Monthly Archive for November, 2009
I’m really enjoying this album. Its pretty different from a lot of the music I have been listening to. I do love retro synth albums. I don’t know a great deal about 80s boogie or anything like that, but this is a nice album. There are some great songs on it. I can’t believe its coming out on 5lp. Sadly only available from Stones Throw. I think the shipping will be too expensive for me to order from them. Check out the box set below.
I’m beginning to get quite excited about All Tomorrow’s Parties coming up this week. Can’t wait to see My Bloody Valentine again. Just hope my new ear plugs turn up in time! Hopefully going to try and see them twice. They were amazing last year when I saw them at the Barrowlands. Anyway, I am still of the opinion that Isn’t Anything is a better album than Loveless. Purely for the fact that I think the songs are better. Its not always about the noise.
In 2007 Trevor Jackson performed live music and visuals at the Optronica festival. Above is a snippet of the event, but there is more over on Trevor Jackson’s youtube channel. I quite like it. When you watch the longer version, I think it gets quite exciting about 4 minutes in.
It’s been ages since I listened to this album. I dug it out recently and I’ve been giving it a few spins and I still really like it. I don’t understand how this didn’t blow up when it came out. It was all electroclash. I guess this is a little more straight up 80s funk though. I really liked the sleeves for the singles as well. Trevor Jackson has done some great work. Anyway, up there are a couple of videos for you to watch.
I always forget how good Clone records are. I know there was all that kerfuffle about them stopping and then coming back stronger. Anway, they’ve added some new songs to their myspace player. I really like the DJ Kaos track. 11 minutes of madness. It doesn’t really feel like its that long as well. Also, I have always really liked the logo for the label. Its a nice bit of design.
I-F has done a nice little mix for fact magazine. No tracklisting for it and the only one I know is Al-Naafyish by Hashim. If you like weird disco and electro music, then this one is a keeper.