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Entries from Jun 2008

30 jun 2008

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Gary Moore
Definitely in the guilty pleasure category, but one of the 80’s non-speed metal/hard-rock acts I can still enjoy without too much irony. Why? 1) Moore’s fluid and melodic solos 2) at least sometimes, he actually writes songs.
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23 jun 2008

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Bromheads Jacket
Mates of State
The Go! Team
Child Bite
Breech
Brodsky Quartet
R.E.M.
Tie: Alkaline Trio, Cryptacize, Nuclear Assault, Ponytail, The Whitsundays

88 artists, 356 tracks.

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16 jun 2008

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A weird listening week – most of it occupied by a business trip.

The Fall
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians
Ho-Ag
Unrest
Patty Griffin
Tie: The Deathray Davies, the Gothic Archies, the Kiss Offs, Little Champions, Metric, The Mountain Goats, Stereo Total, This Bike is a Pipe Bomb, The Tourists, Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start, [...]

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9 june 2008

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Big Dipper
Stereolab – silly reason: I was wearing my Stereolab T and it struck me that I hadn’t listened to any ‘lab in ages.
The Lucksmiths
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists – inspired largely by encountering a few more of Ted Leo’s phenomenal covers, not least among them an amazing take of Barry Dworkin’s “Rock ‘n’ Roll [...]

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2 june 2008

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The Capstan Shafts – Miles per Famine and the rest of my Capstan Shafts catalogue order arrived, all in beautiful hand-assembled sleeves. Also a little note from Dean thanking me for being one of the first to review him, which made me all gooshy fanboy.
Unwound
Jim Guthrie – I watched “Children of the Clone” at Craig [...]

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