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Fiona Apple: Extraordinary Machine

I think my first encounter with Fiona Apple was hearing about her new album, Extraordinary Machine, which had been leaked onto teh internets alongside rumours that her vision was being squashed by evil record label executives who refused to release it, or something along those lines, so of course I had to download it from Napster or whatever was in vogue at the time and I loved it…

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HAAi: Systems Up, Windows Down

If we can’t go dancing, it’s still good music to work to…

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Avenue Q

Back in the day I saw Avenue Q twice, once in London, once in Edinburgh. It was hilarious and a good time was had by all. Relistening to the songs on their own, 17 years later and…

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Billy Bragg: Back to Basics

I’ve started transferring our cassette tapes to digital – since we don’t have a tape player any more they are basically sitting in drawers decaying slowly. One of the first tapes had a whole bunch of Billy Bragg tracks which prompted me to pick up Back to Basics, a compilation of his first three releases.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers: Blood Sugar Sex Magik

There’s a joy after listening to loads of new music to stumbling across older classics lying around. I’m not sure I’ve ever listened to Blood Sugar Sex Magik since High School, when I was not a fan, thought it was shit, to be honest.

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Asthmatic Astronaut: Spirit World

For reasons undefined I’ve decided to start the blogging again, with a wee bit of musical recommendations and commentary. Then because it’s the start of the year I’ve not done much music yet, so we’re off to a bit of a funny start.