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by runcible
Sat Mar 30, 2024 2:31 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacemen 3 lineups
Replies: 5
Views: 848

Re: Spacemen 3 lineups

Jason performs all the lead vocals on SOC but Pete takes over lead on his songs on PP. During the compilation process for HTB he told me that he started singing his songs because he didn't always like the way Jason sang them, it really was as simple as that.
by runcible
Sun Mar 24, 2024 8:13 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Slipstream - Retrospective
Replies: 29
Views: 5193

Re: Slipstream - Retrospective

Count me in inevitably...😁
by runcible
Fri Mar 22, 2024 9:47 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: J Spaceman – JUNK (visual history of Spacemen 3)
Replies: 23
Views: 862

Re: J Spaceman – JUNK (visual history of Spacemen 3)

It's quite well known that there are a few collections of Spacemen 3 photos that haven't been generally released so hardly anyone has actually seen them. I've always found it surprising when social media produces pictures of the band I've never seen, but there are obviously still quite a few out the...
by runcible
Mon Feb 12, 2024 11:44 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacemen 3 lineups
Replies: 5
Views: 848

Re: Spacemen 3 lineups

5. Sonic, Jason, Will Carruthers, Steve Evans: Dreamweapon (apparently "Spacemen Jam" is Sonic and somebody else, not Jason and not Steve Evans? And famously Will is not audible on Dreamweapon because he didn't turn on his amp.) Ian and I interviewed Steve for Ian's Spacemenpod podcast an...
by runcible
Mon Jan 01, 2024 12:14 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 2023: music overview
Replies: 18
Views: 2020

Re: 2023: music overview

Happy New Year everyone! Belated input here. I've probably listened to more older music than recent in 2023, but there were a few choice releases. Definitely a year for mellower playlists in our house. The Coral - Sea of Mirrors Cadillac Three - Years Go Fast Jeffrey Silverstein - Western Sky Music ...
by runcible
Fri Nov 17, 2023 12:26 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1368
Views: 1164952

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

Popped over to Manchester to see Connecticut noodly jam exponents Goose at Academy 2. It was amazing to see a large room of around 1000 people all dancing throughout. 2 sets, 75 minutes each, but only 12 songs played. Everything built into monumental epic jams, usually with considerable intensity. T...
by runcible
Fri Nov 10, 2023 4:09 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1368
Views: 1164952

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

Another Rose City Band experience at the Brudenell. We were treated to Bobby Lee's excellent trio as support, and they were quite excellent. Steady, basic rhythms with a lot of gentle wobbly guitar and reverb over it. Proper cosmic country. I saw him in Pontefract earlier this year and I really enjo...
by runcible
Sun Oct 08, 2023 8:03 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: European gigs, July 2023
Replies: 56
Views: 16925

Re: European gigs, July 2023

That Holmfirth gig was indeed an astonishing night. Great venue but the performance was off the scale. I remember the place trembling as the noise took over, and then I realised all the doors were open as it was a hot night. So most of Holmfirth could hear it too.
by runcible
Sat Oct 07, 2023 7:34 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Bandcamp union
Replies: 4
Views: 2140

Re: Bandcamp union

Signed, and I encourage others to do so too. Bandcamp has become an important place for music, both for artists and fans. Supporting people behind the scenes is a no brainer.
by runcible
Thu Aug 24, 2023 11:15 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5916
Views: 1367987

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

Lots of Black Market Karma. There's quite a bit of stuff there! Reset in Dub, Panda Bear/Sonic Boom/Adrian Sherwood. Obvious but a welcome diversion. Country Funk Vol 1 & 2, on Light In The Attic. Excellent compilations that veer from country rock to psych to various other fun areas. Stephen Ba...
by runcible
Thu Aug 24, 2023 11:00 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Black Market Karma & Sonic Boom split 10"
Replies: 8
Views: 3337

Re: Black Market Karma & Sonic Boom split 10"

I love it. It's been the tune I've played most this week and made me look into a load of back catalogue Black Market Karma.
by runcible
Thu Aug 24, 2023 10:59 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Velvet Underground
Replies: 11
Views: 3431

Re: The Velvet Underground

As I get older the harsher more challenging songs on earlier Velvets are a tougher listen. Stuff like I Heard Her Call My Name, a lot of Sister Ray and even European Son are all a little too grating these days. Classics for sure but less appeal for me now. I find the 2 albums I head for are Loaded w...
by runcible
Mon Aug 21, 2023 4:44 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Sonic Boom and Panda Bear LP on the way.
Replies: 57
Views: 17464

Re: New Sonic Boom and Panda Bear LP on the way.

I really like it. I loved the Whirlpool Dub taster but I've been enjoying the rest of it over the last few days. I'm less into the closing 2 tunes as I love the originals of those so much. The strings & guitar sample on the original Livin In The After, which I find irresistible, are pretty much ...
by runcible
Fri Aug 11, 2023 8:04 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 2023 - albums, what to look forward to etc
Replies: 28
Views: 6686

Re: 2023 - albums, what to look forward to etc

sunray wrote: Thu Aug 10, 2023 11:03 pm Wellwater Conspiracy's debut album 'Declaration of Conformity' is getting the remaster/reissue treatment from John McBain. A couple of bonus tracks featuring Josh Homme too.
I think Runcible and a few others here are fans.
Might be worth a look. I do have a soft spot for that album!
by runcible
Sun Jul 30, 2023 8:25 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5916
Views: 1367987

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

Very sorry to hear this tragic news. My best to you and your family…
by runcible
Tue Jun 20, 2023 2:39 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Fantasy Premier League Fuzzhead's Spacemen 2022-23
Replies: 18
Views: 5043

Re: Fantasy Premier League Fuzzhead's Spacemen 2022-23

When football banter becomes offensive I turn away. The idiot in that Hillsborough shirt is, thankfully, rarer than people might think. Anyone who pokes fun at that, or Munich, or, as a Leeds fan myself, Istanbul, shouldn’t be following football at all. I may not like the team cantona supports but t...
by runcible
Mon Jun 12, 2023 9:19 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Fantasy Premier League Fuzzhead's Spacemen 2022-23
Replies: 18
Views: 5043

Re: Fantasy Premier League Fuzzhead's Spacemen 2022-23

cantona wrote: Sun Jun 11, 2023 7:52 am 115

Just remember we won it first and without cheating
When told Ferguson had claimed his United team were a better side than Arsenal in 2002, Wenger replied "everyone thinks they have the prettiest wife at home"
by runcible
Tue Jun 06, 2023 12:24 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1368
Views: 1164952

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

Catching up here... I saw Steve Mason a few weeks ago at the Brudenell. Totally different set up with none of the previous touring band at this show. A drummer, keyboard/synth plus 2 backing singers was quite a bold departure from Steve's previous set up. It worked though, with Steve adding guitar a...
by runcible
Mon May 15, 2023 5:33 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1738
Views: 1833360

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

I felt like that for ages and was very unsure of getting back out there after the shitty few years we've had so I get it, but at the same time I'm determined to get some grip of what life was like pre 2020. I've caught colds etc. at gigs many times in the past and covid is now part of any bug threat...
by runcible
Sun May 14, 2023 10:27 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1738
Views: 1833360

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

spacemanrich wrote: Fri May 05, 2023 11:06 pm Huh ... didn't know they supported SP3.
Detailed here on Ian's site. The Bubblemen.

https://spacemen3.co.uk/gigs/19880824-2/
by runcible
Thu May 11, 2023 8:16 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Black Market Karma & Sonic Boom split 10"
Replies: 8
Views: 3337

Re: Black Market Karma & Sonic Boom split 10"

Thanks for that James… I managed to miss this! Ordered…
by runcible
Fri May 05, 2023 9:57 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1738
Views: 1833360

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

spacemanrich wrote: Fri May 05, 2023 6:47 pm Love and Rockets ❤️+🚀 - May 21st ( Fox Theatre ) Oakland, CA
No sign of any UK dates from these guys. Hoping maybe at some point. Last time I saw them was, amazingly, as The Bubblemen when they supported Spacemen 3. 😳
by runcible
Wed Apr 26, 2023 8:40 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Rose City Band New Album - Garden Party
Replies: 23
Views: 5711

Re: Rose City Band New Album - Garden Party

Really enjoying this one, some Allman Brother vibes, plus I’m a sucker for pedal steel guitar. Some great psychedelic solos as usual as well. Just a pleasure to listen to really. If you’re a pedal steel aficionado definitely check our Jeff Silverstein’s stuff as it features RCB’s pedal steel man Ba...
by runcible
Tue Apr 25, 2023 10:32 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1368
Views: 1164952

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

We caught the Brudenell Sonic Boom/Panda Bear show and really enjoyed it. As per other reviews it's the album pretty much with bonus old tunes as encores. A few really choice moments. Edge of the Edge was every bit as good as I'd hoped. Looking round at everyone singing 'oftheedgeoftheedgeoftheedge....
by runcible
Tue Apr 25, 2023 10:20 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Rose City Band New Album - Garden Party
Replies: 23
Views: 5711

Re: Rose City Band New Album - Garden Party

I love it too. It's simply part 4 of Ripley's obsession with that style of music. I agree with Sunray as I think it's a slight step up from Earth Trip. I'm a sucker for the faster paced tunes with catchy riffs, and I feel more of that vibe here, particularly on the wonderfully titled 'Porch Boogie'....
by runcible
Wed Mar 29, 2023 11:51 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1368
Views: 1164952

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

Cosmic Country Revue - Jeffrey Silverstein, Bobby Lee and Joe Harvey-Whyte We caught this package at the Robin Hood Inn in Pontefract. We wanted to see Jeff's set and a recent investigation into Bobby Lee's back catalogue made the show look even better. But it turned into one of those nights that c...
by runcible
Fri Mar 17, 2023 12:10 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5916
Views: 1367987

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

Steve Mason - Brothers and Sisters Needs no introduction. Sounds better with every listen. Black Angels - Wilderness of Mirrors Not played these guys for a while but some of the descriptions of recent shows made them sound interesting and I do like this album. The Dolly Rocker Movement - Electric S...
by runcible
Fri Mar 17, 2023 10:49 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Steve Mason track, LP, UK Tour
Replies: 20
Views: 8626

Re: New Steve Mason track, LP, UK Tour

It's really grown on me too. Initially I found the anthemic vibe of a few songs less appealing but I had it on while digging up the garden the other day and it sounded seriously good. I'm sure live it'll hit even more sweet spots.
by runcible
Mon Feb 13, 2023 2:42 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1368
Views: 1164952

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

I’ve read so many under par reports of this BJM tour. Having seen them a good dozen times over the years I know the difference between a good and a bad BJM show. On several occasions the crowd were fairly unpleasant too, just aggressive and rude. And at the worst ones people would throw pints in Ant...
by runcible
Wed Feb 01, 2023 11:14 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Rose City Band New Album - Garden Party
Replies: 23
Views: 5711

Re: Rose City Band New Album - Garden Party

This is indeed excellent news as RCB's Leeds date was one of the music highlights of last year. York isn't too much of a distance to travel and I think we'll make a day of it. For anyone into the 'cosmic country' scene a package featuring Jeffrey Silverstein is touring in the spring. Jeff's band fea...
by runcible
Mon Jan 30, 2023 7:41 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1368
Views: 1164952

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

Congratulations! Sounds like a fantastic event!
by runcible
Sun Jan 22, 2023 11:43 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: RIP David Crosby
Replies: 6
Views: 1166

Re: RIP David Crosby

It’s sad but slightly amazing that he lasted this long considering his lifestyle. He was part of some of the greatest music I know. That first solo album still sounds incredible decades later. He came across as an incredibly difficult guy it should be said, but his talent and voice kind of overrode ...
by runcible
Sat Jan 14, 2023 7:26 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacemen Pod
Replies: 71
Views: 24142

Re: Spacemen Pod

Watch this space. There’s some work going on in the background I promise.
by runcible
Wed Jan 04, 2023 5:30 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 2022 Albums
Replies: 25
Views: 4714

Re: 2022 Albums

Oops… Michael Head. How could I have forgotten that one?! My bad!
by runcible
Wed Jan 04, 2023 12:31 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 2022 Albums
Replies: 25
Views: 4714

Re: 2022 Albums

I don't have many to list but this is what floated my boat last year.

Sonic Boom/Panda Bear - Reset
Spiritualized - EWB
Sweet Peach Band - Strange Roots and Bad Seeds
69 Deluxe - s/t
Color Green - s/t
Fuxa - Covered In Stars
Hanging Stars - Songs For Somewhere Else
Goose - Dripfield
by runcible
Sat Dec 31, 2022 5:13 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: R.I.P. Pele
Replies: 2
Views: 2303

Re: R.I.P. Pele

A sad loss. Despite the obvious talent he always sounded like a great guy too. And was probably the actual greatest footballer ever.
by runcible
Tue Dec 20, 2022 5:43 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Martin Duffy RIP
Replies: 10
Views: 1593

Re: Martin Duffy RIP

A very depressing news section this week. Tragic on both counts. It’s been a bad year for such sad events. RIP twice over.
by runcible
Tue Dec 20, 2022 8:35 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Panda Bear & Sonic Boom tour 2023
Replies: 17
Views: 4883

Re: Panda Bear & Sonic Boom tour 2023

That news is an early Crimbo gift for us lot up north! Can’t wait…
by runcible
Thu Nov 24, 2022 8:08 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Wilko Johnson RIP
Replies: 1
Views: 1933

Re: Wilco Johnson RIP

That’s sad news indeed. Quite a few years ago I saw him interviewed on breakfast TV when he discovered he had a large tumour and been told he had months to live. He was inspirational and went on about how he felt this had given him an optimistic view of things and he wanted to make the most of the t...
by runcible
Tue Nov 22, 2022 1:57 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Coupe du Monde / Copa de Mondial / World Cup 2022 Qatar
Replies: 11
Views: 3299

Re: Coupe du Monde / Copa de Mondial / World Cup 2022 Qatar

It's hard to get excited about this World Cup. From the moment Qatar started their bid the dodgy goings on began and there's little doubt in my mind - and many others - that it was all done in secret meetings with many brown envelopes and such like changing hands. The fact one of the biggest sportin...
by runcible
Sun Nov 13, 2022 2:48 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: HAWKWIND
Replies: 24
Views: 5549

Re: HAWKWIND

Very sad to hear of Nik’s passing. We had a blast of Hall of the Mountain Grill in tribute. That’s an extraordinary record and Nik was right at the heart of it.
by runcible
Sun Nov 13, 2022 2:46 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Keith Levene RIP
Replies: 4
Views: 946

Re: Keith Levene RIP

Very sad, a real talent. KL and Nik Turner in the same week is pretty tragic. RIP…
by runcible
Sun Nov 13, 2022 9:48 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Help me fill a reggae dub vinyl gap
Replies: 3
Views: 725

Re: Help me fill a reggae dub vinyl gap

Over a decade ago a discussion took place on this message board about this very topic. Some input from me inevitably. Lots of excellent suggestions here…

https://spiritualized.band/viewtopic.php?t=9580

(Made me smile to see a post from Muscles there too)
by runcible
Fri Nov 04, 2022 6:07 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Goat - European Tour
Replies: 28
Views: 9296

Re: Goat - UK Tour

Runcible will be pleased to see they're playing the Brudenell. Maybe a few years ago but my interest kind of faded I’m afraid. Currently no gigs at all on my calendar. :( Considering Brian Jonestown Massacre at Leeds Stylus next year but if that venue is sold out you can see absolutely nothing. So ...
by runcible
Mon Oct 24, 2022 11:55 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Band health, one month later?
Replies: 9
Views: 3549

Re: Band health, one month later?

28 days for 13 grand Hope they have an insurance plan Sorry, what does that mean? It's a quote from the lyrics to 'The Twelve Steps' from the Let It Come Down album. Here: If your willpower's weak temptation's strong Lord knows how we're going to get along And I don't believe in Jesus Christ I'd ra...
by runcible
Thu Oct 20, 2022 11:46 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Replies: 8
Views: 2934

Re: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

Ah... Thanks Joycey. This place still remains a go to site for music suggestions!
by runcible
Thu Oct 20, 2022 11:26 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5916
Views: 1367987

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

I felt that same about the Psychic Ills album which I was really looking forward to. It sounds rather dull, limp and Tres' vocals are off key a lot of the time. Big disappointment. The Moon Duo - which I decided not to go for - is far superior. The new live Can release is interesting. It seems that ...
by runcible
Thu Oct 20, 2022 11:01 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Replies: 8
Views: 2934

Re: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

I rather enjoyed that KG album - ta for the suggestion You had me with the Neu!/Dead combo! I find their sprawling catalogue confusing so it's useful to hear of recommendations.
by runcible
Mon Oct 17, 2022 1:40 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: I love wearing Spiritualized shirts, but...
Replies: 12
Views: 3941

Re: I love wearing Spiritualized shirts, but...

On a slightly random note but still shirt - and sort of spiritual - orientated. Can't remember if I've told this tale before. A few years ago Cliff Richard played a gig near where I live and we got freebie tickets. I thought it would be a funny idea to wear an Electric Wizard shirt, complete with up...
by runcible
Mon Oct 03, 2022 3:38 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Let me harp on about Ween
Replies: 13
Views: 5762

Re: Let me harp on about Ween

I didn't know that tune so thank you! There is a great deal of unreleased Ween out there. That's a good thing when you consider they haven't released any music for 15 years. I hoped they might have produced something new during the pandemic but apparently not... Ween remain the band I'd most like to...
by runcible
Thu Sep 08, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Monster Magnet
Replies: 10
Views: 2262

Re: Monster Magnet

That was a little too much to resist. I love that era of MM.

There's a live recording of a gig in Holland where Dave Wyndorf lost his voice so they did these largely Tab based jams instead of a standard set, must be 91. A tad lo fi but one hell of a performance.
by runcible
Sat Sep 03, 2022 2:47 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1368
Views: 1164952

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

Me again... 2 gigs in 3 days after just 2 in the previous year. And pedal steel featured again! Rose City Band were at the Brudenell last night, first date of their tour here and the first time they've played away from the US West Coast. It was excellent inevitably. The Brudenell's sound was on top ...
by runcible
Thu Sep 01, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you just been to?
Replies: 1368
Views: 1164952

Re: What gigs have you just been to?

The Cadillac Three at Leeds O2 Academy. Only my 3rd gig since the pandemic. I'm a sucker for good country rock and have been waiting to see these guys for a few years now and although it was very much worth the wait O2 Academy is, in most senses, a truly wretched place to see live music. The staff w...
by runcible
Mon Aug 15, 2022 3:02 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Sonic Boom and Panda Bear LP on the way.
Replies: 57
Views: 17464

Re: New Sonic Boom and Panda Bear LP on the way.

Me too. I was vaguely hesitant as although some of Panda Bear's stuff was decent I wasn't that into it. This collaboration works a treat as both Noah and Pete take turns with the songs. I don't mind the hefty Brian Wilson angle as it's so beautifully done. Edge of the Edge is particularly wonderful....
by runcible
Mon Jul 18, 2022 2:59 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Happy Mondays
Replies: 39
Views: 6936

Re: Happy Mondays

I heard about this too. Very sad. I know he & Shaun had their issues but his bass lines on stuff like Bob's Yer Uncle will always show how important he was to that band at their peak.
by runcible
Tue Jul 05, 2022 4:26 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5916
Views: 1367987

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

Grateful Dead - Fox Theatre, Dec 10th 1971 Brian Jonestown Massacre - Fire Doesn't Grow On Trees Little Feat - Sailin' Shoes, Feats Don't Fail Me Now Brewer & Shipley - Tarkio Road, Weeds, Shake Off The Demon Color Green - s/t Three Three Fives - Kind of Surreal Morningface - Outta Space Goose- ...
by runcible
Tue Jul 05, 2022 4:20 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Happy Mondays
Replies: 39
Views: 6936

Re: Happy Mondays

I loved the Monday at their prime. Curiously the first time I saw them - and I may have mentioned this before - was supporting Loop at the Astoria. December 88 I think. Someone in the crowd said the Mondays were in the venue and next thing they shuffled on stage to some backing track - I can't even ...
by runcible
Sun Jun 26, 2022 10:20 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Private messages
Replies: 5
Views: 2976

Re: Private messages

I vaguely wondered but realised it was probably an 'out box' back up. We'll be in touch soonish...
by runcible
Wed Jun 22, 2022 11:04 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: glasto
Replies: 32
Views: 6903

Re: glasto

That '92 set was absolutely wonderful. A lovely afternoon and a stonking performance, but that was the peak years for me. I love the way the VHS recording managed to zoom in on the tiny plane in the sky - a moment I vividly recall at the time!
by runcible
Wed May 25, 2022 8:30 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: some random spiritualized reflections
Replies: 35
Views: 6116

Re: some random spiritualized reflections

I stand corrected... And agreed Joycey - it should have closed the album. The Sp3 vs Spz version of LCYHM debate will run and run. The Spz version is decent but not a patch on the original. It gets the huge production touch that the album has throughout, but the fragile nature of Jason's vocal on Pl...
by runcible
Wed May 25, 2022 10:54 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: some random spiritualized reflections
Replies: 35
Views: 6116

Re: some random spiritualized reflections

Very interesting. LICD is the album which has grown on me more than any other over the years. Initially there were some terrific songs but I found some stuff too obvious. Also the huge production and list of contributors felt a little OTT back then. It's now settled into a solid listen with the best...
by runcible
Tue May 24, 2022 7:39 am
Forum: Other
Topic: 2022 PL Championship Day
Replies: 1
Views: 1802

Re: 2022 PL Championship Day

Feels like I aged a decade on Sunday afternoon during that Brentford game.
by runcible
Thu May 05, 2022 11:44 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: BJM + Mercury Rev Tour
Replies: 17
Views: 4938

Re: BJM + Mercury Rev Tour

Now recovered thank goodness...

https://www.guitarworld.com/news/the-br ... -recovered

runcible wrote: Thu Apr 21, 2022 9:46 am Did everyone read that BJM's gear was stolen in Portland? That's happened before sadly.

https://guitar.com/news/music-news/bria ... overnight/
by runcible
Wed May 04, 2022 12:23 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: some random spiritualized reflections
Replies: 35
Views: 6116

Re: some random spiritualized reflections

angel-sighs wrote: Thu Apr 28, 2022 9:11 pm The final saxophone note on Shine A Light is like a pure musical transcription of a shiver up the spine. Well to me it is anyways
This is also up there! Like a beam of light shining through the darkness.
by runcible
Wed May 04, 2022 12:22 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: some random spiritualized reflections
Replies: 35
Views: 6116

Re: some random spiritualized reflections

Most of Lazer Guided Melodies has a massive effect on me. It was a momentous time for music anyway but that album seemed to sum up so much of what I wanted from music back then. It also sounds timeless so hasn't dated even a little. The bit which stands out is the second half of Angel Sigh - after t...
by runcible
Thu Apr 21, 2022 9:46 am
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: BJM + Mercury Rev Tour
Replies: 17
Views: 4938

Re: BJM + Mercury Rev Tour

Did everyone read that BJM's gear was stolen in Portland? That's happened before sadly.

https://guitar.com/news/music-news/bria ... overnight/