Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Another Month, Another Book Club

This is, again, a public service announcement, with guitars.
Recent additons to the MP3 player include:
Amjid Ali Khan - Raga Bapu Nauns
Basement Jaxx - Red Alert
Beirut - Brandenburg
The Birthday Party - Release the Bats
B-Movie - Remembrance Day
Johnny Cash - Personal Jesus
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Stagger Lee
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Deanna/Oh Happy Day
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Jack the Ripper
Catatonia - Mulder & Scully
Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Lovers Walk
The Cure - A Forest
Darts - It's Raining
james - Johnny Yen
james - Chain Mail
james - Burned (all three on account of finally having tracked down One Man Clapping on CD)
Killing Joke - Follow the Leader
Orange Juice - A Sad Lament
Orange Juice - Bridge
Orbital - The Moebius
The Ruts - In a Rut
Scissors Sisters - Take Your Mama Out
Patti Smith - Horses
The Sundays - Here's Where The Story Ends
This Mortal Coil - Song to the Siren
Neil Young - Tonite's the Night

And now, the important stuff for the month: Last night's Book Club - episode twenty for those keeping notes - is, as of this moment, available on Listen Again. Go here and click on the July link.
The books featured are:-
Andrew Marr - A History Of Modern Britain (MacMillan)
John Major - More Than A Game (Harper Collins)
Ann Widdecombe - Father Figure (Orion)
Daniel Blythe - This Is The Day (Allison & Busby)
Hugh McManners - Forgotten Voices Of The Falklands (Ebury Press)
Don DeLillo - Falling Man (Picador)

Meanwhile my exceptionally talented mucker Jeff Hart, whom you all should know through his seminal work with Jeff Hart & The Ruins and The Brown Mountain Lights - is currently playing in a Neil Young tribute band, the splendidly named Young Neil & The Damage Done(!)
Rehearsal MP3s of some of their oeuvre are currently available on Jeff's MySpace site. Check 'em out ... Keith Telly Topping can't wait for their version of 'Revolution Blues'.