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by Spiby
Fri May 10, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5091
Views: 369261

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

Max Richter - Sleep.

Started playing it at 10pm last night, and the alarm kicked in at 6:15am just before it had finished, bah! Lovely to drift in and out of sleep to though.
by Spiby
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Denver (Englewood) @ The Gothic
Replies: 25
Views: 1421

Re: Denver (Englewood) @ The Gothic

Yep, 'ape around your nape' = 'monkey on your back'. Having a monkey on your back is heroin addiction (I've just double-checked on Urban Dictionary, having originally researched it in 1997 :) ). And we now have 'On the Sunshine' with the line "Shake the monkey from your back / the circus never leave...
by Spiby
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Denver (Englewood) @ The Gothic
Replies: 25
Views: 1421

Re: Denver (Englewood) @ The Gothic

Here is a link to photos and a review of the Englewood show: http://www.listenupdenver.com/50784/spiritualized-april-6th-gothic-theatre/ Fantastic pics. Thanks for sharing :D Yep, great pics, thanks. I like the fact that Jason has corrected the lyric sheet that someone had printed out for come Toge...
by Spiby
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 2566

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

runcible wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:51 pm
I remember bass player James now - had a chat with him at the Brudenell...

Who is on 3rd guitar here?
Unfortunately that I don't know, but would be curious to find out.
by Spiby
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 2566

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

Thanks for the photo link. Phew - looks like the usual crew. That's James Stelfox from Starsailor on bass. You know you're in good hands with Doggen and Kevlar :) Hopefully you're right, clewsr, and things will pick up as they get going. I suppose the price to be paid for having some stellar perform...
by Spiby
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 2566

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

Unfortunately I was unable to go, but I get the impression from earlier comments that the line up was not the usual suspects - no Doggen or Kev? Does anyone know who any of them were? Any photos out there?
by Spiby
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: March Paradiso 2019 gig
Replies: 38
Views: 2566

Re: March Paradiso 2019 gig

First post! I'm a new fan, went to the Primavera Sound show with orchestra and choir and was absolutely blown away, been listening to SPZ albums obsessively since then. And loving the new album! I've just made a decision to travel for the Amsterdam show, secured my tickets and just can't wait(dragg...
by Spiby
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?
Replies: 123
Views: 11904

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

Sorry, me again...

How could I forget to mention Doggen"s fantastic wah-Monica?

And lovely to see all of the band members taking time to individually thank the choir master as they left the stage.

Px
by Spiby
Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?
Replies: 123
Views: 11904

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

Well, what a night! Apologies for my rather pointless comments earlier, but I just wanted to catch the moment. For whatever reason, I decided not to go to the Royal Albert Hall back in 1997, a decision I bitterly regretted once I read Steven Wells’ review, and compounded by their appearance on Jools...
by Spiby
Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?
Replies: 123
Views: 11904

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

Whoever did the sound got it spot on. Incredible.
by Spiby
Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?
Replies: 123
Views: 11904

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

Wow wow wow wow wow!!!!!
by Spiby
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?
Replies: 123
Views: 11904

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

I am very, very excited about tonight!
by Spiby
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 787
Views: 78492

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

Apologies if someone else posted this

https://consequenceofsound.net/2018/09/ ... rt-stream/

Fascinating to hear the story behind each track and Jason sounds (deservedly) very pleased with them.
by Spiby
Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 787
Views: 78492

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

Great articles. This (IMHO) is an incredible album. I just want to give Jason a big hug.
by Spiby
Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Hammersmith Sep 18 - what will the set be?
Replies: 123
Views: 11904

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

I'm hoping we get some/all of ANH in the set. After seeing The Founder Effect earlier in the year, and being blown away by Alan Wilkinson's sax, I'm up for the serious wig-out at the end of "The Morning After" (I'm guessing that's Alan playing on it). Maybe he'll be part of the line-up...
by Spiby
Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 787
Views: 78492

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

I so wanted to hold off until next week, but I've given in and listened.

I love it.
by Spiby
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 787
Views: 78492

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

I'm loving it all. I am a total tart. Reading the Q article, it is quite extraordinary that the strings have been built from samples. Such lush production; right up my street. It did remind me of that bit on the sleeve notes of Feel So Sad where it is made clear that the recording was made entirely ...
by Spiby
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 787
Views: 78492

Re: New Spiritualized Album - 2018

angelsighs wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:05 pm
I'm not saying that he needs to go back the Lazer Guided sound or anything...
...but it would be nice :D
by Spiby
Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Fucked Up Inside - RSD Vinyl Reissue
Replies: 112
Views: 12135

Re: Fucked Up Inside - RSD Vinyl Reissue

1. Great to see the board is back. It's like I'd lost my right (& left) arms for a while there. 2. Went to the Founder Effect show at Cafe Oto. Fantastic. I've been trying to post a review all week, but can't find the words. Basically totally free-improv type stuff is way out of my area of expertise...
by Spiby
Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Unexpected music appearing on TV
Replies: 64
Views: 21733

Re: Unexpected music appearing on TV

Ok, so it's radio rather than TV, but good to hear "Feel Like Goin' Home" being used for the Radio 4 trail of "The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy" this morning. Interestingly the first episode is "Hexagonal Phase". I wonder if there was some unconscious link to "Pure Pase" going on there. This trac...
by Spiby
Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: do you think spiritualized care about their fans
Replies: 13
Views: 1581

Re: do you think spiritualized care about their fans

Personally I don't think an artist's role is to 'care' about their fans. I agree with Modlab, and believe that any artist with true integrity probably has no concept of fans or critics. They just create art. And I can't help but be attracted to that integrity; perhaps somehow there are enough people...
by Spiby
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Favourite release of 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 2315

Re: Favourite release of 2017

Slipstream's "Out of The Blue", with "Maybe the Day Will Come" being a particular highlight - LGM-era Spiz meets Technique-era New Order.

Merry Christmas one and all

Pxxx
by Spiby
Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Slipstream album
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Re: New Slipstream album

MODLAB wrote: :shock:
Me too! The note from Mark really was 'out of the blue'. I'd not had a chance to listen before posting. I've now had a weekend of it, and it's really rather good.
by Spiby
Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Slipstream album
Replies: 3
Views: 704

New Slipstream album

'Out of The Blue'

Out today on iTunes
by Spiby
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Slipstream Nothampton 26th March 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 666

Slipstream Nothampton 26th March 2017

Just to let you know Slipstream will be performing at the Albion Brewery Bar in Northampton on Sunday 26th March, just a few days before the 25th anniversary of the release of Lazer Guided Melodies. I'm tempted to say that they will be performing the album in its entirety, with strings, horns, dulci...
by Spiby
Wed Nov 09, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Back to the Barbican for another L&G reboot!
Replies: 84
Views: 17591

Re: Back to the Barbican for another L&G reboot!

good dope/good fun wrote:What's the spoiler?
It's the same encore that it's been with all of the LAGWAFIS shows.
...and it was "Out of Sight" at the first LAGWAFIS at the RFH.

Apologies for the pedantry. I'll get my coat.
by Spiby
Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Festival 23
Replies: 3
Views: 1117

Re: Festival 23

Unfortunately I didn't get to go myself (I'd already booked a holiday) but I've spoken to my friend who organised it and it was incredible; life-altering.

There won't be one next year - the plan is to have it again in 2018.

As for location, I will find out...

P
by Spiby
Thu Jun 16, 2016 5:18 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Festival 23
Replies: 3
Views: 1117

Festival 23

A good friend of mine is helping to organise 'Festival 23' - a celebration of discordian counterculture, which I thought may be of interest to you good people: http://www.festival23.org.uk http://thequietus.com/articles/20426-festival-23-debuts-this-year https://www.vice.com/en_uk/read/the-discordia...
by Spiby
Sat Feb 20, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New LP featuring Jason, other Spz alumni & bee sounds
Replies: 49
Views: 14739

Re: New LP featuring Jason, other Spz alumni & bee sounds

Did anybody else go along to this? Mrs S and I went along and it was absolutely beautiful. I haven't received the album yet, having only heard it on Soundcloud, but I'm guessing the liner notes explain the different bee noises. We were greeted by folk in bee keepers' outfits at the entrance and then...
by Spiby
Fri Oct 09, 2015 4:40 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Dole queue on smack
Replies: 7
Views: 848

Re: Dole queue on smack

Ah, SWells - that's right.

Thanks Hedspace (don't know why I couldn't find that earlier).
by Spiby
Fri Oct 09, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Dole queue on smack
Replies: 7
Views: 848

Dole queue on smack

Many years ago, I remember reading a review of Spiritualized at the Royal Albert Hall (18 years ago, then...), where the band were described as '...coming on stage looking like a dole queue on smack', and '...if this were whale music, it's killer whale music'. I seem to remember it was a great revie...
by Spiby
Tue Aug 25, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: FYF Fest (L.A.) August 23
Replies: 7
Views: 1717

Re: FYF Fest (L.A.) August 23

Alex English wrote:This just popped up on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQI8IINqrcs
One of the backing singers obviously missed Jason's pre-gig briefing. That is so funny. :D
by Spiby
Sun Jul 05, 2015 10:25 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Just announced
Replies: 8
Views: 1783

Re: Just announced

The music was generally very bluesy. The "Lord Can You Hear Me" riff was a motif throughout. There was a scene around a drunken couple of newly weds, at which point the riff became slurred, sloppy, and... drunk. Then, accompanying some dark, mean scenes, was a tight, churning riff that built and bui...
by Spiby
Sun Jul 05, 2015 8:45 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Just announced
Replies: 8
Views: 1783

Re: Just announced

Well my wife and I went along to this, and we both found the experience incredibly intense. The event was sold out, and having watched the Station to Station documentary in the same room that afternoon we were a bit concerned that we'd struggle to see either the band or film in the evening. It wasn'...
by Spiby
Wed Jul 01, 2015 9:58 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 25 Glorious Years
Replies: 25
Views: 2470

25 Glorious Years

Can anyone remember the exact release date of 'Anyway That You Want Me'? Googling got me June 1990, but I can't remember the day. I remember hearing it on a cassette a mate had made from its airing on XFM (Lawrence - are you around?). And I remember buying the 12". And I remember seeing them in Burb...
by Spiby
Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:27 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spectrum Live Dates
Replies: 55
Views: 6499

Re: Spectrum Live Dates

Thanks for that above Spiby. Did you hang about and have any chat with PK? I've always found that to be one of the highlights of Spectrum gigs - their availability afterwards and happiness to chat. Unfortunately I had to dash off, as I had an early start the next day (that's the problem with gigs o...
by Spiby
Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:23 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spectrum Live Dates
Replies: 55
Views: 6499

Re: Spectrum Live Dates

...some nice merch too, but I didn't want to frighten my wallet, so kept well away.
by Spiby
Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:21 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spectrum Live Dates
Replies: 55
Views: 6499

Re: Spectrum Live Dates

Well I was fortunate enough to make it. I checked the venue details late last week, and there was no mention of it on the Music Café website. The only mentions I'd found were here, and on sonic-boom.info where the dates were initially announced; so I was a bit wary that the whole thing may have been...
by Spiby
Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Slipstream 9th Nov 2013 @ The Legendary Labour Club
Replies: 2
Views: 683

Slipstream 9th Nov 2013 @ The Legendary Labour Club

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by Spiby
Sat Aug 03, 2013 1:37 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: JJ Cale dies, aged 74
Replies: 7
Views: 538

Re: JJ Cale dies, aged 74

Nice, albeit brief, interview with Jason on Radio 4's The Last Word regarding J J Cale - I think it's repeated at some point and is probably on iPlayer.
by Spiby
Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Bikes
Replies: 62
Views: 14306

Re: Bikes

This is some thread resurrection I know... In light of today's post in the 'Music' section on BJM and regurgitating the '60's, here's something I've just renovated from the 60's, and I'm dead chuffed with how it's turned out: http://www.mercianblog.com Just in case you're not reading this within a f...
by Spiby
Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:48 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Holmfirth Picturedrome
Replies: 90
Views: 9008

Re: Holmfirth Picturedrome

Just thought I'd chuck in my two pennies' worth. Having bought my tickets earlier in the year, I then discovered it was my daughter's graduation in Cardiff the day after the gig. This meant a drive up, as a family, from Rugby straight after work, then off to Cardiff immediately after the gig (we got...
by Spiby
Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Slipstream album - Stereo Brain Mono Heart
Replies: 1
Views: 308

New Slipstream album - Stereo Brain Mono Heart

...now available on Mind Expansion records and iTunes.

Been looking forward to this one for a loooong tiiime.

P
by Spiby
Thu May 09, 2013 4:15 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: The Flaming Lips & Spiritualized - July 15/16
Replies: 6
Views: 1421

Re: The Flaming Lips & Spiritualized - July 15/16

Followed by Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, on 18th July (presumably the day they land from the US). Hmm... I know what I feel like after an eastbound transatlantic flight...
by Spiby
Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:25 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: The Neptune, Seattle - 04/08/2013
Replies: 5
Views: 734

Re: The Neptune, Seattle - 04/08/2013

I'm loving this tour diary toomilk :)

I am envious, but equally impressed at how you're managing to keep going!
by Spiby
Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Spiritualized.com
Replies: 13
Views: 2078

Re: Spiritualized.com

Yup, me too :(
by Spiby
Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Slipstream Fri 15th March
Replies: 0
Views: 514

Slipstream Fri 15th March

Labour Club, Northampton.

Looking forward to it :D
by Spiby
Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: So long you pretty things cover.
Replies: 10
Views: 679

Re: So long you pretty things cover.

That is just so, so beautiful.
by Spiby
Wed Dec 12, 2012 7:46 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Kraftwerk 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 in London
Replies: 16
Views: 1454

Re: Kraftwerk 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 in London

Unsurprisingly, struggling to get through...
by Spiby
Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:57 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Save The Children Christmas Tree Sessions @ Union Chapel
Replies: 16
Views: 2921

Re: Save The Children Christmas Tree Sessions @ Union Chapel

Do you think the band will stick to the 'Christmas Jumpers' dress code?
by Spiby
Wed Nov 07, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Leeds: as it happens
Replies: 22
Views: 3559

Re: Leeds: as it happens

Had a great time in Leeds, wish I'd been free to go to Warwick on the Sunday night - it's only 20 minutes from home. People keep talking about the 'sweet' Perfect Miracle, but if I was hearing it correctly it's got a wonderfully bitter ending along the lines of 'Sorry I won't see you again' (followi...
by Spiby
Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Wilson, Northampton 7th Sept
Replies: 0
Views: 561

Wilson, Northampton 7th Sept

For those who can't make it to Hull for Spiz on Friday night, you could always go to the Picturedrome in Northampton where Wilson (more-often-than-not featuring Jonny Mattock, and always featuring the legendary Pat Fish) are holding a one-off gig to celebrate the release of their DVD. Tickets £2.50...
by Spiby
Fri May 25, 2012 9:50 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Another 'landmark' gone
Replies: 2
Views: 1109

Re: Another 'landmark' gone

Yep, only spotted it myself last night, and only saw your post when I searched for 'Blitz' on here just now. End of an era - all my musical education happened there - S3, Tell Tale Hearts, Darkside, Dead & Buried, Cogs of Tyme... great days.
by Spiby
Tue May 08, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spiritualized on Letterman...Again
Replies: 19
Views: 2283

Re: Spiritualized on Letterman...Again

Don't shoot me down in flames here but...

I think they've done an excellent job of distilling "Hey Jane" into 4 minutes. Much better than the decimation of "I think I'm in Love" in its radio edit.

Great pace to it too.
by Spiby
Tue May 08, 2012 11:37 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Sorry!
Replies: 7
Views: 906

Re: Sorry!

No worries - very much appreciated that you host it. I imagine a lot of people realised how much they'd miss it were it to disappear!

Pete
by Spiby
Sun Apr 22, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1531
Views: 143788

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

Merz. Lausanne, 18th April. Launch of new album 'No Compass Will Find Home'. Road trip from Rugby. Hoping SHSL comes before I leave on Tuesday night, as it has a space reserved at the top of my playlist. Well what a cool trip! SHSL didn't come in time so I downloaded it from iTunes; the CD came whi...
by Spiby
Sun Apr 22, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Sweet Heart Sweet Light
Replies: 465
Views: 41346

Re: Sweet Heart Sweet Light

jack white wrote:Who r what is Roche?

& what's j's fave type of haribo?!

this album throws out more questions than it answers. these ^ r merely the most important 2..
Roche is a pharmaceutical company. I'm guessing the chemo and the Gold Bears were a significant part of his diet. Or was it Starmix?
by Spiby
Fri Apr 13, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Guardian
Replies: 17
Views: 2417

Re: The Guardian

by Spiby
Fri Apr 13, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1531
Views: 143788

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

Merz. Lausanne, 18th April. Launch of new album 'No Compass Will Find Home'.

Road trip from Rugby. Hoping SHSL comes before I leave on Tuesday night, as it has a space reserved at the top of my playlist.
by Spiby
Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Hey Jane / Album Art (Pitchfork)
Replies: 254
Views: 24857

Re: Hey Jane / Album Art (Pitchfork)

The full video can be found here (at time of posting):

http://consequenceofsound.net/2012/03/v ... jane-nsfw/