posted on January 5, 2007 at 10:08 pm

oh my dearest fiendss
lassanite we have runthru of play
from woe to go
sk remembers all his lines!!!
remember 12 n 13th bricklane workshop
curlewis st bondi 8 pm
its gonna be very intimate
you wanna see me slapped around and abused?
(no not chrissy hindes…its the play)
you gotta bee there fiendss n fiendettes
dont not come!
i better see
d + t
i better see
le (or is it la) bon
i better see the dutchman from nz
i better see mishy
i better see all the rest of ya syddley fiendss
or else…..
now without further ado
here we go
(as suggested by syrinx for you finx)
(da dah)

first up
16 horsepower
sorta alt country stuff
banjo-ey n serious
i quita lika actually…
this belongs to nk
absorbed by my pod accidently
i met morten harkett once in 1984
very handsome short sighted
a more red sunburnt nose than mine
could not understand my swedish one bit
liked i hoped a norwegian would….
this was given to me on tour but i have no idea by whom
the first track aura lee is one of the best shoo gazer things ever
i often put it on comps for frendz…
a real classic actually specially when the girls sweet voice comes in
“sing to me , aura lee”
the rest of record pretty good too
try n find this…..
ive got everything by air
what can you say
great aesthetic, great results
melodic, cinematic, cool
recommend anything
very good for les interludes romantiques
if you savoir fair…
alan watts
my very good friend leesey nicks gave me this in london
its called om:the sound of hinduism
its got some spoken word about/on/from “hinduism”
(i dislike that word)
its pretty good if you into the blue guys krish vish n shiv
theres a bit of sitar drones n chanting
i really dig this actually
check it out you atheists
ye might still yet be enlightened…
alanis morrissette
obviously this belongs to nk
its just that one song. you know
thank you india thank you pakistan…that one…
as to my oh-pinyon on it…
dont get me talkin…..!
adagio for orch
oh beautiful stuff nicked from k + g’s collection
note to self
the band should do an electric version of this…
its like a theme to an italian love story…
ali akbar khan
indian music is so different to western in its intent
it has no chordal movement n no harmonies
it has only unisons
you gotta listen n listen
you gotta let it wash over ya
this is pretty good …
alio die
suspended feathers
this is from ambient chriss-o from frisc-o
this lovely manne has boostd my ambient etc section unbeeleevably
thank you chris
there will be something coming soon
bee a patient please
i received a new package from him yessaday
a veritable lord in the sk empire
anyway alio die is very very good
“found” sound mixing with electonica
great titles
descending past
ruins gardens drones
time in absence
if you like amb you like this…
all about eve
strange i dont know much about aae
this is only in there cos its from darkside of the 80s
a comp
the track is marthas harbour
nice track
i listen to occaisionally
thats it…
all india radio
it says here i only got one record
but thats weird i thought i had 2 or 3
maybe theyre stored under another name
i heartily reco- mend anything by all ind rad
hope i can finish my thing with martin this year……
its instrumental not ambient
nice stuff….
i like hoarse with no name n sandman
reminds me off my yoof
very sub neil young tho now as i listen to it
i understand you been runnin from the man
that goes by the name of the sandman…
kinda almost somethin i wished id written….
amon duul 11
live in london
phallus dei
tannz der lemmings
vive la trance
wolf city
i m confused about amon duul
we met em once in germany
at breakfast in a hotel in an obscure town
theyre more a collective than a band
i got this from reedy with his boxes of prog in arizona
i had wolf city as a kid
some of its just an average 70s rock band slugging away
(with weird bits)
the chick singer is definitely an aquired taste
i still aint ackwired a taste for her germanic screechings
wolf city the track itself is a payoff
hard teutonic brutal sci-fi downwards guitars
things scream like winged monkeys
wolf city without pity…
the rest of amon i am yet to seriously explore
something for a rainy day thatll probably never come
we shoulda done wolf city at space rock night…
anoushka shankar
got this off johnny jus’ th’other day
i know nothing about it
its a mix of indian with subtle western stuff
i really like it
and have done yoga to it too…
the albums called rise
antonio vivaldi
some slightly pompous un-sk like stuff
never listened to it before nor will again
unless i have madame bovary n mark e. d. sard over for tea..
this is side of classical i dont dig…
the arcade fire
despite having jumped in a long time ago
and saying that i didnt like the af
after only half a listen to a sampler
i got this album from the boffa a cuppla weeks back
and its my most played recent record
i love it
i didnt understand at first
i still cant really say what the words are all about
some weird claustrophobic childhood neighbourhood
its quite unlike anything else
great instrumentation…violins, honky tonk pianos,
busy arrangements
sometimes a woman sings
who sounds just like a female version of the guy singer
this is a fucking great record
it may take a bit of time to sink in
but this universe is worth visiting..
im listening to hold yer head up and its
pretty stodgy stuff
i got all of argents real albums
the one with rusty ballad
he wrote liar which is on the 1st album
it was later done by 3 dog night
he wrote god gave rocknroll
done by kiss
i like 1st album best for wistful zombie-ish tracks
rod argent was in the z s
the second album ring of hands
not quite as good
but worth having i guess
if you like piano n stuff
n soft rock
cast your spell, uranus
is an unfortunate title (or not?)
the other 2
all together now
n in deep
arent too bad but not essential
havent listened to em yet
tho i had em on vinyl…
ashra tempel
inventions for electric guitar
join inn
starring rosi
all of ahra tempels stuff is quite different
inventions is highly recommended
guitars intercrossing echoing like arpeggiating keyboards
very kraut rock mainly instrumental
from reedys massive collexion
join in has tracks like freakn roll
jammy stuff
schwingy is more soundtracky
starring rosi more poppy i guess
the first track sounds like the allman bros..
is the same gang without the tempel…
i have blackouts
the making of
sunrain is a beautiful chiming record
very euphoric
i recommend this one or inventions to start with
guess what
thats it for the a’s
and theres too many b’s for today
im gonna flake out on ya..

56 Responses to “hey…you wanna see a picture of my ipodd with a camel?”

  1. avatar
    Samosanx | 5 January 2007 at 10:19 pm #


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    CeciliaGin | 5 January 2007 at 10:21 pm #

    I’m glad you had to stop…I have to run out and buy some art supplies.

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    Anonymous | 5 January 2007 at 10:50 pm #

    i’d love to hear your take on ultraviolet and touched by jesus from aae


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    Anonymous | 5 January 2007 at 10:52 pm #

    man, thanks for the esoteric music to listen to is hard to find…I need more food for stoned thought…if ya didn catch my last comment, try Mark Plotkin and_ Spybey..” a peripheral blur” or mosquitoe dream…nice drones and softly weathered systems… A. Shankar’s rise is cool, indeed..I dunno bout arcade fire, though…sounded a little bland( yeah i heard half a sampler too on NPR) I’ll try again….D in Atx.

  5. avatar
    Anonymous | 5 January 2007 at 10:55 pm #

    sorry, thats James Plotkin and Mark Spybey ( mostly Plotkin )…Doh!

  6. avatar
    Anonymous | 5 January 2007 at 10:58 pm #


    You have 26 daily bloggs covered with this topic,

    Nice work,


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    CSTCoach | 5 January 2007 at 11:07 pm #

    Wow, thanks, that was very cool. Gonna look me up some of this. Cause I suppose I can’t listen to only the choich all the time? Can I? Can’t I?

    Nothing wrong with a little aha. I listend to that a lot back in the day.

    Horse with no name. A great song. When I went to Mongolia I fully intended to buy a horse (at that time one could be got for around $100). Wanted to take him to the Gobi and ride through the desert. Of course I wasn’t going to name him. I had a vision of my 30th birthday, sitting alone by a campfire, under a star filled sky, playing a sad song on a harmonica as a single tear rolled down my cheek. I shelved that plan after several days riding on a Mongolian saddle. They’re made of wood. And I have a bony ass. The two didn’t go well together. In fact I had open sores. Spent my 30th birthday with two 20 yr old swedish girls instead. (come on, it was a survival situation, it gets cold out there SK).

    Thanks again for the music tips, I’ve enjoyed your past recommendations, like Hawkwind and Bluebottle Kiss.

    Ever listen to Tom Waits?


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    Anonymous | 5 January 2007 at 11:20 pm #

    it’s very hard for some norwegians to understand swedish,I don’t know way? it’s easy, however it’s harder for swedish people to understand norwegian(norsk).A-ha has made some great music,but paal waaktar savoy,the writer has made even better music with his band Savoy.Listen to them,Steve.

    You tell us that you have everything by Air.I don’t think you have.It’s very hard getting everything by a band you like.Ask me.I thought I had everything by the Church, or Kirken as a lot of my friends called it.I miss a lot,promos,samplers,radiopromos……even then I have got almost 100 cd’s and singles and promos of church,sk,mwp,p.k……..and still not everything

    have a nice day,matie
    ha en fin dag kompis

    tab nårway

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    restaurant mark | 5 January 2007 at 11:26 pm #

    looking forward to the trip through your ipod…gonna look a few of the a’s up tonight! air do make amazing music don’t they? and they are good for what ya mentioned ; ) hey wait…the kids aren’t here…yeah, gotta go…
    take care

  10. avatar
    jen | 5 January 2007 at 11:27 pm #

    we love tom waits over here (that is in my house). got very excited when i saw his name. funny, scary, sad, lonely, sitting in corner booth in divey bar for too long, awesome music.

    what IS he building in there?

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    CSTCoach | 5 January 2007 at 11:34 pm #

    “what IS he building in there?”

    That’s a great track! I love that one. And Frank’s Wild Years too.

    I just recently discovered Waits, brilliant stuff!

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    Anonymous | 5 January 2007 at 11:35 pm #

    Thanks for that sk, and that’s just the “a” list! The only bands I’ve listened to from that list is Air and All About Eve, I feel so “unhip”!
    You’re lucky to know so many people with a great record collection to borrow from and you obviously get a shitload of stuff sent to you from fans as well, you lucky man.
    I’d love to have a listen to that ipod one day, and I bet you have those big comfy headphones for the best stereo sound possible, not those crappy little plugs that fit into your earholes, right?.
    Alanis Morrisette? What’s going on there???
    Have a beautiful day.

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    Anonymous | 5 January 2007 at 11:43 pm #

    Question I have been pondering for some time: To Cst Coach: Is that your picture or is it Doogie Howser??? sorry, just had to say it…..Also, sorry everyone but i Sincerely consider Air over-rated fluff, bullshit posing, pretty boy and girl music…etc. There’s no soul-saving going on, or anything remotely sublime or epic…So, whats all the noise about?? yeah I’ve heard em enuff times- my music buddy loves them..whatever- to each their own.. I dunno though, anyone who struts and poses as being so chic and cool is too fucking worldly for my taste!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! like those exclamations?? …Yeah they say Pat Garrets got my number….Fuck all to those who want to belong to all this crass order…Where is Isidore Ducasse when you need him???? slice, slice, slice…Shantih*

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    Anonymous | 5 January 2007 at 11:46 pm #

    Argent? Argent?! c’mon, man. What about Atilla? you know, B. Joel’s metal band? whoa. that’s…something.

  15. avatar
    pagey | 6 January 2007 at 12:11 am #

    Did you ever listen to that Maharish Ghandarva Music CD i sent you 2-3 years ago? I could swear it was designed to be played at dawn to coexist with the special natural rythyms of that part of the day. Could have sworn you been getting up much earlier since i sent it (wink)

    I do have some 16 horsepower

    can’t wait for the music to unfold a letter or 2 at a time

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    Anonymous | 6 January 2007 at 12:30 am #

    touched by jesus from all about eve
    is one of the greatest records ever made with a female singer!
    and the guitar player did ok(MWP)!!! 🙂
    you need to get this album/or I could send you the mp3’s

    in tucson, AZ

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    Buckmoose | 6 January 2007 at 12:30 am #

    Yeti is my Amon Duul II pick, IMO. Includes the track “Sandoz in the Rain”.

    Recommend Black Christmas, our friendly neighborhood spooky instrumental rock band here in Lawrence, KS…they’re on MySpace as “BlackXmas”.

  18. avatar
    Anonymous | 6 January 2007 at 12:32 am #

    “bee” for how bored me am being stuck here waiting in me dark room for you…
    Slave To Love

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    Anonymous | 6 January 2007 at 12:34 am #

    No AC/DC 🙂

    America! That brought back lost memories for me. … i have some fond big chill memories of drunken stoned teen parties going thru’ the whole History comp and singing ‘Woman Tonight” at the tops of our voices. CSN&Y’s Deja Vu was another school favourite but harder to sing to. God, I’ve forgotten what hippies we were! Im giving my age away aren’t I? 🙂

    Your blogs always evoke other memories from the filing cabinet of my mind. I’ll try and check out your recommendations – you’re usually right on the money as far as my ears are concerned even if Im often slow on the uptake of some things you love (late to the party on All India Radio eg) but most times i get there on the journey. This is going to be a great ride SK. Im curious to see if and what Church you have on there!


    ps T Waits him too guys – we’ve got a bit of a Wait though till we get to the letter T or W


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    Anonymous | 6 January 2007 at 12:37 am #

    Amazing! Your iPod is definitely much hipper than my iPod. I’ve only heard about 10 % of what you listed – and that’s just from the “A’s”!! I second what Amanda said – you’re lucky to get exposed to more music and you actually make the effort whereas I haven’t been trying. Bad Denise, I know.
    Thanks for the list though – I’m taking notes so I can start listening to some new music, courtesy of Senor Kilbey (and sometimes Senora Kilbey).
    love ya,

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    leelinau | 6 January 2007 at 12:47 am #

    Horse with no name is a damb fine song…(holy crap that came out before I was born)

    I wish I was a ‘syddley fiend’ >.< And I finally heard my first Grant McLennan song “horsebreaker star” quite lovely. When it came on I was sculpting and it was all sorta background noise.
    Then I caught some of the lyrics and it made me pause and find out who was singing. Pleasantly surprised ^_^

    The heat was hot and the ground was dry
    But the air was full of sound….

    la la la lalalala lalala la la


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    ambnt1 | 6 January 2007 at 12:49 am #


    Nice A-list! I love A-Ha, people think they were one-hit wonders but actually great songwriters, the second album “Scoundrel Days” one of my faves from the 80’s. Ashra–oh yeah, baby, love Gottsching, a true pioneer along with Frippy. Looking forward to the B’s…


    n.p. (coincidentally?) AC/DC, “Powerage” (you once said you hate these idiots and you’d “cover their music with a shroud,” but c’mon these Aussies rocked w/their heavy blues and funny lyrics from Bon Scott! They still hold a place in my heart)

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    Anonymous | 6 January 2007 at 1:01 am #

    Interesting stuff – I’m assuming – as I’ve never heard of 90% of those bands. America. Heh… got busted smoking pot at an America concert way back whenever that was. Probably a good thing. “aint no one for to give you no pain” ??? Can’t wait til you get to the C’s to see if you put any Church on there.

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    syrinx | 6 January 2007 at 1:07 am #

    If you like America and you like U2, *this* will eventually happen in your head:

    “I’ve been to the desert where the streets have no name.”

    It’s in there, buddy. Stuck as stuck can be.

    I can never choose between “Sandman” and “Ventura Highway.” Fortunately, no one is making me.

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    nickfiction | 6 January 2007 at 1:15 am #

    i love 16 hp, but my SK have you heard ” Woven Hand ” or ” Lilium ” its 16hp “related. seriously go check out woven hand . happy new year! NickF

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    damien | 6 January 2007 at 1:24 am #

    There were some surprises there, SK.

    That Alannis Muppetset song you mentioned is the only one of hers that I have ever liked and I even bought the CD single when it came out.

    I also have to admit that A-Ha is something of a guilty pleasure for me.

    I remember reading in an interview once that you don’t tend to listen to The Crunch or to your bandmates’ solo records. Is this still the policy?

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    Anonymous | 6 January 2007 at 1:32 am #

    I once saw Tom Waits in concert – sometime in the 70’s. Fantastic, mesmerizing performance. Tom … and I think a bass player and maybe a guitarist (memory a bit fuzzy). Has this sleezy bar street looking set and his voice in finest form (really rough). If you ever get a chance to see him – drop everything and do it. I hear he doesn’t do live much anymore though.

    “The Piano has been drinking….not me.”

    ed in fl

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    relic | 6 January 2007 at 2:25 am #

    Beach Boys
    Beatles, Beck?
    Bob, Bruce, Byrds
    Buffalo S, Big Star (no, that would be Marty’s ipod?)Biosphere, bjork?

    If you’ve got nothing to do this afternoon sk please feel obligated

  29. avatar
    mandn | 6 January 2007 at 2:48 am #


    Is there anything more sublime than that Orpheus?


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    Anonymous | 6 January 2007 at 2:51 am #

    Your A-list has revealed how comparatively Amateur my tastes in Ambience Are.

    Have some catching up to do Before the Bees 🙂

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    veleska1970 | 6 January 2007 at 2:54 am #

    i’ve never really been keen on “horse with no name”, but “ventura highway” by america has always been one of my favorite songs. thanks for the suggestions, i will check them out.

    i’m with sue~~i’m interested in what church songs you may have on there!!

    thanks for opening up your ipod treasure chest and sharing all its contents with us.

    lotza love…..

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    CSTCoach | 6 January 2007 at 3:01 am #

    ambnt1 – I really liked Scoundrel Days too. Pretty near wore out that tape.

    anonymous shanti – does this one suit ya better?

    ed in fl – would love to see waits live! been watching some live stuff on youtube, very cool!

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    Anonymous | 6 January 2007 at 3:08 am #

    Ah, l’amour is on the menu at Restaurant Mark aujourd’hui, courtesy of TB.

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    mtv | 6 January 2007 at 3:51 am #

    ooh I’m glad you like Air too! They are tres cool, aren’t they? My alltime fave track by them has got to be Playground Love.. wickedly sublime..

    can’t wait to hear what Beatles songs ya got on there!


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    JJ | 6 January 2007 at 4:54 am #

    America, ah yes….had their first two on vinyl in the early 70’s, good tracks for my budding amateurish acoustic guitar playing. Yeah, Horse with No Name had that Neil Young Em7th thread going for it, I liked Sandman too – Dewey Bunnell’s tune I think? But when they did Muskrat Love….yikes, I hadda cringe.

    I’ll have to check out many on your list, er, except for Alannis and Aha – a fave of my ex’s which I just couldn’t take, sets my teeth on edge (negative associations I suppose).

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    Anonymous | 6 January 2007 at 5:22 am #

    hi there, i really like the shoegaze stuff, so i looked online for aartika (it’s spelled Aarktica). it’s on emusic but i have to wait for “that time of the month”. someone above mentioned AAE’s Ultraviolet. what an awesome shoegazer album.


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    fantasticandy | 6 January 2007 at 5:25 am #

    HELLFIRE! your tastes and mine are so similar its downright disconcerting. give ‘live in london’by amon duul 11 another shot,its their best by far.
    krautrock dvds on way soon.
    luv,andy L.

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    Imber | 6 January 2007 at 5:25 am #

    Air are wicked! I love Talkie Walkie, especially Cherry Blossom Girl.

    Great A-list!


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    loopy | 6 January 2007 at 5:26 am #

    they played UM during a break between overs in the NZ-SL ODI today.

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    meantime, the boy, palms down, took off his wooden leg and | 6 January 2007 at 6:22 am #

    until then,
    that song, a little song

    what’s it called?

    may you break
    a continuums of legs

    echoing down the eternal
    corridors of the theater,

    what’s it called, again?


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    stealthblue | 6 January 2007 at 8:21 am #

    Good stuff!! I really take to heart any good recommendations and such when it comes to tunes,bands, etc. It is so incredible how little we actually get to hear, isn’t it?? So many musicos runnin’ around out there making all these fantastic records I have never even heard of. Or, what is really great, is when you get to rediscover an album from start to finish…like maybe something you only heard as a tot, or over and Uncle’s house etc. Right on.

    Funny thing about Indian music, I am not really that big on the more “modern” style, well some if it is pretty cool, but there is a certain “brand” of Indian music lately that has spouted off some really “interesting” videos. Well, they are down right hilarious actually. No offense to anyone, but I have found myself particularly intrigued with a certain late night show here in Chicago (not sure of the name) that shows these videos that just simply make me crack up!! I really don’t think they are intended to be funny either, well, some of them have to be I suppose. Nonetheless, I intentionally watch them…for “shits and giggles” as they are fascinating…very “Broadwayish” and extremely dramatic with some very good-looking people, always with the theme “battle of the sexes” at play. Know what I mean? Hey-wait a minute…that kind of…yeah, that kind of sounds like WESTERN type music videos doesn’t it!? Hmmm, wicked…well anyway, they are fun to watch. BUT, the singing…I only have a “medium” tolerance for it. Only so much I can handle.

    Well, hang in there y’all. Thanks for the insight, Steve-o. Peace and love all around…
    Ben V.

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    fantasticandy | 6 January 2007 at 9:11 am #

    oh,i forgot ‘brake a leg’ i think that’s right,and no mention about ‘the scottish play!
    slay em’ killer!

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    mattdavison | 6 January 2007 at 9:48 am #

    Well I’ve Been through the desert on a horse with no name….
    Been to the top of NZ that last little bit with the same latatude as Byron Bay>> and aussie gum trees- emerald green water like Tahiti Island 30 degrees Ah” Am I in NZ… Oh yeh baby.. Spent the day today at a fish&chip shop at A place the Maori call “Big Shark” Manganui.. Fishy shop owner throws in scraps of snapper into sea 5 feet from beach road. He says wait till 11.30 am and see what happens..
    11.31am a huge 900 pound 13 foot long Bronze Whaler Shark appears as kiddies row past in Kyacks.. She gracefully tuggs at the fish skins 2 feet from my eyes…Oh Manne…..Still coming down..
    Have driven 1070 killa-meters and buggered.. GLAD TO BE BACK IN MY HOTEL WOMB

    Greatings SK & Blogg Family.

    not a carpet.

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    Anonymous | 6 January 2007 at 10:24 am #

    I’ll not pass up the opportunity to see a renaissance man in action, I’ll come along to the play. How does one procure tickets? No web page or listed numbers for Bricklane. Which is best night to come? Fri or Sat?


    (not affiliated with Bon Scott or the estate of)

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    Fireseed | 6 January 2007 at 1:02 pm #

    hi steve

    enjoyed this peek into your aural soundtrack

    1988 town & country club london
    1990 enmore theatre sydney
    its been a while…

    see you again before another 17 years pass, i hope

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    isolde | 6 January 2007 at 1:33 pm #

    Awesome AAAs sk

    B.Bon I found this for you

    Brick Lane is located at 151 Curlewis Street, Bondi Beach, between Civic video and the TAB

    a walk up box office i’d say … opening night or closing night? it’s always a tough decision go to the first night then you may find you want to go again whereas if you only go to the closing you’ve missed the opening …

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    (('{~_~}')) | 6 January 2007 at 3:16 pm #

    Zoe Noise

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    Melquiades | 6 January 2007 at 3:35 pm #

    Would love to be able to see the play, man.

    love Air.

    I’ve officialy started a list of SK recommends so I can start tracking this stuff down (minus Ali-anus and Aha. No offense to the fans. To each.. 🙂

    btw, have you ever listened to-the-now-and-recently-defunct Arab Strap? Philophobia is the one I have. Down-tempo, soothing, sparse guitar, incremental piano, occasional odd sample thrown in, unobtrusive drumming, heavy Scottish accent delivers some of the most mournful, cool lyrics. 2-man group from Falkirk.

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    Daniel 30, 6 | 6 January 2007 at 6:15 pm #

    Loved the A, although I missed arab strap too (and: au pairs, apples in stereo, augie march, aztec camera and maybe even aerosmith). looking forward to the B (band of horses?).

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    persephone2u | 6 January 2007 at 6:36 pm #

    dearest steve,

    But where is your Air Supply? Ha!!

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    davem | 6 January 2007 at 8:13 pm #

    That was fab SK.
    Now tell us about The Byrds and the B’s………
    Love you more,

    Dave M

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    William | 6 January 2007 at 10:46 pm #

    Cool — loved getting your ipod run down. I’m in the midst of (finally) jumping on the itunes bandwagon (pod to come later) thus spending lots ot time whipping collection into shape. And in the process hearing lots of stuff all shuffled up. I love it. Like listening to my own radio station. But you know this thrill already. Old hat to you. Anyway — enjoyed getting your takes on what you’re hearing.

    I hope it’s a wonderful year for you and yours Steve! Your New Years Eve festivities sounded great! < ---sorry for the !s Just feeling emphatic. –william

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    captainmission | 7 January 2007 at 1:54 am #

    ah ha, i really love that band, except for that horrid single take on me, which i can’t bear to listen to.I really love ‘scoundrel days’ its such a majestic sound, very elemental and lovely lryics. funny i was always slightly embarressed by saying to people i like that band, but i guess now i feel like i’m in good company. some intresting stuff in yr pod i never heard of and will endevour to check out. cheers.

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    balonymous | 10 January 2007 at 2:59 am #

    What would A-Ha crossbred with da Church sound like?


    “Take on, ah, me. Take me, y’know, on and such. I’ll, ah… well, I’ll be around I suppose.”

    The helium always combusts on the television.

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