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[ Written by: | 20 Nov 2018 | No Comment | ]

It’s been a while between baths, I’ve been busy, easily distracted and as ever perennially slack. Time to get off the horse and back on the donkey… semi regular posts may resume alongside a ton of other partly thought out and realised projects.
To whit a listicle, cause its easy fun
Hot Pants
Breakfast on the deck on my days off, bacon and eggs, RNZ, cats hanging out, a stunning view of the estuary
The regular don’t go back going back to acid house, new beat, late 80’s dance (now classics), bleep and noise
Discogs …

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[ Written by: | 21 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

England – birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles – is a country in the British Isles bordering Scotland and Wales.
As we await the outcome of the English vote as to if they stay or leave the EU… here’s a bunch of pommy inspired songs I like, or loathe or just found on the interwebs.
Gather your friends and try to work out which is which… don’t write in, ok ya big cock – its just for fun.


BMP, Headline, Hot Vs Not »

[ Written by: | 26 Feb 2016 | 4 Comments | ]

Leading wicket taker in the second top grade of cricket in Auckland, not bad at 41!
Actual Hotness beachtime with kids midweek
Ge-ology mixes
Black Madonna mixes
Spending an arvo at Casa Del Daktari on a monday
Can’t score any runs to save my life, garbage
Losing the One Day Final Big House bills
Not buying a house with a swimming pool, stupid stupid stupid
No BMP bbq yet, c’mon, wtf?

Hot Vs Not, Rant »

[ Written by: | 11 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

I’ve never been a fan of the Chemical Brothers, they’re one of those electronic acts that I consider do dance music for rock fans and while it would be wrong of me to say their music isn’t without merit they don’t need my fandom and I sure as shit don’t need them in my life. File alongside Fatboy Slim, latter era Prodigy and well most chart topping “electronic” acts… yes I am a music snob!
I’d say I have a no Chem’s rule in my musical voyaging but only an idiot has …

BMP, Hot Vs Not »

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

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
Amusing diversions
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

Hot Vs Not, Rant »

[ Written by: | 20 Oct 2009 | 13 Comments | ]

First runs of the year scored via a `DLF maximum’
Second scoring shot of the year was another half dozen
Actually getting 2 mixes done, shock horror.
Above said mixes not being utter shite
Summer knocking on the door
BMP numbers are up for summer
Dog’s leg is better
End of our `winter of discontent’

Friends family sorrows
Springs 4 seasons in 1hr
Our `winter of discontent’

Hot Vs Not, Rant »

[ Written by: | 28 Jan 2009 | 15 Comments | ]
The great, the average and the run for the hills

Things that excite me:
Fantastic summer days
Balmy evenings
Cold beer in the fridge and me belly
Being home alone for a week
The resulting Bob’s week of Meat
Antony &  The Johnsons
Music mixes on the bob pod
Finally filling the bobpod and now culling rubbish
Ian M Banks – a recent reading plunge that has come up trumps
Being set loose to DJ at a friends 40th birthday party
Gigs worth attending – almost too many right now
Good people getting hitched (Cath & Dylan, Damien & Sarah)
Friends starting new jobs
BSG starting again… oh yeah 10 fresh episodes to dull …

Hot Vs Not, Music, Rant »

[ Written by: | 24 Dec 2008 | 7 Comments | ]
General 2008 Review

On a slightly different spin on Hot vs Not, here’s my personal 2008 roundup of good vs shit
– Four Months of not working over Summer: ’nuff said.
– The Stax Records Documentary: without a doubt the highlight of this years Auckland Film Fesitval…I’ve never walked out of a movie theatre with a massive smile, feeling so damn good about everything, and with a strong desire to immediately break into all the local music stores to try and collect all the outstanding music that I had just sampled. Props to the Ninja for …

Hot Vs Not, Music, Our Hot Picks »

[ Written by: | 24 Dec 2008 | 5 Comments | ]
2008’s best of yesteryear

Well, today is the last day before chrisbo…
I’m at work. Everyone else is either on holiday or on the other side of the world.
I am bored to tears.
So I am gonna make some inane list to occupy my time
Best Music of 2008 not from 2008!!!
Fave Mix I heard this year not from this year?

Prins Thomas RA Podcast
Wow, how did I miss this again?
A live mix that just rulz from yay to nay.  Featuring and extended mix edit of `that’ LCD Soundsystem tune.
Fave Lp’s I heard this year not from this …

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[ Written by: | 6 Nov 2008 | 9 Comments | ]
Great vs Piss Poor

Finishing the half Marathon!!
Cricket season started and I am ruling already!

The new Carl Craig/Moritz Von Oswald classical thingee, the C2 is gonna be my fave tune of the year!!

The Chainsaw song! (Roar – Patrice Baumel)

Santino Marella!
Running a half marathon. 21km is a looooooooong way!
Smashed thumb and shin splints for the start of the cricket season.
Elections, sooo over it all.
Work. Why do I do this to myself??