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The Club Einstein a Go Go

Years ago – I forget when, but I’m sure I’ve written about it since – I used to go to a club. It was a peculiar place, called the Einstein A Go Go. I think it finally closed down around … Continue reading

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As Noted Elsewhere

This is an intriguing song – aside from the Baa Baa Black Sheep tune…. However, it does sound like a song I used to know…that little, chiming, distant guitar, heralding a peasant rhythm and bringing an air of contrived simplicity … Continue reading

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Friday Night: Much As I Hate Swindon….

..and for good reason… AND Reminding me of the days when the sun actually used to shine…

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He Has His Future In British Steel

      –This is by Adrian Edmonson, out of Bottom   And  

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The Spandau Ballet

..is a dance of loneliness and death. Rudolph Hess, the bizarre deputy head of early Nazism, the stranger who was somehow Hitler’s No2, flew to earth in 1941, claiming he carried an offer of peace. At Nuremburg he barely listened, … Continue reading

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Differently Naive Melodies

…The original defines my own utter lack of place. Here are some versions. Talking Heads:     David Byrne, 2004:       Miles Fisher (Parental Advisory):   MGMT:  

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Bamboo Music

  This is a beautiful Sylvian/Sakamoto collaboration. It’s the precursor of the Forbidden Colours type stuff and the natural follow-on from Taking Islands in Africa, etc. It’s also an amazing example of the B-side acting as a complement to the … Continue reading

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