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Tunes from my shoebox #2: Back to the Eighties!

Dipping into my shoebox of backup discs again, I pick out one dedicated to acts beginning with S, V and Y. They just happened to combine to make the right sort of total to fill a DVD-R. 241 more words

Bronski Beat

Friday Night Music Club

Evening all.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, it can’t have escaped your attention that the Olympics start officially later tonight (if you count the opening ceremony as it starting) or tomorrow (if you count it as starting when the competitions actually do). 1,010 more words

Friday Night Music Club

How to Do a Cover Version

About a month ago, I posted Rihanna’s “SOS” in my Friday Night Music Club thread, and wrote these accompanying words:

“…Heavily sampling Soft Cell’s version of “Tainted Love” (more about that over the weekend)…” 335 more words

How To Do A Cover Version

Slim's Sudbury Vacation ( a poem and a post-poem interview)

The Stack (remix)

And what a


plume we have

here, Nigel,

a plume with

time on its

hands, look at

it loping

across the… 345 more words


80s Song of the Day: Tainted Love by Soft Cell

This tainted love you’ve given
I give you all a boy could give you
Take my tears and that’s not nearly all

Tainted Love by Soft Cell was released on July 7, 1981 in the United Kingdom. 79 more words