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by sunray
Sat Sep 21, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: This message board. Time for a change.
Replies: 36
Views: 2802

Re: This message board. Time for a change.

Was it just me or was the board down for everyone for a few days?

We've been over this before, but if it's a question of cash to keep this place going, myself and plenty of others are more than willing to chip in.
by sunray
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Drone Rock Records
Replies: 28
Views: 3833

Re: Drone Rock Records

After giving Yetti's album (the latest DRR release) a few listens i'd just like to doff the cap to Adam for his output this year. I've bought everything he's put out but I think 2019 has been an especially good year for the label. Hats off to you sir and I hope you'll be maintaining the standard for...
by sunray
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5114
Views: 401070

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

More a case of 'What I am not listening to now' :roll: Specifically, Sunray/Sonic Boom: Music For The Dreamachine - Phase II . Bought it upon release about two months ago. Unfortunately i'm without a turntable at the moment and this recording hasn't even popped up on youtube, which means i'm quite d...
by sunray
Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1554
Views: 159962

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

Sunray- sounds like you're gonna be busy indeed if those darned shifts don't get in the way! I'm considering Jah Wobble in the new year too I have received my shift schedule for the rest of the year and it looks like i'll be free for eight of the gigs. Not bad at all, all things considered! I may e...
by sunray
Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Last five albums/lp's you bought?
Replies: 2542
Views: 317165

Re: Last five albums/lp's you bought?

Spacemen 3: .kaleidoscope skies. Box Set (details here: https://www.discogs.com/Spacemen-3-kaleidoscope-skies/release/13935834 ) Pretty mad 2xLP set of a show played in Nuremburg on 9 May 1989 (which I had not got a recording of). This is #18 of a limited run of 23 :shock: .... :shock: :shock: :sho...
by sunray
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1554
Views: 159962

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

Between now and the end of the year I would hope to be catching all of these: Wand, Mclusky (was shocked to see they were back :shock: :) ), King Khan's Louder than Death, Efrim Manuel Menuck (GYBE/A Silver Mt.Zion) & Kevin Moria, Jah Wobble, Pere Ubu, Spiral Stairs, King Kong Company, Flamingods, T...
by sunray
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Unexpected music appearing on TV
Replies: 66
Views: 22702

Re: Unexpected music appearing on TV

Electricity on 'Operation Grand Canyon with Dan Snow', BBC4.
by sunray
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Kandodo
Replies: 16
Views: 2822

Re: Kandodo

Anyone know if the new album shipped yet?

It was originally scheduled for June 21st but got put back to July 19th. I received a download back in June but have heard nothing since.
by sunray
Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Taste - The Telescopes
Replies: 15
Views: 1124

Re: Taste - The Telescopes

Martin L wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:46 pm
Aquarian-Time wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:00 pm
They are about to be announced headlining a certain Psych type event in the North West, that may or may not be October 5th.....
When and where????
https://www.facebook.com/events/2002098006753788/
I thought Gnod were headliners though.
by sunray
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5114
Views: 401070

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

A&E Dept - The Rabbit's Name Was... I have been listening to this tune for nearly 25 years and it was only last night that I discovered the opening sample actually comes from Mission Control in the run up to the first moon landing :D However, i have always been aware that the closing sample is from ...
by sunray
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: NEW RIDE
Replies: 94
Views: 23042

Re: NEW RIDE

Anyone heard GLOK 'Dissident'? It's an instrumental solo album from Andy Bell and quite good it is too! First half is full of mellow dancefloor friendly vibes on a cosmic disco / balearic trip, while the second half oddly reminds me of the Beta Band at times. Some of those same tunes could actually ...
by sunray
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Quiet Temple (features Spiritualized members)
Replies: 5
Views: 605

The Quiet Temple (features Spiritualized members)

Maybe of interest to some around here (particularly the jazzers!). Rich Manchin ( Soulsavers ) and Duke Garwood have roped in Doggen, Thighpaulsandra and Ray Dickaty, amongst others, to come up with this new album. Had a cursory listen and there's enough there to pique my interest into settling down...
by sunray
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 798
Views: 91033

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

so believe it or not, it's now been 10 months since And Nothing Hurt came out. we are not far off a year since it's release.. and no proper UK tour, no further videos or anything. anyone think it's been weirdly low key? Yep. Probably due to no UK/Irish dates other than one-offs or festival appearan...
by sunray
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Acoustic Mainlines - Hackney Empire - 14th Sep
Replies: 35
Views: 2374

Re: Acoustic Mainlines - Hackney Empire - 12th Sep

I hope it's a one off and not the signal for an autumn acoustic tour.

Edit: it would appear to be a one-off for some festival type thing. £57 plus booking :shock:
by sunray
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Box of Spacemen 3/Spiritualized Cassettes
Replies: 29
Views: 1427

Re: Box of Spacemen 3/Spiritualized Cassettes

I'd quite like to hear Jason's demos of Steve Earle covers :wink:

Also, what could 'I Need Your Love' and 'Jokes Light' be? A Cheap Trick cover and comedy version of Shine A Light perhaps?
by sunray
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Rarest SPZ releases
Replies: 40
Views: 1504

Re: Rarest SPZ releases

toomilk wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:03 pm
I believe there is a LGM CD that is very rare. Not sure of the specifics, but it has been discussed here before...
Isn't that the Japanese version whose catalogue number was BVCP 206? Which is also the name of one of our forumites :lol:
by sunray
Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: new Aliens?
Replies: 3
Views: 398

Re: new Aliens?

NO FUCKING WAY!!!!! :shock: :D

Only yesterday I was watching a couple of live clips on Youtube and shed a tear. Such is the feeling of loss at their absence and the depth of my burning desire for this band to return.
by sunray
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Moon Duo
Replies: 36
Views: 5811

Re: Moon Duo

New album 'Stars Are The Light' due 27th September. Their Disco album apparently, with Sonic on mixing duties.

Title track: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYXVk4cEbkY

Ripley seems to be in a really mellow mood of late :)
by sunray
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1121
Views: 140395

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

I eschewed my usual central position halfway back to be sociable with my mates who were third row from the front towards Laetitia's side of the stage. So, yeah, that probably had a bearing on things alright. I did enjoy it though. Mind you it would've been nice to hear something off Peng! I doubt th...
by sunray
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1121
Views: 140395

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

Stereolab - Vicar St. Dublin I think i'd go with Angelsighs view that they were good not great. Highlights were Metronomic Underground, Anamorphose :D , Crest, Blue Milk and Lo Boob Oscillator. For me they seemed to be missing the big, fat organ drone that tended to dominate everything. The keyboar...
by sunray
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1554
Views: 159962

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

nice little festival in Birmingham later in the year, particularly interested in the Sunday night. Jane Weaver, The Comet is Coming, Bo Ningen and Flamingods for £20, can't argue with that https://counteract.co/news/this-is-tmrw-announce-their-full-future-days-2019-lineup/ I noticed The Claque are ...
by sunray
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Stereolab - where to start?
Replies: 57
Views: 8478

Re: Stereolab - where to start?

See you there then - Ba Ba Ba Ba :D
by sunray
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Stereolab - where to start?
Replies: 57
Views: 8478

Re: Stereolab - where to start?

It was the first UK gig of the tour, and I think they had had problems getting there on time - they were all involved in setting up the equipment and Lætitia said they hadn't had time to soundcheck. Also no merchandise, which was a pain as they have said on Twitter that they will have mugs ready in...
by sunray
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Roky Erickson has died.
Replies: 8
Views: 673

Re: Roky Erickson has died.

Sad news indeed.
I'm going to see Primal Scream tomorrow, I suspect 'Slip Inside This House' will get an airing.
by sunray
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Moon Duo/Wooden Shjips
Replies: 31
Views: 2837

Re: Moon Duo/Wooden Shjips

You are correct. I'm only getting to listen to it now and it's obviously Ripley! I'm liking it lots. :D
by sunray
Fri May 31, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Moon Duo/Wooden Shjips
Replies: 31
Views: 2837

Re: Moon Duo/Wooden Shjips

I was under the impression Ripley produced it, i'm not sure he plays on it. I could be totally wrong though.

My interest was piqued by the description on Piccadilly's mailout yesterday: "Sort of a back porch jam just as the shrooms are starting to kick in." :lol:
by sunray
Sat May 25, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5114
Views: 401070

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

The new Wand album Laughing Matter, the super heavy/garage psyche of yore is almost gone - not entirely mind - and they`re in a different kinda of psyche boat, its still pretty out there though, double album well over an hour an so much inventive shit going on, going to enjoy this album for a while...
by sunray
Sat May 25, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: All Points East
Replies: 4
Views: 707

Re: All Points East

I actually prefer that setlist to the full one!
by sunray
Sat May 18, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spectrum 2019 shows ...
Replies: 21
Views: 2049

Re: Spectrum 2019 shows ...

London, Dingwalls May 16 2019 here: https://soundcloud.com/stef-j-c/spectru ... h-may-2019

Download links in the comments. :D

There are also other gigs that chap has recorded that may be of interest (Spectrum, Loop).
by sunray
Fri May 17, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spectrum 2019 shows ...
Replies: 21
Views: 2049

Re: Spectrum 2019 shows ...

as well as that long trippy number which goes along the lines of "Like copper, like gold....". Can anybody confirm what this is? I thought you meant 'Like' from the Forever Alien album but it is probably this, EAR 'All Things Being Equal': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IWgMOpkiug Edit: After che...
by sunray
Thu May 09, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Last five albums/lp's you bought?
Replies: 2542
Views: 317165

Re: Last five albums/lp's you bought?

Ah right, makes sense. Glad to hear you're back on your feet. :D
by sunray
Wed May 08, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Last five albums/lp's you bought?
Replies: 2542
Views: 317165

Re: Last five albums/lp's you bought?

Do you actually listen to this stuff Olan or is it some kind of collection compulsion disorder? :wink:

I received a box from Cardinal Fuzz today and I know it'll be a while before I get through it.
by sunray
Mon May 06, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Belfast 4 May
Replies: 14
Views: 990

Re: Belfast 4 May

Surely that only really applies to the big production 'throw the kitchen sink at it' kind of shows though, not these ones with the core band and three backing singers. Is that last line a dig? Feels like one. No. Not trying to have a dig. Just giving a different opinion. I didn't mean to apply this...
by sunray
Mon May 06, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Belfast 4 May
Replies: 14
Views: 990

Re: Belfast 4 May

There is a lot of orchestration that goes into a show like that. Loads of band members and crucially important back up singers who most likely don't know the entire Spiritualized catalog. Hopefully those of you going to the upcoming shows take them for what they are and embrace them. Surely that on...
by sunray
Sun May 05, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Belfast 4 May
Replies: 14
Views: 990

Re: Belfast 4 May

Rubs eyes, stretches and lets out ONE GIGANTIC YAWWWWWWWWN. All of my fears for this gig were realised, an absolute snoozefest. That setlist just does not work. I think the last time I felt so bored at a Spiritualized concert was the Tripod travesty in 2008 (which at least had a decent encore). Or B...
by sunray
Sat May 04, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Mark Lanegan Interview
Replies: 14
Views: 2302

Re: Mark Lanegan Interview

New album 'Somebody's Knocking' out in October.

Taking the Mark Lanegan Band on the road in the US this month then hitting Europe for October, November and December.
New tune: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... uW0KLUYCQg
by sunray
Fri May 03, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Erik Morse's book on Spacemen 3
Replies: 32
Views: 4074

Re: Erik Morse's book on Spacemen 3

If anyone wants a pdf of it I can sort them out.
by sunray
Wed May 01, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1554
Views: 159962

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

Doing my bit supporting 'The Orts' this weekend:

Nurse With Wound at Drogheda Arts Festival on Friday
Spiritualized at the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, Belfast on Saturday.
by sunray
Wed May 01, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Spz North American Tour 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 3310

Re: Spz North American Tour 2019

Hey, I do like the album a lot but went to the show in SF with a full crew of people that don't like anything past LAGWAFIS and in most cases like this one the least. They were all blown away! The material is better live, much more dynamic, and makes a lot of sense listening to it all of the way th...
by sunray
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: RE: Ride New Album, " This Is Not A Safe Place "
Replies: 2
Views: 506

Re: RE: Ride New Album, " This Is Not A Safe Place "

Not digging the single. I hear The Smiths, New Order and for a brief moment that 'Young Folks' song! It's just a bit bog-standard indie for me. I'll always go see them live (they are supporting The Cure in June :D ) but I think i'm done buying their music. I didn't even pick up Weather Diaries and h...
by sunray
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Spz North American Tour 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 3310

Re: Spz North American Tour 2019

Is there anyone here who has attended any of the ANH shows who wasn't particularly enamoured with the album beforehand? Lots of great reviews but people appear to love the album in the first place. Personally I find ANH to be ok but don't share the love that most folks seem to have for it. So my que...
by sunray
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Atomos a Winged Victory for the Sullen
Replies: 7
Views: 656

Re: Atomos a Winged Victory for the Sullen

Best SOTL album for me is Gravitational Pull vs The Desire For An Aquatic Life : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ie0ZXAd3IY8 The final song 'Be Little With Me' is the perfect soundtrack to sitting on top of a mountain watching the sunrise. Or facing a beautiful dawn after a wonderful night of overin...
by sunray
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 2019 - looking forward to....
Replies: 10
Views: 1539

Re: 2019 - looking forward to....

Just seen that Clinic have a new album out in May, 'Wheeltappers And Shunters'.

New Earth, Death & Vanilla, Black Mountain and King Gizzard... in the next few weeks too.

Dunno if i'd say I was looking forward to any of them but i'll have a listen when they drop.
by sunray
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Salt Lake City Review
Replies: 7
Views: 636

Re: Salt Lake City Review

Sounds like he knew nothing about Spiritualized at all. I can't believe people still go on about a lack of engagement with the audience. Who gives a fuck?!! All I care about at any gig is if the music is good. Some acts do good banter and some don't know when to shut the fuck up. Really though, unle...
by sunray
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: recurrying
Replies: 34
Views: 13324

Re: recurrying

A bit tenuous but here's a few:

2: I'm Your Naan
3: Paneer It Comes (With Roti) Not Rolls
4: Let's Dhansak
7: The Mattar Paratha
9: I'll Have Vindaloo
by sunray
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1554
Views: 159962

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

Tickets bought for: Unloved (David Holmes latest project) - 9/05 Thee Oh Sees - 21/05 Kikagaku Moyo - 23/05 Primal Scream w/ The Charlatans and Fun Lovin' Criminals - 02/06 The Cure w/ Ride and The Twilight Sad - 08/06 Stereolab - 25/06 About another 17 I will be doing my damndest to hit between now...
by sunray
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1121
Views: 140395

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

Pom Poko, Upstairs at Whelans, Dublin Took a last minute punt on this Saturday night and very glad I did. Four-piece from Norway with questionable clobber and a very enthusiastic frontwoman. Played their only album, no encore, and they were done. I'd describe them as a slightly less awkward Deerhoo...
by sunray
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Liverpool Psyche Fest
Replies: 9
Views: 591

Re: Liverpool Psyche Fest

Yeah, sure why not? Catching up with the incrowd was too much of a pull! :lol:

Something to look forward to anyways. I can't imagine them coming back with a lame lineup. But, yes, it is a gamble at this stage.
by sunray
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Liverpool Psyche Fest
Replies: 9
Views: 591

Re: Liverpool Psyche Fest

Is there no option for print at home tickets or am I blind? They want to charge £13.50 for delivery! :evil:

EDIT: Nevermind. Print at home option showed second time around :roll: :D

Yeah I was thinking it would be Invisible Wind Factory. Probably same set up as Wrong festival.
by sunray
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Liverpool Psyche Fest
Replies: 9
Views: 591

Re: Liverpool Psyche Fest

Only a 1-dayer. Not sure if that's a good or bad thing. Easier on the body and wallet, yet might stop a lot of overseas folk from making the trip. Two days and i'm there, one and i'm not sure if I could be arsed.

I'll probably grab a ticket anyways :lol:
by sunray
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Kandodo
Replies: 16
Views: 2822

Re: Kandodo

Pre-order up for version with extra print alongside regular poster: https://fortemusicdistribution.bandcamp.com/album/k3

A tad expensive methinks but the collection must remain intact so took the plunge :roll: :oops:

Christ, i'm a sad and pathetic individual :lol:
by sunray
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Last five albums/lp's you bought?
Replies: 2542
Views: 317165

Re: Last five albums/lp's you bought?

Barrowlands arrived today along with The Modern Antiquarian t-shirt. If the latter is as resilient as my original shirt i'll get a good twenty years out of it minimum :D I think Saturday might be spent catching up with some Cope purchases (Barrowlands, Antequera, Skellington 3 and Teardrop Explodes ...
by sunray
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Kandodo
Replies: 16
Views: 2822

Re: Kandodo

New Kandodo album K3 coming in June. This makes me happy.

New track here: https://www.echoesanddust.com/2019/03/e ... tfity92b99
by sunray
Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Belfast 4 May
Replies: 14
Views: 990

Re: Belfast 4 May

I'm assuming it's a regular Spiritualized gig played by the core band rather than a big production version or a 1 hour festival set. Yep, no official mention of this or the Dublin date in June: https://www.forbiddenfruit.ie/monday :roll: I intend doing Belfast but not Dublin as the latter has no oth...
by sunray
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow 23rd May
Replies: 43
Views: 3699

Re: Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow 23rd May

One of my mates saw this post on facebook;
"I was speaking to Doggen on Friday night and he told me Glasgow’s been cancelled and they’re going to play another date there later in The year. Haven’t seen anything online about it being cancelled though".

Make of that what you will.
by sunray
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 3254

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

Doggen and Kev were definitely there in the clips/photos i've seen online.
by sunray
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 3254

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

I think I would find that setlist quite hard work.
I can understand the whole album thing with orchestra, choir and all the bells and whistles, but with just a core band? Strikes me as a bit of a snoozefest.

I'm still planning on making the trip to Belfast in May though! :roll:
by sunray
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: SPZ 2019 Tour dates!
Replies: 58
Views: 7586

Re: SPZ 2019 Tour dates!

NEW DATE, BELFAST SAT. 4TH MAY: https://cqaf.com/spiritualized/

Might have to hit this. Bank Holiday weekend too.
by sunray
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Stereolab - where to start?
Replies: 57
Views: 8478

Re: Stereolab - where to start?

If they stick to a predominantly Kraut/Velvets trip of a setlist i.e. pre 1997, I suspect I might get quite emotional in Vicar Street (Yes, i've been having a bit of a Stereolab binge).

Groovy People...Trippy People.... :D
by sunray
Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: SPZ 2019 Tour dates!
Replies: 58
Views: 7586

Re: SPZ 2019 Tour dates!

Added to the Monday of Forbidden Fruit Festival in Dublin on June 3 apparently: https://twitter.com/PMcLoone/status/1101249485647298565?s=19 They will join an utterly shite lineup of Elbow, First Aid Kit, RY X, Julien Baker, Saint Sister, Barns Courtney and I Have A Tribe. I shall not be forking out...
by sunray
Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1121
Views: 140395

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

Massive Attack, 3 Arena, Dublin Similar experience to spzretent's above. Just back from this gig and i'm so pissed off I can't even be arsed to review the show itself. A gig populated by self-absorbed wankers who believed their conversation is more important than what's on stage or other people's e...
by sunray
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Stereolab - where to start?
Replies: 57
Views: 8478

Re: Stereolab - where to start?

Ticket got for Dublin in June :D

Don't think i'll bother with the reissues though. I bought the originals as they came out so any bonus material i'll probably just download.
by sunray
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Drone Rock Records Interview
Replies: 6
Views: 618

Re: Drone Rock Records Interview

I assume the Special Editions are more expensive to produce and that's why you do them in a larger run than the regular editions? Or is it to entice record collector scum into buying both copies; 'Special' for the colours and 'Regular' for the rarity? Shrewd :wink:
by sunray
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Mercury Rev
Replies: 12
Views: 1620

Re: New Mercury Rev

Had a listen today. For the first two-thirds I was mightily impressed, best thing they'd done in at least 20 years, maybe more. I lost interest in the final third though. But to be fair i'm not a fan of the original versions of 'Penduli Pendulum' and 'Jesseye 'Lizabeth' so it's maybe not a surprise ...