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by stegraham
Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Best of lists.....
Replies: 70
Views: 5201

Re: Best of lists.....

Sorry, not in any order. Top Ten for this year: Saint Etienne - Words and Music The Primitives - Echoes And Rhymes Cheval Sombre - Mad Love Fuxa - Electric Sound Of Summer Spiritualized - Sweet Heart, Sweet Light Sennen - Lost Harmony BMX Bandits - In Space The Cult - Choice of Weapon Jim Noir - Jim...
by stegraham
Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:16 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Cheval Sombre / Sonic Boom - St Pancras Church London
Replies: 1
Views: 890

Re: Cheval Sombre / Sonic Boom - St Pancras Church London

I thought it was a great gig too, my only criticism is that Cheval Sombre's set was too short - 50 mins including the encore. I would have loved to have heard an extended version of "I Sleep" to take it over the 1 hour mark. Highlights for me were "Once I Had a Sweetheart " and &...
by stegraham
Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Roundhouse.
Replies: 16
Views: 3844

Re: Roundhouse.

I have to agree with nickh about the audience. It's the first time in ages that I've stood up in a Spiritualized gig, and it's probably the last. It's impossible to get lost in the music when people are constantly pushing pass you, spilling their drinks on you and sticking their elbows in your back!...
by stegraham
Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:36 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Roundhouse.
Replies: 16
Views: 3844

Re: Roundhouse.

Played most - if not all - of the tracks from the latest long player (fantastic version of Heading for the Top), 6 older tracks (Electricity, Take Your Time, Electric Mainline, Ladies and Gents, Come Down Easy and Smiles), plus the two new tracks. On stage for nearly two and a half hours. Take Your ...
by stegraham
Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Ride - Going Blank Again
Replies: 68
Views: 7514

Re: Ride - Going Blank Again

I think GBA is my favourite album by Ride. Love it! Not a good as the "Today Forever" EP - the four tracks on there are superb! I was tempted to buy the recent 20th anniversary re-release with the DVD, but £25?!! If the JAMC albums can be released with 2xCD and DVD for under a tenner, the...
by stegraham
Fri Jul 06, 2012 8:43 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Spacemen3 / Sun Araw split 7" ?
Replies: 19
Views: 4851

Spacemen3 / Sun Araw split 7" ?

I spotted this on the Spectrum Facebook site:

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Anyone know anything more about it? What Sp3 track?

Ste
by stegraham
Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:38 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5355
Views: 561027

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

Currently listening to the new Ulrich Schnauss and Mark Peters (From The Engineers) album - "Underrated Silence". Very nice it is too!!
by stegraham
Thu Mar 01, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Hey Jane / Album Art (Pitchfork)
Replies: 254
Views: 33510

Re: Hey Jane / Album Art (Pitchfork)

Not really feeling this track. Repetitive, not in a good way, too long and I'm finding it boring. Maybe it'll grow on me? Hope so!
by stegraham
Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: House Of Love
Replies: 18
Views: 1885

Re: House Of Love

I think "Rainbow Babe", their third, is a great album and probably my favorite one. It features great tracks such as "Crush Me", "Girl with the Loneliest Eyes", "Burn Down the World" and "Philly Phile". I'm not keen at all on "Audience with the ...
by stegraham
Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What Are You Listening To Now?
Replies: 5355
Views: 561027

Re: What Are You Listening To Now?

Does anybody like Lymes? As far as I know they've only released one album which was at the tail end of last year. The album is called "Goodbye Bangkok" and is fantastic. I heard one of their tracks on 6 Music just before Xmas, and bought the CD based on that. Glad I did. To this ears it's ...
by stegraham
Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:37 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Levitation
Replies: 277
Views: 63937

Re: Levitation

I saw Darkstar once. It was at the Garage in London. They were supporting someone... can't remember who now. Maybe Mercury Rev - it was just after Deserter's Song had been released. This could have been the gig? Not sure. They sounded good to me, and I did buy their album. Wasn't that impressed with...
by stegraham
Fri Feb 05, 2010 8:32 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Records You're Looking Forward To This Year
Replies: 32
Views: 3445

Re: Records You're Looking Forward To This Year

Dean and Britta? It seems like ages since Back Numbers and I'd love to heard a new record by them.
High Violets - again ages since their last release - are they still going?
Spectrum (of course!!)
Conflict - the Tilt album has been in the pipe line for ages. Is it ever going to get finished?
by stegraham
Wed Dec 23, 2009 11:39 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Gigs of the year
Replies: 22
Views: 2927

Re: Gigs of the year

Spiritualized at RFH (1st Night)
The Cult at Royal Albert Hall
ACDC at the O2

Looking forward to seeing the reformed Primtives next year at Scala in London.
by stegraham
Fri Dec 18, 2009 10:17 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Best albums of 2010
Replies: 56
Views: 4190

Re: Best albums of 2010

I always find this lists interesting. I discovered "2" by Darker my Love and "These Flowers of ours" by The Asteroid No4 from last years lists. Both albums that I really like. From this years lists quite a few are mentioning the Pink Mountaintops - think I will check them out! An...
by stegraham
Fri Nov 13, 2009 11:18 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Spiritualized forum - 120 greatest albums of all time
Replies: 179
Views: 18098

Re: The Spiritualized forum - 50 greatest albums of all time

Tough, wanted to include Floatin Anarchy by Planet Gog, but this is part live/ part studio. ACDC - Highway to Hell Asian Dub Foundation - Community Music Black Sabbath - Sabotage Charlatans, the - Up to Our Hips Chumawamba - Pictures of Starving Children Conflict - The Ungovernable Force Crass - Chr...
by stegraham
Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:38 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Ticket agency fees
Replies: 11
Views: 1098

Re: Ticket agency fees

I wonder what the delay is? I pre-ordered mine in August and it arrived at the beginning of last week. Maybe there's been more demand for it than Beggars expected. Anyway, hope it comes soon - it's well worth the wait.

Ste
by stegraham
Tue Sep 22, 2009 12:27 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Ticket agency fees
Replies: 11
Views: 1098

Re: Ticket agency fees

I've got tickets to go and watch the Cult also - at the Royal Albert Hall. Looking forward to it. I saw them last year at the Kentish Town Forum and the 100 club and they were fantastic. This "Love" tour is getting good reviews. BTW, if you are interested Beggars Banquet have just released...
by stegraham
Fri May 29, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Best ever opening track on a debut album?
Replies: 75
Views: 4041

Re: Best ever opening track on a debut album?

I think the opening track on the first Senser album (Stacked up) is a pretty good way of kicking off an album. Track is called "State of Mind". Also the first track on the original "Feeding of the 5000" by Crass, was called "The Sound of Free Speech" and was 4/5 mins of...
by stegraham
Mon Mar 09, 2009 8:43 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Best way to buy/listen to Spectrum/EAR
Replies: 33
Views: 5156

Re: Best way to buy/listen to Spectrum/EAR

One of my favourite Spectrum tracks is "Go To Sleep" off the "Undo the Taboo" 12". It's got such a laid back/lullaby vibe to it. If "Highs, Lows .... " is ever re-issued then I hope this track is included on it. I'm surprised that it wasn't included on "What c...
by stegraham
Thu Apr 17, 2008 9:03 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie show - Tuesday, 13th May
Replies: 2
Views: 642

Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie show - Tuesday, 13th May

Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie played "Soul on Fire" on their Radio 2 show last Thursday. They also mentioned that Jason/Spiritualized will be on their show on Tuesday, 13th May (8-10pm). Not sure if it's just an interview, or they are doing some tracks live as well. Bands usually perfo...
by stegraham
Thu Jan 10, 2008 9:21 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Soundtrack of our lives.
Replies: 38
Views: 5004

Re: Soundtrack of our lives.

Here goes: Before 1980: Elvis - I must have only been 6/7 when he died, but the xmas after he died they showed lots of his films on TV and I was hooked. I must have bought about 30 Presley albums over the next few years. Early 80s - heard Enola Gay and fell in love with OMD, also started getting int...
by stegraham
Fri Dec 14, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: 2007
Replies: 39
Views: 4902

Re: 2007

I tried to come up with a nice round top 10 albums, but fell one short: The Aliens - Astronomy For Dogs Emma Pollock - Watch the Fireworks Super Furry Animals - Hey Venus! The Go! Team - Proof of Youth Ulrich Schnauss - GoodBye Subhumans - Internal Riot Earthless - Rhythms From A Cosmic Sky The Cult...
by stegraham
Fri Sep 21, 2007 8:41 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: <<<New Music Thread!>>>
Replies: 75
Views: 6695

Re: <<<New Music Thread!>>>

Heard a track by The Oscillation last nigth on the radio. It' a cover of the Julian Cope track, head hang low.I thought it was rather nice - it's a little "Spectrum-y". It can be heard on there myspace site: http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=4676...
by stegraham
Thu Aug 09, 2007 10:22 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Soul Music from Machines : electronic show and tell
Replies: 29
Views: 3307

My favourite stuff is the old school happy hardcore played between 94-96. I also love the old dutch bouncy techno/hardcore played around that time too. There's a great mix that's just been posted at the Twisted and Brainfire website. It's the "Vertical drop" Rotterdam Oldskool mix. Some cr...
by stegraham
Tue Jul 17, 2007 3:02 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: <<<New Music Thread!>>>
Replies: 75
Views: 6695

Ulrich's Schnauss's new long player, "Goodbye" is rather good.
by stegraham
Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:26 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: ...
Replies: 42
Views: 4819

Re: Favorite 45rpm Records?

[ In terms of the impact the songs made at the time I'd choose The Cult's 'She Sells Sanctuary' as my favourite - the impact it caused on me and my record buying as a result of hearing it were massive. Got to agree with that - it was the first "alternative" record I got into, back when I ...
by stegraham
Mon Mar 26, 2007 9:07 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Top ??? & Favourite Guitar Solos.
Replies: 37
Views: 4543

Solos?

King Contrary Man - The Cult
Overkill - Motorhead
Drivin' South - Hendrix
Damage Inc - Metallica

, and of course Freebird - Lynyrd Skynyrd (ha ha!)

I forgot Axis Bold as Love - hendrix (it really should last a lot longer!)
by stegraham
Wed Nov 01, 2006 9:38 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Sonic Boom remixes?
Replies: 25
Views: 6084

There's a SB remix of one of Alpha Stones tracks - I think. It's on the Soul Weed Album. The track he remixes is "You're not fooling me".
by stegraham
Tue Jul 18, 2006 9:47 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Favourite albums of the year so far?
Replies: 45
Views: 6183

Top 10 so far for me: Shadows Evolve - Morning After Girls Let's Get Out of This Country - Camera Obscura The Complete Peel Sessions - The Delgados Serena-Maneesh - Serena-Maneesh The Life Pursuit - Belle and Sebastian Puzzles Like You - Mojava 3 Riot City Blues - Primal Scream Eels with Stings - Ee...
by stegraham
Tue Mar 14, 2006 12:41 pm
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Sonic - after Spacemen 3
Replies: 35
Views: 13204

Spectrum, Soul Kiss and High and Lows are brilliant albums. I would also check out "What came before after". It's a compilation of early Sonic and Spectrum singles. I only really like two of the EAR releases - mesmerized and Phenomena 256. However I did give up buying them after Data rape,...
by stegraham
Thu Aug 18, 2005 1:37 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Favorite Live Albums
Replies: 29
Views: 4635

Floatin' Anarchy - Planet Gong
No Sleep 'til Hammersmith - Motorhead
If you want Blood - ACDC
by stegraham
Fri Jul 01, 2005 8:48 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Most underrated albums… ever?
Replies: 76
Views: 10801

Cancer Planet Mission - Gaye Bykers on Acid. An absolutely fabulous album. I wish they would re-release it so I could get it on CD!!
by stegraham
Fri May 06, 2005 9:15 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Bassman - new Website
Replies: 3
Views: 1759

Bassman - new Website

Check out:

http://www.acidray.com

for news of the forthcoming solo Bassman album. Also includes stuff about Alpha stone etc, and a project to release all the Darkside stuff (inc demo, live and rare stuff) on one big compilation thingie. All sounds good!
by stegraham
Wed May 04, 2005 9:09 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: UK 80s bands
Replies: 10
Views: 1794

hey stegraham ! which are the best telescopes albums to get ? i've seen one re released on sonics label (space age recordings) is this it ? Well, the one on Space Age is called "Altered Perception" and it's a compilation of stuff off their first and second albums, plus a couple of unrelea...
by stegraham
Tue May 03, 2005 11:47 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: UK 80s bands
Replies: 10
Views: 1794

Yes, Ultra Vivid Scene are great. As well as the self titled first album, the second one "Joy" is brilliant too. I'd also recommend the Pale Saints (especially the "Comfort of Madness" album and the Telescopes - both albums one and two).
by stegraham
Wed Apr 20, 2005 9:53 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Foundation present - Don't Look Back
Replies: 0
Views: 480

Foundation present - Don't Look Back

Just received a message from the Belle and Sebastian mailing list today saying that they playing a gig at the Barbican in September where they will be playing the entire "If you're feeling sinister" album. Apparently there are a series of gigs being set up by Foundation featuring bands pla...
by stegraham
Fri Apr 08, 2005 12:23 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spirit of Eden
Replies: 6
Views: 1095

Spirit of Eden

I've just been reading a review for the Engineers' debut album (which I think is brilliant), and it references the album "Spirit of Eden " by Talk Talk. Reading the reviews on Amazon about Spirit of Eden, it sounds like an interesting album. Any views about it on here? I remember Talk Talk...
by stegraham
Fri Dec 03, 2004 12:31 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Lupine Howl...
Replies: 13
Views: 2610

What is the URL of their website now?

http://www.lupinehowl.co.uk

and

http://www.lupinehowl.com

do not work for me.
by stegraham
Fri Dec 03, 2004 11:06 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Lupine Howl...
Replies: 13
Views: 2610

I thought their second album was a lit better than the first one. Must admit when their BB web site vanished I thought they'd split. Good to hear that they are still going. I saw them play one of their first gigs at the Garage in London. I was very impressed - they did a Bobby Dazzler of a cover of ...
by stegraham
Fri Dec 03, 2004 10:16 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Come Togther
Replies: 8
Views: 2492

Come Togther

Got the latest Sister Ray New Release update in my mail box this morning. Under new release single is:

SPIRITUALIZED Vs DEATH IN VEGAS: Dub Together Ltd 12” 6.99

Obviosuly it's just a remix of Come Togther, as this not been released before?
by stegraham
Wed Nov 03, 2004 11:20 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Strangest Music...Ever
Replies: 66
Views: 11281

The F**King C**ts treat us like Pr*cks by Flux of Pink Indians is pretty hard going. So is "Yes Sir, I will" by Crass - but after a few listens I didn't mind this.
by stegraham
Wed Jul 28, 2004 1:43 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: A Lifetime of Temporary Relief: Low vs Spiritualized
Replies: 19
Views: 4215

This sounds like a good bargin - I've ordered it. BTW, does anyone like Picture Center? If you do, and you are not aware of the new album then go and get it "ordered". It's a compliation of previously unreleased stuff and they are giving it away for free, they even pay for the postage and ...
by stegraham
Thu Apr 29, 2004 1:31 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: FUI fakes all over Ebay
Replies: 12
Views: 4677

Well, I have it on vinyl and the sleeve does not change colour when moved. The sleeve is mainly read and green with the silver effects pedals. Looks very nice on a 12" cover. I would imagine that the ones with black pedals are photocopies and thus are "fakes". I could be wrong, but if...
by stegraham
Thu Jan 22, 2004 1:40 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Cheapster single.......any news?
Replies: 20
Views: 10576

The Moonflowers did something similiar to this with their album Hash Smits and the 12" single "Brothers and Sisters". Juse splodged a mess of paint on a blank, white 12" cover. Looks OK though!
by stegraham
Wed Dec 03, 2003 10:27 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: band recommendations..
Replies: 32
Views: 7377

Try the albums by "Her Space Holiday". He's just release his third album and it's very good.