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by jb
Mon May 06, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Belfast 4 May
Replies: 14
Views: 527

Re: Belfast 4 May

I was at the Belfast gig too...and loved it! Ok, so I was only able to go at the last minute and I've not seen them since the SHSL date at Manchester Academy which was years back, so I was thrilled just to be there... Having said that the first two songs off the new album felt very leaden but things...
by jb
Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:12 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Wilco " Schmilco "
Replies: 11
Views: 1504

Re: Wilco " Schmilco "

Used to love Wilco...but not bought an album since Sky Blue Sky which was ok. They now just feel like another 'big' rock band...dull and pretentious. Still this thread has persuaded me to listen to A Ghost is Born for the first time in ages - had forgotten how great it is. And how amazing Jeff's gui...
by jb
Tue Jul 15, 2008 9:26 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Songs in A&E - the greatest Spiritualized album ever
Replies: 93
Views: 5775

Re: Songs in A&E - the greatest Spiritualized album ever

So...I think it's a pretty solid album but not outstanding. Some great songs (Soul on Fire, Sweet Talk, Borrowed You Gun, Death Take...) but what really irks me about this realease is the vocals. Anyone who went to the acoustic gigs knows Jason can sing properly but here he puts his croaked/weary bl...
by jb
Thu Apr 03, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: May Dates
Replies: 2
Views: 766

Re: May Dates

doggen will be I am sure. dont know about john c.
by jb
Tue Apr 01, 2008 9:08 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: First Impressions of Songs In A&E (spoiler alert)
Replies: 187
Views: 13022

Re: First Impressions of Songs In A&E (spoiler alert)

I agree, first listen and it feels a bit dull bar a few great tracks others have mentioned. J has his wounded/weary bluesman voice on quite a few tracks and he sounded a lot better on some of the recent live bootlegs than on this.
by jb
Fri Oct 12, 2007 9:58 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: The Cover of Perfect Prescription and Marquee Moon
Replies: 3
Views: 1151

Re: The Cover of Perfect Prescription and Marquee Moon

Interesting $26,according to this http://www.thewonder.co.uk/select.htm some of the pics in the new MM book were on the original LP although they are not specific about which... In any event I agree there are no real traces of the Television sound upon SP3 at all really so this is all mindless fancy...
by jb
Thu Oct 11, 2007 12:29 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: The Cover of Perfect Prescription and Marquee Moon
Replies: 3
Views: 1151

The Cover of Perfect Prescription and Marquee Moon

My aging copy of Marqueen Moon is a bit knackered so I bought a 'gatefold' style CD reissue for £5 the other day complete with an insert full of photos and text. Some of the photos may have appeared with the original LP release. Anyway, some of the photos are very much like that of Perfect Prescrip...
by jb
Mon Dec 18, 2006 4:15 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: guitar heroes (not clapton)
Replies: 64
Views: 7283

As a combination has to be Verlaine and Lloyd...

Seeing them play Call Mr Lee live last night was insane...Patti Smith's band were totally lumpen in comparison.

Other current favourites include Jeff Tweedy (his playing on the last Wilco album is great)
by jb
Thu Sep 22, 2005 10:12 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Bob Dylan - No Direction Home (2005)
Replies: 11
Views: 1678

Looks good although apprently entirely uncritical. Bit like his fawning docu of the Band
by jb
Tue Aug 30, 2005 5:44 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: how fucking nuts is this? coogan and courtney love...
Replies: 10
Views: 1772

Apparently he also dismantled the hotel room's Corby trouser press in a drug fuelled rage. But it didn't appear on the bill...
by jb
Mon Jul 25, 2005 5:16 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Let it come down
Replies: 18
Views: 2199

Loved it when it first appeared, don't really listen to it now. The only tracks I come back to are Don't Just Do Something, Straight and NArrow and Anything More. In fact I really got in the latter when it was played at the Fibbers gig with Jason just singing and looking a bit awkward. The song just...
by jb
Wed Jun 15, 2005 1:24 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: new Spiritualized CD
Replies: 50
Views: 10384

Isn't it funny how everyone has different tastes...I really can't recall the last time I listened to Amazing Grace, I really don't think it has any good tracks bar The Ballard of Richie Lee and possibly Rated X. The record just sounded like a rock n roll garage record and most of the tracks could ha...
by jb
Tue May 10, 2005 10:10 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Fannies
Replies: 20
Views: 4798

was at the leeds gig last night and pretty good stuff it was to.
by jb
Tue Apr 19, 2005 4:05 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: spiritualized stuff
Replies: 17
Views: 3148

Is the Run video filmed through lots of blue smoke and has outlines of jason and the band? I think I saw it as part of the Indie Chart of the Chart Show on a Saturday morning once...
by jb
Fri Apr 01, 2005 2:45 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: The Blow Up
Replies: 2
Views: 605

The Blow Up

Has anyone got this - the Television live recording? I've heard one track off it years ago (Friction) and the quality was pretty poor. Has this been rectified on the newer version that is for sale via Amazon at a rather steep £18.99?

Any verdict?
by jb
Tue Feb 22, 2005 8:50 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Updates
Replies: 39
Views: 4402

Wilco have a very good site as well, very regular updates, free downloads, new pics... I feel a bit cheated by this site cos it only ever gets updated when there's something that the record company wants us to buy. So no doubt there will be a tons of new stuff to coincide with the DVD and then we wi...
by jb
Wed Jan 19, 2005 2:05 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Brixton DVD and forthcoming changes to Sp® website
Replies: 31
Views: 6420

Me neither....any news on the website as well?
by jb
Fri Jan 07, 2005 11:10 am
Forum: Other
Topic: test your knowledge
Replies: 6
Views: 1231

ok, am now up to 40 but struggling badly...
by jb
Thu Jan 06, 2005 10:05 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Beware of Sister Ray in London
Replies: 45
Views: 6000

I wonder if Nick Hornby went to Sister Ray and was so pissed off he based his character of Barry in High Fidelity (the one played by Jack Black) on their members of staff?
by jb
Fri Nov 19, 2004 2:42 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Brixton DVD and forthcoming changes to Sp® website
Replies: 31
Views: 6420

It's very nearly a month since the promise of the DVD and the website changes. Given that JP does not seem to be blessed with much innovation generally over the past year it's hardly surprising it's taking so long.

This forum is the only thing that keeps the site alive...
by jb
Thu Nov 11, 2004 2:42 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: r spz as good as they used 2b
Replies: 9
Views: 2775

The mono-browed Gallagher bros mean oasis have to be up there somewhere...
by jb
Tue Oct 12, 2004 11:10 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Naming Instruments on album sleeves
Replies: 25
Views: 4981

Naming Instruments on album sleeves

have any other bands gone to the lengths to name specific instruments used in making albums on the album sleeves..or is it just a SP3/SPZ thing?

Anyone know they they do it...maybe they just like using evocative names of things like Vox Starstreamers....
by jb
Mon Oct 11, 2004 11:51 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Why jason is allways sited on a chair during the concerts?
Replies: 12
Views: 2971

jason's posture on his stool is not great so he is putting a lot of strain on his lower back. He prob needs to sit upright and do some work strengthing his abs if he to avoid possible problems.
by jb
Mon Sep 27, 2004 9:53 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Brian Wilson - Smile
Replies: 7
Views: 1470

Brian Wilson - Smile

Anyone bought this yet? What's it really like?
by jb
Thu Sep 23, 2004 4:02 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: news?
Replies: 5
Views: 1359

I was wondering who actually updates this site...is it run by JP's management team or what?
by jb
Wed Sep 08, 2004 9:02 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: bobby gillespie's select c90 tape from feb'91
Replies: 22
Views: 4207

was only 14 at the time...what's the tracklisting?
by jb
Tue Aug 31, 2004 2:33 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: In praise of Led Zeppelin...
Replies: 47
Views: 6486

Does the DVD have any black and white footage on the Zep circa their debut LP? There were a few clips on the BBC a while back, a very sinister Dazed and Confused, plus How Many More Times with Bonham going ballistic. May have been TOTP or something.... Personally I think the Zep are awesome, though ...
by jb
Thu Aug 26, 2004 9:50 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Big Fat Neil Young Thread
Replies: 29
Views: 3470

Most of NY's stuff is great (esp On the Beach, Tonights the Night) but a big part of why I like him is that he is a bit of a oddball - messing around with model trains, making dire stuff like Trans, Landing on water, then coming back to form, doing a CSNY reunion then quitting mid-way through. The b...
by jb
Wed Aug 25, 2004 9:20 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Should Spiritualized Have Split Up After Ladies & Gentle
Replies: 78
Views: 12067

On the whole I am glad Pierce is still making music since some of my fave tracks have come from the last two albums (Don't Just Do Something, Anything More, Richie Lee, Rated X). But this can't disguise the fact that there are just a few decent tracks from the last two compared to a whole load of gr...
by jb
Wed Aug 04, 2004 1:25 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Guardian REview
Replies: 12
Views: 3420

Guardian REview

Guardian review of the RFH gig here:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/ ... 75,00.html
by jb
Mon Aug 02, 2004 8:54 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: RFH gig
Replies: 7
Views: 1688

what was the setlist?
by jb
Thu Jul 15, 2004 5:00 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Drug references
Replies: 15
Views: 2401

i agree, great research that makes me think twice about my original post.

Ian - you have very good ears...
by jb
Wed Jul 14, 2004 4:15 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Drug references
Replies: 15
Views: 2401

Drug references

What do people think about the constant drug refs in JP's songs? To begin with I went along with it but now it just seems incredibly tiresome. I mean the outstretched arm on the cover of AG then reading in The Guardian that his daughter is called Poppy...I mean it just seems, er...boring. Or it it b...
by jb
Mon Jul 12, 2004 12:13 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Can Jason sing?
Replies: 30
Views: 3578

On the whole I do really like JP's voice although I do find it annoying when he insists on the overdone hoarse-croaky effect (Oh I am a modern-day bluesman, life is so tough and weary etc) - taken to ridiculous extremes on 'lay it down slow'. Live he does tend to do quite a few 'rock whoops' as well...
by jb
Fri Jun 25, 2004 3:53 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Gig at Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool confirmed Jun 2004
Replies: 70
Views: 14601

They might open with 'All of My Tears' instead of 'Electricity'. That would be a shock to the system!
by jb
Fri Jun 25, 2004 3:26 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Gig at Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool confirmed Jun 2004
Replies: 70
Views: 14601

This is almost exactly the same set that got played on the UK tour about 6 months ago. Doesn't JP get bored of dragging the same set all over the place..or is he that lazy?
by jb
Thu May 27, 2004 11:05 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Did Anyone See this?
Replies: 8
Views: 1736

Is that John Coxon wearing his hideous glasses again (as on inside sleeve of AG and tucked in pocket at numerous gigs

Can't really tell due to monitor problems.

bit of a typically lazy track...
by jb
Wed Mar 31, 2004 2:53 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Ultimate Spiritualized Machine...
Replies: 15
Views: 3613

Does anyone know past band histories of the current line up? I know Coxon and Thighpaulsandra have been around for a while know but anything more on the others?
by jb
Fri Mar 05, 2004 3:25 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Fibbers Matinee
Replies: 51
Views: 6624

Hiya blindsummit

would also love a copy of the Fibbers gig - which was one of the best i've been to in ages. can't wait to hear thaat mad pause in 'this little life...' again.

thanks so much
by jb
Thu Mar 04, 2004 9:26 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: A few of pictures from the York gig
Replies: 23
Views: 6335

was the evening setlist any different?
by jb
Thu Mar 04, 2004 9:01 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Fibbers Matinee
Replies: 51
Views: 6624

Was the setlist for the 'evening' gig any different? Anyone know?

Excellent intimate gig, although too many new songs really.