What a bleedin’ year 2017 was, eh!?! Pretty fuk’d up in some ways but fantastic in others.
Some cracking big gigs – LCD Soundsystem at Ally Pally, London. Kraftwerk and Nick Cave, both here right in Notts. All amazing experiences. Not forgetting the mighty Don Letts on rockin’ the ones ‘n twos at Rough Trade too.
Been playing out a few times since we last touched this. Our usual resi at The Angel Microbrewery, Broadway, SoBar and The Lord Roberts to name a few. Pix ‘n blurb are up across our usual social gubbins. You know just where to look.
Gonna be bunkering in for January. Back out spinnin’ for our first resi sesh of 2018 at The Angel Microbrewery on Friday 2nd February. We’ll keep dropping sweet nuggets on the first Friday of every month. Grand. Thanks to Ben and Steve for having us back. Obliged.
We’re also made up to be part of a very special Selectadisc celebration on Sunday 11th February. Site of that legendary record emporium is now home to Ugly Bread Bakery. UBB crew have wanted to pay homage to Selectadisc for ages and now it’s happening. There’ll be DJs doing their thing in tight 30 mins’ mini-slots, vinyl ‘n merch for sale and plenty of food ‘n drink. We’ll be spinning post-punk wax from 1.30 ’til 2pm. Join us.
We’ll be DJ’g again at The Lord Roberts sometime in February too. Hoping to make that a regular thing. More info to come, folks.
Don’t forget, you can get a cheeky taste of our sessions at
Mixcloud.com. We’re also dropping mixtapes over at Evermix.fm as well.
That’s it. Take it easy. Hope to see ya’s very soon.
Bleeding’ eck! What a frisky Mixed Crate Disco on Friday 11th November at The Angel Microbrewery, Notts. Steaming. Thanks to all the people who bopped, hung out and said hello. We had a proper blast, people.
Big nods to Steve for the slot and and his crew for looking after us all night. We’ll be back, folks…
What we dropped:
So Long, Marianne-Leonard Cohen//Candyman-Terrier Callier//Stratus-Billy Cobham//Halleluwah-Can//Gimme Shelter-Merry Clayton//Time Is Tight-Booker T And The MGs//Troglodyte-Jimmy Castor//Crosstown Traffic-Jimi Hendrix//Walking On Sunshine-Eddy Grant//Congo Man(edit)-The Congos//Anthracite-Cymande//The Message(edit)-Grandmaster Flash//Liquidator(edit)- Harry J Allstars//Moses-The Crystalites//The Grunswick Affair-Dennis Bovell//Bad Things-Session In Session//Bankrobber Dub-The Clash//Lunatics-Fun Boy Three//What We All Want-Gang Of Four//Coup-23 Skidoo//Satisfaction-Devo//Shack Up-A Certain Ratio//Grapevine-The Slits//Silicon Chip-Basement 5//Mirror In The Bathroom-The Beat//Papa-Pigbag//So Hungry, So Angry-Medium Medium//Reasons-Ian Dury//Sore Lip-Rital//Beat The Street-Sharon Redd//Everyman-Double Exposure//Buffalo Girls-Malcolm Maclaren//Al-Naafiysh-Hashim//Dancer-Gino Soccio//Seventh Heaven-Gwen Guthrie//Take Me Out(mix)-Franz Ferdinand//Drunk Girls-LCD Soundsystem//Minha Menina-Os Mutantes//Melo Da Tagarela-Gang Do Tagarela//Me And Baby Brother-War//Elephant Man-Bo Diddly//Hot Seat-The Third World Connection//Gangster Boogie-Chicago Gangsters//Let There Be Drums-Incredible Bongo Band//She’s Crafty-Beastie Boys//I Know You Got Soul-Eric B And Rakim//Been Caught Stealin’-Jane’s Addiction//1969-The Stooges//I’m Waiting For The Man-Velvet Underground//24 Hour Party People-Happy Mondays//Undercover Of The Night-Rolling Stones//Radio Clash-The Clash//Out Of Space-The Prodigy//Police And Thieves-Junior Murvin//Protection-Massive Attack
Made up to say we’re back spinnin’ vinyl at The Angel Microbrewery, Nottingham on Friday 11th November!
Proper mixed crate sesh in the downstairs bar. Gonna drop all sorts on ya’s from 8pm ’til late. Really looking forward to it. Maybe see ya there…
Big shout out to everyone who got well stuck into our Post Punk Disco sesh at Rough Trade Nottingham on Friday 14th October. Especially the dancers – you know who you all are.
Nods to big Kyle for the slot and his crew for looking after us too – thanks, folks. Hoping to do it again very soon. We’ll keep you posted on that.
What we dropped that night or rather most of it. Bit messy by end:
Waves Becomes Wing-This Mortal Coil//Stop And Smell The Roses-Television Personalities//Nightclubbing-Iggy Pop//Being Boiled-The Human League//Back To Nature-Fad Gadget//Tupelo-Nick Cava And The Bad Seeds//No GDM-Gina X Performance//What We All Want-Gang Of Four// 10.15 Saturday Night-The Cure//Launderette-Vivian Goldman//Money (dub)-The Flying Lizards//Bankrobber Dub-The Clash//Death Disco-PIL//We Are All Prostitutes-The Pop Group//Babylon Dub-the Ruts//Turn To Red-Killing Joke//Silicon Chip-Basement 5//Nag Nag Nag-Cabaret Voltaire//Disco Rough-Mathematiques Modernes//Softness-Dorothy//Crosseyed And Painless-Talking Heads//Themes For Great Cities-Simple Minds////Totally Wired-The Fall//Satisfaction-Devo/Making Plans For Nigel-XTC//Echo Beach-Martha And the Muffins//I Want-Sept S//Reward-Teardrop Explodes//Papa…-PigBag//So Hungry,So Angry-Medium Medium//Gangsters-The Specials//Can’t be Funky-Bush Tetras//Mind Your Own Business-Delta 5//Come Again-Au Pairs//Happy Birthday-The Birthday Party//Grapevine-The Slits//Shack Up-A Certain Ratio//Planet Claire-B52s//New Kind Of Kick-The Cramps//Arabian Knights-Siouxsie And The Banshees//The Cutter-Echo And The Bunnymen//Digital-Joy Division//Largartija Nick-Bauhaus//1969-Sisters Of Mercy//Shot By Both Sides-Magazine//Lucky Number-Lene Lovich//Whip It-Devo//Memorabilia-Soft Cell//Quiet Life-Japan//Wordy Rhappinghood-Tom Tom Club//Once In A Lifetime-Talking Heads//Sound Of The Crowd-Human League//Radio Clash-The Clash//Public Image-PIL//Dream Baby Dream-Suicide
We’re made up to be having our fourth (!) Post Punk Disco session at Rough Trade Nottingham on Friday 14th October in the upstairs bar.
Like our other instalments, we’ll be spinning a carefully curated selection of post punk, new wave and some choice connecting nuggets in between. All on black wax. Tunes drop from 7 ’til 11pm. And there should be dancing too. See you then.
Those nice people at Rough Trade Nottingham have invited us back for another Post Punk Disco on Friday 10th June! Expect a canny all-vinyl sesh of Post Punk, New Wave and Leftfield Disco. With dancin’. Get stuck in. Be fab to see you.
And we had a right blast spinning vinyl there on 28th May too. Nods to everyone who popped by and said hello. Hugs to big Kyle and his RTN crew for having us. Hoping to do another Saturday Beats ‘n Treats afternoon sesh on 16th July. More info on that coming soon.
Tunes we dropped or thereabouts: Bird’s Lament-Moondog//MPLA DUB-Tappa Zukie//Pick A Dub-Keith Hudson//King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown-Augustus Pablo//Poker Face Dub-Sly And Robbie//Pure Ranking-Horace Andy//The Grunswick Affair-Dennis Bovell//Trainspotting-Primal Scream//Don’t You Know-Jan Hammer Group//Travolta Fever-Luxxury//Only Love Can Break Your Heart (Version)-St Etienne//Black Baby-Kruder And Dorfmeister//Strip Tease In The Stars-Siracusa//Frankfurt Advice-Andrew Weatherall//Signs-Badmarsh And Shri//Eighth From The Egg-Black Milk//Last Bongo In Belgium-Incredible Bongo Band//Rockin’ It-Fearless Four//Funkey Donkey-Bernard “Pretty” Purdie//Needle To The Groove-Mantronix//Funky Axe-Spaghetti Head//Handclapping Song-The Meters//BeatBox-Art Of Noise//Can I Dig It-A Tribe Called Quest//Steppin’ It Up-Analogue/Move You Run-Smith And Mighty//Escape From Ibiza-Earl Zinger//Magic-General Lee//The Music Got Me-Visual//Groove You-Harvey Mason//Salsoul Orchestra-You’re Just The Right Size//Cop Bop-Portable Patrol//Tell Me That I’m Dreaming-Was Nor Was//Let The Rhythm Hit ‘Em-Eric B And Rakim// Your Life-Konk//Let’d Boogie-Ray Munnings//Minha Menina-Os Mutantes//Adieu-Ofege//Dancing Time-The Funkees//Anthracite-Cymande//Disco Maniac-Tirogo//Wa’ana fad Leumi-Reuma Abas//Hippie Priest Bum Out-LCD Soundsystem//Moody-ESG//Open Up(dub)-Leftfield//Oxygene-MC Lane Explosion//Sign Of The Times-Prince//Alright(edit)-Jamiroquai//The First Night-Noo
Once again, we’re made up to be spinning tunes to soundtrack an afternoon of supping craft beers and cider at Blackwoods Scouts Group Annual Beer Festival on Saturday 9th July ’16.
We’ll be dropping a massive selection of tunage from 2pm to 8pm-ish. Expect all sorts of nuggets and plenty of sonic surprises too. The beer fest goes on until late that evening so hang around to watch the sunset and catch the evening’s entertainment. We’ll be posting more info on all that over at our Facebook page.
It’ll cost you just a few quid to walk in while kiddies get in for nought. That gets you a free beer fest glass to sip your ale from too. Bargain. All profits go towards funding Blackwoods’ activities over the next year.
See ya’s there. Hope it’s proper sunny, people.
Massive big shout out to everyone who got stuck into our PostPunkDisco sesh at Rough Trade Nottingham on 26th February. Fab night, people.
We’re doing it all again on Friday 29th April. Same place. Same time. See you there.
Ok, the juicy stuff we dropped on ya last time or thereabouts:
Off The Beaten Track-African Head Charge//Lunatics…- Fun Boy Three//Surface To Air-Playgroup//Aikea Guinea-Cocteau Twins//Our Belgian Friends-The Durutti Column//Back To Nature-Fad Gadget//Hot On The Heels Of Love-Throbbing Gristle//Warm Leatherette-The Normal//Looking From A Hilltop-Section 25//Nag Nag Nag-Cabaret Voltaire//Happy Birthday-Birthday Party//Death Disco-PIL//Where There’s A Will-The Pop Group//Coup-23 Skidoo//She’s Lost Control-Grace Jones//Ghost Town-The Specials//Slippery People(remix)-Talking Heads//Turn To Red(dub)-Killing Joke//Planet Claire-B52s//You Got Good Taste-The Cramps//Gone Baby Gone-Violent Femmes//Pump It Up-Elvis Costello//Optimo-Liquid Liquid//Grapevine-The Slits//Can’t Be Funky-Bush Tetras//Mind Your Own Business-Delta 5//We’re So Cool-Au Pairs//Papa’s…-PigBag//So Hungry,So Angry-Medium Medium//Shack Up-A Certain Ratio//Wordy Rappinghood(edit)-Tom Tom Club//My Spine Is The Bassline-Shriekback//The Cutter-Echo And The Bunnymen//Spellbound-Siouxsie And The Banshees//We Are So Fragile-Tubeway Army//Adolescent Sex-Japan//Telegram Sam-Bauhaus//1969-Sisters Of Mercy//Digital-Joy Division//Damaged Goods-Gang Of Four//Whip It-Devo//Behind The Wheel(remix)-Depeche Mode//Baby Turned Blue-Virgin Prunes//Homosapien-Pete Shelley//Memorabilia-Soft Cell//Sound Of The Crowd-Human League//I Travel-Simple Minds//The Walk-The Cure//Atomic-Blondie//Radio Clash-The Clash//Once In A Lifetime-Talking Heads//Public Image-PIL//Dream Baby Dream-Suicide
Still buzzin’ off our new-wave/post-punk all-vinyl sesh at Rough Trade Nottingham Saturday on 28th November.
Thanks to Kyle and his people for making us feel so welcome. Plus a nod to everyone who liked the tunes and said hello. We’ll be back on Tuesday 29th December from 3pm ’til 7pm. Slower lazy beats vibe that afternoon to help you through your post-holiday lull. Looking forward to it.
Not forgetting our set list from that day:
Nightclubbing-Iggy Pop//Lunatics-Fun Boy Three//Gina X Performance-No GDM//Flowers Of Romance-PIL//What We All Want-Gang Of Four//Mind Your Business-Delta 5//Tretras Can’t Be Funky-Bush//We’re So Cool-Au Pairs//So Hungry, So Angry-Medium Medium//Crosseyed And Painless-Talking Heads//Optimo-Liquid Liquid//Contort Yourself-James White//You Make No Sense-ESG//Looking From A Hilltop-Section 25//Nag Nag Nag-Cabaret Voltaire//Hot On The Heels Of Love-Throbbing Gristle//Back To Nature-Fad Gadget//New Kind Of Kick-The Cramps//Upside Down-Jesus And Mary Chain//Rawhide-Dead Kennedys//Happy Birthday-Birthday Party//Violent Femmes-Gone Daddy Gone//Planet Claire-B52s//Pulsallama-Ungawa Pt 2//She’s Lost Control-Grace Jones//Man Next Door-The Slits//Bankrobber (Dub)-The Clash//We Are All Prostitutes-The Pop Group//Gangsters-The Specials//Go Wild In The Jungle-Bow Wow Wow//Rip It Up-Orange Juice//Genius Of Love-Tom Tom Club//Liquid Liquid-Cavern//The Durutti Column-Our Belgian Friends//Sugar Hiccup-Cocteau Twins//Marquee Moon-Television//Treason-Teardrop Explodes//The Cutter-Echo And The Bunnymen//Spellbound-Siouxsie And The Banshees//We Are So Fragile-Tubeway Army//Baby Turned Blue-Virgin Prunes//Adolescent Sex-Japan//Telegram Sam-Bauhaus//1969-Sisters Of Mercy//Digital-Joy Division//Damaged Goods-Gang Of Four//Whip It-Devo//Homosapien-Pete Shelley//Party Fears Two-Associates//Memorabilia-Soft Cell//Sound Of The Crowd-Human League//I Travel-Simple Minds//The Walk-The Cure//Down On The Street-The Stooges
We’re finally popping our Rough Trade DJ slot cherry in their upstairs cafe at their gaff along Broad Street from 3pm ’til 7pm on Sat. 30th May.
Vinyl-only set pulling in all sorts of fine nuggets. Cafe’s a nice chilled space and kiddies are very welcome too. Been ages since we played out with some black wax so we’re well up for it.
Hoping it’ll be the first of a few slots over the coming months.
Be fab to see you if you’re in town that day.