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by Starfish
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: New S3 book
Replies: 17
Views: 1217

Re: New S3 book

Ian wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:29 pm
... I presume this is an expanded version of a very extensive blog post he wrote about this gig a few years ago...
It is, apparently.
The blog is still online.
Here > https://medium.com/@noodlepie/a-side-ar ... 22596968a0
by Starfish
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: New S3 book
Replies: 17
Views: 1217

New S3 book

Are Your Dreams At Night 1985 Sizes Too Big
by Graham Holliday

http://goodpressgallery.co.uk/new-in/a- ... m-holliday

A book about the 1985 Black Lion gig (of the For All The Fucked Up Children... bootleg)
by Starfish
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5091
Views: 370421

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

olan wrote:
Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:55 pm

Brain melting reissue from Dave/Sula and cohorts
Great band. And they have so much awesome stuff on Bandcamp.
I'd love to go to one of their Bochum Planetarium shows. :shock:
by Starfish
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5091
Views: 370421

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

niamhm wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:57 pm
Mythic Sunship - Another Shape Of Psychedelic Music.
Oh yes! Saw them launch this album on a double bill with Causa Sui. Blew my tiny mind.
There's a Mythic Sunship thread on this noticeboard where I tried to write just how good that gig was.
by Starfish
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Reading Festival 1989 audio - the final performance
Replies: 1
Views: 369

Reading Festival 1989 audio - the final performance

Thank you so much to stef.j.c on Soundcloud who has found, cleaned up and posted a recording of the Spacemen 3 performance at Reading 89. I took some crappy photos on a crappy camera on that day but, until now, I've never heard a recording. Nearly 30 years, jeez. https://soundcloud.com/stef-j-c/spac...
by Starfish
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Richard Ashcroft
Replies: 24
Views: 2213

Re: Richard Ashcroft

moop wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:10 pm
I dare anyone to try and make it all the way through this interview :lol:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZREGznXfviA
Jesus. I managed 3 our of the 41 minutes. :cry: :(
He still has a lot of fans, though, judging by the comments below (and the fawning interviewer)
by Starfish
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Richard Ashcroft
Replies: 24
Views: 2213

Richard Ashcroft

Oh, dear God. Disappeared up his own arse 20 years ago, now he's back with a new album featuring "the best collection of songs I've ever written". (uh-huh...) And this was him on BBC Breakfast TV this morning https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/entertainment-arts-45979360/former-verve-frontman-richard-ash...
by Starfish
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Mythic sunship
Replies: 5
Views: 955

Re: Mythic sunship

Reporting back from Copenhagen... One of the best gigs I've ever been to. Not just that Mythic Sunship blew my tiny mind. Causa Sui were also amazing. Two mesmerising stoner-psych bands, all instrumental, absolutely fantastic. But it wasn't just that the bands were on fire. The venue itself, Loppen,...
by Starfish
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Christmas No.1
Replies: 3
Views: 582

Christmas No.1

It's taken a couple of weeks, but And Nothing Hurt has really grown on me. I was fairly ambivalent at first, but started listening to it as I went to bed and my opinion of it changed almost immediately. Anyway.... Let's Dance : sounds like a Christmas hit to me. Warm tones, woolly jumpers, log fire,...
by Starfish
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Mythic sunship
Replies: 5
Views: 955

Re: Mythic sunship

I love Mythic Sunship - going to see them support Causa Sui in Copenhagen in 2 weeks. Should be an awesome gig. I was going to post something about them myself recently; mainly that Year Of The Serpent takes the Dreamweapon drone and expands it magnificently. Listen to it here ->> https://youtu.be/P...
by Starfish
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 787
Views: 79153

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

Ha! Yep, so they did. Thanks toomilk (and Laz69) - I shoulda done my research first!
by Starfish
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 787
Views: 79153

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

Has anyone remarked yet that 'A Perfect Miracle' sounds like Dean & Britta's 'The Sun Is Still Sunny'?

The evidence, m'lud: https://youtu.be/nhvV2asFju4
by Starfish
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Come Together countryfied
Replies: 1
Views: 432

Come Together countryfied

Independent Country, a band from Birmingham (UK), have made a country album of indie classics.

It includes this version of Come Together :)
https://independentcountry.bandcamp.com ... e-together
by Starfish
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: What gigs have you got coming up?
Replies: 1531
Views: 144631

Re: What gigs have you got coming up?

Been a long time since I posted here. But... I have just read the news about Thee Hypnotics reforming and touring. Bought a ticket for the Brum date about 14 seconds later. Also, Wooden Shjips -although that's not til September, but I bought the ticket this week. Bit of confusion over the venue but ...
by Starfish
Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: London Sessions: Föllakzoid feat. J. Spaceman
Replies: 47
Views: 11878

Re: London Sessions: Föllakzoid feat. J. Spaceman

In case anyone wasn't aware, Follakzoid are in Europe next month.

In the UK they're playing Manchester (May 18), London (19) and Birmingham (20)
https://www.facebook.com/events/195301750959526/
by Starfish
Tue Dec 20, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Quietest Page - Shine A Light
Replies: 1
Views: 630

The Quietest Page - Shine A Light

I'm usually quite partial to a cover of Shine A Light anyway, but this version is stunning. At first, I thought it might be a new mix, cos the vocals are very Jason-y, but they've got a few other tracks on their YouTube channel. All with hardly any views. (I was the 30th viewer for Shine A Light). H...
by Starfish
Tue Aug 16, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Premier League / Football / Etc...
Replies: 1463
Views: 134540

Re: Premier League / Football / Etc...

Think I might screengrab the Fuzzhead Spacemen Fantasy League table. Top for the first time in more than 20 years of playing the stupid game. Even after one game, I've never been top. It may not last, but it's enough for the club chairman to give me a vote of confidence, so at least I know my positi...
by Starfish
Mon Apr 04, 2016 8:23 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: John Prine on RTE
Replies: 0
Views: 579

John Prine on RTE

Irish radio station RTE have a John Prine special concert/interview programme on available to listen to online.

Yes, he plays Sam Stone. :-)


Link:
http://www.rte.ie/radio/radioplayer/rte ... %2D2016%3A
by Starfish
Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:38 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 1998-03-29 Remstered
Replies: 5
Views: 1112

Re: 1998-03-29 Remstered

Just when you thought you already knew what you're favourite version of Shine A Light was.

Lush.

Many thanks, all.
by Starfish
Mon Feb 22, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Ashcroft
Replies: 22
Views: 3160

Re: New Ashcroft

Against my better judgement, I gave it a play.

Switched it off after 3 mins.

Dull.

Liam Gallagher likes it though, apparently. https://twitter.com/liamgallagher/statu ... 6117362688
:-/
by Starfish
Mon Feb 22, 2016 12:37 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Cavern of Anti-Matter - Void Beats
Replies: 7
Views: 1188

Cavern of Anti-Matter - Void Beats

Just been Spotifying the new Cavern of Anti-Matter album and I thought one of the tracks (Planetary Folklore) sounded like it had Sonic Boom on talky-vocals. Turns out it is him (http://www.factmag.com/2015/11/19/stereolab-tim-gane-cavern-of-anti-matter/) Album is really good. A couple of tracks I w...
by Starfish
Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:33 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Sterling Roswell
Replies: 0
Views: 1013

Sterling Roswell

There's a wonderful interview with Rosco in M-Magazine here → http://www.m-magazine.co.uk/features/interviews/interview-sterling-roswell/ He's got a new album out and talks about his life during and after Spacemen 3 & The Darkside. They asked me to play bass back in 1982. Pete [Kember aka Sonic Boom...
by Starfish
Tue Feb 02, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Moseley Folk Fest pic
Replies: 1
Views: 549

Moseley Folk Fest pic

Just seen this pic of Jason at last year's Moseley Folk Festival.
Wonder what this is all about?
https://flic.kr/p/yKVmyy
Image
by Starfish
Mon Dec 14, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: SOUND OF CONFUSION
Replies: 20
Views: 3890

Re: SOUND OF CONFUSION

I'm in. Especially as I could walk there. Bob Lamb, who recorded the album, recently sold up and left Highbury Studio, which is probably just as well as he and the band didn't get on particularly well during the recording of SoC, by all accounts. Here's a link to the studio → http://highburystudio.c...
by Starfish
Tue Sep 08, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spiritualized at Moseley Folk Festival
Replies: 18
Views: 1896

Re: Spiritualized at Moseley Folk Festival

It must be deliberate... the "Spaceman" guitar strap, the pullover with stars all over it, the galaxy backdrop... and a Mars amp! :-)
by Starfish
Sun Sep 06, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Record Fairing
Replies: 13
Views: 1747

Re: Record Fairing

Glad it went well, Rob. And thanks for the veg from your allotment! :)
by Starfish
Sat Sep 05, 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spiritualized at Moseley Folk Festival
Replies: 18
Views: 1896

Spiritualized at Moseley Folk Festival

Set was pretty much the same as the other festivals this summer, only a bit a shorter and they started off with Hey Jane (after a rusty first verse of So Long You Pretty Thing). It meant I knew I could go for a comfort break as Oh Baby started. Otherwise, pretty good. Shine A Light/ Electric Mainlin...
by Starfish
Wed Aug 12, 2015 4:59 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Fantasy Premier League 2015/2016
Replies: 4
Views: 2109

Re: Fantasy Premier League 2015/2016

I was (still am) so wrapped up in The Ashes, I forgot all about the early start of the Prem.
(Nice of England to wrap up victory over Australia about an hour before the Prem kicked off.)
I've joined the league a week late.
I'll be happy just to avoid relegation.
by Starfish
Wed Aug 12, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: relative records
Replies: 8
Views: 915

Re: relative records

Hey Laz

I've not heard that Dean & Britta song before, it's lush.

I suspect JP has, though. The new(ish) Spiritualized track "Perfect Miracle" is very similar. :)

by Starfish
Tue Jul 21, 2015 4:22 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 25 Glorious Years
Replies: 25
Views: 2475

Re: 25 Glorious Years

this might help...an advert which appeared in the music press that year. Quality isn't great as I photocopied the ad on to A4 (I think it was a full page ad) and then coloured it in :? It says June 18th but, as runcible says, there may have been a delay. Advert also includes tour dates, suggesting t...
by Starfish
Tue Jul 21, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spiritualized at Zanne Festival, Sicily
Replies: 3
Views: 713

Spiritualized at Zanne Festival, Sicily

A report from a baking hot Catania. It was the same set as Glastonbury and so, presumably, all the other festivals they are playing this year. I liked it. Maybe it was the new experience of seeing Spiritualized in a different country for the first time and, just as at the Big Chill a few years back,...
by Starfish
Mon Jun 29, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: 2009 Uncut interview
Replies: 1
Views: 381

2009 Uncut interview

Not seen this before - republished by Mojo ahead of Spiritualized's summer festival appearances. It's one of the most open interviews I've read with JP. He talks about a lot of things I'd only previously heard from other witnesses. http://www.uncut.co.uk/blog/the-view-from-here/an-interview-with-spi...
by Starfish
Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:03 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Zanne Festival, Catania Italy 16-19 July (spzd)
Replies: 3
Views: 1044

Re: Zanne Festival, Catania Italy 16-19 July (spzd)

that's pretty awesome.
by Starfish
Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:02 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: Moseley Folk Festival
Replies: 6
Views: 1419

Moseley Folk Festival

Another day, another festival announces they have Spiritualized in the line-up. Today, it's the Moseley Folk Festival (Birmingham) in September. How many festivals are Spritualized playing this year? I quite fancy the one in Sicily http://zannefestival.net in July with Hookworms and Godspeed, but I ...
by Starfish
Mon Mar 23, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacemen 3 t-shirt a mere £300
Replies: 1
Views: 1053

Spacemen 3 t-shirt a mere £300

Three hundred quid.
Four hundred and fifty US dollars.

from Indonesia.

that is all

http://www.defunkd.com/product/TH142650 ... ritualized
by Starfish
Tue Nov 19, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: LOOP to reform?
Replies: 119
Views: 11840

Re: LOOP to reform?

Good review in the Quietus http://thequietus.com/articles/13915-loop-live-review

Got my ticket for Bristol today. Can't wait.
by Starfish
Sun Oct 27, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: RIP Lou Reed
Replies: 87
Views: 11400

Re: RIP Lou Reed

So many, many great songs.
If I had to pick one, right now, it's going to be Street Hassle.
RIP Lou
by Starfish
Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:07 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Spiritualized.com
Replies: 13
Views: 2085

Re: Spiritualized.com

whenever Facebook fan pages are used instead of proper websites, it just looks cheap.
by Starfish
Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:40 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Thurston Moore & Michael Chapman in Birmingham
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Thurston Moore & Michael Chapman in Birmingham

Blimey, didn't see this advertised anywhere.... http://www.facebook.com/events/397422133674055/ Moseley Folk Festival presents: Thurston Moore and Michael Chapman 7th February 2013 at The Glee Club, Arcadian Centre, Birmingham Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) and Michael Chapman will be playing a full s...
by Starfish
Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:59 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Perfect Miracle
Replies: 12
Views: 3733

Re: Perfect Miracle

myself wrote: a hit for modern young over-produced pop star.
.. or the Beach Boys
by Starfish
Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:57 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Perfect Miracle
Replies: 12
Views: 3733

Re: Perfect Miracle

It's easy (for me) to imagine this song being a hit for modern young over-produced pop star. I things the lyrics are great, but everytime I hear it in my head (and it was an earworm for a day after the Cov gig) I keep veering into Borrowed Your Gun: "My mind is a mess And I've changed my address ......
by Starfish
Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:17 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Bootlegs of the current tour.
Replies: 61
Views: 9446

Re: Bootlegs of the current tour.

good work on the live recordings fellas. Not just good souvenirs but great quality too.
If you can download yourself a pat on the back, do that.
by Starfish
Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:00 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Bootlegs of the current tour.
Replies: 61
Views: 9446

Re: Bootlegs of the current tour.

that's a great clip, Pontiac - got that volume surge which nearly knocked me off my feet nicely!
I was at the Coventry show, so would love to hear the rest.
by Starfish
Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:58 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New MBV LP out before year end / EP next year
Replies: 118
Views: 9868

Re: New MBV LP out before year end / EP next year

incidentally, there is a Loveless tribute album being released in January by Japanese bands, including Shonen Knife. The following has been Google Translated from http://natalie.mu/music/news/79437 Tribute album "yellow loveless" of MY BLOODY VALENTINE by domestic artists will be released on January...
by Starfish
Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:51 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Save The Children Christmas Tree Sessions @ Union Chapel
Replies: 16
Views: 2945

Save The Children Christmas Tree Sessions @ Union Chapel

Spiritualized are playing at the Union Chapel, London, on December 14th, as part of the Save The Children Christmas Tree Sessions. Details, from the charity's Facebook page, here: • BIG NEWS for music fans: Spiritualized, Band of Skulls and Summer Camp have confirmed they will be performing live a...
by Starfish
Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:47 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: MC5
Replies: 80
Views: 5839

Re: MC5

Here's a cut-n-pasted article from the Birmingham Evening Mail, August 2000. NB: Kings Heath, in Birmingham, is where Spacemen 3 recorded their first album, where Toyal Willcox was born, where UB40 played their first gig and where Cluedo was invented. It's a creative hotbed, obviously... MOVIE maker...
by Starfish
Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:32 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry
Replies: 8
Views: 1855

Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Did something happen to my ears or did Take Your Time suddently explode with a surge of volume half way through? That was fantastic. The last half hour was really brilliant. Two new songs, the first one a bar blues jam but droney enough to make it special, and a softer one which seemed to have a bit...
by Starfish
Sun Oct 28, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: UK Tour
Replies: 23
Views: 3017

Re: UK Tour

Frankly, it's about time they did a cover of Norman Greenbaum's "Spirit In The Sky"

It could be such a good gospel number. Lots of hand-claps and a pentecostal choir. Lovely.
by Starfish
Sun Oct 28, 2012 12:09 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: efterklang
Replies: 1
Views: 371

efterklang

went to see Efterklang with the Northern Sinfonia at the Warwick Arts Centre last night. John Grant (Tsars) was in support. Pretty good all round - Spiritualized play the same venue next Sunday - and the set up reminded me of Spiritualized in their full orchestra ensemble mode. Venue is great for so...
by Starfish
Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Dirty Three UK tour
Replies: 6
Views: 765

Dirty Three UK tour

I love the fact that the Dirty Three are playing a comedy venue in Birmingham called The Glee Club. There are still tickets left, apparently, for the Nov 20 performance. → http://www.glee.co.uk/news/music-at-glee-birmingham-dirty-three-feat-warren-ellis-nick-cave-open-uk-tour-on-tue-20-nov-4-9-201...
by Starfish
Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5091
Views: 370421

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

Hookworms. Managed to miss them at the Supersonic Festival, even though they were playing in my back yard, practically. Curiosity led me to a YouTube clip, and I haven't felt so uplifted and excited by a new (to me) band in ages. Mainly because they sound like a combination of Loop, Spacemen, a bit...
by Starfish
Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Slade
Replies: 10
Views: 1279

Re: Slade

had to mention this.... the legendary Dave Hill Out Of Slade will lead a charity world record attempt in Coventry for the most guitars playing one chord at the same time. Hundreds of guitarists just playing one chord. It'll be like a giant Spacemen 3 homage. It takes place on Sunday at the Ricoh Are...
by Starfish
Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:34 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Forthcoming Suicide covers EP
Replies: 36
Views: 4432

Re: Forthcoming Suicide covers EP

I have an album of Suicide covers which was released a few years ago.. "An Invitation To Suicide". It contains Sonic Boom doing Rock & Roll Is Killing My Life, although I think it's the same version as on the first Spectrum album. Other artists include The Darkside, Mudhoney, Flaming Lips, The Nomad...
by Starfish
Thu Oct 04, 2012 10:51 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Last Shop Standing film
Replies: 1
Views: 785

Last Shop Standing film

(repost, as maybe didn't put it in the most appropriate board last time...) Some iconic (for me) record stores in just the trailer. Last Shop Standing, new movie documentary on the rise and fall of independent record shops http://lastshopstanding.com/ Last Shop Standing inspired by the book of the s...
by Starfish
Mon Sep 24, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Last Shop Standing
Replies: 8
Views: 1165

Last Shop Standing

Last Shop Standing, new movie documentary on the rise and fall of independent record shops http://lastshopstanding.com/ Last Shop Standing inspired by the book of the same name by Graham Jones takes you behind the counter to discover why nearly 2000 record shops have already disappeared across the U...
by Starfish
Sat Sep 22, 2012 3:01 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: John Peel shows on Soundcloud
Replies: 4
Views: 1391

Re: John Peel shows on Soundcloud

yep, it's gone. oh well.

Must have taken ages to upload. One click to remove.
by Starfish
Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:43 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: John Peel shows on Soundcloud
Replies: 4
Views: 1391

John Peel shows on Soundcloud

John Peel's Radio 1 shows from 1967 - 2004 are available on Soundcloud. There are 457 shows in all, but obviously that is not all of them. And, sadly, nothing from 1984-86, which means the show in which he faded out Rollercoaster three times to play other records is not there. Maybe it will turn up ...
by Starfish
Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:17 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Slade
Replies: 10
Views: 1279

Re: Slade

That looks great, Rob, hope it's a success. Did the idea for a blue plaque at Ozzy's old house ever see the light of day? It's a shame his Walk Of Stars, er, star is all the way over in Broad Street http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4032/4232623243_8a13cbaf5e.jpg Kings Heath has got its own rock'n'roll...
by Starfish
Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: 25th anniversay of The Perfect Prescription
Replies: 2
Views: 1113

25th anniversay of The Perfect Prescription

Released September 1987. (Sorry, I felt old when I realised that and had to share my pain.) Last year I attempted (half-arsed, admittedly) to get some kind of 25th anniversary event for Sound Of Confusion - maybe something at the Hare & Hounds in Kings Heath, Birmingham, near to the studio where it ...
by Starfish
Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Possible New SP3 Shirt Design
Replies: 8
Views: 1720

Re: Possible New SP3 Shirt Design

you can order your own TMTTOS t-shirt by

a] searching for it on Google images
b] saving the largest res image - 1000x 1000
c] uploading it to one of those online DIY t-shirt stores.
by Starfish
Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Slade
Replies: 10
Views: 1279

Re: Slade

...actually Lemmy Out Of Motorhead is a Stokey.

As is Slash (out of Guns N' Roses)

→ For further enjoyment, I recommend the Home Of Metal website. They had an exhibition in Brum last year at the museum which was ace.

http://www.homeofmetal.com

\m/
by Starfish
Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Slade
Replies: 10
Views: 1279

Re: Slade

spzretent wrote:Probably 40 years ago on was on a trip to Toronto with my family. I got in the elevator and I was surrounded by these 4 funny looking guys who I couldn't understand. .
Haha, your first (and possibly only ) experience of the Black Country accent! :D

See also Ozzy Osbourne, he's from Birmingham.
by Starfish
Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Tribute to Spacemen 3 / Spiritualized party in Austin, TX
Replies: 1
Views: 529

Tribute to Spacemen 3 / Spiritualized party in Austin, TX

Dammit. Too far away, at such short notice. Wed. Aug. 29, 2012 LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WE ARE FLOATING IN SPACE: HOT BURRITO TO-GO FAMILY VACATION FUNDRAISER PARTY!! A tribute to all that is related to Spacemen 3 (Spiritualized, Spectrum, and Sonic Boom) featuring members of: Holy Wave, Hidden Ritual, ...
by Starfish
Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:41 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Stockhausen
Replies: 1
Views: 396

Re: Stockhausen

I was riding my bike around the Birmingham canals when they were rehearsing.
It was a bit like Apocalypse Now, but in the West Midlands.
by Starfish
Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:03 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Supersonic Festival 2011
Replies: 21
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Re: Supersonic Festival 2011

I can sometimes hear this from my flat with a prevailing wind. I may actually turn up this year. Carlton Melton are a definite attraction. http://www.supersonicfestival.com/info Digbeth is a pretty cool place to hang out if any out-of-towners are coming to Birmingham for a day or two at the festival...