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Tuesday 5th August

August 5, 2009

Tired and run down by the endless drudgery of a tedious dayjob tonight. So much so that I really didn’t feel I had the energy to do much else...

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Monday 3rd July

August 4, 2009

Its never easy for me to be negative about a CD that has been sent to me for free by someone I don’t know. I actually don’t have a...

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Sunday 2nd August

August 3, 2009

Tonight I went to Oxford for a meal (Mongolian) with Julie, and so my listening in the car was mainly Spandau Ballet and A-ha, but this afternoon, once I...

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Saturday 1st August

August 1, 2009

Just recently I’ve drunk some terrible wine. The bottle of awful Chilean chardonnay I bought really cheap yesterday went down the sink this evening after the first mouthful of...

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Friday 31st July

July 31, 2009

Even more tired than usual tonight. I worked for a long time today from very early this morning, and when I got home a little while back this evening...

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Thursday 30th July

July 30, 2009

It hasn’t stopped raining here for days. Well, actually it did for a bit today, but only long enough to summon the strength for a huge hailstorm. Ah well,...

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Tuesday 28th July

July 28, 2009

Today wasn’t much fun, a depressing, exhausting experience from start to finish. If anyone has this weekend’s winning lottery numbers could you let me know them, so I can...

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Monday 27th July

July 27, 2009

I’m working an earlier shift this week, which sees me get home at a more sensible hour, so perhaps I will get some of my outstanding jobs sorted at...

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Sunday 26th July

July 26, 2009

Well the pub quiz went better than I thought it would, fun was had by all and a decent amount of money raised for a local handicapped children’s charity....

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Friday 24th July

July 24, 2009

I’ve never been the biggest fan of the sound of an analogue synthesiser. Just recently I have heard a few examples of their use (and software reproductions of them)...

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Thursday 23rd July

July 24, 2009

So tonight to the second disc from the Au Clair de la Lune compilation on the Infrequency label. There are only three tracks on this disc, one each from...

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Wednesday 22nd July

July 23, 2009

Late home again tonight, been a pig of a week so far but I am off work tomorrow so hopefully it will get better from here. Tonight I listened...

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Tuesday 21st July

July 22, 2009

Very late home tonight, and would rather fall straight into bed, but seeing as I promised to write more tonight here we go… This morning before heading off to...

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Sunday 19th July

July 19, 2009

Today was a nice, relaxing day. It began with a cooked breakfast this morning at a country farmhouse followed by a nice time feeding bread to baby moorhens until...

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Saturday 18th July

July 18, 2009

An early post today because I am going away with Julie tonight for a bit of a break that won’t involve music. Of course it won’t be a very...

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Friday 17th July

July 17, 2009

So you get home after a long hard week at work, soaking wet because you got caught in a thunderstorm, run a hot bath, pour a pot of tea,...

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Thursday 16th July

July 17, 2009

It took me all day to listen properly to Decentred again. I did as I said I would last night and put it on to listen to in bed,...

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Tuesday 14th July

July 14, 2009

OK I won’t start tonight’s post with a moan about anything. The problem is, if I don’t do that then I don’t know how to start a post otherwise....

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Monday 13th July

July 14, 2009

So today I am just about fully recovered from the cold, but I am back to being tired after an eleven hour shift at work. Yes dear reader, given...

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Saturday 11th July

July 11, 2009

Still feel like hell. I’m actually very slightly worried about the possibility of swine flu now. I always shift a cold within 48 hours. This has lasted longer and...

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Friday 10th July

July 11, 2009

I usually shift colds really quickly. I get them bad but they don’t last long. This one is still here and it is still really getting me down. I...

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Thursday 9th July

July 10, 2009

Getting through today was not easy. I worked for ten hours with this flippin’ cold, sneezing every two minutes, head throbbing all day and nose lit up like a...

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Wednesday July 8th

July 8, 2009

Not feeling great today, but a day off of work has meant I am relaxed enough to get a few things done here and listen to some music as...

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Monday 6th July

July 7, 2009

Well already I feel like I need a holiday. A long, tough old day today picking things up at work after being away a week, but I gritted my...

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Sunday 5th July

July 5, 2009

I spent most of today working hard on Cathnor stuff, with ongoing work on sleeve designs taking up most of the time. It has been a productive day, a...

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Saturday 4th July

July 4, 2009

A break from improvisation today after a bit of an overload recently, I had a lovely day today, walking in the country and sitting in the garden with a...

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Wednesday 1st July

July 1, 2009

Ridiculously hot today, too hoot really to focus on half of what I intended to do, so I spent the majority of the day sat under a tree in...

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Thursday 25th June

June 26, 2009

Mortality and how it effects musicians was very much on my mind today after I spent quite a lot of time with some of Derek Bailey’s last recorded music...

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Wednesday 24th June

June 25, 2009

Another tedious, demoralising day, but I am home now and not at work tomorrow so the really ghastly Spanish wine I have here tonight tastes slightly sweeter for that...

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Monday 22nd June

June 23, 2009

For the vast majority of readers here that are not from South Yorkshire, Midhopestones is pronounced Mid-urp-sterns (or something equally indecipherable 😉 ) It is a village near Sheffield...

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Wednesday 17th June

June 18, 2009

As I mentioned at some point over the last few days, there is suddenly another influx of potentially great CDs here that have all landed on me in a...

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Wednesday 10th June

June 11, 2009

Well its nearly 2AM and I am only just starting tonight’s entry. Another late evening at work means another late night. Its quite ironic but when I cleared down...

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Tuesday 9th June

June 10, 2009

I won’t bore you with another story of my tough day tonight. You know how it goes by now… Just tomorrow to get through and then I have four...

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Sunday 7th June

June 8, 2009

A productive day today for the first day in ages. Nice to finally get a few hours to call my own. As well as catching up on most of...

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Thursday 4th June

June 4, 2009

So some notes this evening on another Creative Sources release, this one recorded all the way back in 2003 and released not that long after, but it is a...

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Sunday 31st May

May 31, 2009

So the first two Creative Sources releases then. The first here is titled Abstract Mechanics and is credited to João Lucas, who is the composer here and one half of...

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Saturday 30th May

May 30, 2009

Another long day at work, tired with barely a moment to myself. But then you knew that already, shut up and move on to the music Richard. Well only...

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Friday 29th May

May 30, 2009

Another hectic day without a moment to call my own. I need a holiday. Anyway following last night’s promise to listen to at least one album a day properly...

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Thursday 28th May

May 28, 2009

Such a frustrating day today.I go tnothing that I intended to get done sorted, and so will now have to be up really early in the morning to catch...

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Tuesday 26th May

May 27, 2009

First of all a heads-up on a blog designed to document the meetings of three of London’s most currently vibrant musicians. Flat grey marked suspended pole holds tree is...