Callous and Cold

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 5TH APRIL’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

The debut single, taken from the forthcoming Dreaming of Yesterday EP, due Spring 2019. Download the track and pay what you like at: https://damontang.bandcamp.com

Acoda frontman is about to release his debut solo EP and if this track is anything to go buy it will be effing acce.

2) Video of the week.

Billy Lockett - Every Time You’re High.
Another banger from one of N-Town’s finest.

3) Quote of the week.

“How’s your week been?” 

- AndysManClub

4) Interesting thing of the week.

Coffee and Cobbles - combining bicycles, racing, coffee and beer, see you there.


5) Gig of the week.

King Purple and friends at The Roadmender - Catch King Purple before they start playing massive venues.


- Josh

Accidents Happen.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 29TH MARCH’s TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

Haunting, uplifting and trippy af.

2) Video of the week.

2nd single from the forthcoming debut EP 'Corruption of the Human Heart'. Recorded/shot at Copper Brown Studios, London, March 2019

3) Quote of the week.

“How’s your week been?” 

- AndysManClub

4) Interesting thing of the week.

FAMfest - “FOOD, ARTS, MUSIC in the heart of NN”
Looks like it’s going to be an interesting event and the weather should be sunny too, see you there


5) Gig of the week.

Jason Hatt & Elle Delaney at Maule Collective.

- Josh

Nothing interesting here.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 22ND MARCH’s TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

'Talk' is taken from the second studio album 'Quixota' by Broker.

Some nice discordant power here, would love to see them live.

2) Video of the week.

Popeye is the first single to be released from the new album 'Shuffle', released July fifth and available to pre-order now from https://bsm.rocks/shuffle.

More fire from Jamie Lenman.

3) Quote of the week.

“Credit no thought not born in the open air and while moving freely about – in which the muscles too do not hold a festival,” 

- Friedrich Nietzsche

4) Interesting thing of the week.

Nothing interesting here, feel free to send me some interesting stuff to read.


5) Gig of the week.

Broken Shackle DJ’s at The Garibaldi.

Awesome DJ’s at an awesome venue, tasty beers on too.

- Josh

Does it really matter?

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 15TH MARCH’s TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

Reuben's set from their lone Download appearance in 2007 featuring an intro to the gig as they drive in and an outro mini-doc on the rest of their day. Copyright Reuben and Xtra Mile.

2) Video of the week.

Crowd Singalong to Bohemian Rhapsody.

3) Quote of the week.

The bots should announce, “I’m not a person, or if I am, I’m not allowed to act like one.” - Seth Godin

4) Interesting thing of the week.

“Our goal is to halve the male suicide rate’: why no-frills therapy works for men”

A fascinating article on mental health and men. With the recent suicide of Keith Flint it’s worth considering the causes. It’s great to see that something as simple as having a chat can be a potential solution.

5) Gig of the week.

Cassini Circles and Makobi at The Garibaldi, 15th March.

- Josh

This is how it ends.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 8TH MARCH’s TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

Hell is For Heroes frontman Justin Schlosberg is about to release his new solo project August Spies. This is ‘This is how it ends’, the debut single.

2) Video of the week.

Hundred Reasons - The Perfect Gift.

3) Quote of the week.

“We can make it better” is a far better motto than, “we meet all the regulations.” - Seth Godin

4) Interesting thing of the week.

A trip down memory lane for those of you that stayed up all night drinking Smirnoff Ice in the early 2000’s.

Shutdown London

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 1ST MARCH’s TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

Place: Pukkelpop Festival, Hasselt, Belgium Date: August 17, 2018 0:00 - Cut and Run 2:04 - Tip Your Bartender 5:06 - (You Think You're) John Fucking Lennon 8:57 - Pink Roses 12:20 - Jesus Glue 17:19 - Mu Empire 21:27 - The Gillette Cavalcade of Sports 27:50 - Ape Dos Mil 33:22 - New White Extremity 37:49 - Shira 42:01 - Siberian Kiss http://www.glassjaw.com http://www.glassjaw.info

2) Video of the week.

Shutdown - Single by Skepta https://itun.es/gb/7I7h6

3) Quote of the week.

“It’s a great question and people will probably know an answer for it.” - Tim Vine

4) Interesting thing of the week.

READING, something I should do more of. and here’s one the worlds finest explorers libraries.

5) Gig of the week.

Collective Vinyl Solutions - Andy Skank.

Local powerhouse Andy Skank at one of the towns finest alcohol spots.

- Josh

An Acquaintance with Fear.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 22ND FEBRUARY’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

2) Video of the week.

Periphery's official music video for 'Blood Eagle', the first single from new album Periphery IV: HAIL STAN - available April 5th on 3DOT Recordings.

3) Quote of the week.

“It’s a great question and people will probably know an answer for it.” - Tim Vine

4) Interesting thing of the week.

An Acquaintance with Fear. - Aldo Kane.

Not strictly music related, but most of our reservations, or what holds us back is fear.

5) Gig of the week.

SANE // Zizany - Live at The Pomfret Arms

- Josh

Reading with a Pencil.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

Fantastic production on this, really awesome through headphones.

2) Video of the week.

3) Quote of the week.

“Consider how much more resilient you might be if the first three people loved it. You might then persist in the face of 100 critics after that, simply because the early reviews were so positive. The order of feedback doesn’t change the ratio, but it certainly feels that way.”

- Seth Godin

4) Interesting thing of the week.

Reading with a Pencil - A little off topic but interesting nonetheless.

5) Gig of the week.

Raging Speedhorn, Sharkteeth Grinder at The Craufurd Arms, Firday 15th February.


- Josh

NOTHING GREAT ABOUT BRITAIN.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 8TH FEBRUARY’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

We're back! Series 2 kicks off in full force with Jono and The Uke Dealers. They join us for their first track of the set with 'Zero Hours'. This is a song about the realities of modern day Britain, and oh do they tell it so well...

2) Video of the week.

3) Quote of the week.

"The test for manipulation is: if you knew what they know, would you be happy to do what they’re asking?” - Seth Godin.

4) Interesting thing of the week.

5) Gig of the week.

Benny & The Jengo Massive, and DJ Andy Skank

Reccomended to me by Steve Peel at Yellow Bourbon, so bound to be a good one.


- Josh

Wow.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 1st FEBRUARY’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

"Wow." by Post Malone. Song available here: http://postmalone.lnk.to/wowYD

2) Video of the week.

"Legend Has It" As featured in the trailer for Marvel's Black Panther movie. Is the first video from RTJ's hit album, RTJ3, which debuted at #1 on Billboard's Rap, Hip Hop/R&B, Indie & Physical charts.

3) Quote of the week.

“Ain't nobody got time for that.” - Kimberly Wilkins.

4) Interesting thing of the week.

Beastie Boys Takeover.

Two Beastie Boys, one huge mix of tunes that inspired them

5) Gig of the week.

KP & PALS at The Black Prince.

King Purple are a great band I saw at The Rocked Up Hootenanny in Corby last year, in my opinion they wont be playing small venues like this for long, get involved.


- Josh

I Know Who I Am

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 25TH JANUARY’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

Huge thanks to Tombolo and Nuberu Bagu for producing this incredible music video! https://www.marcrebillet.com/

2) Video of the week.

Download the mp3: https://gum.co/imadude [Logic Project download link below] I'm a fan of Tropic Thunder, especially Robert Downey's character of Kirk Lazarus and his brilliant line, "I'm a dude, playing a dude, disguised as another dude." Thought I'd play around with my Teenage Engineering OP-1 and see what comes out.

3) Quote of the week.

“Most people spend longer planning their summer holiday than they do their life.” - Aldo Kane

4) Interesting thing of the week.

Bobby McFerrin demonstrates the power of the pentatonic scale, using audience participation, at the event "Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus". Watch the full program here: https://youtu.be/S0kCUss0g9Q Original Program Date: June 12, 2009 The World Science Festival gathers great minds in science and the arts to produce live and digital content that allows a broad general audience to engage with scientific discoveries.

Becoming a Master.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 18TH JANUARY’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

David Bowie - Fame, Live - 2002.

2) Video of the week.

One of my DJing heroes dropping more originality and real talk.

3) Quote of the week.

“Relax, it’s OK to fail.”
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

4) Interesting thing of the week.

Put down the ear buds! Interesting article on keeping your ears in check.

5) Gig of the week.

Jambalaya Collective at The Garibaldi.
A new collective of creative people putting on awesome events in awesome venues. Get involved.


- Josh

Dreamer's Disease

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 11TH JANUARY’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

The mighty Jungle Drummer. I had the pleasure of working an event where we booked these two. They bowled up, setup quickly, smashed it and left.

2) Video of the week.

letlive. perform "Dreamer's Disease" on Audiotree Live, November 24, 2013.

One of my favourite bands, I’ve had a few of their albums on repeat at the studio, so sorry not sorry for those repeats.

3) Quote of the week.

"I’m sorry I can’t do espresso’s but I’ve made this so thick and black it’ll be like drinking plimsoles."
- Malcolm Tucker.

4) Interesting thing of the week.

Solid dude form one of my favourite bands. I went to see Killswitch at Brixton Academy, unfortunately Adam wasn’t playing as he was in hospital, but they made sure to ring him while on stage and slag him off.

5) Gig of the week.

The Happy Hood Zine #4 Launch.
I write for this zine. In writing my brief articles I have found an interest in writing which has had a positive effect on me. It also helps that it’s packed with news and articles on all the awesome things happening in this fine county. It’s only £2.50 and available at the studio.


- Josh

Self Care.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 4TH JANUARY’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

Directed by Christian Weber SWIMMING is available now. Get it here: https://ad.gt/swimming

2) Video of the week.

Prince - 1999.

3) Quote of the week.

"When, will I, Will I Be Famous?"
- Luke Goss, Matt Goss.

4) Interesting thing of the week.

Bros: After The Screaming Stops.

A fascinating documentary about Bros. Full disclosure, Push was the first album I ever bought.

5) Gig of the week.

The amazing DJ OP1 live at The Garibaldi.

- Josh

spice gurlz 4 lyf

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 21ST DECEMBER’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

2) Video of the week.

3) Quote of the week.

"When you're feelin' sad and low 
We will take you where you gotta go 
Smilin', dancin', everything is free 
All you need is positivity"
- Spice Girls, Matt Rowe, Richard Stannard.

4) Interesting thing of the week.

5) Gig of the week.

Let Me Be Yule Fantasy VII.
DJ Sophie Ellis Deckstar (Sophie Galpin) puts the is night on and if this 7th event is anything like the previous 6 it will be an effing good night. As it’s the 23rd You don’t have to wake up Christmas day with a hangover. Get in early to avoid queueing.

Have a wonderful Christmas, I’ll speak to you next week.

- Josh

Our finest gifts we bring.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 14TH DECEMBER’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

from "Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas" Bing passed away before this could aire on television. Update Edit: David did this because his mother was a good fan of Bing. {Thank you to the comments informing of this!} "Christmas Shoes" by Newsong: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C19MSMgDO0 Celine Dion's "O Holy Night." Go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5OVhPm7_gg

2) Video of the week.

Home Alone Soundtrack

Because it’s my favourite film ever.

3) Quote of the week.

“That’s why you have advisers, you twat.”
- Glenn Cullen

4) Interesting thing of the week.

This is a cover of a Christmas hit, made sad and blue by yours truly. You can download it for free here: https://charlottecarpentermusic.bandcamp.com/track/all-i-want-for-christmas-is-you www.charlottecarpentermusic.com www.facebook.com/ccarpentermusic www.twitter.com/ccarpentemusic www.instagram.com/ccarpentermusic

No one cares about your creative integrity.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 7TH DECEMBER’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

Rival Schools - (live) The Five Spot Philadelphia,Pa 6.01

2) Video of the week.

Mac Miller - Jet Fuel

3) Quote of the week.

“No one cares about your creative integrity, all that matters is that you’re here, working.”
- Marc Rebillet

4) Interesting thing of the week.

How to make Prodigy's legendary track "Smack My Bitch Up" in Ableton. Video describes, which samples were used by Liam in this wonderful track. Reworked by Jim Pavloff.

5) Gig of the week.

Pieces with Glam Racket DJ’s.

Local legends Pieces play louder than hell and do it well, with Glam Racket DJ’s to finish, guaranteed to be a busy one so get in early.

Speak to you next Friday,


Woop-woop!

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 30TH NOVEMBER’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

Obviously.

2) Video of the week.

on leaving school immersed in philanthropic notions (of a kind these days i find unthinkable) i pulled my frail frame onto my charger and rode off into a sunset with agenda predictable. fresh faced - young dumb and tragically convinced that blind faith could make an infantile normative playground theory on social interaction positive enough to show them all but alas!

Million Dead, still one of my favourites.

3) Quote of the week.

“Woop-woop! That's the sound of da police!”
- KRS One.

4) Interesting thing of the week.

Reply All: Kid Rock Vs. The Scalpers

Fascinating podcast about ticket scalpers, and how Kid Rock is trying to beat them.

5) Gig of the week.

King of Hearts Festival.

It’s a stacked line-up for a great cause, get involved.

Speak to you next Friday,

Josh

One of them is called something.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 23RD NOVEMBER’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

Official Promo Video for Radiohead's "Pyramid Song".

Another fantastic song from Radiohead, forget just how much amazing music they’ve put out over the last couple of decades.

2) Video of the week.

DJ Jon1st performs an impromptu set for Boxout.fm.

3) Quote of the week.

“One of them is called something and the other one, likewise, is named as well.”
- Bob Mortimer

4) Interesting thing of the week.

I’ve had a hectic week this week so haven’t read much at all, any suggestions?

5) Gig of the week.

Collective Vinyl Sessions - Aidy West & Rich Bee, Sat 24th Nov

A very interesting new club night at Maule Collective. Awesome beer, awesome music.

Speak to you next Friday,

Josh

I Wish.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

HERE IS FRIDAY 16TH NOVEMBER’S TOP 5 ALL THINGS AWESOME.

LET'S GET INTO IT...

1) Track of the week.

Download at iTunes Skee-lo I Wish (EP) : http://tinyurl.com/cyn2e3o Download at iTunes Skee-lo I Wish (Album) : http://tinyurl.com/conjur8 Stream with Spotify ; http://tinyurl.com/m89p5o5 [p]1995 Sunshine Entertainment under excl. license to Altra Moda Music. "I Wish" is a hip-hop song by rapper Skee-Lo released in 1995 as the first single from his debut album of the same name.

2) Video of the week.

This is the track 'Harmony' taken from the Secret Records DVD 'Hundred Reasons: Live At Freakscene' available now. Filmed at The Lemon Grove, Exeter on the 23rd November 2004 and features many of their most popular songs 'Answers', 'What You Get', 'Soapbox Rally', 'What Thought Did' and 'Silver'.

3) Quote of the week.

“Nothing good ever came from your comfort zone.”
- Ross Edgley

4) Interesting thing of the week.

WW1 guns fall silent.

5) Gig of the week.

Charlotte Carpenter, Alessi’s Ark, Beth Monroe live at The Playhouse, see you there.

Speak to you next Friday,

Josh