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[ Written by: | 27 Apr 2011 | One Comment | ]
up yours

“A woman of mixed race who wore fluorescent thrift-shop outfits and proudly sported dental braces onstage, she refused to conform to conventions of how female performers — punk or otherwise — were expected to appear.
Although her wobbly, discordant shriek and the band’s music fitted the punk template well enough, X-Ray Spex’s colourful image was a refreshing contrast to the nihilism of older colleagues; The Rough Guide to Rock describes them as “a wonderful, shambling, musical mess of rebellion, fashion and fun”.
Poly Styrene wrote songs about consumerism, conformity, racism and alienation, …

bobs song of the week, Music »

[ Written by: | 26 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
it comes in many colours

Listening to the Minds yesterday whilst I had a wander around Grey Lynn was good fun… rewind

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[ Written by: | 18 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
up down turn around

Just so bloody good

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[ Written by: | 11 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
comedians on stage… piss taking for a wage

Take that mouseman

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[ Written by: | 4 Apr 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
LCD final show at MSG

This happened over the weekend and as you’d hope they played for hours and the setlist looks incredible. Included amongst it all is 45.33. God damn….

Full setlist:
Set 1
Intro
Dance Yrself Clean
Drunk Girls
I Can Change
Time To Get Away
Get Innocuous!
Daft Punk Is Playing At My House
Too Much Love
All My Friends
Tired (with “Heart of the Sunrise” by Yes snippet)
Set 2
45:33 Part One
45:33 Part Two (With Reggie Watts)
Sound of Silver
45:33 Part Four (with The Juan MacLean)
45:33 Part Five (With Shit Robot)
45:33 Part Six
Freak Out/Starry Eyes
Set 3
Us v Them
North American Scum (With Arcade Fire)
Bye Bye Bayou
You …

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[ Written by: | 4 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
I’ll wait here til the cows come down the river

For Jacqui who passed away over the weekend.

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[ Written by: | 3 Apr 2011 | One Comment | ]
Coco on the Vacation

NZ’s very own Coco Solid’s now officially releasing music on Permanent Vacation with an album produced with Bobbi Soxx (producer Robin Hannibal) as Parallel Dance Ensemble called Possesions and Obsessions
Shopping Cart is excellent.

“Soul Clap: Loooove Shoping Card John Talabot: I love it Axel Boman: wow! im thinking tom tom club, prince, esg and swedish supergroup midi maxi efti when i hear this, i really love it!! i love this label… Melon: YES! sounds great!!! Jazzanova: Robin Braun is white. Doesn’t sound like it. His stuff is always welcome in every …