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The Velvet Underground's Gentler Side

Who could create such a beautifully strange, almost ethereal repertoire of songs but Music’s, late, martyred messiah Lou Reed and his merry group of surrealists from The Velvet Underground. 319 more words

In a Womb

One of the most joyous parts of my wife’s pregnancy has been seeing and feeling the baby inside the womb (although my wife might dispute the joyous aspect of it at the moment, given how hard the baby has started kicking in the last couple of days). 282 more words

Record Store Day 2014

Sorry for absolutely no posts in what seems like forever – I’ve had an exceptionally busy time of it these past few weeks. Anyway, like most of you, I had an exceptionally busy time yesterday too. 296 more words

General Thoughts

I’ve been busy. Too busy for proper photographs. Too busy to wash hair daily. Too busy even to read! Not too busy to write a few more letters, though, or get my New Zealand driver’s license, or make our pickled celery and egg salad or cheese and pickled pepperoncini sandwich lunches every day. 201 more words

The Velvet Underpants

Steve Bowden, vocals; Mike Feilder, guitar; Andrew Leslie, vocals; Richard Litson, bass guitar; Dave Mussell, drums; Andrew Ridge, guitar

The Velvet Underpants followed in the footsteps of Banty Rooster and Volt Affection. 357 more words


Philip Parfitt Is Not The Man He Used To Be

It may have been a heartfelt stroke of honesty, it might have been an effort to inoculate against the facile criticism he expected, but whatever it is that prompted Philip Parfitt to call his first album in 20 years  657 more words