I was over at The Observer music blog the other day and there was a long list of comments regarding peoples favourite tunes by all girl bands. I know what you're thinking, were there many votes for 'B*Witched' or 'Maxi, Dick & Twink'. Well as luck would have it, there weren't. I was going to leave a post but then you had to register and then I couldn't be bothered. One of the tunes that I was thinking of was 'Needle in a Haystack' by The Velvelettes. It's only magic. Someone has gone to the bother of recording their record player playing it and uploading it to YouTube. It wasn't me. Honest. Although funnily enough I think I have a turntable very similar to the one being used. Here it is.
I picked up a copy of a new magazine called 'Analogue' today. It's free, it's made in Dublin, it's about music and fucking surprise, surprise, it's actually very good. No pricking around trying to be a graphic art project just honest to goodness folk writing about music they like. It appears to have been written by a bunch of students from Trinity College and cobbled together using Microsoft Word and Photoshop. You know sometimes simplicity is perfectly acceptable and this is a case in point. Well done Analogue. Now don't let me down. They even have a website that works. Students have changed an awful lot since my day.
I'm working on an October podacst at the moment so I hope to put it up in the next few days. It's pulling between two directions at the moment but I hope to rectify that over the next couple of evenings.
Thursday, October 4, 2007
Posted by Matt Vinyl at 7:49 PM