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Music news and reviews, music videos and tittle tattle, with a lingering look at the past from Anorak. A source for rock, pop, album and live music, new releases, artist interviews and features.

Playable tortilla records for your turntables

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Someone at  Rapture Records  saw the  video of someone “playing” a tortilla and created tortillas records.

The tortillas are, of courses, raw. The grooves are laser cut.

 

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Posted: 8th, July 2015 | In: Music, News, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Zion blood is flowing: Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision Of Paradise And Top 10 Songs

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Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision Of Paradise is the story of the great music man’s life. German filmmaker Volker Schaner tells Mojo about his film of the great Upsetter:

“There is something so mysterious and sparkling in Lee Perry’s music. 

Posted: 7th, July 2015 | In: Key Posts, Music, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Other Parents: brilliant daughter v father beatboxing

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You can inherit mannerisms, skills and gestures. And your progeny can build on them and be better than you. In this video St. Louis-based beatboxer Nicole Paris and her dad

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Posted: 3rd, July 2015 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Homemade Dutch sex toys (the video)

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The video to Dutch band De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig’s tune Elektrotechnique  features DIY sex toys. If they remind you of happier times, do tell us how they

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Posted: 10th, June 2015 | In: Music, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The animated Joni Mitchell talks about being a reluctant star

 

Blank on Blank’s  animated video  features Joni Mitchell in conversation with record executive Joe Smith back in 1986 .

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Posted: 27th, May 2015 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mike Young’s YouTube Channel is the greatest kamikaze karaoke this side of Tokyo

Richard Metzger points us toward the work of Mike Young, whose YouTube channel is a beautiful horror of kamikaze karaoke. A few highlights apepar below:

 

 

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Posted: 19th, May 2015 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch The Premiere Of John Carpenter’s Night Video

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‘Music to shiver by’ might be the name of John Carpenter’s album of Lost Themes. The man who thrilled us with his Halloween  and these overlooked gems inspired directors Gavin Hignight and Ben Verhulst to put pictures to …

Posted: 17th, April 2015 | In: Film, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rolling Stone: A Rape on Campus is ok but a bad Hootie And The Blowfish review will get you fired

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What gets you fired from Rolling Stone magazine? A story that wrongly branded a frat house violent gang rapists will not get your fired. But a bad review of Hootie and the Blowfish might.

When Senior Editor  Jim DeRogatis

Posted: 7th, April 2015 | In: Music, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


AMY: Watch the trailer for the Amy Winehouse documentary

 

Amy Winehouse was brilliant.  When she died age 27 she left behind too little music.

AMY is the documentary to her short life.

 

 

This trailer features the line:

“I don’t think I’m going to be at all

Posted: 2nd, April 2015 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch Aretha Franklin sing ‘RESPECT’ in 1970 live at the Antibes Jazz Festival

 

Today Aretha Franklin turns 73.

Back in 1970, the ‘Queen of Soul’ prefomed her her version of Otis Redding’s 1965 song  Respect  at the 11th  Antibes Juan-Le-Pins Jazz Festival .

In New York on Valentine’s Day, 1967, Franklin and

Posted: 25th, March 2015 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Blurred Lines: The Sugar Hill Gang’s Rapper’s Delight is The Ketchup Song

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Blurred Lines: a look at songs that sound very much like other songs. Let’s look at the Sugar Hill Gang’s Rapper’s Deligh t and the Ketchup Song (Asereje) by Las Ketchup.

First up, the Gang and that catchy beat:

Posted: 15th, March 2015 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madonna accuses BBC Radio 1’s 49-year-old music chief of ageism

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Madonna accuses BBC Radio 1 of “discriminatory and unfair” behaviour for failing to play her latest song, Living For Love. The song failed to make the station’s playlist, which dictates its most-played songs. The BBC says this had led to 

Posted: 12th, March 2015 | In: Music, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fantastic Trip Advisor comments on The Beatles Abbey Road crossing

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Phil Lucas  spots comment on The Beatles Abbey Road crossing:

Although iconic, the Abbey Road zebra crossing has always been

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Posted: 10th, March 2015 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Indie band Ex Cops open letter to McDonald’s who asked them to play for burgers during SXSW

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Happy day for Amalie Bruun and Brian Harding. The pop duo known as Ex Cops a re invited to play at the Austin, Texas, SXSW. It would be just great. Think of the exposure. Think of the fans. Don’t

Posted: 7th, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Music, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fantastic! Ray Charles tries to get arrhythmic and tone-deaf English kids to sing ‘Hit the Road Jack’ in 1964

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Fantastic! Ray Charles tries to get arrhythmic and tone-deaf English kids to sing ‘Hit the Road Jack’ , 1964.

It’s from the film Ballad in Blue . Yeah. These were the better kids (when they hit the high

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Posted: 19th, January 2015 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Clash Revisited: Watch Julien Temple’s film on the punk ‘revolution’

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Julien Temple’s latest raking of the coals of the punk ‘revolution’ looks at The Clash a band often regarded with disdain and suspicion by the courtiers of the Sex Pistols (and indeed by the Pistols themselves).

The film

Posted: 9th, January 2015 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jah Wobble: when kids from pokey council flats all over London made music

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Jah Wobble  is talking to the Guardian . Wobble was John Wardle until a drunken Sid Vicious slurred it:

When my mate John Lydon told me he was joining a band called the Sex Pistols, he might as well

Posted: 8th, January 2015 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Music fan tongues radio DJ’s bumhole to win concert tickets live on air

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To Chile, where DJ Paul Hip (“I’m crackers, me”) is giving away tickets to the EDM Mysteryland Festival. the contest is simple: what would you do to get the tickets?

The winner is the woman who offers to stick

Posted: 22nd, December 2014 | In: Music, NSFW, TV & Radio | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Terry Hall of The Specials Handles A Man In The Crowd Throwing A Can

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I once watched The Alarm get pelted with bottles, cans and at least three big ceremaic cider jugs. They played on. Terry Hall, of The Specials, isn’t going to take it. When a face

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Posted: 25th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Life After Manchester United And Coventry City: Dion Dublin’s Christmas Album

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This Christmas why not sit back and liten to the sounds of former Coverntry City, Aston Villa, Norwich City and Manchester United

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Posted: 24th, November 2014 | In: Music, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Worst DJ Event Ever! A My Little Pony Disco Inferno

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EVER been to a disco that made you feel awkward, terrible and upset

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Posted: 19th, November 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Big Bank Hank Was ‘Six Foot One And Tons of Fun’ (August 5, 1957 – November 11, 2014)

BIG Bank Hank, US rapper and Sugarhill Gang founder member, has died. He was 57.

 

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Born Henry Jackson, BBH only became a rapper as he couldn’t find a job connected

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Posted: 11th, November 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0