Monthly Archives: March 2006

March's "adopt a band"

so I was browsing Indietorrents, and came across Oh No! Oh My! – so thought I’d give them a listen. They’re fun, they’re poppy, they’re quirky, and very listenable. Sometimes they make me think of early GbV, sometimes they’re a … Continue reading

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Sack are back

bad rhyming there. Sack are a great band from Dublin. Over the years I got to know Martin the singer, and Derek, their former bass player. The last 5-6 years though, I lost touch with them all. Happily, I found … Continue reading

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The Raconteurs – XL Do, The Vinyl Factory, Poland St

The Raconteurs – XL Do, The Vinyl Factory, Poland St That’s more like it. I want small gigs, in intimate venues, with great music, and I got that last night. I’m happy now. That’s all.

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The Raconteurs

I was looking forward to seeing The Raconteurs. See, while I like The White Stripes, I had one of the worst gigs ever, the last time I saw them, at the soulless Alexandra Palace. We walked out half way through, … Continue reading

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new car

after a year or so talking about needing a new car, we finally bought one today – lets never say we rush into stuff. Anyway, a nice silver Vauxhall Corsa will be ours on Monday – our first automatic too. … Continue reading

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The Fall, Gallon Drunk, Monday.

My photos were dreadful. I managed to make a couple of Fall ones look almost ok. But really, they were dreadful. Which is a pity, as both bands were excellent – the return of Gallon Drunk! Much excitement – and … Continue reading

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a week of musical stuff

I really should feel more enthusiastic writing this. I love music, I’ve always loved music, but other things are getting in the way, dragging me down a bit, so whereas I had so much enthusiasm about the bands I saw … Continue reading

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busby

our new office pet, lives officially on Steve’s computer monitor. He’s a bit dead though.

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dogs are cute

Matty, 6 months old Poppy, 5 years old. Spent a weekend in York, catching up with family, and got these two decent photos of the dogs

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