We’re having a Banjo Party Time in our house as provided by the Geoff Love Banjos. I got this from a charity shop about 15 years ago because the cover is so ace! I haven’t listened to it in a long, long time and finally got round to digging it out from the pile of […]
Ralph is away camping so I’ve been taking advantage of the opportunity to just sit and listen records which is such a rare treat. These days I normally only listen to music while performing some other tasks. So far I’ve listened to: Shreds and Patches by John Kirkpatrick and Sue Harris Buckfast Bottles in the […]
Today I got a wooden recorder from a charity shop. I’ve never played a wooden recorder before and I expected it to sound different to a plastic one but it sounds the same to me. The language in the instructions is quite old fashioned: “A wise player keeps his recorder in a case or carton. […]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxKFaG5wOqA Songs about robots are the best kind of songs. http://thethymemachine.bandcamp.com/
I think you should too: http://catnaps.bandcamp.com/ “I Sat on the Edge of My Bed and I Sang You Velvet Underground Songs” is the best name that I’ve heard for a song in ages and it’s a great song too. My favourite on the album is “It’s Bad Enough” – it has trumpets! Not enough indiepop […]
The first new Velodrome 2000 practise with all of us there. It was so much fun – I’d forgotten how much I love playing in this band! Remembering the songs was easy – it was like falling off a bike!
The Wendy Darlings were amazing at the Chameleon last night too. Here’s a picture of Markie acting as an improvised music stand during their rather marvellous version of the Primitives’ Really Stupid. My legs hurt now from dancing too much to Horowitz and The Wendy Darlings but it was worth it!
Pete rocked so much he crashed my camera and I could only get a photo of him in the quiet song!
The Trianglegrams (which is The Parallelograms without Meriel as she is currently on maternity leave) are playing at The Chameleon in Nottingham tomorrow evening (15th April) with the wonderful Wendy Darlings and marvellous Horowitz. It’s an early evening show (5.30pm to 9pm). We’ll be doing a few Parallelograms songs and then a bunch of covers […]
I’ve just found out that The Popguns are playing in Brighton tonight! I want to go so much! I wish I’d found out sooner…