Monday, 30 September 2013

Andrew Weatherall & Michael Smith: An Alchemy of Circumstance

Joe Stevens To Tell His Clash Tales, October 12th Sonny's Night Club NYC


♪♫ The Clash - English Civil War

Kenneth J. Bindas:  'The Future is Unwritten'- The Clash, Punk and America, 1977-1982 (PDF)

Sunday, 29 September 2013

Saturday, 28 September 2013

No Elvis, Beatles or the Rolling Stones...

Neil Young: Like A Rolling Stone

Oh dear! Conclusive proof that talking about music really can be like dancing about architecture eh?

♪♫ The Clash - Live in Tokyo (1982)

Superstonic Sound - The Rebel Dread: Don Letts Documentary

Documentary film on Don Letts and his family legacy. From Dub to Punk; A journey with the legendary DJ who witnessed Britain´s Culture Clash.
Don Letts is an unsung hero of British music. "Superstonic Sound: The Rebel Dread" is a documentary about the Letts family heritage that mirrors the history of BASS in the UK from Dub, Reggae and Punk to 80s pop, Hip Hop and Dubstep; a musical, cultural and personal connection between past and present

What Joe Strummer learnt from Bo Diddley

♪♫ The Clash - Clampdown/Train In Vain (Live at the Lewisham Odeon 2/80)

Mick Jones, Pennie Smith, Carl Barat & Kris Needs

The Clash Sound System: Garageland - Paradise Style (Reviewed by Kris Needs)

Friday, 27 September 2013

Pill Poppers (BBC)

Will Self VS Michael Gove

(Thanx Tony!)

The last word from Lowell

Lowell George's last radio interview, with Ed O'Connell on WHCN on June 22nd, 1979 before George did his show at the Hard Rock Cafe in West Hartford.
Just seven days later Lowell George was found dead of a heart attack in his hotel after a gig down in in D.C.
(Thanx Stan!)

The Boys (& Girls) Next Door (Melbourne 1977)

Photograph by Peter Milne

Mind The Gap!

Leak shows Coalition’s NBN costings are wrong

Saudis offer Russia secret oil deal if it drops Syria

Jesus says...

Bo Diddley's essential guide to drugs, food, health, money, cows, and women

When A Black Market Goes Legit: The Great American Marijuana Price Crash

Ad Break: Modern Hair Styling


♪♫ Big Hard Excellent Fish - Imperfect List/And The Question Remains

London Underground Map Freely Translated into German

(Click to enlarge)

Kanye Is So Mad at Jimmy Kimmel Right Now

Barbarism VS Civilization (1900)

Now I’ll pause while you recover from the shock of a business lobby group calling for lower company tax rates

Looting the Pension Funds

♪♫ Moby Grape - Omaha/8:05 (Mike Douglas Show 1968)

The Moby Grapes LOL!

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Justin Bieber

Steve Albini: Letter to Nirvana (If a record takes more than a week to make, someone's fucking up)

(Click to enlarge)

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Having spent three years shouting about every new boat arrival, Tony Abbott now says it is this information flow that has been a boon to people smugglers

Lyndon Johnson Breaks Bad

♪♫ CocoRosie - Gravediggress


♪♫ Cian Ciarán - Sewn Up

The Revolution of Modern Art and the Modern Art of Revolution

An Open Project: Recording & Distributing All Situationist International Publications For Free

Is it illegal to turn back boats in international waters to Indonesia?

Tony Abbott asylum boat plan puts co-operation at risk, Indonesia warns

Oh and btw Australia


Shirley Clarke's 'The Connection': Will It Click At Last?

♪♫ The Clash - Live @Le Palace, Paris (27/2/80)

01 - Opening Credits
02 - French Intro
03 - Jimmy Jazz
04 - London Calling
05 - Protex Blue
06 - Train In Vain
07 - Koka Kola
08 - I Fought The Law
09 - Spanish Bombs
10 - Wrong 'Em Boyo
11 - Stay Free
12 - Janie Jones
13 - Comprete Control
14 - Garageland
15 - Tommy Gun
16 - End Credits
(Love the graphics by Bazooka at the beginning!)

♪♫ The Clash - Live @Sussex University Brighton (The White Riot Tour 25/5/77)

Capital Radio
Protex Blue
Remote Control
White Riot
Police & Thieves

Hell W10

Barry (The Baker) Auguste: The Making and Meaning of ‘Hell W10’

♪♫ Regurgitator - I Sucked A Lot Of Cock To Get Where I Am

Live @The Tote, Collingwood (9th June 2012)
James W. Grauerholz: The Great Globe Is Paint In Air 

Sound recordist Chris Watson captures 24 hours in the life of Newcastle Central Station

A dynamic and powerful soundscape of Newcastle-upon-Tyne Central Station using location recordings to tell a story of 24 hours in the life of this station – from the spring solo of a robin at dawn on the street outside to the pounding roar of the heavy goods trains which thunder along the rails past deserted platforms in the darkness of the night.
Watson regularly travels to and from this station and became fascinated by the sounds and acoustics of the building. So when he was granted permission to record inside, he leapt at the chance, visiting at various times during both day and night over several months, to capture the sounds within; from the quiet crackle of the overhead wires on a misty dawn morning to the terrifying roar and clamour of footballs fans and police dogs when Newcastle were playing at home to Sunderland, and the chanting voices and shouts of the fans overwhelmed even the sounds of the trains.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne Central Station was designed by John Dobson and opened by Queen Victoria in 1850.
Presenter/ Chris Watson, Producer/Sarah Blunt for the BBC
Wednesday 9 October

Blood - Meth - Tears

Breaking Bad's final episode is called "FeLiNa"
It's also an anagram for "finale"

Wednesday, 25 September 2013


"Hey, Franky, I'm writing a new song. Is thirty seconds too long for the chorus?"
"I don't know, Dino. You don't go by time, you go by bars."
"That's a dirty lie, Frank. I've never gone by a bar in my life!"
(Hellephant in the comments)

Joe Strummer’s London Calling


The Clash - Audio Ammunition

Rubber Ramones Masks


Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Addicted to Pleasure: Opium

OBEY (2013)

This is a film based on the book "Death of the Liberal Class" by journalist and Pulitzer prize winner, Chris Hedges.
It charts the rise of the Corporate State, and examines the future of obedience in a world of unfettered capitalism, globalisation, staggering inequality and environmental change.
It was made completely of clips found on the web.
Music by Clark (

♪♫ Secret Thirteen Mix 052 – Loscil

0:00 Alleluja for violoncello solo – Giacinto Scelsi (Frances-Marie Uitti)
3:52 Maurice Blackburn – music for Norman McLaren’s “Lines Vertical”
9:31 A Wet Cleaner – V. Gallo
12:19 Krell Shuttle Ride And Power Station – Louis and Bebe Barron
14:46 Mulholland Drive – Angelo Badalamenti
18:56 Spectral Canon for Conlon Nancarrow – James Tenney
22:19 Another Rather Lovely Thing – Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
26:02 Goodbye – Kevin Shields
28:26 Lachrymæ Antiquæ – John Dowland (Kronos Quartet)
31:56 2001 Effects Tape 1 – Daphne Oram
34:23 Atacama – Gustavo Santaolalla
37:51 Campanile – Harold Budd
41:11 In Paradisum Angeli – Trad. Gregorian Chant
44:09 Dry Bones In The Valley (I Saw The Light Come Shining ‘Round And ‘Round) – John Fahey (Gastr del Sol)

'The Wind Farm' by Space Ace (Age 6)

My bedtime story from my wee feller tonight
Thanx kiddo
Yay for CDs! 
Very LOUD CDs!!!
Love Daddy 

Saturday, 21 September 2013

Oh No You Didn't!

Alan Moore: I am not the Northampton Clown but it might be my fault