview spacemanrich I guess we could only conclude that if someone unearthened the original 'quick and dirty' Y...
by clewsr
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Other
Topic: New Interview - blocked in EU
Replies: 7
Views: 234

New Interview - blocked in EU

https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/ct-ott-spiritualized-vic-chicago-0405-story.html Spiritualized is back after six years, with a new album they're not so sure about Chicago Tribune In a phone interview, Pierce (who brings Spiritualized to the Vic Theatre on Tuesday, where he will pl...
by clewsr
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Vancouver Review
Replies: 1
Views: 318

Vancouver Review

http://exclaim.ca/music/article/spiritu ... bc_april_2

Sounds like a small change to the set list with She Kissed Me being included.
by clewsr
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Dallas Review
Replies: 1
Views: 390

Dallas Review

https://www.dallasobserver.com/music/re ... 9-11624349

First review I've seen of this tour. The write seems to spend a lot of time trying to make sense of it all.
by clewsr
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow 23rd May
Replies: 43
Views: 2851

Re: Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow 23rd May

Looks like this has now moved indoors. Now in the Old Fruitmarket
by clewsr
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacemen 3/Spiritualized Tributes, Kitch, Art, Tattoos Etc
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: Spacemen 3/Spiritualized Tributes, Kitch, Art, Tattoos Etc

Jasonsmith wrote:
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:08 am
I wanted to do the same thing (change my middle name) to become Jason Spaceman Smith, but my sister managed to talk me out of it.
probably for the best!
by clewsr
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: New S3 book
Replies: 17
Views: 1234

Re: New S3 book

natty wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:48 pm
Just finished it. Nice little book, worth any fan's money. Had an extra dimension for me as an ex-pat Northamptonian I think.
Likewise for me, having spent many of my formative teenage years out and about in Rugby. Sadly post the Spacemen3 era though.
by clewsr
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Jonny Mattock plays on new Josephine Wiggs album
Replies: 0
Views: 225

Jonny Mattock plays on new Josephine Wiggs album

The Breeders' Josephine Wiggs has a new album which Jonny Mattock plays on. The track shared in the article is very haunting and rather excellent.

https://pitchfork.com/news/the-breeders ... ng-listen/
by clewsr
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: New S3 book
Replies: 17
Views: 1234

Re: New S3 book

I read this in one sitting on Saturday, after the spz gig in Amsterdam. Made me wish I was just a few years older so I could have actually seen Spacemen 3. An enjoyable easy read, love letter to the band I'd say.
by clewsr
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 2663

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

Similar setlist in Copenhagen. Without doubt the most boring Spz gig I've ever seen. Great show in Stocholm the day after - same set, but much more intense and hypnotic. In particular On the Sunshine, The Morning After and Oh Happy Day were stellar, and Doggen’s guitar was fantastic. Great lights (...
by clewsr
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 2663

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

We were on the balcony, it was a good view up there and had room to move a bit. I agree with you Runcible on the highlights. I do think the end of the show in particular was lackluster. I know its the start of the tour and things will improve. I guess the whole play of ANH will last the whole tour? ...
by clewsr
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 2663

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

Agreed :mrgreen:
by clewsr
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 2663

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

Yeah. It probably didn't help that we couldn't see the guitarists from where we were, but the impressioni for last night was much more of a singer songwriter with backing band.

I miss the American flavour band. I still think that Hendon bridge gig was the best I'd seen them in a very long time
by clewsr
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 2663

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

We enjoyed the show. Great venue. I must admit I struggled with the tempo though. It was fine to hear the whole album but better and louder songs at the end would really have helped. I'd drop broken heart, so long you pretty thing and happy day in favour of heading for the top, smiles, or take me to...
by clewsr
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 2663

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

Thanks. Herman. Membership sorted. Had a good day wandering around the city. Looking forward to the gig now.
by clewsr
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 2663

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

Get quite excited about the trip to Amsterdam now!

Some questions -

- Who else on this forum is going?
- Parradiso website says membership is required for some gigs. Does anyone know if this applies to the spz gig?
- Any word of a support?
- Any suggestions for bars or cafes nearby?
by clewsr
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Mercury Rev 1993 TV footage finally found
Replies: 6
Views: 514

Re: Mercury Rev 1993 TV footage finally found

Great Film! I've kind of forgotten about the Rev over the years. It might be time to dig out that first album again.

I think the footage could also be be the inspiration for Yo Gabba Gabba??
by clewsr
Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5091
Views: 371001

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

nice one Laz. Just started on this - Frankie & The Witch Fingers - Brain Telephone LP Ridiculously catchy psych with poppy undertones. Brilliant songs and full of energy. The song of the same name is one of the best toe-tappers I've heard in a while! https://youtu.be/o-nPMpTsfh8?t=15 ..One minute in...
by clewsr
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: is this the worst spacemen 3 cover you've ever heard
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Re: is this the worst spacemen 3 cover you've ever heard

maybe for the best. It must have been my terse feedback.
by clewsr
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: is this the worst spacemen 3 cover you've ever heard
Replies: 3
Views: 417

is this the worst spacemen 3 cover you've ever heard

I always quite like to hear a spacemen 3 or spiritualized cover... imagine my disappointment when I clicked on this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-pgTGWSM8
.. or is it just me??
by clewsr
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 787
Views: 79581

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

How Odd. I do really like it, but the candy crush track is 5 years old, so unless Jason did produce it for them, the lawsuit could be heading in Spirituaized's direction?

It kind of reminds of the first time I saw the toffee crisp advert and freaked the fuck out.
by clewsr
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Jason in Q Magazine interview
Replies: 22
Views: 2498

Re: Jason in Q Magazine interview

Something no one has asked for ages - 'When are you going to reform Spacemen 3' :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by clewsr
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Hookworms split
Replies: 16
Views: 1394

Re: Hookworms split

oh that sad / disturbing news. Just as they had broken through this year.
by clewsr
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spz live at the Quart Festival 1992
Replies: 15
Views: 1541

Re: Spz live at the Quart Festival 1992

That is a great video! Thanks for sharing. That Sway is just lovely!
by clewsr
Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Cool Spiritualized mix
Replies: 21
Views: 1776

Re: Cool Spiritualized mix

Its from the Mr Lonely sound track.
by clewsr
Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Richard Ashcroft
Replies: 24
Views: 2242

Re: Richard Ashcroft

this is also quite an amusing read https://www.gigwise.com/features/3286185/i-m-already-a-king-richard-ashcroft-interviewed?fbclid=IwAR2qMayRu7zL5B0SMfW4eUtvhFNLNTWh85d5_dQYGYOLnnVI0mYPJiB08xw Together with dropping a packet of white powder on the studio floor on Soccer AM. Classy. For Kate spotters...
by clewsr
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Cool Spiritualized mix
Replies: 21
Views: 1776

Re: Cool Spiritualized mix

lovely! Too short though!
by clewsr
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: J Spaceman - Guitar Loops on Vinyl
Replies: 5
Views: 936

Re: J Spaceman - Guitar Loops on Vinyl

I'm normally a quite a completist when it comes to Jason's work, but I think I'll swerve this.

'J. Spaceman recorded this strange record at his own Amazing Grace Studio in June 2005.'

I wonder what happened to the Amazing Grace Studio?
by clewsr
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Kings Theatre tonight
Replies: 19
Views: 3442

Re: Kings Theatre tonight

by clewsr
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Kings Theatre tonight
Replies: 19
Views: 3442

Re: Kings Theatre tonight

Some good pics and songs from this show here http://www.brooklynvegan.com/spirituali ... allery-1=3
by clewsr
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 787
Views: 79581

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

Good to hear from you Runcible! I agree with much of what you said, although I'm keener on the Saxophones than you are. I was pleased to hear them make a strong return on this record. Also the absence of Lord / Jesus lines makes it a much easier listen. I think it is most positive and uplifting albu...
by clewsr
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 2663

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

I'm going to this show., My guess would be no orchestra - given the big shows are very loss making - I imagine next years shows will be mostly normal band.
by clewsr
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Drowned in Sound Interview with Jason
Replies: 8
Views: 2522

Re: Drowned in Sound Interview with Jason

another - https://www.vogue.com/article/jason-pierce-spiritualized-kings-theatre "We’re losing about 30 grand on these two shows. I think by the middle of next year, we might have done enough shows without orchestras to make it up, but I don’t know. I think my new managers think it’s madness—they’re...
by clewsr
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Drowned in Sound Interview with Jason
Replies: 8
Views: 2522

Re: Drowned in Sound Interview with Jason

interesting read Andy, particularly about fui.
by clewsr
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Insecure Men
Replies: 2
Views: 537

Re: Insecure Men

oddly enough, although I didn't know the connection I was thinking of fat white family when I was listening to it. Perhaps because of the similar band names rather than the music.
by clewsr
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Insecure Men
Replies: 2
Views: 537

Insecure Men

https://www.clashmusic.com/news/insecur ... rious-girl

I've been listening to these men this afternoon. Quite fun.
by clewsr
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?
Replies: 123
Views: 12212

Re: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?

BzaInSpace wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:12 pm


Two amazing bootlegs in one week?

What a time to be alive.
What other one have I missed BZA??
by clewsr
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Fucked Up Inside - RSD Vinyl Reissue
Replies: 112
Views: 12291

Re: Fucked Up Inside - RSD Vinyl Reissue

Remastered vinyl release. The current CD release is NOT remastered -

https://www.thedigitalfix.com/music/con ... nyl-issue/
by clewsr
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?
Replies: 123
Views: 12212

Re: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?

dogfacedboy wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:58 pm
My tape of the gig as heard from the 2nd row

https://mega.nz/#!zx9xSAwC!r8ZgjKy6FIcG ... tfj7IofB7s

share and enjoy
Hey, Thanks for This! Just got it cranked up on the stereo now! 8) 8) 8) Great Work 8)
by clewsr
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?
Replies: 123
Views: 12212

Re: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?

The Times gives it 5*'s, but the rest is behind a paywall.. ★★★★★ This year, Jason “Spaceman” Pierce has faced something of a crisis. Ever since he formed Spiritualized from the ashes of minimal pioneers Spacemen 3 in 1990, Pierce has been going the other way and getting maximal: he’s made albums wi...
by clewsr
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?
Replies: 123
Views: 12212

Re: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?

What a great Gig! Like Spiby i missed the Albert hall in 1997, and always regretted it. The fact that more than 21 years later I still have the chance to see life-afirming shows like this is amazing really. The teaser of old stuff before the new stuff came along was very effective. I was so pleased ...
by clewsr
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?
Replies: 123
Views: 12212

Re: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?

Is there? That seems very unusual for spiritualized these days.
by clewsr
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?
Replies: 123
Views: 12212

Re: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?

We are going to be on tight timecales getting down to London after dumping our kids with some (very kind) friends.

Does anyone have any thoughts on when show time will be. Doors are 7.00pm It won't start before 8.00pm, surely?
by clewsr
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 787
Views: 79581

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

I really liked Kate's keyboard playing, It was the backbone of the LGM era sound. Simple and very effective.
by clewsr
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Spare Ticket for Wooden Ships in Liverpool tonight
Replies: 2
Views: 955

Re: Spare Ticket for Wooden Ships in Liverpool tonight

I can't believe I missed you Olan! I kept my eyes peeled for you. Good gig though eh. For me they are the AC/DC of drone rock.