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    New Cardiacs single

    For devotees/future devotees who may not have seen it there is a long overdue campaign to get Tim Smith some proper care (and a shot at rehabilitation) here: Help raise £100000 to fund Tim Smith's healthcare costs for one year Nearly 80% in just a few days
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    Twin Peaks: The Return (spoilers)

    Thanks - ended up watching it around 2.30. Awake since. Today is extremely weird. Time for a rewatch!
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    Twin Peaks: The Return (spoilers)

    Anyone know what time the finale might magically appear on sky/nowtv tonight? 5 am is out but 2 or 3 might be feasible. I don't want this shit to end but don't want it spoiled neever, so would like to be there as it happens
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    Safe As Milk Festival, Wales, April 2017

    The ferry has sailed with our cash and all quiet with the festival ticket refund front too but hey, I almost nearly got to participate in a pub quiz with Gibby Haynes - what have YOU done with your life!?
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    Drive Like Jehu - Yank Crime (1994)

    Ok as someone who has never heard Nevermind (apart from the hits, obvs) or delved any deeper than that into Americana (is that the genre?) - on first glance this would be way outside the comfort zone but fup me if the first track didn't grab me by the bollards! According to my napster player...
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    Björk - Debut (1993)

    I remember being in London in Tower I think when this was just released - it was a BIG little album, if you get me. Here's my first (2nd) impressions, based on memory: 1 - Human Behaviour - 4:12 No messin', way different to Suga-cubes, solid opening gambit 2 - Crying - 4:51 - memories of this...
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    Don't know where else to put this

    Fair play Dudley! For what it's worth, I don't care if you finish, or even participate in the racing contest - you've done a good thing. Hard to put into words but hope this makes things slightly easier for you and family Gary.
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    Bandcamp.com to donate its takings on Friday to ACLU

    Go nuts Whirling Hall Of Knives The Last Sound trensmat Nute Records
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    i know fight like apes and they are sound

    Here's how you do it (Kunt & The Gang):
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    Jellyfish - Spilt Milk (1993)

    Jellyfish bloke writes one of the endorsements on the inner jacket of the recent Andy Partridge songwritey explainobook. Can we have an XTC album next? Don't think they were on my list but maybe for the 2017 generation
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    Danzig - Danzig (1988)

    I think (on listening so far) if Rick Rubin got on board the Danzig fun-bus a bit earlier, The Cult wouldn't exist in 2016 and Danzig would not have released an album called "Skeletons" in 2015
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    Danzig - Danzig (1988)

    Danzig - Danzig (1988) Talk Talk - Spirit Of Eden (1988) Hang on, which one came out first? One of these bands is seriously taking the plagiaristic piss outta the other
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    Danzig - Danzig (1988)

    I'm literally listening to this now - not how expected the day to terminate when I woke up at 6am this morning
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    The The - Soul Mining (1983)

    Worth a revisit
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    People Who Died

    Louis Stewart :(
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    Beastie Boys - Check Your Head (1992)

    There was a cool oft-rotated MTV sting/insert/thingy circa '92 that had Something's Got To Give on it, if anyone remembers that? Or TV, or M*TV? Probably had visuals of youths skateboarding on their skateboards and that. Haven't listened to this album in a long time btw, will maybe give it...
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    Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band - Clear Spot (1972)

    This one (Clear Spot) is the default Mojo-friendly capt. Bf choice according to marky Smith as he says at some point in this video linked below. He's up for Strictly Personal himself. I picked Shiny Beast which is the "Vic Reeves" choice but might change that to Doc at the Radar Station...
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    Portishead - Dummy (1994)

    Depressed Morcheeba - I couldn't stand Dummy at the time, (2nd and 3rd Portishead albums are excellent, waaay better) but I might *MIGHT* give it a spin again to see if my 90s brain was all rong.
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