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Musical Micropause: N

New Pornographers: Myriad Harbour (2007) Another band that I’ve discovered through Word and Uncut magazines, the New Pornographers formed in Vancouver in 1999.  This track was one of the singles from Challengers, the CD that the were promoting when they … Continue reading

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Musical Micropause: L

Luna: 23 Minutes In Brussels (1995) My introduction to Luna was their 1995 CD, “Penthouse”, which includes this track. A lot of bands claim to be influenced by the Velvet Underground, but with their relentless chug I think these guys may … Continue reading

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Keep on Running – back to Bordeaux: November 1989

Wake UP! What the..?? What is hell is THAT?? It’s pitch black outside. It sounds like a drill? Have I fallen asleep in a construction site? No, that’s the phone, but the ringer volume seems to have been set by … Continue reading

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Musical micropause: D

Some favourites from the D vaults: Miles Davis: Nuit Sur Les Champs-Élysées (1958) This is from the soundtrack to “Ascenseur pour l’Échafaud” and was recorded by Miles Davis in Paris the year before Kind of Blue was released. It has a similar … Continue reading

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Musical micropause: C

Four more memories….this time from the C artists: John Cale: Venus In Furs (live) In my previous job a few years ago, I told my boss one day that I would be working out of the office. I didn’t tell … Continue reading

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Musical micropause: A

Random goodness brought to you by the letter A…      Air: La Femme d’Argent “A slow glide through seven minutes of growing bliss” – allmusic.com “…neo-symphonic bliss-outs for the next Generation Next. For the Jazz Club in space” – NME … Continue reading

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