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[ Written by: | 22 Apr 2009 | 14 Comments | ]
My Classics: Jeffrey Lewis

Springtime – Jeffrey Lewis
The first time I heard Jeffrey Lewis at Bob’s house, he was playing `the last time I took acid I went insane’ with some bompty house under it, yes! Bob was mixing!!
I loved the song and months later, both Bob and I are slow movers, I managed to get the cd to take on home for a listen.
It has been a firm favorite since! Actually the lp has likely snuck into a top 5 lps ever list for me.  Its hard to identify my fave song off …

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[ Written by: | 21 Apr 2009 | 15 Comments | ]
Please tell me it ain’t so….

Lelo announcing he’s retiring from DJing… I’m sorry I won’t have it.
Not one bit.
You either Websta
Sharing music is one of our collective greatest joys… it isn’t about spinning discs in a packed club… it is about sharing music when and where the notion strikes. That could mean at a BMP meeting… a small suburban bar… on a motherfucking boat…
Music is more than a hobby… it is a passion and no one should ever willingly turn their back on a aspect of their lives they love so.
Therefor Lelo & Websta you …

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[ Written by: | 16 Apr 2009 | 8 Comments | ]
Watching DJs with laptops is boring?

Innervisions Live

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[ Written by: | 15 Apr 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Cricket Season Wrap

The Cricket season has concluded, my second year back.
This season I was able to convince the captain of my ability, not only with the ball but also with the bat. In accordance with this increased role I was able to grab myself a new bat (http://www.stink-finger.com/cricket-the-gentlemans-game/).
This worked out a bit better than I had envisioned!!
After a pretty good go of it all season, with a couple of 40’s and a 63, I was dreading the end of the season which came all to fast. To my horror I was (poorly) …

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[ Written by: | 14 Apr 2009 | 7 Comments | ]
Easter weekend of House

It’s times like this when you need the support of the BMP brothers. None of my close group of friends are overly keen on the idea of going out till 6 in the morning and others who could have been keen were either away for easter or not going to A Critical Mass and the Mulletover gig. No reason not to go though.
I got to Secretsundaze around 12.30, not early enough for the workshop, but seeing as i’m no producer, probably no great loss. I checked out the horsemeat disco …

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[ Written by: | 13 Apr 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
The Russian Ninja

Aka Russian Terminator (1989, Denmark)

I have seen this film and it is every bit as bad as it looks, but worth a post I believe in honour of Ninja’s upcoming journey.

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[ Written by: | 9 Apr 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Radio just isn’t the same anymore……….

Members of the midnight funk association, please stand………

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[ Written by: | 7 Apr 2009 | 7 Comments | ]
Stan Freberg (Modestly) Presents the United States of America, Vol. 1

The first record I ever fell in love with wasn’t a music record, rather it was a comedy album. I would have been about eight or nine when I discovered how to play records and then the album that got me Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America, Volume One: The Early Years (1961).
I used to sit in our sitting room at our house in Timaru and listen to the album over and over again, it got to the piint where I’d be reciting the dialogue back as well …