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  • Paul 9:27 PM on July 21, 2011 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Becca Stevens, , , bohannon, Broken Social Scene, , COLOURS, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Empress Hotel, , , jj, Lonnie Donegan, , , Secret Cities, Sparklehorse, , Summer Camp,   

    Nuggets 173 – Morning 

    Nuggets 173 - Morning

    A mixture of slow core Galaxy 500 sounding bands, some unlikely covers and guys singing with high voices. The Joy Division cover by Bedhead is fab. I particularly like the first track by Horrid Red, a new band by members of Teenage Panzerkorps; kraut-punk with more Neu!

    I included a track from Sparklehorse which is particularly smooth – Shade and Honey. Whenever I listen to this track I idly try and work out what the song is about. I tracked the lyrics down, and fucked if know what he is singing about. Anyway, it’s a great tune. The king of skiffle, Lonnie Donegan plays us out. I will post the tracks soon.

    Shade & Honey

    I could look in your face
    For a thousand years
    It’s like a civil war
    Of pain and of cheer

    But if you was a horse
    I could help you with your chains
    I could ride you through the fields
    By your fiery mane

    May your shade be sweet
    And float upon the lakes
    Where the sun will be
    Made of honey

    I’ll cry gardens while you burn
    ‘Cause no one here can save you
    She’s returning to the Earth
    But one day she’ll be silver

    The stars are dying in my chest
    Till I see you again
    She was born with the wings of a hawk
    Where she combs her hair with blood

    May your shade be sweet
    And float upon the lakes
    Where the sun will be
    Made of honey

    May your shade be sweet
    And float upon the lakes
    Where the sun will be
    Made of honey

    May your shade be sweet
    May your shade be sweet
    And float upon the lakes…

    May your shade be sweet

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. – "God Only Knows" Beach Boys Cover

    Lord Huron with the Calder Quartet – Into the Sun – SXSW 11

    Summer Camp – Jake Ryan Live @ Banquet Records 9th September 2010

    Empress Hotel- Bells Ring.mp4

    'The Sweetest Kill' by Broken Social Scene on Q TV

    "That's The Way Love Is" – Bobby "Blue" Bland

     
    • Michael 1:07 PM on July 23, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      I’m liking the tracklist, and anticipating its posting. Listening to Driving Electro now.

      Have you encountered Other Lives? Listen to their song, Tamer Animals – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQ2PNaKJJcY

    • admin 4:25 PM on July 23, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      Hmm, kinda like the national. I have put up most most of the tunes. How you keeping?

  • Paul 8:43 PM on May 15, 2011 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Ampersand, , , , , , , , Die! Die! Die!, Kinnie the Explorer, Lemon Jelly, , , Secret Cities, , , , , , , WITCH   

    Nuggets 159 – LoFi 

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    The Great Unwashed (AKA The Clean) lauded Duane Eddy, king of the twangy guitar. Here is a twangy mix. haven’t finished adding links etc., soon.

    1) The Staunton Lick (Lemon Jelly) 2) Strange Dream (WITCH) Second outing on a Nugget for this Zambian psychedelic band from the 70’s. 3) Destroy Everything (White Fence) More trippyness  4) My Head Explodes (Ty Segall) Off a single shared with Jeff The Brotherhood. 5) Crazy Rulers of the World (Surf City) 6) Harsh Realm (Widowspeak) Hope Sandoval sound a like from Brooklyn 7) Melanie Down (Cinema Red And Blue) Hamish Kilgour et al. 8) Funeral Baby (The Limiñanas) Was going to include the Bats so I covered off all the members of the Clean, but why listen to Rob Scott when you can have the French version?  9) Before It’s Gone (Male Bonding)  Shop assistants break out. 10) Ome Is Where The Art Is (Moondad) AKA The loudest band in Leicester. Get the rest of their songs for free. 11) Caseman (Die! Die! Die!) On tour, appear to be on their way to Turkey. I am looking forward to catching them when back in NZ. 12) Duh! x 12 (The Hairs) 13) Always Friends (Secret Cities) 14) Caroline, Please Kill Me (Coma Cinema) 15) This Isn’t a Good Night for Walking (Arches) 16) I’m Still Waiting (Ampersand) 17) What a Pleasure (Beach Fossils) From their new album, now on Emusic. Comfort food for the ears. 18) One By Words (Catwalk) 19) Would (Alice in Chains) (Coma Cinema) 20) Twelve Roses (Beach Fossils) Their  latest album also on Emusic. 21) Diamond Mine (David Kilgour & the Heavy Eights) The rest of the Clean. 22) Blind Spider (Kinnie The Explorer) 23) Desire Lines (Deerhunter) wonderful.

     
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