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by James T
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Acoustic Mainlines - Hackney Empire - 14th Sep
Replies: 33
Views: 2242

Re: Acoustic Mainlines - Hackney Empire - 14th Sep

Unreserved seating is an annoyance for me, needn't have flustered so much to get online at work. Will have to get there early for that aisle seat.
by James T
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Acoustic Mainlines - Hackney Empire - 14th Sep
Replies: 33
Views: 2242

Re: Acoustic Mainlines - Hackney Empire - 14th Sep

Also, all shows seem expensive now, so I guess it's just normal. (Wilco is like £70 in London for the reasonable seats?)
by James T
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Acoustic Mainlines - Hackney Empire - 14th Sep
Replies: 33
Views: 2242

Re: Acoustic Mainlines - Hackney Empire - 14th Sep

Date amended. Seems the cost is the standard Spzd show price now. Seems a lot but it's pretty rare they're playing over here now so I'll pay it, given it's a Saturday and I can actually make this one. Really disappointed the ANH tour never really stopped by anywhere but the US for a real run, but I ...
by James T
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Acoustic Mainlines - Hackney Empire - 14th Sep
Replies: 33
Views: 2242

Acoustic Mainlines - Hackney Empire - 14th Sep

Well, well, well... Where did this come from?? On sale Friday.
by James T
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1554
Views: 159876

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

Seems like next year's schedules are coming together well... Low in Tijuana Low in Tustin (no idea what that place is) Low in LA Low in Birmingham Low in London Low in Kortrijk Nils Frahm in LA (perhaps...) ...Trail of Dead playing Madonna + more in Manchester Robyn Hitchcock in Huddersfield Robyn H...
by James T
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New LOW
Replies: 7
Views: 1126

Re: New LOW

Pretty much the most essential listen in years. DAMN, this album...
by James T
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New LOW
Replies: 7
Views: 1126

New LOW

INTENSE is the word...

On Spotify now.
by James T
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 798
Views: 90986

Re: New Spiritualized Album - 2018

Which dates? Can't find them.... :D
by James T
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 798
Views: 90986

Re: New Spiritualized Album - 2018

Does anyone have dates for the NYC / London shows? Can't seem to find anywhere.

On the tracks... love them. Not sure what was expected but given their direction over recent years it's not a surprise to hear songs presented this way. Think PM is one of their best (of not the best) in years.
by James T
Tue May 29, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1554
Views: 159876

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

List never changes too much for me.... ha!

Courtney Barnett
Plank
LCD Soundsystem
The Cure / Slowdive / Interpol / Ride
LOOP
Low
Luna
Spiritualized
David Byrne
Roger Waters
Teenage Fanclub
Kikagaku Moyo
John Grant
by James T
Mon May 28, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Spiritualized Paris 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 2838

Re: Spiritualized Paris 2018

Yes, yes we will.
by James T
Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Damon & Naomi + Damon Krukowski Q&A - 18th Feb Manchester
Replies: 0
Views: 1495

Damon & Naomi + Damon Krukowski Q&A - 18th Feb Manchester

Dots & Loops returns after just a year of retirement. Blame boredom... First up we welcome back some good friends... Night & Day Cafe / Dots & Loops bring Damon & Naomi (ex-Galaxie 500) back to Manchester to perform a special show at Night & Day Cafe on Sunday 18th February! Prior to their set, Damo...
by James T
Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Perfect Miracle
Replies: 3
Views: 937

Perfect Miracle

There used to be a really great video of this on youtube I'm sure.... pro shot? Maybe from Ireland??

Can anyone help me out here? I only want the audio anyway. What's the best recording we have of this track? Such a nice little ditty.
by James T
Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Mogwai : Every Country's Sun (Sept. 1)
Replies: 13
Views: 3053

Re: Mogwai : Every Country's Sun (Sept. 1)

It's to open the new room, so not sure how small it is but surely still v small. I saw them play at Hoxton Bar & Kitchen before Hardcore..., that's tiny! Hoping to be at the Brude show, got a friend working on it.
by James T
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Spiritualized with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra at Øya
Replies: 63
Views: 10149

Re: Spiritualized with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra at Øy

So glad to see Kev back on drums, and Stelfox is a greta bass player. I heard the new guitarist was Doggen's son, but I don't know??
by James T
Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1121
Views: 140345

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

The thing with Radiohead is that they do a great job mixing up the setlist. I LOVE it when they play The Gloaming but it isn't as common as it used to be. My Iron Lung? Fuck that, awful track! Still, I am glad they mix it up night after night. I'm looking forward to Manchester. Skipped the last tour...
by James T
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Luna : 2017 Releases
Replies: 3
Views: 1006

Re: Luna : 2017 Releases

Their last covers collection was superb, so I'm not disappointed as such. Also, I knew this was the case and was told the instrumentals might never surface. Can't afford a thing so no chance of buying it, one day though. Looking forward to it!
by James T
Tue May 23, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Manchester
Replies: 4
Views: 1246

Re: Manchester

Impossible to know what to say. I live like a minute walk from the arena and it was an incredibly surreal evening. Today it sinks in. Tomorrow will be different.
by James T
Mon May 22, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Sage Photos
Replies: 55
Views: 20262

Re: Sage Photos

It was played on release date at Rough Trade. I was there, I have the setlist somewhere, too! I enjoyed the live version a lot more than recorded.
by James T
Sun May 14, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Mogwai : Every Country's Sun (Sept. 1)
Replies: 13
Views: 3053

Re: Mogwai : Every Country's Sun (Sept. 1)

Sounds like Mono. Better than their last 2...
by James T
Thu May 04, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Slowdive
Replies: 195
Views: 47215

Re: Slowdive

I love JFAD! I take your points though about it all merging to one in a way, but I also think maybe that is part of it's charm. Great chill-out LP.
by James T
Thu May 04, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The New Year - Snow
Replies: 1
Views: 578

The New Year - Snow

The New Year are finally back, and you may be surprised to see me type something positive about some of my retiring heroes... I love it! I hope they do a tour behind it, although it is difficult to find in the UK at this point in time. Get it!
by James T
Thu May 04, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Slowdive
Replies: 195
Views: 47215

Re: Slowdive

I was way too negative in my original view on this. I can appreciate it for what it is, not unpleasant but still (imo) their weakest LP. I enjoy parts of it, and the weaker bits are perhaps just not for me, rather than being bad.
by James T
Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Slowdive
Replies: 195
Views: 47215

Re: Slowdive

TheWarmth wrote:What bands are you referring to re: nu-gaze? Diiv? Beach House?
I couldn't even name them, just ones I hear in bars and some friends stereos. The XX and that jive. I listened to a beach house album once and thought it was ok. This album does have their producer though.
by James T
Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Slowdive
Replies: 195
Views: 47215

Re: Slowdive

On second listen there are a couple of nice tracks, but still a big disappointment for me at least. Sounds too much like all these so-called nu-gaze acts to me. I'm a grumpy old (young) man though. I wish them well with it and I look forward to a tour, but I can't see me spinning this much.
by James T
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Slowdive
Replies: 195
Views: 47215

Re: Slowdive

So disappointed with the album. I know I shouldn't download a leak but I already pre-ordered and given my opinion of the first two track I think I was generous with my minimal disposable income. I love this band so much but this album is not grabbing me at all. It feels incredibly forced. I don't su...
by James T
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1121
Views: 140345

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

Holmfirth canceled pretty much as soon as announced. Would like to make it to Hull but trains are a shite.
by James T
Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1121
Views: 140345

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

Saw the JAMC in Birmingham last night and they were superb! No false starts or anything like that, just hit after hit and the new songs sounded incredible too with the extra volume (the album isn't quite noisy enough for me?). Amazing setlist, great sound and the institute is a nice little venue I r...
by James T
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Banning of a forumite
Replies: 54
Views: 16809

Re: Banning of a forumite

I had to stop talking football before I got banned...

In seriousness though, it is sad it has come to this. I've met some of my best friends through this forum. Hopefully everyone deserting us will return and we can get our act together.
by James T
Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Mary Chain - Amputation
Replies: 19
Views: 3783

Re: Mary Chain - Amputation

I agree about ti being the best reformation LP in recent memory, very enjoyable despite being nothing particularly new. I don't know the original versions of any of these tracks, but they all stand up well here to me! Second listen today, looking forward to the tour.
by James T
Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1554
Views: 159876

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

Grails Russian Circles Jesus & Mary Chain (Birmingham) Lorelle Meets the Obsolete Trans Am (Leeds) Michael Rother Iron Maiden (Free, my sister is their accountant now!) Damo Suzuki Mew Broken Social Scene Transformer (Swans, Loop, etc...) KISS Kraftwerk (Edinburgh) Max Richter (Oxford) Mark Lanegan ...
by James T
Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia 2017
Replies: 62
Views: 11069

Re: Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia 2017

Think the ticket price is very fair, just the cost of hotels and travel and drinks and food makes it a very expensive weekend. I have so many out-of-town shows coming up costing a fortune that i can't manage the whole weekend for this and won't be staying overnight. I can't really stand Black Angels...
by James T
Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Kraftwerk Albert Hall
Replies: 3
Views: 1166

Re: Kraftwerk Albert Hall

I'm off to Edinburgh. Over the past few year's I've seen them in Dusseldorf, Oslo, LA, and San Diego. Will be nice to finally see them in the UK, even if I did miss out on tickets in Manchester. Typical.
by James T
Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia 2017
Replies: 62
Views: 11069

Re: Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia 2017

Will be there for Loop. Not a bad line-up by any means but nothing that would convince me to part with the cost of the wild weekend's of yesteryear... That said, there's more to come. We'll see.
by James T
Fri Feb 17, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Spiritualized with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra at Øya
Replies: 63
Views: 10149

Re: Spiritualized with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra at Øy

Of everything, hotels are actually pretty great and well priced in Oslo. i've been 5 times and always spent a reasonable price, especially compared to London, Paris, etc... Expensive for everything else though. Flights from manchester are dirt cheap usually, so I could book them even if I don't end ...
by James T
Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Spiritualized with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra at Øya
Replies: 63
Views: 10149

Re: Spiritualized with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra at Øy

Can't make sense of the ticketing situation.
by James T
Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Spiritualized with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra at Øya
Replies: 63
Views: 10149

Re: Spiritualized with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra at Øy

Love Oslo, might look at going. Have been in august the past 2 years and its always fun.
by James T
Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Slowdive
Replies: 195
Views: 47215

Re: Slowdive

And the new song.... It's OK, but I can't really say it is as good as any other track of theirs from way back.
by James T
Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Slowdive
Replies: 195
Views: 47215

Re: Slowdive

Album is coming for sure. They made some noises about a date up north a while ago but nothing happened with that. I'd expect them to wait until the new LP is out now.
by James T
Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Dots & Loops: LOW, Robert Hampson, Elle Mary [SOLD OUT]
Replies: 5
Views: 1366

Re: Dots & Loops: The Final Show

Shows are not good for mental health.
by James T
Tue Nov 22, 2016 4:53 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Dots & Loops: LOW, Robert Hampson, Elle Mary [SOLD OUT]
Replies: 5
Views: 1366

Dots & Loops: LOW, Robert Hampson, Elle Mary [SOLD OUT]

Hello everyone. I'm hosting my final show on Thursday 8th December with special guest headliners announced tomorrow. Anyone who knows me probably knows... Anyway. Eagle Inn, Salford, 8th December. £23 advance. Only 80 capacity. Love to you all. JVT x EDIT: Announced and sold out in 20 seconds. Crazy.
by James T
Tue Nov 15, 2016 1:08 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Leonard Cohen dies aged 82.
Replies: 10
Views: 1494

Re: Leonard Cohen dies aged 82.

I really can't even put into words how this made me feel and still does. My all-time hero and inspiration.
by James T
Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Transformer Festival (Manchester)
Replies: 6
Views: 1551

Re: Transformer Festival (Manchester)

If the disguise is a pair of glasses with a nose and tache attached.
by James T
Sat Oct 29, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Transformer Festival (Manchester)
Replies: 6
Views: 1551

Re: Transformer Festival (Manchester)

In fairness to Cosmosis, this line-up is MUCH smaller, bands cheaper and the venue obviously doesn't need to take into account venue hire, bar etc...

GO ON BARRY HOGAN!
by James T
Fri Oct 28, 2016 11:13 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: John Cale presents The Velvet Underground & Nico
Replies: 7
Views: 1543

Re: John Cale presents The Velvet Underground & Nico

Some friends of mine saw him do it in Paris earlier this year and said it was very good, so I'm definitely gonna go along.

Also, Olan: You got to see Luna at Wembley Arena then? I was speaking to Sean about that show when I last saw them, I bet it was a wild time for them!
by James T
Sat Oct 22, 2016 9:57 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Leonard Cohen
Replies: 14
Views: 2124

Re: Leonard Cohen

As much as I hate to recommend a best of, the 'Essential' collection is actually a very good selection. As he's a guy with not many hits, it's not like they had to skip on quality control to have the big sellers on there yunno?

The new album is his best since The Future, absolutely outstanding!
by James T
Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Wilco " Schmilco "
Replies: 11
Views: 1688

Re: Wilco " Schmilco "

Still can't get into it AT ALL
by James T
Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Teenage Fanclub album & tour
Replies: 51
Views: 13646

Re: New Teenage Fanclub album & tour

Northern Britain is superb! Not really digging the new one on first listen, looking forward to seeing the show though.
by James T
Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:19 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1121
Views: 140345

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

Saw Kraftwerk in San Diego and at the Hollywood Bowl this week (with toomilk), amazing shows! The 3D visuals look really great for the most part, although some of them are a bit tacky, didn't work that well at the bowl but that's cause we were sat quite high up but that is a whole other experience a...
by James T
Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:56 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Wilco " Schmilco "
Replies: 11
Views: 1688

Re: Wilco " Schmilco "

One of the most boring albums I've ever listened all the way through. The Whole Love was a super album, but the last 2 have been baaaaaaaad. Shame because I love Wilco!
by James T
Sun Sep 18, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Premier League / Football / Etc...
Replies: 1463
Views: 144367

Re: Premier League / Football / Etc...

It was fine news to wake up to here in sunny San Diego! Gonna watch match of the day now. Have loved watching City play so far this season, breathtaking at times but need to finish teams off which thankfully we did fairly early on yesterday.
by James T
Tue Aug 16, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Premier League / Football / Etc...
Replies: 1463
Views: 144367

Re: Premier League / Football / Etc...

If it was possible to be disappointed at a 5-0 win, this would be the one. Still, it isn't possible.
by James T
Sun Aug 14, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Premier League / Football / Etc...
Replies: 1463
Views: 144367

Re: Premier League / Football / Etc...

Dominant performance from City without any real "wow" moments other than Kolarov putting in a super performance at centre back (??) and Sterling being man of the match. Stones looked very comfortable, a tidy player who has only been with us a few days anyhow. Nervy moments at the back without anyone...
by James T
Tue Aug 09, 2016 1:16 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Fantasy Premier League 2016/17
Replies: 4
Views: 1201

Re: Fantasy Premier League 2016/17

Cech

Bellerin
Williams
Stones

Ozil
Allen
De Bruyne
Ayew

Negredo
Aguero
Lukaku (unless he signs for Chelsea)


Subs
Hojbjerg (will be a regular by mid season)
Flanagan (will start for Burnley)
Jakupovic
Pocognoli
by James T
Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Premier League / Football / Etc...
Replies: 1463
Views: 144367

Re: Premier League / Football / Etc...

Interested in all your opinions on Pogba. Good signing or would they be better off strengthening 2/3 positions with that money first given their recent under performance? For me he is more of a final piece in the jigsaw type of player, so I'm intrigued to see how he will do it in a team which eh mig...
by James T
Mon Aug 01, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1554
Views: 159876

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

Low on Wednesday in Liverpool, Kraftwerk on Saturday/Sunday in Oslo
by James T
Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Pop Group- The Boys Whose Head Exploded (live album)
Replies: 7
Views: 1106

Re: The Pop Group- The Boys Whose Head Exploded (live album)

Yes, I'm shocked! Glad to hear though, no doubts they can produce another great LP (listened to Citizen Zombie again last night and there are some huge tracks on there!)
by James T
Tue Jul 19, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1554
Views: 159876

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

Sun Kil Moon tomorrow, Pet Shop Boys in February!
by James T
Sun Jul 10, 2016 7:22 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Pop Group- The Boys Whose Head Exploded (live album)
Replies: 7
Views: 1106

Re: The Pop Group- The Boys Whose Head Exploded (live album)

Not been said on any of their own accounts but Mark has said it a few times (and since deleted). The live plans have definitely been shelved as I know they were planning 'How Much Longer...' live sets to support the reissue (which is fantastic).
by James T
Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:27 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1554
Views: 159876

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

I live very close by, capacity is around 180. I saw Saint Etienne there the other night. It gets some amazing shows for its size, people just love to stop off there. It is by far one of my favourite venues, great bar and good views, the people who run it are great too. Unfortunately I can't make the...
by James T
Tue Jul 05, 2016 9:40 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Luna Box Set
Replies: 10
Views: 1609

Re: Luna Box Set

They are being posted in the order of when the order was made. Not ideal but they are making their way out (slowly).

Unfortunately the postage made it impossible for me this time, but the second batch I hope to grab one, seriously gutted to miss out on this!
by James T
Sat Jul 02, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Pop Group- The Boys Whose Head Exploded (live album)
Replies: 7
Views: 1106

Re: The Pop Group- The Boys Whose Head Exploded (live album)

Shame they broke up again, I loved the newest album!
by James T
Thu Jun 16, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: ARAB STRAP.
Replies: 6
Views: 1463

Re: ARAB STRAP.

On the radio they said they'd wait and see how much they enjoy these shows before even thinking about the long term.
by James T
Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: ARAB STRAP.
Replies: 6
Views: 1463

Re: ARAB STRAP.

"The duo’s Glasgow anniversary gig will take place at the Barrowland Ballroom on October 15. They will play Manchester’s O2 Ritz on October 14 and London’s Brixton Electric on October 13. Tickets are on sale this Friday (June 17) at 9am."
by James T
Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:43 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: ARAB STRAP.
Replies: 6
Views: 1463

ARAB STRAP.

Reunion!

Arabstrap.scot