Author Archive

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    For One Night Only Vol.2 - XTC
    Right, let’s keep this short and straight to the point. I think there was too much waffle on the last post, especially when this should essentially be about the music. Feels like I should have written “man” at the end of that last sentence, but I’m waffling again. XTC are one of a handful of bands that, in my youth, I became so obsessed with I had...
    by Head Chef at May 10th, 2009 at 09:05 pm
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    Death Of A Silly Man
    The recent death of Dom DeLuise saddened me. I grew up in the 70’s and his clowning littered the films and videos I watched as a kid. The Cannonball Run outtakes were, for me, the highlights of the film. I wanted to laugh with friends like that. I especially wanted to have a friend like Captain Chaos, and would have happily sat through an entire Captain Chaos movie....
    by Head Chef at May 6th, 2009 at 07:05 pm
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    For One Night Only Vol 1 - Crowded House.
    Bootlegs, ROIO’s (recordings of indeterminate origin), radio shows, unreleased songs, studio outtakes and demos. The world of music offers up more to your average obsessive compulsive collector than is healthy. I’m afflicted with the collector curse, but I manage, just about, to keep it under control. It permeates everything I enjoy and, where music is concerned,...
    by Head Chef at May 1st, 2009 at 09:05 pm
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    Godzilla Vs The Love Monster
    Godzilla as you’ve never seen him before - getting down & dirty with a rampant Sea Monster.
    by Head Chef at April 24th, 2009 at 04:04 pm
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    Akira Ifukube 1914 - 2006
    All right, enough messing about with B movies and scat singers who may or may not exist, it’s time to spread some musical quality around these parts and treat your abused lug holes to a bit of Akira Ifukube. This frighteningly prolific Japanese composer scored over two hundred and fifty films before he died, but will mainly be remembered for his work on Godzilla....
    by Head Chef at April 20th, 2009 at 10:04 pm