Nights In

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Jane Weaver

What's it called?: 
The Silver Bowl
What does it sound like?: 
I'd not heard anything by Jane Weaver at all until 'The Silver Bowl'. I put on yesterday and now I can't stop playing it.


What's it called?: 
Drums And Wires (CD + DVD-A)
What does it sound like?: 
This was a pivotal XTC album, being the first with the mighty Dave Gregory replacing abruptly-departed Barry Andrews.
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Aretha Franklin

What's it called?: 
The Great Diva Classics
What does it sound like?: 
It sounds like a wonderful soul singer screaming over some of your favourite songs produced by Clive Davis (responsible for Aretha's 'Freeway of Love' period).



The spectacle of Fritz Lang's SF masterpiece in this recently restored version - using a damaged 16mm print to restore much of the missing material takes it from the savagely cut 95ish minutes ba

Snow In Paradise

Selected for the London Film Festival after competing at Cannes, I had looked forward to this film as a fan of gritty British drama by the likes of Shane Meadows and Andrea Arnold.

Hannibal (Seasons 1&2)

First off, this is not for everybody it is very, very, very gory and really hard to watch in places.


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Friedman freebie

Long story but due to the GLW not being to accompany me to Dean Friedman's gig at Staffordshire Music Centre on Saturday I have a spare ticket going. The gig starts at 8.00 p.m.

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Dexys Bootleg Runers play London!

There is but one band that plays ALL the music from ALL the Dexys era.

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CBVD Cloudcast Ep 9

Got a round tuit today. More freshly hand-picked records from the boot sales of Suffolk (including one just for Beany). Apols in advance for mildly erratic sound levels - gremlins.

Nights Out

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Kirsty McGee

La Victoria, Bonn
Once a year Kirsty comes to Bonn, with a different accompanist, this time with a pedal steel/mandolin player, Alan Cook, (
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John Mayall - 80th Anniversary Tour

Assembly Halls, Tunbridge Wells
My 1st Mayall show.
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Steve Hackett

Ipswich Regent
After his occasionally spiteful kicking in the Genesis documentary aired recently it was extraordinarily welcome to see guitarist-de-force Hackett and his exemplary band take the early catalogue by th


The Martian

Andy Weir
It's about: 
An astronaut stranded on Mars, and how on earth (or Mars) one person left behind when the manned mission he was a part of returns home can possibly survive and be rescued.

So This Is Permanence

Ian Curtis
It's about: 
The late Joy Division singer’s ‘lyrics & notebooks’ in his own hand and printed.

Great Lost Albums

Mark Billingham, David Quantick, Martyn Waites & Stay Sherez
It's about: 
The Great Lost Albums that hardly anybody knows about but should be much better known.


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Paul Simon - Paul Simon (January 1972)

In December 1971, our house acquired its first stereo. My dad had obviously planned it for a long time. He bought separates and wall furniture to rest them on, including a large record cabinet. The speakers were placed high on the wall on either side of the front window.

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I call it Weatherallism

My friends! I have made an important musical discovery. I have uncovered a movement that came and went unremarked and worse -- unforgivably -- unnamed.

The Scottish Referendum: Head, heart and gut.

I was on a training course the other day. At the end of the course, the participants had to fill in one of those monitoring forms where they ask about your age, gender, ethnicity and all the rest of it.

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