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65. Something for the Weekend: Rubicks “Jungle of You”

Taken from Rubicks’ second album, The Rise of the Giddy, “Jungle of You” sits precariously toward the tail of the player. Continue reading

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64. Something for the Weekend: September Girls “Green Eyed”

Formed from the remains of Talulah Does the Hula and Black Robots, September Girls embrace a sound dipped in fuzzbox ethics, prominent in garage groups of the 1960s. Continue reading

63. Something for the Weekend: Kate Nash “Death Proof”

Fresh from a time bouncing around the East End, Kate Nash returns to the void of the music industry with a five-track EP, Death Proof. Continue reading

57. Something for the Weekend: Deerhunter “Lake Somerset”

Following on from what lead singer Bradford Cox has often described as a “difficult” début album, Shoegaze group Deerhunter rebounded in 2007 with the release of Cryptograms. Continue reading

39. Something for the Weekend: Pram “The Owl Service”

With percussion ricocheting amongst the speakers, Pram’s sixth album, The Museum of Imaginary Animals presents itself as a curious entity. Continue reading

37. Something for the Weekend: The Divine Comedy “National Express”

I have always found it difficult to believe that when The Divine Comedy released their biggest single to date, “National Express”, it came from their sixth album, Fin de Siècle. Continue reading

34. Something for the Weekend: Broadcast “Winter Now” / “Come on, Let’s Go”

One of my favourite bands of all time, lead signer Trish Keenan passed away today at the age of 42. She will be missed. Continue reading

32. Something for the Weekend: Sultans of Ping F.C. “Where’s Me Jumper?”

Formed in 1988 as a four-piece, Cork’s Sultans of Ping mixed high energy punk-rock with pop sensibilities, knocking out some pleasantly stunning material in the process – the most successful of which was their second single, “Where’s Me Jumper?” Continue reading

26. Something for the Weekend: A House “Endless Art”

When A House released their third album, I Am the Greatest, in 1991, the Dave Couse led band scored the first of only two UK top 50’s with the classic single “Endless Art”. Continue reading

19. Something for the Weekend: David Byrne “Glass, Concrete and Stone (live)”

Recorded in 2004 on the BBC’s Jools Holland show, David Byrne put down a fantastic live version of “Glass, Concrete & Stone”. Continue reading

17. Something for the Weekend: Rubicks “Is This Love?”

With the release of their new single on the horizon, electro-rock band Rubicks are moving steadily forward to the release of their second album, which is apparently coming fairly soon. Continue reading

13. Something for the Weekend: Clor “Outlines”

When the south London electro-pop band, Clor split-up in May 2006, the five-piece left behind a painfully small body of work. Continue reading

06. Something for the Weekend: Ash “Binary”

I do like it when a band can take the piss out of themselves. It is a rare sight as many musicians depend on a “straight” façade in order to be taken seriously by the general public; although whether they like it or not, this often leaves many artists open to parody or derision. So … Continue reading

Coming Soon (Probably):

Beat Happening "Pinebox Derby"
bis "This is Fake D.I.Y."
Cabaret Voltaire "Nag Nag Nag"
Donna Summer "I Feel Love"
Electrelane (undecided)
Heloise & the Savoir Faire "Odyle"
Kortatu "Nicaragua Sandinista"
Logikparty "Anti Omerta"
Madness (undecided)
Make the Girl Dance "Wall of Death"
One Way System "No Return"
Peter and the Test Tube Babies "Shit British Tour"
PiL (undecided)
Queen of Hearts "Neon"
Sigue Sigue Sputnik "Love Missile F1-11"
Throbbing Gristle "Discipline"
Twin Crystals (undecided)

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