Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Opinions are like ...

I was invited to submit a 'best of 2010' list to Delusions of Adequacy, got a bit carried away, and ended up raving at some length about Bottomless Pit.

A bit unfair on the other records I listed [which are great] - but here's the link.

This week, I am mostly boring people to death about how great the Bill Orcutt records are. Blah blah blah. But still: those Bottomless Pit records are great.
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Monday, 17 January 2011

"I do like Lazarus Clamp"

Tom Robinson's been at it again. You can listen to Sunday morning's show here for the rest of the week.

We're also featured on a podcast from the show which will be available a bit longer. Direct link here.
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Thursday, 13 January 2011

Giant Sand cover version

One of the out-takes from 'It Aint What You Do, Its What It Does To You' was a cover of Giant Sand's song 'Artists.'

George Gargan recently played this unreleased track on his excellent Damnably radio show, which you can hear online: http://www.damnably.com/2011/01/11/damnably-radio57/

I particularly enjoyed the uncomfortable segue out of Giant Sand themselves, whose track fades out, leaving a yawning gap, into which our tentative intro eventually levers itself.
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Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Tom Robinson - radio play

Canon was played on Tom Robinson's Introducing show on Monday morning. You can listen to it here for the next few days.

There's a nice bit at the end, where the song is described by Tom as having something like a 'fluid sinuosity.' We'll need to get some tablets for that.
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