1. Wild Billy Childish & The Musicans Of The British Empire - Little Miss Contrary (Damaged Goods)
Taken from Billy's latest offloading of angst "Thatchers Children".
24th October - London, Dirty Water Club @ Boston Arms
2. Deerhoof - Fresh Born (ATP)
Taken from the new album "Offend Maggie" which I think sounds a lot more more mellow than their previous outings.
3. Oblisk - Beruit (Double A)
I do like bands who have mastered the art of sounding bleak and solitary. Sorry it's probably just me, I've been at the wine again. Taken from the album "Tune In/Tune Out".
4. Superchunk - The Question Is How Fast (Merge)
Single from.... erm..... ages ago. Nice purple vinyl too (just in case your interested).
5. Fuck Buttons - Colours Move (Mogwai Remix) (Tour CD)
This is one of the tracks on the limited edition tour CD which will be available at the forthcoming Mogwai/Fuck Buttons gigs. I don't think this is the best version of "Colours Move" but that's probably why it's on the tour CD.
21st October - Edinburgh, Corn Exchange
23rd October - Manchester, Academy
24th October - London, Hammersmith Apollo
6. Disconcerts - Chance Remark (Structurally Sound)
Track from the longf awaited new single by Chichesters finest.
19th October - Southampton, Hamptons (with The Bishops)
31st October - Chichester, Chi Inn
7. Marnie Stern - Shea Stadium (Kill Rock Stars)
This is one of the nice surprises of the week. I've never heard anything by Marnie Stern before this week and already it feels like she's part of the family. It's actually the second Marnie Stern album and I'm going to try and track down a copy of the first record asap. The album has the really annoying title "This Is It And I Am It And You Are It And So Is That And He Is It And She Is It And It Is It And That Is That. Hereafter referred to as the new record. (phew)
8. The Dentists - Little Engineers Set (Spruck)
Taken from the 1985 album "Some People Are On The Pitch They Think It's All Over It Is Now".
9. Loyal Trooper - Nottingham Wasn't Built For Me (Self Released)
Loyal Trooper is Andy Waller who has spent much of his recent life recording this 6 track EP in his bedroom in London. The more you listen to this the more it gets stuck in your head. The "One Day All This Will Work Out" EP will be available from somewhere (try his My Space page) from the 3rd November. Recommended!
12th October - Brighton, The Globe
13th October - London, Rhythm Factory
14th October - London, The Old Queens Head
16th October - London, The George & Vulture
17th October - Luton, George II
20th October - Nottingham, The Golden Fleece
21st October - Derby, Barracuda
22nd October - London, Marie Lloyd Bar
25th October - Leeds, Adelphi
26th October - Sheffield, West Street Live
27th October - Leicester, Musician
28th October - Manchester, The Ruby Lounge
30th October - Kingston, Willoughby Arms
3rd November - London, Cocomo
6th November - Glasgow, Bloc
11th November - Colchester, The Twist
14th November - Birmingham, The Sunflower Lounge
22nd November - Leeds, Cardigan Arms
10. Bromheads Jacket - You'll Lose It (Marquis Cha Cha)
Taken from the Sheffield bands new album "On The Brain" which has seen some less than favorable reviews in some places. Personally I think it's certainly as good if not better than the first album "Dits From The Commuter Belt".
11th October - Barnstaple, Inn On The Square
12th October - Exeter, Cavern
13th October - London, Kings
15th October - Stoke, Sugarmill
16th October - Leicester, Charlottes
17th October - Leeds, Cockpit
18th October - York, Fibbers
19th October - Aberdeen, Moshulu
20th October - Glasgow, King Tuts
21st October - Sunderland, Independent
11. Kid Canaveral - Smash Hits (Straight To Video)
13th October - Edinburgh, Sneaky Pete's (with The Ghost)
1st November - Preston, Mad Ferret
4th November - Leicester, The Shed
5th November - London, Cross Kings
7th November - Peterborough, Met Lounge
12. Skywave - Don't Say Slow (Amendment) 7" single.
13. Casiotone For The Painfully Alone - Ice Cream Truck (Tomlab)
Taken from the "Town Topic EP". If you buy it from itunes you can get no less than thirteen tracks! This track is simply gorgeous. Casiotone are currently on tour in the U.S.
14. Motionless Battle - Dissinterlude ()
Taken from the album "The Fortress Of Dischord".
15. The Jams - It's Grim Up North (KLF Communications)
Mr Vincent said "KICK OUT THE JAMS MOTHERF****R"..... so I did. This still sounds really nice as well. How many songs do you know that mention Cheadle Hulme and Lytham St Annes without batting an eyelid.