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by G*
Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:10 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
Replies: 34
Views: 2668

Re: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

I think he forgot the words...there looked to be a wry smile on his face and you could see him looking for the cue from the singers (who were ace, by the way).

Think the link to the set list above is accurate apart from Won't Get To Heaven being Life Is A Problem.
by G*
Sat Jul 18, 2009 6:15 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
Replies: 34
Views: 2668

Re: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Amazing night. The best I've seen them play. Agree with the comments above about the new bass player. I was well impressed.
by G*
Tue May 13, 2008 8:48 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Radio 2 Tonight - Tuesday 13th May
Replies: 25
Views: 1506

Re: Radio 2 Tonight - Tuesday 13th May

Just listening to 'Sweet Talk' on Radio 2 now...it sounds immense. I'm blown away.
by G*
Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:54 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Matt Everitt chats with Jason
Replies: 14
Views: 1058

Re: Matt Everitt chats with Jason

Just the one: Roy 'Chubby' Brown and Germaine Greer.
by G*
Mon Mar 24, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: i-Tunes EP distribution
Replies: 33
Views: 2113

Re: i-Tunes EP distribution

Is there anything that can be done to get Apple to release this in the US? It does seem a bit daft that it's available in the UK but not in the US. I would have thought that in this digital age it's simply a case of pressing a button but maybe I'm naive. If a few of us could e-mail Apple and if that...
by G*
Tue Mar 18, 2008 8:10 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: i-tunes festival [cannae wait]
Replies: 68
Views: 4388

Re: i-tunes festival

This is pretty annoying to say the least. Although it brings to mind Marty DiBergi's bit at the start of Spinal Tap: 'I remember being knocked out by their...their exuberance, their raw power...and their punctuality'.
by G*
Mon Mar 17, 2008 7:08 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: i-tunes festival [cannae wait]
Replies: 68
Views: 4388

Re: i-tunes festival

Yeah, just tons of St. Patrick's Day compilations. That'll learn me for getting up so early.
by G*
Wed Mar 12, 2008 7:25 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: i-tunes festival [cannae wait]
Replies: 68
Views: 4388

Re: i-tunes festival

Maybe Steve Jobs is holding the EP back so that he can do one of those slick Apple 'Keynote' (whatever the f*ck that means) product launches with Spaceman playing live. Or pressing the buttons on an iPod.
by G*
Wed Mar 05, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Goldfrapp Vs. Spiritualized!
Replies: 8
Views: 842

Re: Goldfrapp Vs. Spiritualized!

Yeah, I shelled out for it the other day and it's pretty good. It's a hell of a lot better than their last one, Supernature, but that's not saying a lot, IMO. It is a bit weak in one or two places but overall it's strong. It's similar to their first, Felt Mountain, and definitely a step back from th...
by G*
Fri Feb 22, 2008 6:05 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: London Electric Mainlines
Replies: 14
Views: 1657

Re: London Electric Mainlines

Heads up for anyone who's booked tickets for Koko via Livenation and opted for the Box Office collection: went up to Koko on my way home tonight and they reckon that they will only have the tickets ready for collection on the night itself. Begs the question what exactly you're getting for paying the...
by G*
Sun Jan 27, 2008 9:25 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Erik Morse's book on Spacemen 3
Replies: 31
Views: 3220

Re: Erik Morse's book on Spacemen 3

That's helpful. I'll have a trawl, y'all.
by G*
Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Erik Morse's book on Spacemen 3
Replies: 31
Views: 3220

Erik Morse's book on Spacemen 3

Has anyone read or come across 'Spacemen 3 and the birth of Spiritualized: Dreamweapon' by Erik Morse? I've seen it on Amazon and wondered if it was worth shelling out for. The reviews that are on there seem positive. Any comments that anyone has would be much appreciated, as being a tight Yorkshire...
by G*
Wed Jan 23, 2008 8:51 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Alan McGee on Spiritualized
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Re: Alan McGee on Spiritualized

Yeah, sorry, that occured to me after I posted it. Cheers.
by G*
Tue Jan 15, 2008 7:12 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Alan McGee on Spiritualized
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Alan McGee on Spiritualized

No, it's not some macabre game of Twister or some such. Instead, and apologies if this has already been mentioned with it slipping beneath my radar, but just noticed that MR I SAW OASIS IN BARROWLANDS AND SIGNED THEM ON THE SPOT SO THERE posted this on the Guardian's website a while back: http://bl...
by G*
Fri Nov 23, 2007 5:26 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Union Chapel tickets released?
Replies: 3
Views: 412

Re: Union Chapel tickets released?

Yeah, I think mine arrived within a couple of weeks. They send them by SMS, as in 'Secure Mail Services', not as in 'text message'. Basically you need to be in or they'll leave a calling card and you rearrange delivery. Bit of a carry on, in other words. If I was you I'd contact Ticketb*stard and te...
by G*
Wed Nov 21, 2007 5:30 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Boston show audio (and now some video!)...
Replies: 34
Views: 2865

Re: Boston show audio...

That's a wonderful recording. Thank you very much.
by G*
Mon Nov 05, 2007 8:20 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Let it glow
Replies: 10
Views: 770

Let it glow

Just out of interest, anyone else out there who has the glow-in-the-dark edition of Pure Phase? If so, does yours still glow? Mine is still going strong after all these years. Full credit to J for not compromising on the artwork for the records; that stuff must be industrial strength. Hardly even n...
by G*
Tue Oct 30, 2007 5:23 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "Mister Lonely"
Replies: 30
Views: 3990

Re: "Mister Lonely"

Anyone heard anything about the soundtrack getting a release?
by G*
Tue Oct 16, 2007 7:29 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: going down slow
Replies: 11
Views: 1261

Re: going down slow

Christ, yeah, I'm sorry, I think you must be right about that...now I'm really scared that I'm subconsciously misogynous.
by G*
Tue Oct 16, 2007 2:29 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: going down slow
Replies: 11
Views: 1261

Re: going down slow

I reckon the lyrics are (and I apologise for any errors and I am happy to be corrected): Verse 1 Please Lord may I be wrong 'cos women are right they are not young Please Lord may I be foolish 'cos women are wise they're not satisfied Please Lord may I be lonely 'cos women are not they're reckless y...
by G*
Wed Sep 19, 2007 8:38 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Mister Lonely- Harmony Korine
Replies: 3
Views: 413

Re: Mister Lonely- Harmony Korine

I've noticed that the film has a couple of advance screenings at the Odeon in the West End on 26 and 29 October as part of the London Film Festival. £11 a ticket, mind...
by G*
Mon Sep 17, 2007 1:25 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: New Shows....USA too ???
Replies: 27
Views: 2263

Re: New Shows....USA too ???

Sorry, since that time an official thingy has gone up on this website. Got my tickets but feel depraved and dirty (not in a good way) after using TicketMaster. Proper skank.
by G*
Mon Sep 17, 2007 12:30 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: New Shows....USA too ???
Replies: 27
Views: 2263

Re: New Shows....USA too ???

Is this show definitely happening? The Union Chapel website makes no mention of it.
by G*
Wed Sep 12, 2007 5:32 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: PLEASE READ THIS! Board maintenance imminent!
Replies: 24
Views: 1955

ben crook wrote:all news is on hold until any photos of manchester united have been properly and eternally disposed off.


x
Can we not just have done with it and dispose of Man Utd altogether?
by G*
Tue Aug 14, 2007 6:59 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: saddest songs ever...with an upbeat tune
Replies: 8
Views: 889

Sorry for mentioning an obvious one but 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' is a contender. Maybe on reflection it's not the happiest song musically but it does sound a little more upbeat than the lyrics would otherwise suggest. I remember hearing it when I was young and thinking that it was a really happy so...
by G*
Mon Aug 13, 2007 4:05 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Summer Sundae
Replies: 4
Views: 1193

The BBC have put a photo blog from Jason on their Summer Sundae mini-site:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/6music/summersunda ... ries/1975/

Some really good photos here. I haven't been able to find any music or video within the site, mind.
by G*
Wed Aug 01, 2007 8:31 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Mercury Rev Secret Migration
Replies: 54
Views: 4073

It's funny, I've been mulling over that record recently, too. There's stuff on it that I like, but I have to say that I'm still pretty disappointed by it. Perhaps I need to persevere, but I think it's very weak (compared to their high standards) in too many places. In particular the key change in 'T...
by G*
Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:54 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: indian summer glasgow-sunday 15th july 2007-FLACS+MP3's
Replies: 19
Views: 2756

Top work. Thank you very much.
by G*
Thu Jul 05, 2007 6:57 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: The wost summer in the world EVER!
Replies: 25
Views: 2285

Crikey. I had no idea that things were so bad, either. It's people's lives were talking about and the whole thing must be pretty awful. I live in London but I'm from West Yorkshire and it really seems to me that the media have now gone to sleep about the whole thing even though the misery has barely...
by G*
Mon Jun 25, 2007 3:13 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Glasto-BBC-Acoustic Mainlaines
Replies: 57
Views: 9221

The only bits that seemed even half decent for me were Rufus Wainwright and Arcade Fire, but even they weren't brilliant. Oh, and Bat For Lashes, who were also great at ATP. Yeah, I enjoyed Bat For Lashes. I bought the album on the strength of the performance and it was well worth it. I'm incredibl...
by G*
Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:14 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: the death of brit pop...
Replies: 77
Views: 5926

According to NME there's a new compliation featuring Spacemen 3 and Spiritualized amongst a host of others.

http://www.nme.com/news/the-stone-roses/29111

I never thought I'd see a compilation featuring Spacemen 3, Spiritualized and...Gay Dad, but there you are.
by G*
Thu Jun 14, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: the death of brit pop...
Replies: 77
Views: 5926

Yeah, I completely agree with you. I remember the summer of 1997 (hope that doesn't sound too Bryan Adams-like), buying Ladies and Gentlemen...and OK Computer by Radiohead, and thinking about the ease with which those records exposed Britpop for what it was. I'm a little perplexed by the amount of c...
by G*
Tue Jun 12, 2007 9:28 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What on (live)Earth?
Replies: 4
Views: 710

Heh heh...if that's true, then that's even more Spinal Tap than Spinal Tap...
by G*
Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:12 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What on (live)Earth?
Replies: 4
Views: 710

All very valid points...but Spinal Tap are playing, and in my book that makes the whole event entirely worthwhile. Let's boogie!
by G*
Fri Jun 08, 2007 8:03 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Unaccountably sad songs
Replies: 24
Views: 2595

Purely in terms of the melody, I'd have to say Love Will Tear Us Apart by Joy Division. I heard it when I was about six and thought it was the happiest song I'd ever heard, then revisited it about ten years later and realised that I'd been young and naive...
by G*
Thu Jun 07, 2007 9:00 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Albums you hated at first, then loved - & vice versa
Replies: 30
Views: 2888

TheWarmth wrote:Ah, man, the Auteurs were great!!! I still love all of their albums.
Aye, too right...'Now I'm A Cowboy' still sounds pretty good. I can vouch for it...
by G*
Thu Jun 07, 2007 6:52 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Primavera
Replies: 3
Views: 815

I'm jealous...would have loved to have been there. I've just listened to the one or two bits of the show that are on YouTube and J's voice sounds amazing.
by G*
Fri Jun 01, 2007 8:50 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Help Yourself
Replies: 101
Views: 10497

Yeah, thanks, Ben. Top work. Was hoping someone had recorded that one.
by G*
Thu May 31, 2007 1:40 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Help Yourself
Replies: 101
Views: 10497

Re: spitz

The spitz gig is the only thing I can think of. It was pretty awesome, they played two sets, the first one, as I have already mentioned in an earlier post was fantastic so fingers crossed it that :P Yeah, absolutely. It was an amazing night. I really hope it's that. I can't see what else it could b...
by G*
Wed May 23, 2007 12:35 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Complimentary Medicines
Replies: 18
Views: 3179

Excellent! Much appreciated - thank you.
by G*
Fri Apr 27, 2007 3:22 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: sheperds bush bush bush bush
Replies: 8
Views: 1945

It was quality. I'm still shaking. I too was sad that Funeral Home didn't get another run-out. Sitting On Fire was mind-blowing.
by G*
Thu Apr 26, 2007 8:37 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Shepherd's Bush tonight
Replies: 1
Views: 647

You'd be best off taking the Circle line from Victoria to Notting Hill, then changing there for the Central line to Shepherds Bush. Although there's not much to choose between the two stations in Shepherds Bush in terms of distance to the Empire, the Central line route for you would be quicker and t...
by G*
Tue Apr 03, 2007 8:19 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Spring Heel Jack+ J Spaceman Spitz last night...
Replies: 9
Views: 2026

It was a top gig. I really enjoyed it. I totally agree about John Coxon. He sounded amazing. I think he earned the right to put his guitar down towards the end and have a pint! See what you mean about it being reminisent of Spacemen 3, They Transmit...

Great to see Jason on top form, too.
by G*
Tue Mar 13, 2007 10:33 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Interview with Jason in Word..
Replies: 43
Views: 5716

Yeah, I agree with that. I liked Dead Elvis and The Contino Sessions. Scorpio Rising was a bit of a love-in cameo-fest, mind.
by G*
Tue Mar 06, 2007 8:24 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Spring Heel Jack with J Spaceman
Replies: 11
Views: 2233

I'm off to it. Just bought my tickets. Looks quality.
by G*
Mon Feb 12, 2007 1:07 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Last night
Replies: 39
Views: 5888

I can't see many people being with you on that one... I have never understood the criticisms of Spaceman (or anyone else, for that matter) not acknowledging the audience. In my book acknowledging the audience is playing a killer set that doesn't leave people standing there wondering what exactly the...
by G*
Tue Feb 06, 2007 10:37 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: GO GO GO Shepherds Bush tix on sale now!
Replies: 9
Views: 1893

Yeah, would have been good. If I hadn't checked the forum and seen that there was a SBE date I might have been stuck, so cheers. Managed to get a couple of seats at the front of the balcony. Been to a few gigs there and it should be a top night.
by G*
Tue Feb 06, 2007 8:00 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: announced on nme - new tour
Replies: 14
Views: 2685

Yeah, too right. Although I have to say that the QEH acoustic show was incredible. Hopefully there'll be a full tour with the release of the new album.
by G*
Sun Dec 24, 2006 5:52 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Lee Scratch Perry gigs.
Replies: 1
Views: 551

That's very much appreciated. I might have to dig deep and head down.
by G*
Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:33 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New J interview
Replies: 34
Views: 4553

I think the remarks about J being technically dead on two ocassions might be something to do with the fact that, if I understand it right, you are technically dead if you would die but for any mechanical or artificial apparatus that is keeping you alive, such as life support or mechanical breathing ...
by G*
Thu Nov 16, 2006 12:39 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: jason pierce + yoko ono
Replies: 29
Views: 4065

A remake of 'Two Virgins' would be....interesting.
by G*
Thu Nov 02, 2006 9:25 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Next 3 downloads from St Mary's gig.
Replies: 51
Views: 8249

It's much appreciated. Top work.
by G*
Thu Nov 02, 2006 8:05 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Bitching about prices
Replies: 74
Views: 6984

I sympathise with you about the cost, but to be fair to Spaceman and any other vaguely independent artist for that matter there's not a lot you can do to cut the cost if you're doing a limited pressing and put the CD in nice packagaing and artwork. It's the large record companies that can afford to ...
by G*
Tue Oct 31, 2006 12:32 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Acoustic Mainlines - Press Reviews
Replies: 6
Views: 1724

Has anyone else been surprised by the lack of media reviews for the shows? The only national one I've seen is the Times online. I'm a bit surprised that the Guardian hasn't done summat on it.
by G*
Tue Oct 31, 2006 12:27 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: QEH video and pics
Replies: 18
Views: 3787

Top stuff, great pictures. Thanks. That's a gig that'll be in my mind's eye for years.
by G*
Fri Jul 22, 2005 8:08 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Get well soon Jason
Replies: 4
Views: 1301

Get well soon, Spaceman. Godspeed.