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[ Written by: | 26 Jun 2009 | 5 Comments | ]
Rest In Peace Michael Jackson

Pop giant Michael Jackson, who took to the stage as a child star and set the world dancing to exuberant rhythms for decades has died.
“Pop star Michael Jackson was pronounced dead by doctors this afternoon after arriving at a hospital in a deep coma, city and law enforcement sources told The Times,” the LA Times newspaper reported on its website.
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[ Written by: | 25 Jun 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Clouds are Grey

Andy Hughes, electronic music producer/DJ who was born 11th November 1965 and, and who lived and grew up in Harrow, Middlesex, tragically passed away on Friday 12th June 2009 after a short illness.
Andy was a genius who gave so much inspiration and passion to all with his incredible work. He was loved by many aficionados of the trance/ambient genre, but will be especially remembered for his work with Alex Paterson and The Orb, most notably the album Orblivion and single Toxygene, which reached number 4 in the UK charts in …

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[ Written by: | 18 Jun 2009 | 5 Comments | ]
Guest Mix: McBean – Cosas Grandes

Cosas Grandes is lubricatedly brought to you by the insideout rolls at Samurai Sushi, pushing your dog in a pram up Oxford Street, bootygurn, the smell of petrol, eternally quivering okonomiyaki and takoyaki shaving garnish, 8am harvey wallbangers, haloumi cheese n’ fresh lime; and would not have been possible without the House and Techno music of jungles, bunkers, squats, favelas, Fubars, Womb, Lov.e, helicopter pads, Cobb Valleys, K Roads, Big Glass Boats and Hawkes Bay vineyards worldwide.
Tracklisting:
Beanfield feat. Bajka – Tides (Carl Craig mix)
Paul Ritch – Back to the Time
2000 …

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[ Written by: | 17 Jun 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
You’re a better man for getting through the day…

Music legend Chris Knox is reported to be in Auckland Hosptial after suffering a stroke on Thursday. 
Since the Invercargill born misfit started Dunedin’s first punk band the Enemy in 1977, Chris has always been centre stage and always been his own man. His CV is full of artistic endeavours, all of them, bar his time leading Toy Love one of NZ’s most popular bands of the early ’80s, created in the front room of a rambling Grey Lynn villa.
 
 
 
You can follow Chris’s recovery via a blog his family and friends …

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[ Written by: | 16 Jun 2009 | 6 Comments | ]
Hello Hero, Hero Hello

I’ve just added 146 Crass Songs to the bobpod
That is a hell of a lot of anger… and as far as I can tell its their entire recorded output – well legitamite output. I had to dump a bunch of Pet Shop Boys remixes to make space
I find this quite amusing
This is Darling from Stations of Crass, one of my fave songs of theirs.

www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crass
www.southern.com/southern/band/CRASS

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[ Written by: | 1 Jun 2009 | 9 Comments | ]
Benny! Benny! Benny! Bennyyy!

I generally can’t stand Elton John but I am also naturally a big fan of this song.
Benny And The Jets (Mike Simonetti’s dub version)
Found on the Italians Do It Better blog
Been a bit slack on the posting here – I’ve been trying to learn Japanese, and it is hard work. I have sorted out temporary use of a turntable for my apartment which could be dangerous! Last vinyl purchases were some Jus-Ed, the mental new Ame innervisions, and a promo copy I found of Simon Flower’s …