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by plastic37
Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Rolling Boxset Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 14262

Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

The Who 30Years of Maximum r n b is a fine example. For me that is like a template of how to make something really worthwhile. I can't think of any others worth mentioning, but then I only have a few.
Oh, hang on, I have a reader's digest ABBA 5lp set that I was very happy to spend two quid on.
by plastic37
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Ticket stub challenge
Replies: 19
Views: 4231

Re: Ticket stub challenge

No pic but I can assure you that I still have my stub for "proper gig #1": the stranglers, wemeley arena, november 3rd, 1986. I also have the bootleg tape complete with Keith Allen s routine as Jery Arkwright (an industrial gay) immediately prior to the main act.
by plastic37
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: call the doctor
Replies: 10
Views: 1764

Re: call the doctor

For me that means .... don't accept the prevailing orthodoxy.
Because ....
There's more that we don't know we don't know, than do.
.... do don't dey do.

And the use of colour in the first part is about .... everything is vibrations.
by plastic37
Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Art/Design/Film/Literature
Topic: Digital Music Consumption In The 21st Century
Replies: 0
Views: 1162

Digital Music Consumption In The 21st Century

I have pasted up my first masters dissertation (title above, submitted May 2001) into a fanzine format. I am taking it to the printer at the end of the week. Please PM me if you would like to recieve a copy.
Ta
by plastic37
Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: 24.09.2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1316

24.09.2017

Hello,
I am doing a performance called ROOM IN A PUB on the above at Centrala, Minerva Works, Fazeley St, Digbeth, Birmingham.
About 4pm ish.
Four songs as a historical retreatment of a gig that took place on 24.08.1993 at The Royal George, Digbeth, Birmingham.
by plastic37
Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: A list of SP3 gigs that haven't been bootlegged...
Replies: 9
Views: 1759

Re: A list of SP3 gigs that haven't been bootlegged...

Basingstoke Caribbean Club. Early November (from memory the 3rd) 1988. They didn't play, but legend has it that Jason and the promoter each told their side of the story onstage, through the pa to the 15people (10 of whom were in the support bands) in the venue. Ok, 25 if you count barstaff, the engi...
by plastic37
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:48 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Former Spacemen 3 Manager Gerald Palmer Responds To Allegati
Replies: 6
Views: 1884

Re: Former Spacemen 3 Manager Gerald Palmer Responds To Alle

So, I read my undergraduate dissertation. Tomorrow I am gonna knock it up as a fanzine .... the latest edition of YELLOW PLASTIC, I ll send it gratis to anyone who PMs me with a postal adress before 01.09.17. Also of note, Einstellung just shared a video I made for them last year. They captioned it ...
by plastic37
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: 23.08.2017
Replies: 2
Views: 782

Re: 23.08.2017

Very well thanks.
I shall be back in Liverpool soon to continue my activity up there.
by plastic37
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Former Spacemen 3 Manager Gerald Palmer Responds To Allegati
Replies: 6
Views: 1884

Re: Former Spacemen 3 Manager Gerald Palmer Responds To Alle

My undergarduate dissertation was called "Young Musicians and the Ideology of the music industry" It was subtitled "Blues For George Michael". I must read it again soon.
by plastic37
Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: T H E K L F
Replies: 13
Views: 2455

Re: T H E K L F

Additional info re fringe activity on the evening of 23.08.2017 now in gig dates section.
by plastic37
Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: sabbey road ... 17th august
Replies: 2
Views: 855

Re: sabbey road ... 17th august

It went very well.
I had never met over 50 percent of the audience prior to the doors opening.
The only review is along the lines of
"Without doubt the best rock opera presentation in Edinburgh that week"
by plastic37
Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: 23.08.2017
Replies: 2
Views: 782

23.08.2017

I am doing an open mic at The Magnet, 45 hardman st, Liverpool from 8.30pm on the above date.
No idea what time I shall be on, or how many songs I will be allowed to do.
But I will be there.
by plastic37
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: T H E K L F
Replies: 13
Views: 2455

Re: T H E K L F

I shall be on Matthew Street at 12 on that day. I will have a 12 string semi acoustic, my own pa and a story to tell.
by plastic37
Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Fan Video
Replies: 0
Views: 1478

Fan Video

It hadn't recurred to be until just now .... this is what the academics would call a fan video ....
by plastic37
Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: RSD rumour...
Replies: 95
Views: 19566

Re: RSD rumour...

During my break from this board I often wondered if the phrase "two sides to every story" might have been brought into the discussion.
by plastic37
Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Art/Design/Film/Literature
Topic: heavy tourism
Replies: 0
Views: 1179

heavy tourism

Heavy Tourism.
I don't know what it is.
I am still trying to find out.
It's kind of the documentation of my adventures in British Tribal Music.
http://www.heavytourism.com
by plastic37
Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Echo & The Bunnymen
Replies: 12
Views: 2272

Re: Echo & The Bunnymen

After a while away from you tube I note that several videos from the summer 1987 dates in Europe are now online. Well worth checking out. Also worth noting that now I am playing my guitar a lot more and writting songs the grey album has taken on another dimension for me. I can play most of those son...
by plastic37
Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: T H E K L F
Replies: 13
Views: 2455

Re: T H E K L F

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by plastic37
Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: sabbey road ... 17th august
Replies: 2
Views: 855

sabbey road ... 17th august

Hello,
I have written an opera.
Two performances booked.
Details of the first attached.
https://heavytourismblog.wordpress.com/sabbey-road/

Hope all is groovy wirh you n yours.
by plastic37
Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: T H E K L F
Replies: 13
Views: 2455

Re: T H E K L F

...and another thing.

That guy who burned all the punk stuff back in November really should have taken note of the K Foundation method.
by plastic37
Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: T H E K L F
Replies: 13
Views: 2455

Re: T H E K L F

I found The Library of Mu by following up a wikipedia link ... i may be gone some time. It looks as though this is a labour of love collecting masses of KLF related cuttings. http://www.libraryofmu.net/display-resource.php?id=384 21st May 1994 The Guardian Despite extensive coverage of the event, th...
by plastic37
Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: T H E K L F
Replies: 13
Views: 2455

Re: T H E K L F

This has sent me down a KLF youtube worm hole - a K hole! But a good one. I expect i'll start on the books again soon. Seems to be a few clips up there which i haven't seen on previous excursions into the world of the KLF. Like many here i had little interest in the KLF at the time but as the years ...
by plastic37
Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:43 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: 21 years ago next month
Replies: 6
Views: 2595

Re: 21 years ago next month

A friend of mine recently posted a set of photos from Reading 1989. There's a cracking one of Spacemen 3 taken from 6 or so rows back. All of the band visible. Jason standing up - which is not how i remember it. I think it is the only photo of that gig i have ever seen. One other photo of MBV from f...
by plastic37
Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:29 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Back to the Barbican for another L&G reboot!
Replies: 84
Views: 18176

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

Nil enthusiasm for this here either.
It's actually an odd feeling - getting old i guess.
I agree that Pure Phase or LGM would have been a better idea.
by plastic37
Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:30 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Newly unearthed video: My Bloody Valentine destroy DC’s 9:30
Replies: 2
Views: 813

Newly unearthed video: My Bloody Valentine destroy DC’s 9:30

I've never seen a better quality video of MBV pre Loveless. Have you? Full story and footage on this link which is where i grabbed the pot title from. http://dangerousminds.net/comments/newly_unearthed_video_my_bloody_valentine_destroy_dcs_930_club_1989 It is bringing mixed emotions - its like a mem...
by plastic37
Fri Jun 24, 2016 4:51 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Stone Roses - new single tonight!
Replies: 54
Views: 6006

Re: The Stone Roses - new single tonight!

While i have not read the whole thread i did notice that someone has brought Squid Law by The Fall to your attention. To which i would add that the findering pattern (position) of the riff is also the same as Rescue by Echo & The Bunnymen. I know this becasue i was in a band that recorded a cover of...
by plastic37
Thu Jun 16, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: tell me about... eric clapton
Replies: 28
Views: 2974

Re: tell me about... eric clapton

The Blind Faith LP is really good.
Possibly my favourite of that ilk of that era.
by plastic37
Mon Jun 13, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: NOTHING - Einstellung
Replies: 1
Views: 554

Re: NOTHING - Einstellung

by plastic37
Sun Jun 12, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: NOTHING - Einstellung
Replies: 1
Views: 554

NOTHING - Einstellung

Hello,
Einstelliung have completed a new LP.
here are some fan videos to herald the release.



by plastic37
Tue May 17, 2016 12:36 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: British Tribal Music
Replies: 11
Views: 1513

Re: British Tribal Music

by plastic37
Sun May 15, 2016 1:33 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: British Tribal Music
Replies: 11
Views: 1513

Re: British Tribal Music

by plastic37
Thu Apr 21, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: British Tribal Music
Replies: 11
Views: 1513

Re: British Tribal Music

by plastic37
Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:18 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: British Tribal Music
Replies: 11
Views: 1513

Re: British Tribal Music

is wrote:

I don't know - but I clicked on the link expecting it to be something Luke Haines connected - along the lines of the North Sea Scrolls.
Thanks for this comment.
Very helpful.
by plastic37
Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:58 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: British Tribal Music
Replies: 11
Views: 1513

Re: British Tribal Music

by plastic37
Tue Mar 22, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: British Tribal Music
Replies: 11
Views: 1513

British Tribal Music

What does it mean?
I am not qualified to say - but i am looking for illumination.
Can you help?

by plastic37
Sat Feb 27, 2016 9:40 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: glasto
Replies: 17
Views: 2128

Re: glasto

clewsr wrote:to be fair though, no one ever went for the headliners... did they?
Very true.
Even when Spiritualized on the second stage.
I do hope that getting ones teenage/20 year old mind blown by peripheral stuff is still likely - if the mind has been massaged correctly in advance.
by plastic37
Sun Feb 14, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Roky Erickson
Replies: 5
Views: 1548

Re: Roky Erickson

How to loose friends ... Speak yr mind about Roky. So, been nice knowing you. Tatty bye. I saw a set at Austin Psych Fest 2013. On the tape you can hear me whoop when he comes on. The most eagerly anticipated set of my gig going career. I was ecstatic during the opening of Cold Night ... By the end ...
by plastic37
Fri Jan 29, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Sabbathology - Chairty Quiz night
Replies: 0
Views: 793

Sabbathology - Chairty Quiz night

Hello, Been very busy here in Brum. I have organised a series of charity fundraising nights to coincide with the birthdays of members of Black Sabbath. The first one is 19th February in support of Macmillan Cancer Support and Wythall Animal Sanctuary as nominated by the birthday boy, Tony Iommi. The...
by plastic37
Sun Dec 13, 2015 10:22 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: SOUND OF CONFUSION
Replies: 20
Views: 3970

Re: SOUND OF CONFUSION

Playback of SoC in the studio where it was recorded you say?
I have found myself in a position to arrange such an occasion.
Whose with me!?
by plastic37
Sat Nov 14, 2015 1:00 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Coventry Music Museum - Delia Derbyshire
Replies: 0
Views: 525

Coventry Music Museum - Delia Derbyshire

Coventry Music Museum Sunday 6th December 2015 - 12pm Delilah Derbyshire exhibit launch I got a sneak preview today. The main dude absolutely understands the Spacemen 3 connection. I can't be bothered to upload pics - maybe later The route on foot from Coventry station to the museum has about 20 cha...
by plastic37
Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:28 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: gig footage
Replies: 10
Views: 1068

Re: gig footage

This was pretty much my view of this gig ...
And i hadn't seen Acoustic Mainlines ... so was completely unprepared. The ripple that goes through the crowd at the 5min segue is exactly what i remember and ... brings it back. One of THE moments.

by plastic37
Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: gig footage
Replies: 10
Views: 1068

Re: gig footage

Oh, and this, Probably because it is so rare ... this precise period, that tour, that run of dates, .... not so smooth on the editing, captures something etc etc 4GuvIQZ35vM and this, And, going back to the original post, the intangible aspect is gone... but the killer apparently improvised solo is ...
by plastic37
Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:19 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: gig footage
Replies: 10
Views: 1068

Re: gig footage

I think the Oxford 1991 footage that emerged a while ago is ... In a different league. I have expanded on that elsewhere. But would add that the intangible aspects, many of them, are present and correct for me in that recording. I find it difficult to think of a similar instance of a live recording ...
by plastic37
Thu Oct 29, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spoken word recordings - California late 1960s/early 1970s
Replies: 7
Views: 816

Re: Spoken word recordings - California late 1960s/early 197

Nice one semi,
Its on Discogs - will be checking that out. It could be perfect.
by plastic37
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Outpatients Jazz Club
Replies: 24
Views: 3554

Re: Outpatients Jazz Club

angelsighs wrote:
one random and rather sweeping observation- jazz is usually produced and engineered beautifully, with a natural room sound and great tones. rock could learn a lot from that.
That's certainly the case on the jazz records i own.
by plastic37
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Outpatients Jazz Club
Replies: 24
Views: 3554

Re: Outpatients Jazz Club

I found a Chris Barber Live At Birmingham Town Hall record for a few quid. Had to buy it just for the cover and its historical aura... Have since brought more Chris Barber stuff for a quid a disc. I will start taking punts on the rest of the stuff in that one pound box. They are really nice records....
by plastic37
Tue Oct 27, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacemen 3 on the Simpsons!
Replies: 29
Views: 5082

Re: Spacemen 3 on the Simpsons!

As a result of Spacemen 3 appearing on The Simpsons i have watched some Girls clips and and interview with the writer. I can only hope that one Girls fan has had a night in with a bottle of wine and a copy of The Perfect Prescription. I'd put Girls in what i have come to call The Greatful Dead Pile....
by plastic37
Wed Oct 21, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacemen 3 on the Simpsons!
Replies: 29
Views: 5082

Re: Spacemen 3 on the Simpsons!

Surely the Spiritualized forum is the ONLY place where a highbrow debate over accusations of misogyny can transform in to a petrol-head love-in :lol: :wink: LATENT MISOGYNY Skimmed through the above, focused on the second MoJo Filters contribution, and agree that it displayed latent misogyny. Never...
by plastic37
Wed Oct 21, 2015 6:51 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spoken word recordings - California late 1960s/early 1970s
Replies: 7
Views: 816

Re: Spoken word recordings - California late 1960s/early 197

The end result is a long long way off ... But if it comes together you can be assured that you'll get fed up of me going on about it on here. In the meantime ... Its the second 'part' of this ... what i hope might be a quadriphology . https://crossroadsofsabbath.wordpress.com/ozzy-zig-the-witch-the-...
by plastic37
Tue Oct 13, 2015 1:46 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spoken word recordings - California late 1960s/early 1970s
Replies: 7
Views: 816

Spoken word recordings - California late 1960s/early 1970s

Hello, Bit of an odd request. I am looming for spoken word records capturing the voice of California 1968-1972 ish. I could go outside of that for the right content I'm looking for something that SAYS California in a Californian accent and or making references to California or the times... Any point...
by plastic37
Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:37 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Vinyl hi-end audiophile playback sessions
Replies: 18
Views: 1955

Re: Vinyl hi-end audiophile playback sessions

The gear was Audio Note. It wasn't a big deal though - there was no lecture from the engineer or sales nonsense. The host just made a brief mention that Audio Note were a partner and that their representative was in the room if anyone wanted to chat at then end. It was valves, It looked the part, tu...
by plastic37
Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Vinyl hi-end audiophile playback sessions
Replies: 18
Views: 1955

Re: Vinyl hi-end audiophile playback sessions

Having done one myself i attended an event in London last night. Ride - Nowhere with band interview and Q&A. The thing i really took away from it was how the LP playback seemed like minutes. I'm not overly familiar with that LP. But i know it. I knew what track was coming next but didn't, for instan...
by plastic37
Wed Oct 07, 2015 12:43 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Fleetwood Mac - Rate The Albums
Replies: 6
Views: 590

Re: Fleetwood Mac - Rate The Albums

I am very pleased to own Peter Green's and Pious Bird ...
Nowt else.
by plastic37
Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Record cleaning
Replies: 6
Views: 607

Re: Record cleaning

No, I don'r semi.
Will ask though.
by plastic37
Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Vinyl hi-end audiophile playback sessions
Replies: 18
Views: 1955

Re: Vinyl hi-end audiophile playback sessions

This is playlist of videos showing how it came out
can't seem to use the standard YouTiube link facility here is a link
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... I74jZVczLu
by plastic37
Thu Sep 24, 2015 9:25 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Full Concert from 1991 - Oxford Poly
Replies: 47
Views: 5859

Re: Full Concert from 1991 - Oxford Poly

An equivalent event occurred in Black Sabbath land on 11th September ... here is their thread.
http://www.black-sabbath.com/vb/showthr ... Dimeadozen

And the vid
blessed be brothers ...
by plastic37
Wed Sep 23, 2015 8:17 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Full Concert from 1991 - Oxford Poly
Replies: 47
Views: 5859

Re: Full Concert from 1991 - Oxford Poly

Blissing out ...
Once more
by plastic37
Wed Sep 23, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: The Furies
Replies: 0
Views: 841

The Furies

have fun in Liverpool.
I'm staying put and doing this
http://kilnensemble.org/currently-touring/the-furies/
by plastic37
Mon Sep 07, 2015 10:59 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Peoples Songs
Replies: 0
Views: 526

The Peoples Songs

I recently stumbled across a series of music documentaries on Youtube. I was aware of the book which i didn't really rate But the docs are THE BEST MUSIC DOCUMENTARIES I HAVE EVER HEARD. And a year after some generous soul put them on YouTube they have had dozens of hits - they should be required li...
by plastic37
Mon Sep 07, 2015 8:13 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Doom - sludge - metal
Replies: 2
Views: 407

Re: Doom - sludge - metal

angelsighs wrote:do you know Opium Lord? Birmingham lads and kind of doom metal with maybe a tinge of psych.
a little while back they seemed to be the support act for any vaguely 'heavy' band that played Brum!
Not personally but am pretty sure i saw them on the kind of occasion you describe.
by plastic37
Sun Sep 06, 2015 8:45 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Doom - sludge - metal
Replies: 2
Views: 407

Doom - sludge - metal

Hello, There's a slim chance that some folks on here might dig this... esp The Heads fans https://www.facebook.com/FearMeMusic/posts/881602291918576 Really cool Birmingham label in it for love. Doing great things in the DOOM/SLUDGE mold. Its really, really heavy... Once in a while i love this stuff....
by plastic37
Sun Sep 06, 2015 8:36 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Record Fairing
Replies: 13
Views: 1785

Re: Record Fairing

So i did the record fair. It went well. I made my money back. I sold one record for more that i have ever brought a record for... Bit of an odd situation that. By that stage of the afternoon i had done the patter on those discs 3 or 4 times. I was asking a lot, but the story behind it... this disc i...