This pm’s #randomfirstlines was Happy Mondays ‘Kinky Afro’ off the ‘Pills, Thrills and Bellyaches’ album from 1990 http://tinyurl.com/c4agx8
Son I’m 30 I only went with ur mother cos shes dirty & I don’t have a decent bone in me what u get is just what u see yeah #randomfirstlines
RT: @jbuzenberg: a 13 year old’s intro to the walkman: I mistook the metal/normal switch for a genre-specific equaliser http://bit.ly/Zj3jr
This morning’s #randomfirstlines was ‘A New England’ by Billy Bragg off 1983’s Life’s a Riot with Spy Vs Spy. http://tinyurl.com/6r9cvd
I was twenty one years when I wrote this song, I’m twenty two now but I won’t be for long #randomfirstlines
OMG! It’s Thin Bob! http://bit.ly/wgfkK This afternoon’s #randomfirstlines was The Cure’s ‘Primary’, off the Faith LP
D’oh! Wrong URL - Primary is here: http://tinyurl.com/5qjs7s Tho Play for Today is just as awesome! #randomfirstlines #randomfuckups
Atomic photos update →
Unfortunately, my PC at home will be out of action for about a week, so I can’t post the Atomic photos from June 20 until I am back up & running I’m afraid. Sorry, I’ll get them done as soon as I…
The innocence of sleeping children, dressed in white and slowly dreaming, stops all time #randomfirstlines
It’s Geldof! Channelling Springsteen! Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap from 1978 http://bit.ly/18SRoI #randomfirstlines
There was a lot of rocking going on that night, Cruising time for the young bright lights #randomfirstlines
Blur’s Alex James + New Order (- Peter Hook) = Bad Lieutenant http://www.nothingelseon.com/
Take 1 part Blur, 3 parts New Order & you get… →
Bad Lieutenant! From the NME: Former New Order members Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris and Phil Cunningham have formed a new band without ex-bassist Peter Hook. The collective, Bad Lieutenant,…
This AM’s #randomfirstlines was The Members - Sound of the Suburbs from the ‘At the Chelsea Nightclub’ album http://tinyurl.com/7cg38q
Bah Humbug! New Arctic Monkeys album →
The new Arctic Monkeys album is called Humbug, and will be released in the UK on August 24. Details here from Domino Records
Same old boring Sunday morning, Old Man’s out washing the car #randomfirstlines
RT: @SPChamberlain: Steven Wells, One of UK’s best ever music journalists, has died of cancer: http://bit.ly/16aUc6 and http://bit.ly/d8sso
Michael Jackson dead! http://bit.ly/16PUYv
Arrive home to find parcel of 14 brand new 7” singles from @normanrecords on the doorstep. Result!
#randomfirstlines this afternoon was from Brisbane’s famous sons (& daughter) the Go-Betweens - Cattle and Cane http://tinyurl.com/l7bpjj
This morning’s #randomfirstlines was indeed @cainenz Diamond Dogs by Bowie http://tinyurl.com/nt3hwu TV ad for LP: http://tinyurl.com/mn6n9j
I recall a schoolboy coming home Thru fields of cane To a house of tin and timber And in the sky A rain of falling cinders #randomfirstlines
As they pulled you out of the oxygen tent, you asked for the latest party; with your silicone hump and your 10 inch stump #randomfirstlines
Today’s #randomfirstlines was from Joe Pernice alias ‘Big Tobacco’. Song= Bum Leg http://bit.ly/utem8
I got this scar above my eye from the dirty little shit, who tried to love me underneath the bridge #randomfirstlines
Next up = 24 Hour Party People, Sat 18 July http://www.nothingelseon.com/ Facebook URL = http://bit.ly/E8j9F
24 Hour Party People - Saturday 18 July →
See y’all there!
New Nuggets box comin’ out: LA 1965-68 - Looks choice! http://bit.ly/TJHHa
Man, this Wavves album is kinda like something off DHR or Alec Empire. Not quite sure what to make of it - the sonics are kinda brutal
This afternoon’s #randomfirstlines is from ‘Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos’ from Public Enemy’s ‘It Takes A Nation of Millions…’ album
This morning’s #randomfirstlines was Lloyd Cole & the Commotions’ ‘Perfect Skin’ http://bit.ly/l7wcx
I got a letter from the Government the other day, I opened and read it, it said they were suckers #randomfirstlines
Saturday night’s Atomic http://bit.ly/DxHT
I choose my friends only far too well, I’m up on the pavement, they’re all down in the cellar #randomfirstlines
Today’s listening in no particular order: Wavves, God Help The Girl, The Horrors, new Dinosaur Jr
Oh Newcastle, not only do you slip out of the Premier League, now you inflict this on your fans: http://tinyurl.com/ndds3
RT: @normanrecords: just got the new Ash 7”. Christ! 26 1 sided 7“‘s over a year….think of the trees!
Thanks to all for last night - was truly awesome!
Today’s sole #randomfirstlines is from ‘I won’t lie to you’ by Let’s Wrestle. Check it out: http://bit.ly/Xg5GZ
see y’all at ATOMIC tomorrow night. Kick off = 9pm
I won’t lie to you… →
…I effin’ love this!
Atomic Giveaway Mix CD Tracklist →
OK, here’s the tracklist for the CD giveaway on Saturday night: 01. Cabaret Voltaire - Yashar 02. The Normal - TVOD 03. Throbbing Gristle - United 04. A Flock Of Seagulls - Telecommunication …
Got a spare US$450? →
In these harsh economic times, it’s nice to know that you can still get luxury items. Pixies fans, start saving! From http://www.4ad.com/news/boxset/: Five classic 4AD releases from Pixies are…
Blur news! →
For those of you in the northern hemisphere, it looks like you’re in for a treat if you can manage to catch the reformed Blur’s 20th anniversary shows - here’s some rehearsal footage: Song 2
Setlist Frenzy! →
Finally got round to adding the setlists for 24 Hour Party People in March and May, and also the last Atomic in April. Enjoy!
New Monkeys LP in August! →
According to the nice folks at Domino, the new Arctic Monkeys album is being released (in the UK) on the 24th of August. It’s untitled as yet, but here’s the tracklist: 01. My Propeller 02….
Big thanks to all of you who braved the cold on Saturday night - another brilliant 24 Hour! Certainly blew my cobwebs away after a month of travelling & illness - was great to be back. Next up is…
Next Atomic = 20 June! →
Here it is: See you there!