Another Post Punk Disco session’s on the way…

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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.
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That’s another Beats ‘n Treats sesh bagged…

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We had a real blast spinning vinyl at Rough Trade Nottingham on 3rd September.

Nods to everyone who popped by and said hello. Hugs to big Kyle and his crew for having us. Hoping to do another Saturday afternoon very soon.

Wax we dropped that day. Well, most of it:

Sly (dub)-Massive Attack//7 Seconds (dub)-Youssou N’Dour and Neneh Cherry//Channel One Suite-Cinematic Orchestra//Focus-Automato//Loser-Beck//Inner Meet Me-Beta Band//In The Beginning…-The Slits//Silicon Chip-Basement 5//Downing Street Rock-Winston Edwards And Blackbeard//Bad Things-Session In Session//Rat Race-The Specials//Let’s Push Things Forward-The Streets//Get A Move On-Mr Scruff//Better Must Come-Delroy Wilson//Waterhouse Rock-Big Youth//Pick Up The Pieces-ABBB//Grupo…-Anabacoa//Everybody Get Down-Deepstate II//Pulse-Hextastic//Soon (Weatherall mix)-My Bloody Valentine//The Message (mix)-Grandmaster Flash//Wilmot-Sabres Of Paradise//Frankie Sinatra-The Avalanches//Viva Disco-Tunde Mabadu//Masimbaele 89 (Sherwood mix)-The Unknown Cases//Television-Disposable Heroes//Super Bad-Jabba//No Omega-Eric B And Rakim//Rap Payback II-James Brown//I’m The One-Material//Get On Down-King Sporty//Money (dub)-The Flying Lizards//Running Irie-Joe Gibbs//Electric Boogie (dub)-Marcia Griffiths//Truth Don Die-Femi Kuti//Disco Maniac-Tirogo//I’m An Indian (mix)-Don Armando’s 2nd Avenue Rhumba Band//The Groove Machine-Hamilton Bohannon//Clean Your Bean No’1-Dinosaur L//The World According To-Sly And Lovechild

Post Punk Disco summer sesh…

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Another big shout out to everyone who got stuck into our ‪#‎PostPunkDisco‬ sesh at Rough Trade Nottingham on Friday 10th June. Nods to big Kyle and his crew too – thanks, folks.

Planning to do it again in October. Not too long to wait. Honestly. We’ll let you about that right here. Vinyl we dropped too:
Venus In Furs-Velvet Underground//Marquee Moon-Television//Private Armies Dub-Vivian Goldman//Off The Beaten Track-African Head Charge//Our Belgian Friends-The Durutti Column//Back To Nature-Fad Gadge//Our Friends, Electric-Tubeway Army//Being Boiled-The Human League//The Model-Kraftwerk//Exotika-Chris And Cosey//Nag Nag Nag-Cabaret Voltaire//Crunch Cake-Isotope//And The Beat Goes On-Casino Music//Totally Wired-The Fall//My Cousin Kim-The Gun Club//Happy Birthday-The Birthday Party//Flowers of Romance-PIL//Testament-UK Decay//Babylon Dub-the Ruts//Turn To Red-Killing Joke//We Are All Prostitutes-The Pop Group//Silicon Chip-Basement 5//Regiment-Brian Eno//Slippery People -Talking Heads//Rip it Up-Orange Juice//Satisfaction-Devo//I Found That Essence Rare-Gang Of Four//Mind Your Own Business-Delta 5//Grapevine-The Slits//Can’t be Funky-Bush Tetras//We’re So Cool-Au Pairs//Mirror In The Bathroom-The Beat//Papa…-PigBag//So Hungry,So Angry-Medium Medium//Hong Kong Garden-Siouxsie And The Banshees//New Kind Of Kick-The Cramps//Rock Lobster-The B52’s//Shot By Both Sides-Magazine// Whip It-Devo//She’s Lost Control-Joy Admission//World Destruction-TimeZone/Never Stop-Echo And The Bunnymen//Kick In The Eye-Bauhaus//Adolescent Sex-Japan//Xerox-Adam And The Ants//The Walk-The Cure//Lucky Number-Lena Lovich//Homosapien-Pete Shelley//Party Fears Two-Associates//Sound Of The Crowd-Human League//I Travel-Simple Minds//Mustapha Dance-The Clash//Once In A Lifetime-Talking Heads//Public Image-PIL

A cheeky catch up ‘n another Post Punk Disco too..

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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

Blackwoods Beer Festival time again…

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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.

Post Punk Disco: the second instalment…

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Big shout out to everyone who got well stuck into our Post Punk Disco sesh at Rough Trade Nottingham on Friday 29th April.

Fab night, people. Hoping to do it all again soon-ish. We’ll keep you posted on that. Before then, come keep us company at RTN on Saturday 28th May for an afternoon of Beats ‘n’ Treats between 3pm and 7pm. Always a nice slot. Hope to see you.

Ok, the juicy Post Punk Disco stuff we dropped on ya or thereabouts:
Nightclubbing-Iggy Pop//Pyscho Killer-Talking Heads//Blank Generation-Richard Hell And The Voidoids//No GDM-Gina X Performance//Cherry-colured Funk-Cocteau Twins//What We All Want-Gang Of Four//Satisfaction-Devo//Totally Wired-The Fall//Lunatics-Fun Boy Three//Back To Nature-Fad Gadget//Underpass-John Foxx//Hot On The Heels Of Love-Throbbing Gristle//FanFanFantatisch-RhineGold//Nag Nag Nag-Cabaret Voltaire//Crunch Cake-Isoptope//Death Disco-PIL//We Are All Prostitutes-The Pop Group//Babylon’s Burning Dub-The Ruts//Turn To Red-Killing Joke//Downing Street Rock-Winston Edwards And Blackbeard//She’s Lost Control-Grace Jones//Coup-23 Skidoo//I Want Candy-Bow Wow Wow//Planet Claire-The B52s//You Got Good Taste-The Cramps//Gone Daddy Gone-Violent Femmes//Birthday Party-The Birthday Party//Upside Down-Jesus And Mary Chain//Grapevine-The Slits//You Make No Sense-ESG//Mind Your Own Business-Delta 5//Can’t Be Funky-Bush Tetras//We’re So Cool-Au Pairs//Contort Yourself-James White//Optimo-Liquid Liquid//Mirror In The Bathroom-The Beat//Papa’s…-PigBag//So Hungry,So Angry-Medium Medium//Shack Up-A Certain Ratio//Transmission-Joy Division//Spellbound-Siouxsie And The Banshees//Adolescent Sex-Japan//Xerox-Adam And The Ants//1969-Sisters Of Mercy//The Cutter-Echo And The Bunnymen//Kick In The Eye-Bauhaus//Baby Turned Blue-Virgin Prunes//Party Fears Two-Associates//Homosapien-Pete Shelley//Lucky Number-Lena Lovich//Memorabilia-Soft Cell//Sound Of The Crowd-Human League//Facist Groove Thang-Heaven 17//The Walk-The Cure//Radio Clash-The Clash//Once In A Lifetime-Talking Heads//Atomic-Blondie//Public Image-PIL//Dream Baby Dream-Suicide

That was Post Punk Disco. Have another one…

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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

What a post-punk afternoon that turned out to be…

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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

Time for another #SaturdayJamm, people…

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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.

Beer Festival fun in the sun…

Image of crowd at Blackwoods Beer Festival Sat. 16th May '15What a fab beer festival that was, and the weather held out too!

Massive shout outs to everyone who got stuck our #BeerFestJamm vibe. Glad you liked the tunes, people. Special nods to all the Blackwoods Scouts crew for letting us soundtrack their very big afternoon. We had a crackin’ time playing for everyone. We’ll be back in 2016. For sure.

Talking of tunes, here’s what we dropped. Big list as we’ve played a marathon set:

Rumble-Link Wray//Bustin’ Surfboards-The Tornadoes//Jessie’s Pearl-Dick Dale//Who Do You Love-Bo Diddley//Boom Boom-John Lee Hooker//Caldonia-BB King//Fever-Little Willie John//Mystery Train-Elvis Presley//Good Golly Miss Molly-Little Richard//Get A Job-The Silhoulettes//Folsom Prison-Johnny Cash//Subterranean Homesick Blues-Bob Dylan//Baby, Please Don’t Go-Them//You Really Got Me-The Kinks//I Can’t Explain-The Who//I’m A Man-Spencer Davis Group//Dirty Water-The Standells//Louie Louie-The Kingsmen//Green Onions-Booker T and The MGs//Night Train-James Brown//Ain’t That Perculiar-Marvin Gaye//Do I Love You-Frank Wilson//Get Ready-Ella Fitzgerald//The Snake-Al Wilson//Memphis Soul Stew-King Curtis//It’s Your Thing-Isley Brothers//Superstition-Stevie Wonder//Jungle Boogie-Kool And The Gang//Nutbush City Limits-Ike & Tina Turner//Me And My Baby Brother-War//To Love Somebody-Nina Simone//Superfly-Curtis Mayfield//Do The Bus Stop-Fatback Band//Sex Machine-James Brown//Rocksteady-Aretha Franklin//Rapper’s Delight-Sugarhill Gang//The Message Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five//Monkey Spanner-Dave & Ansell Collins//Monkey Man-Toots & Maytals//Tighten Up-The Untouchables//Two Sevens Clash-Culture//Get Up, Stand Up-Bob Marley & Wailers//Police And Thieves-Junior Murvin//Way Over (In Dub)-Tappa Zukie//Skinhead Moonstomp-Symarip//Rudy-Dandy//Uptown Top Ranking-Althea & Donna//Egyptian Reggae-Jonathan Richman//Sweet Jane-Velvet Underground//Jolene-Dolly Parton//Tomorrow Never Knows-The Beatles//Gimme Shelter-Rolling Stones//Jean Jeanie-David Bowie//Virginia Plain-Roxy Music//Telegram Sam-T-Rex//Saturday Night-Elton John//Jail Break-Thin Lizzy//Cherry Bomb-The Runaways//Twisted Sister-The Kids Are Back//Ace Of Spades-Motorhead//N.I.B.-Black Sabbath//Communication Breakdown-Led Zepplin//Fire-Jimi Hendrix//Highway To Hell-AC\DC//Roxette-Dr Feelgood//Sex & Drugs & Rock ’n Roll-Ian Dury//I Wanna Be Your Dog-The Stooges//Pretty Vacant-Sex Pistols//Hanging On The Telephone-Blondie//Blitzkrieg Bop-The Ramones//What Do I Get-The Buzzcocks//New Rose-The Damned//Babylon’s Burning-The Ruts//Digital-Joy Division//Damaged Goods-Gang Of Four//Public Image-P.I.L.//Turning Japanese-The Vapours//London Calling-The Clash//Nice ’n Sleazy-The Stranglers//Happy House- Siouxsie & Banshees//Planet Claire-B52’s//She Sells Sanctuary-The Cult//Boys Don’t Cry-The Cure//It’s The End Of The World-R.E.M.//Blister In The Sun-Violent Femmes//Promised You A Miracle-Simple Minds//The Killing Moon-Echo & The Bunnymen//Living On The Ceiling-Blancmange//One In A Lifetime-Talking Heads//Pump It Up-Elvis Costello//Mirror In The Bathroom-The Beat//Gangsters-The Specials//Start-The Jam//There, There My Dear-Dexys//Reward-Teardrop Explodes//This Charming Man-The Smiths//Fell In Love With A Girl-White Stripes//Dancefloor-Artic Monkeys//Teen Spirit-Nirvana//Supersonic-Oasis//Made Of Stone-Stone Roses//Connected-Stereo MCs//Mysterious Ways-U2//Stereo On-Happy Mondays//Only One I Know-The Charaltans//Common People-Pulp//Firestarter-The Prodigy/Fight For Your Right-Beastie Boys//Lust For Life-Iggy Pop//Rocks-Primal Scream//Another Bites The Dust-Queen//Stuck In The Middle With You-Stealers Wheel//Live And Let Die-Wings//Livin’ Thing-ELO//We Have All The Time In The World-Louis Armstrong