posted on May 11, 2007 at 9:50 pm

have an hour to write this before bloggers outage
listening to ipod again on noise cancel headphones
1st up science fiction by divinyls
must be nks track
this is 3rd time this has come up in a cuppla weeks
didnt like grown woman dressed as school girl
it confused me……
i never had a fetish for school girls
cept maybe when as i was at school
and im unsure why there is some tacit implication
that some olde women
(shes gotta be same age as me..)
dressed up as a lamb was sexy
the song is ok…i guess
ooh i should read her biography i spose
next ride
tongue tied from firing blanks
this isnt really what they do best
cos stripped of the noise
theres just some wide eyed jangly blim blam
so next
beechwood park
the zombies
its pretty good
but i heard it a lotta times
when i was “young”
until one day when i was very nauseous
i listened to this album
and forever it imprinted itself on me
and i feel sick when i hear it
…like a lotta music
ah ah
more slowdive
it just aint random
ive lost my manual
explain why it chooses some over n over
ignores others
yessaday played grant track then everything takes forever
off jacky frosty
this slowdive is vey lovely
a modest waltzy instrumental
feel the sunshine by blank n jones
not my cuppa tea really
i got this cos my track is on the album
i guess cood come in handy
if youre with yer ladeee…
o children
nick caved
lyre of orf
fairly standard stuff
close to a parody now
forster n mclennan live in germany
if the devil had seen yer dress….
no comment
the byrds
i come n stand
oh achingly beautiful sad stuff
a song sung by a dead child from hiroshima
” im seven now as i was then…
when children die they do not grow..”
love this songs bleak beauty
tvc 15
wow the olde thin wide archduke is dispro represented
on my my poddo
anyone else getting this?
this is ok
not my fave…oh
part1 by yellow6
they got about 10 records
go get em
if you like this kinda thing
talk of the town by pretenders
perfect pop
this song unfolds in simple logic like a pop equation
nice stuff
is it really written about me….?
dead bodies by air
love air but not this one so much
but air are heirs to that french movie gushing euro muzac
i love em
good for many purposes
especially perhaps as a musical background
for les games d’amoureuse…
moss garden by d bowie again
yes superb
farewell fire by boards of canada
tasty stuff
investigate this
because of you
bill nelson
a guy i admire
but this is meady ochre
not worth mentioning really why
its just disappointing
wait till summer the kinks
kinda dylany
or something
6 outta ten
more ride
from tarantula
kinda run outta ideas or something
deep inside my pocket
doesnt work when these guys come on tough
its kinda funny actually
thorn in my side
must be nks…

the long n winding road
a funny alternative take
oh yeah
such a classic its hard to bee objective
king of rumbling spires by t rex
weird in between track
light all the fires …..
last track
inertia creeps by massive attack
oooh dark

thats it
today working on a secret musical project

57 Responses to “five knuckle shuffle”

  1. avatar
    veleska1970 | 11 May 2007 at 10:39 pm #

    some more in-ter-esting choices today. i’ve always loved air, too. very breezy and light. and “talk of the town” has always been my favorite pretenders song~~much better than “brass in pocket” IMO.

    a secret project?? hmmmmmm….intriguing…..can’t wait until it’s revealed.

    lotza love….

  2. avatar
    stealthblue | 11 May 2007 at 10:41 pm #

    I knew that would happen!! I just posted my big old comment on yesterday’s! Steve, I hope you don’t mind if I repost, being that we are sort of on the same subject.
    Forgive me:

    WOW!! I thought I was the all alone in lovin’ the Icehouse! But then again, I also used to think that about The Church! When I was in high school, some dude wrote in my year book, “Who the hell are The Church and Icehouse, The Cars??” just taking the piss on my different-music-loving soul. (guess I talked about them enough) Of course this dude thought bands like Warrant and Great White were the bee’s knees, or “BITCHIN'” (as he’d say )and he had a fantastic mullett (picture Joe Dirt minus the comedy) so what the hell did he know? BUT Then again…so did IVA DAVIES!! (rememebr that thing?? Jesus Christ!!) I have to say though, that comment really fucked me off back then. I was very proud to listen to bands that not too many people knew about. Of course I grew up in southern Arizona, so…

    Anyway, yeah, nice mention of Icehouse. They are another band that I loved pretty much every album. I even liked that one record (I forget the name) that Iva does all those covers of songs by Bowie and Sinatra and the like. The one record I could just not get was an albumb called “Boxes” Iva and Bob Kretchmer did for the ballet or some shit. That was one of those “You would have had to have been there” kind of deals and I just wasn’t I guess. I remember when my friend brought me an advance copy of “Code Blue” when she came up to visit from Oz, I about died! I used to listen to “Man Of Colours” and “Measure for Measure” while I drove back and forth to San Diego.
    But I really loved Icehouse (self-title) “Big Wheel” was trippy, little expermentation going on…but what was up with that picture on the inside cover?? Jesus, just a wee bit of an ego? It’s funny though, I may have intentionally tried to imitate a certain Mr. Kilbey or Willson-Piper back then more than good old Iva (who’s REAL name is actually IVOR-apparently it was “spelled wrong by the record company and it stuck”-that’s what I read a while ago). Although I have immense respect for him, The Church are just so much “cooler/rockier”, as opposed to “pretty or slick” Know what I mean?

    Anyway, I this was a nice surprise today to see all the comments! I certainly don’t feel alone now! And MattD-YOU are quite the Davies fan, eh? That’s cool you got to meet him too.

    Alright, SK, fiendss, have a groovilicious weekend. For the record, I really dig The House of Love too. Whatever you all listen to…enjoy it!

    Oh, speaking of which, I was just recently turned on to some pretty cool artist: “Sufjan Stevens”, and believe it or not: “Death Cab for Cutie” and “The Killers.” (I know-they are very popular now, but it sort of surprised me how freakin’ good they are, not just carbon-copy “rok-starz”, know what I mean? Also, I was checking out Ken Andrews’ new record called “Secrets of the Lost Satellite” (for those who don’t know, he was the singer for “Failure”-excellent band)…great, totally dig it.

    OK! Take care out there…wherever you all are.
    Ben V.

    P.S. To ALL the mothers out there:

  3. avatar
    fantasticandy | 11 May 2007 at 10:46 pm #

    more amon duul II would be nice,
    maybe some neu or can.
    no hawkwind ?
    bill nelson has always veered from pretentious twaddle to absoulute
    genius, sometimes in the space of one song.

  4. avatar
    ed in fl | 11 May 2007 at 10:46 pm #

    Gotta love all the shoe-gazer bands….ride, catherine wheel, etc. Miss em.

    ed in fl

  5. avatar
    Anonymous | 11 May 2007 at 10:56 pm #

    Oh, come on sk, all these secret projects you’re teasing us with is making life really hard you know, just have to be patient I guess.
    Good luck with the “secret musical project” today… like to dangle the carrot don’t you!!!

    Love always,

  6. avatar
    stealthblue | 11 May 2007 at 11:16 pm #

    Catherine WHO?? just kidding, Rob/CW, if you read this!! (another favorite) Ha! Yeah, some of the shoegazers were indeed cool, loved it…something different, great influence. Ahh screw it…I just love MUSIC! 🙂 There is just so much good stuff out there. To me, that outweighs all da crap being spewed upon us. Just think, there are still tunes yet to be discovered…some to love, and some to cringe at.

  7. avatar
    I the church of man, freak out | 11 May 2007 at 11:22 pm #

    bum note for a heart
    avoid the problem
    it’s always just one point of view

    press your space face close
    avoid the part alligator
    make me an invader, I’ll be a rock ‘n’ rollin’ monkey

    don’t fake busting up my brains
    ray gun jumps to my head
    press your space beneath

    squawking boy love,
    freak out keep coming for it
    but tune me out baby, yeah!

    yeah, it’s everybody’s upper dreams
    your running away with,
    he’s got a head so vivid

    Mr. Livid’s living in a ‘lectric
    red house’ it reflects on who?
    who wouldn’t love ya baby, you?

    yes, you got a bum note
    and he can’t get it
    he thinks he can float in harmony

    in space like an aching wrong song
    it’s quite a problem
    he’s the real thing on bird

    put your words to mine,
    keep your ‘lectric heart
    lay the real thing on me

    love, is such a ray gun
    you might find it here
    freak out, with fond adieu

  8. avatar
    mattdavison | 11 May 2007 at 11:29 pm #

    Ben V -you rock mate.

    My pencilcase at highschool had the Church & Icehouse written on it in twink and
    felt tip pen.

    G- I hope that doesn’t make Stevie K feel too old. HeHeeee

  9. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 12:01 am #

    i was such a naughty non compliant as a teenager….my folks sent me to many different schools……… a way of introducing myself to new friends,i would give em a listen to my walkman………iremember one of my favourite compilations had “one day”to open,then for a moment were strangers…then “te riptides”,the angels…….etc….publicity at catholic schools was sinister with a band clled the church gaenx xxxxxx

  10. avatar
    Brien Comerford | 12 May 2007 at 12:24 am #

    “Human”,”Popstar”, “Revolution”, and “Show Me” are my favorite Pretenders songs. Here’s good news and bad news. Last night I played side 2 of Parallel Universe for the 10th time. It finally blew me away. The Church are so elaborate, intricate and complex on many of their CD’s, it takes many plays for the mind to connect with the greatness of the vocals and dynamic instrumental work. They are so much better than the reputable and admirable Radiohead. At work in Downtown Chicago I was telling 6 coworkers about The Church. Their ages ranged from 30-46 and nobody knew who The Church were. We went to YOUTUBE and I played Under The Milky Way and Ripple. All of them were amazed and said The Church did those great songs. I said yes and those songs are not even their best songs. Sk is probably used to incidents like this. Yours truly a 200 pound vegetarian is checking out. SK and McCartney are veggie role models-NOT I! Maybe, I eat too many nuts. They are Low Carb but it seems like they are making me hefty !

  11. avatar
    Leelinau | 12 May 2007 at 12:26 am #

    yes yes Massive Attack


    strange magic lately

    Future Proof.



  12. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 12:43 am #

    I think what’s marring this is the ever-increasing intrusion of your pathalogical self-absorption.

    I mean, yes, it’s your blog and yes, a certain level of self-analysis and aggrandisement is required to reach the insights; and christ knows – most (including me) would struggle to post once a week, let alone daily, but…you’re at your startling best when you’re observing others, not obsessing about your own greatness or self-thwarting thereof.

    We’re all well aware of your greatness – why else would we come here every fucking day against our better judgement and, at least some of us, pay for the privelege? Personally, each and every time it dissolves a little chunk of my artistic integrity as I worship at your altar instead of producing something of my own. But what I want is to watch your greatness in action – just like i listen to it in your music – not read you banging on about whether it’s truly manifest or not.

    There are obviously some recent, stunning exceptions: the notes from the Europe gig were exhilarating and an absolute revelation for someone who’s never performed in a band. And your sharing of photographs was, I think, the most generous and trusting act you’ve performed on-line. But mostly I click on your bookmark and quickly scan the day’s entry to see whether there’s anything more than you-saturated musings and claustrophobia-inducing reflections upon your ego.

    I long for your seven-eleven period, where you were filtering your experiences for us in honeyed prose whilst on the run from convenience store muzak.

    Or I think of your tale of the trip to canberra after christmas, a brave little family in a storm-tossed craft.

    And where’s that riotous vitriol that is so fucking electifyingly funny? Instead of the mundane snippiness that now so often passes as your outrage.

    Tell me to get fucked, but I urge you to practice a more outward view with the same regularity and application with which you pursue your yoga. There’s more you in your ominsicient narratorial voices than there are in your ramblings that frankly remind me of a highly erudite version of some 16 year-old girl’s myspace manifesto.

    Otherwise I’m going to have to work out a way of weaning myself off this highly addictive drug you’re supplying.

  13. avatar
    Todd Goninon | 12 May 2007 at 12:44 am #

    Kilbey, you have sold me on black.

  14. avatar
    Brien Comerford | 12 May 2007 at 12:47 am #

    You must be talking about me Anonymous. I am the nobody fat vegetarian that does not do Yoga.

  15. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 12:58 am #

    it’s funny but i can only listen to the original shoe-gazing bands, and love them dearly. can’t listen to the n-gaze american (mainly) bands at all.

    and slightly off the mark. do you remember swervedriver. oh yeah baby


  16. avatar
    the surrealist seaside. | 12 May 2007 at 12:59 am #

    tears ever after?

  17. avatar
    record guy | 12 May 2007 at 1:08 am #

    I gave away or sold all of my records except a few by a guy called “Steve Kilbey”.

  18. avatar
    sue cee | 12 May 2007 at 1:11 am #

    Dont diss the Cave 🙂 I played the Lyre of Orpheus/AbbatoirBlues cds nearly every single day that winter. I look fw to any musings on ol’Nick, esp his book.
    Steve, you can have my copy of Chrissy’s A’s book, i hated it but maybe you wont. I’d love autobiographys to be in audio though, would be hundred times better, imagine ‘Chronicles’ read by Dylan interspersed with the music he was listening to? Pirate Jenny for eg. Type it,record it.

    Ben, friend I mentioned yesterday that was amigo’s with Iva was in Boxes (he was in the Sydney Dance Co) but he died a couple of years ago much to my distress, long story. I’ve never heard it, as I said, I wasnt a fan of his stuff myself but wonder if they filmed it.

  19. avatar
    Bass won't quit! | 12 May 2007 at 1:14 am #

    What the fuck bass is that…?

    2.30 min mark of track 2 of Unearthed?

    Insane man!

  20. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 1:50 am #

    Loaded Beatles greatest hits on my ipoddy.
    None of their songs are over 4 minutes. Not even the epic classics I was thinking must be long. Geniuses and aware of radio time constraints at the same time.

  21. avatar
    Sunshine | 12 May 2007 at 1:59 am #

    SK, with regard to how “random is random” when it comes to certain artists on one’s ipod, I think it depends on how many of their albums you’ve loaded into it. On shuffle, mine seems to spit out loads of Depeche Mode, The Smiths/Morrissey, Jesus & Mary Chain, David Bowie and Duran Duran.


  22. avatar
    LA Lawyer | 12 May 2007 at 2:04 am #

    A good lawyer I knew- lived fast and all that- loved listening to the album “Starfish”.

    It sat on high rotation in his car for 1 year.

    And his car was always racing around!

  23. avatar
    snowfaller | 12 May 2007 at 2:04 am #

    Happy Valentine’s Day?

    Remember SK’s number poem from Feb. 14, 2007?

    72 deep in the shallows

    What is the deeper meaning? Who knows, but the upcoming singles collection is called “Deep In The Shallows”.

    Hope the band gets some of the royalties since I’ll certainly buy a few copies.

  24. avatar
    cita | 12 May 2007 at 2:43 am #

    Secret musical project ooohhh we love it when you end the blog like that. Magical musical conjuring. Being creative that is what I love to hear. It inspires me to dabble with my paints and play with the stirrings of my own heart and mind.

  25. avatar
    relic | 12 May 2007 at 2:54 am #

    Crap. Ive got Great Southern land in my head now.

  26. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 3:23 am #

    A secret musical project! tantalizing indeed

  27. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 3:26 am #

    wondering what sk thinks about clan of xymox?

  28. avatar
    Todd Goninon | 12 May 2007 at 3:52 am #

    May I also recommend for other Kilbeyites:

    Adorable “Ägainst Perfection”

    Interpol “Antics”

    Dandy Warhols “Tales from Urban Bohemia”

    all have top drone rock tracks.

  29. avatar
    CSTCoach | 12 May 2007 at 4:12 am #

    randomness, eh? my ipod seems to only spit out church and solo stuff. what the hell? i guess it could be cause that’s all that’s on there? well, not anymore thanks to your recommendations i’m trying to mix it up a bit (but only a bit). but it was why I bought it. so I could have ALL on all of my journeys.

    a secret musical project. what a fucking tease! SPILL IT! 😉


  30. avatar
    Brien Comerford | 12 May 2007 at 4:36 am #

    No secret projects can top the incredibly nonpareil Isidore or the mind-expanding Freaky Conclusions. The latter was a true gem and it literally sounds like SK had Syd Barrett and Julian Cope as special guest vocalists. Gilt Trip (The Orb, Tangerine Dream sound) and the Jack Frost CDs are also incredible.

  31. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 4:53 am #

    still managed to get great marks for most o my subjects at school ……even though i was usually still stoned fron hangin out with linda ngoing to the gigs from the age of 12………scarey huh?……was 12 when i first met you gentlemen……….i sang your praises……..i m glad that she worked for you …….in many ways…….as an impressionable gal..with a nose full n a bottle o apricot nectar n soooooo stoned….you blew me away……tiki village,bombay rock,and the tribesmen………the scarey goth gals glaring at me coz i was sitting just off stage w martys hat on,and then all sitting on the floor at the feet o god………what a coming of age…….bless you n yours and the other churchmen n all churchies everywhere !!!! genx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  32. avatar
    restaurant mark | 12 May 2007 at 5:10 am #

    slow dive…very nice
    inertia creeps, massive attack…mmm

  33. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 5:41 am #

    one more thing…….please forgive my non subscribedness……my “blind chick”program only reads a few links n the guts o your blog……its the best program available,of its kind…….even though i had a few friends look to try to help me sort it out..{the program can be turned off so a sighted one can use },the damned thing wont find the function whilst the program is in on….happy to make you out a cheque,or a jazzy treat or two and or massage when youre in town……i do feel guilty…….but i love the blog genx xxxxx

  34. avatar
    christophercross | 12 May 2007 at 5:48 am #

    ..and yes paul L from nz
    you can get gary glitter
    tracks for ur ipod

    are you the guy
    that does that
    church but nowhere
    close stuff??

  35. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 6:13 am #

    Hello John Garrett. How ya been keepin’?

    Sue C. – I also read Chrissie Amphlett’s bio – it was excrucuating. How fucking annoying is she?

    Ben V. – I saw the SDC production of ‘Boxes’ in the late 80’s (I think) at the Sydney Opera House. It was quite groundbreaking at the time. Why don’t you try and contact Iva and see if you can get a copy?

    Now, back to work….

    Ho hum.


  36. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 6:38 am #

    Welllll…some more interesting choices on your i pod….i got Ryan Adams today (not to be confused with that ‘B’ryan dude….bblllleeeuurrggghhhh…)…am looking foward to listening to him when i have the time…
    Doesn’t it drive you fucking bananas when you have a five year-old who is obsessed with My Little Pony and wants to watch the dvd for the 127th time and you find yourself humming along to the tunes against your better judgement…ahhhhhh! Although i must say that Gracie likes listening to Triple J…at the moment they’re playing too much rap shit for my taste…
    -The Hellbound Heart

  37. avatar
    CORNhump | 12 May 2007 at 7:08 am #

    gotta little taste for
    onion / tobasco sause flavored honey rolls.

    Yep! they are called

    Girlguide handy whippets

    onion & corn filled honey rolls..

    Yum Yum

    I think u can only get them in
    South Africa, the Trinadad islands, and Russia. might be able to get them in Adelaide somewhere though

    Gotta try the cumin seed & waterchestnut one

  38. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 7:33 am #


  39. avatar
    metal_petal | 12 May 2007 at 8:04 am #

    In iTunes you can choose whether random is more likely or less likely to select tunes by the same artist.

    I guess this then translates through to your iPod.

    I choose less likely cos it gets me out of musical ruts and helps me re-find lovely treasures.

    Love reading about what you’re listening to.

  40. avatar
    stealthblue | 12 May 2007 at 8:14 am #

    Shucks, Matt, right back atcha! That is funny about your pencil case. I used to have a “acid-washed” denim jacked that I drew names of bands/logos on! Yeah, I was kind of dorky I guess, but I thought it was way cool. I even got asked if I was very religious…because on the back of the jacket was “you know who” !!

    Sue, sorry about your friend. Sorry I didn’t make the connection until you mentioned it. I actually have a copy of “The Berlin Tapes”/”Boxes”(CDs).I didn’t realize until I got home and checked it, that one cd is that compilation of cover songs (which is excellent) and the other disc is the music for the Boxes production. Anyway, I really couldn’t “get in to it” as far as the music (more like a bunch of sounds)at the time, but perhaps I should listen to it again. I would be interested in seeing the actual video production if it exists. Which now leads me to…

    B Bon, thanks for the suggestion. I really wouldn’t know how to reach Iva. Any leads? Last I heard of him is marriage to Tonya Kelly, kids and then some film scores. That was years ago.

    Anyway, I gotta get to bed…3:00 AM. Very knackered. Thanks, Stevo, and fellow fiendss. Have a great weekend, and if you are working, don’t work too hard. Remember your mums…

  41. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 8:44 am #

    Fruit Machine is excellent – i saw an interview on youtube with Nick Kent where he said the Smith’s were more original than the Beatles …what a big call

  42. avatar
    Leelinau | 12 May 2007 at 9:27 am #

    hell bloody yea on Interpol



  43. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 10:44 am #

    Steve, I just wanted to recommend the excellent album “The Spell” by a band from San Diego called The Black Heart Procession. You should really check it out. They were obviously inspired by The Church. Thomas Thomsen, Denmark.

  44. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 10:57 am #

    ipod’s – worth getting one ?

  45. avatar
    Emily Teechen | 12 May 2007 at 1:04 pm #

    “1st up science fiction by divinyls
    must be nks track
    this is 3rd time this has come up in a cuppla weeks
    didnt like grown woman dressed as school girl
    it confused me……
    i never had a fetish for school girls
    cept maybe when as i was at school
    and im unsure why there is some tacit implication
    that some olde women
    (shes gotta be same age as me..)
    dressed up as a lamb was sexy
    the song is ok…i guess
    ooh i should read her biography i spose”

    Oh come on… Are you saying that once a woman hits 50 she’s beyond being sexually charged? And you know perfectly well that Chrissie Amphlett dressed up as a school girl in the 70’s, inspired by AC/DC’s Angus Young as a school boy, and abandoned the uniform not long after you clambered out of your cute paisley shirt, Alternative Man. You may not like it, but “Science Fiction” is perfect pop too, and Chrissie & her Divinyls were setting fire to the stage in a mega-uber-bitch fashion when you barely deigned to bend a knee Killah. (MW-P being another bucket of swordfish). Of course, all that has changed…. Ha!

    With love and gentle mockery,

  46. avatar
    Deep Goat | 12 May 2007 at 1:10 pm #

    Er, don’t think much of Chrissie’s bio tho… All too “look at me, look at me” with voluminous simpering quotes…

  47. avatar
    Paul Scott Fulker | 12 May 2007 at 1:43 pm #

    Easy reminds me of Australia although iv’e never been,
    There an advert on TV that promotes OZ as a holiday destination for us Brits, the guitar remind me of the deep blue ocean and the golden sands and the bikini clad sheila thats say’s “what you bloody waitin for” interestingly enough she don’t say bloody any more, Easy great song though along with overview pure genius, pure church, beautiful vox and guitars. all the best SK PSF

  48. avatar
    Symon | 12 May 2007 at 2:00 pm #

    secret musical project…sounds very “Ian Fleming” there sk.

    Like some kinda espionage and subterfuge novel, we will eagerly await the final chapter..good luck.

    Inneresting to read about your music tastes…a real insight into the inspirations that you might have gained in producing your own sensational muse.

  49. avatar
    Noel Christian | 12 May 2007 at 3:20 pm #

    ‘I Come and Stand At Every Door’

    …is it the This Mortal Coil version?

    All the best from KY!

  50. avatar
    kat | 12 May 2007 at 4:06 pm #

    i don’t have an ipod, but i guess i might be the blacksheep here as far as tunes. of course, i listen to the church quite often, bowie, stones, who, etc. i also like my american bands. modest mouse, though i have to be in the mood.. none of the hits tho, really. i like alot of y’alternative stuff.. have to rock it out sometimes. lemonheads, kings of leon, and ryan adams. and yes, i think pearl jam has a certain spirituality about them too. can’t defy that. listen to yield, binaural or no code and tell me they suck. they rock!!!! just my two cents.

    looking forward to this musical project u mention, sk..

  51. avatar
    ~ | 12 May 2007 at 4:10 pm #

    all the way from 1979
    distributed by Ganga!
    well, I’ll be well well well
    and perhaps a bit
    the studio I work for
    has a record player
    in my office
    have a lot of Beatles on de vynl
    and a George Harrison goodie
    with 5 tracks
    on each side
    a perfect 10!
    Harrison was writing about Hawaii
    that place sacred to him
    I have gone once a year
    for a few years
    every time I hear
    “seven naked native girls swam seven sacred pools…..”
    ah it takes me there
    except that when I went to Hana
    the heart wasn’t soft
    parts of it still wild
    and sweet
    but the road was hard as the tenacious natives fishing along black lava coastline
    and the landscape had recently been scorched
    boys for pele


  52. avatar
    Richard Ploog | 12 May 2007 at 5:51 pm #

    I want my drum kit back

  53. avatar
    ~ | 12 May 2007 at 6:25 pm #

    I want my fountain pen back

  54. avatar
    Anonymous | 12 May 2007 at 7:24 pm #

    Mary, yesterday:
    bowie and visconti ARE wankers cos of the way they’ve repeatedly pushed ronson’s guitar down in the mix or even (in many parts of the ’83 version of the Ziggy film) removed it altogether.
    without ronson, bowie would not have had a fifth of the impact he did have.
    “I went to see bowie, but I couldn’t take my eyes off ronson” – ian hunter, 1972.
    bowie became all too conscious of this and the debt he owed (and still owes) to mick, hence the many, many attemts to diminish ronson’s role.
    visconti admitted as much throughout the 80s and 90s, but now that dave’s let him back in the house, he goes along with the programme.
    wankers both.

  55. avatar
    disco puma | 12 May 2007 at 7:31 pm #

    Got no ipod but I’ve had a day playing King Tubby – cavernous, thunderous, seismic fuckin dub!

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    Krissythegroupie | 12 May 2007 at 10:52 pm #

    Does anything embarrassing ever come on shuffle where you just are blown away you own that song? Like, Ricky Martin or songs from the Little Mermaid or anything? Hehe.

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    Larry | 14 May 2007 at 2:06 pm #

    I church of man, etc.:

    Are you Shayne Carter?

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