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[ Written by: | 23 Feb 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Pop’n’Tuck: Stink-Finger Podcast #04

A lot can change in 2 years!  At the start of 2007, I was living in an old house near a vaguely dodgy part of Auckland’s CBD.  The BMP was an as yet unacquainted and unincorporated group of disparate figures who had not yet discovered a mutual enjoyment for the triplicate vices of Beer, MUSIC, and Pizza.  My friend Mike, (aka Mick ‘the kid’) was living in Mt Albert near what I personally consider one of Auckland’s best cafes, so most weekends would see me grabbing a pile of records …

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[ Written by: | 19 Feb 2009 | 7 Comments | ]
My Classics: Tyrone Davis

Tyrone Davis – “Can I Change My Mind?”
I got this on a Tyrone Davis box set years back during my free music days. It was the first song off the rank and has been pretty close to my heart ever since.
Tis a beaut lil funk-soul number but it’s the lyrics that get to me every time.  It’s not your average “I love you baby” or even a bluesy “My baby left me” nor even a modern RNB “I fuk heaps of chicks!” lyric. It’s a “man leaves …

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[ Written by: | 18 Feb 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
Back In Black – S92A

This week is a crucial week for the Creative Freedom Foundation and New Zealand. With February 28th — and Section 92A — only 11 days away NOW is the time to let the Government know that thousands of New Zealanders are against S92A.
To make sure that happens, CFF have launched week-long Internet Blackout campaign against Guilt Upon Accusation laws in NZ. The blackout movement, taking place from 16-23 February, is rapidly growing with thousands of people in New Zealand modifying their websites, blogs, FaceBook, MySpace, Twitter and Bebo accounts to …

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[ Written by: | 13 Feb 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Music, sweet sweet music: Joris Voorn Balance 14

I can’t remember the last time I was quite as excited waiting for a compliation/mix to come out as I have been for Joris Voorn – Balance. As  soon as I spotted the tracklist that consisted of 103 tracks in the space of a 2cd mix – it sort of shouted that it was either going to be quite excellent, or go along the lines of being a chin stroking affair.
Happy to say that I’m only half way through listening to the first CD and this is excellent. In the …