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[ Written by: | 6 Mar 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
The best band in the history of history

Arch Hill Recordings VS Muzai Records 2011 Sunday Afternoon BBQ Indie Label Sound Off
Team Arch Hill on the indoor stage with…
The Clean, Surf City, Street Chant, Ghost Wave
Team Muzai on the outdoor stage with…
Full Moon Fiasco, Cat Venom, Sherpa and Onesie
Last year Arch Hill celebrated it’s 10th Birthday at the Kings Arms with a BBQ and bands like The Bats, Minisnap, Surf City, Superette, Family Cactus, Polaroyd/Bird Nest Roys, Andrew McKenzie, White Swan Black Swan and others playing… it was a great afternoon and Pavement even turned up (and got …

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[ Written by: | 21 Feb 2011 | One Comment | ]
Moody Blues

 I went and saw Moodymann late last year with some of the BMP posse, it was a super night and he played music that was cool. Hat tip to Nerdyframes
Here’s a snippet:
Moodymann@Galatos’10 from TommeeT on Vimeo.

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[ Written by: | 13 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Laneway and Splore City Highlights

My highlights from the two festivals below.

I didn’t get to go to a festival in the refurbished Aotea Square – Auckland Laneway, while having some kiwi bands who would have been good to see, didn’t have Bear in Heaven or Les Savy Fav and i was hanging out to see them both so I crossed the ditch to stay and go to the festival with my brother.
It was super cool. Split over 4 stages at an Arts University Campus in Central-West Sydney. The bands who stood out were the two …

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[ Written by: | 12 Oct 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Vote team Scooter

BMP member Lelo is currently in the running to win a Hollie Smith remix competition and as such you should vote for him… or we’ll track you down using your IP address and tickle you til you beg us to stop.

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[ Written by: | 15 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Daktari treats the BMP

A lot can be said for MP3’s.
They’re free! Easy and instant to obtain.
But there’s one thing that has to be said for vinyl. That is, it’s the most sociable way to play and listen to music with a bunch of mates.
On Sunday 12 September, Bob, Scott and myself sat around skyped Benny, drank beer and played records! Possibly unbeknown to the other two i was recording the set and here’s the result. It’s actually only Bob playing (the MD only recorded the first 80 minutes) but I hope Bob’s going …

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[ Written by: | 6 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Mixmix: Stink-Finger Podcast #06

In the spirit of sharing and co-operation Mick and I have pooled our resources and put together a wee music selection for your enjoyment. We split it 50-50 well more 50-70 due to someone going long…

Holy Ghost! – Static on the Wire
Black Van – Yearning
Boo Williams – Mortal Trance
Azari and iii – She’s An Illusion
Cage and Aviary – Low Noise
John Talabot – Sunshine (Delorean Mix)
youANDme – You Like
John Talabot – Sunshine
Tensnake – Coma Cat…

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[ Written by: | 16 Aug 2010 | One Comment | ]
BMP vs Motat

Yesterday the Auckland chapter of the BMP went to visit MOTAT as for Aucklander’s it is free for August – cool council styles right there!
For all but Websta this was the first time we’d visited in many years.
Highlights for me:
Model Trains
Lancaster Bomber
Ride in a  Train & Steam Train
Lowlights:
No hot dogs – sorry for the building of expectations Ninja
My Ginger Slice – WTF was I thinking?
The way the childrens treasure hunt posts were hidden – I got my stamp at only two of the posts… dammit
Was a good days adventure and well …

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[ Written by: | 5 Aug 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Mix of the week!

heres a new game we can all play!
each week somebody can stick up a mix they have been digging that week, doesn’t gotta be new or flash just something you really like.
Gis a quick blurb and a tracklist if possible and a link would be appreciated
i’ll kick it off with

The Revenge Technique Podcast 006
Real nice deep house mix with all sorts in it, just a good all round listen really.
http://fairtilizer.com/track/110541
1. Matt Flores – Tempted
2. Starpoint – I Want You (Morales Dub)
3. Mr. Fingers – What About This Love (Dub)
4. Manuel …

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[ Written by: | 23 Jun 2010 | 12 Comments | ]
Stonking vs Donking

Stonking
Winter fires
NZ’s performance thus far at the Football World Cup
The Now Show and other audio comedies that makes bob smile in the wee small hours
Comfort food on cold nights
Old skool rave mixes
Watching movies in bed
Wearing socks on ones head
Friends
Amusing diversions
Donking
Winter
Politics and the media
The Rugby World Cup
The failure of capitalism
Corporates that don’t serve humanity (I think thats all of them ain’t it?)
The Music Industry
Friends having  not the best of times

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[ Written by: | 7 Jun 2010 | 12 Comments | ]
Winter musics

Fortran 5 – Heavy Clouds Building
Global communication – 9.25
Autechre – Lowride
The Irresistable Force – Nepalese Bliss
Primal Scream -Higher Than the Sun [A Dub Symphony in Two Parts]
JJ – Ecstasy
Low Motion Disco – Things Are Gonna Get Easier
Quiet village – Keep On Rolling
El Perro Del Mar – Change of Heart
Studio – Indo
XX – Infinity
Chris Isaak – Wicked Game (dreamtime Mix)
Carl Craig – A wonderful life