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Forum: Other Reviews 2nd Dec 2007, 2:17
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Forum: Other Reviews 26th Nov 2007, 0:42
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Forum: Other Reviews 24th Nov 2007, 1:31
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Forum: Other Reviews 8th Nov 2007, 23:49
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Re: HARD-FI; Stars Of CCTV

Having heard three tracks now, that production is still proving to be unsettling. I don't know if the producer thought they were the next Phil Spector but the sound is so immensely overblown I...
Forum: Other Reviews 8th Nov 2007, 23:39
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Forum: Other Reviews 8th Nov 2007, 0:31
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Forum: General Chat 4th Nov 2007, 2:07
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Forum: Other Reviews 21st Oct 2007, 1:12
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Forum: Politics & Society 21st Aug 2007, 1:40
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Re: Copyrights and wrongs

Currently you can hear a number of early 80's minor hits playing on adverts / links on TV. They are very modest people who spent a few weeks in the fame spotlight amd got a few welcome quid for...
Forum: Other Reviews 16th Aug 2007, 1:32
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Forum: General Chat 13th Aug 2007, 9:27
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Granada Documentary

Granada TV have assembled a superb documentary on the man and his work. It's available here and weighs in at around 3/4 hour. Some excellent footage; and great memories from What's On and So It...
Forum: General Chat 12th Aug 2007, 20:57
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Re: Tony Wilson RIP

Seconded, Leyla. He inspired and took chances. He cared more for the value of the music and the importance of its existance than he did the cost or the profit; hence he failed to control the cost...
Forum: Other Reviews 4th Aug 2007, 2:39
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Forum: Top Tens 18th Jul 2007, 0:45
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Forum: Other Reviews 26th Jun 2007, 1:53
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Forum: Top Tens 2nd Jun 2007, 2:35
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Re: Top Ten Pointless People

Mr Buble was on TV last week on Parkinson and then again on another similar show. He has one bag full of charisma; a very sharp sense and speed of humour and knocks out a decent version of a tune we...
Forum: Other Reviews 8th May 2007, 1:45
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Re: The Palimpsest Award for Outstanding Contribution to 20th Century Music

Indeed we did; and here's me now living in Pete Waterman's home town and visiting Rick Astley's Dad's garden centre now and again! Someone else mentioned New Kids On The Block. No, no...you tell...
Forum: Other Reviews 19th Apr 2007, 1:46
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Re: David Bowie

Yes, he did indeed have a brother, who he lost, with mental problems. He first raised it in his music in the track 'All The Madmen'. Aladdin Sane is well known as being 'A Lad Insane'. Bowie is...
Forum: Top Tens 7th Apr 2007, 1:43
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Views: 19,958
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Re: Top Ten Pointless People

MisterHobgoblin's Ten pointless people:
Terry Wogan - Never! Though I will allow you to deep freeze him and only bring him out for The Eurovision Song Contest[fair enough; am neutral on Mt Wogan]...
Forum: Top Tens 31st Mar 2007, 1:52
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Re: Top Ten Pointless People

John, irrespective of political beliefs I can guarantee that I will not for her.
Forum: Top Tens 31st Mar 2007, 1:41
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Re: Top Ten Pointless People

Blimey; there's a few above I'd defend strongly (like Nick Robinson - charmingly talks past the veneer of politicians then lands the question; but with a pleasantry that Mr Day never had). But my...
Forum: General Chat 23rd Mar 2007, 1:29
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Views: 60,847
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Re: Today, I will be mostly listening to...

The track 'Rattlesnakes' was inspired by Joan Didion's fine novel, 'Play It As It Lays'. A good song from a great book! (I think the piece taken directly by Lloyd was that 'a girl needs (to keep) a...
Forum: General Chat 22nd Mar 2007, 0:50
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Forum: Features 12th Mar 2007, 0:32
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Re: A bawdy rhyme

I like that :)
Forum: Other Reviews 18th Feb 2007, 22:25
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Nick Cave in 'Grinderman'

I caught an inteview / preview of NC's side project, 'Grinderman'; album out soon. It sounded to have more in common with the angularity and discordance of The Birthday Party and sounds like it...
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