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Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by Blagsta, Mar 17, 2014.

  1. rutabowa

    rutabowa YUPPIES OUT

    Can't we just be happy one of the few good bands did good? NO of course not ha that's why I like that "just like we do" song.
  2. killer b

    killer b Ennui Rollins

    I am happy for them! I just thought it was a bit graceless is all. Which it it.
  3. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    A trip to Spa is like a trip to Mars :D
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  4. Voley

    Voley The Prebendary Of Wetwang

    He sounds a bit like John Lydon on 'I Feel So Wrong' off the new one. Suits him I think.
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  5. cantsin

    cantsin Well-Known Member

    not by a loooong stretch
  6. killer b

    killer b Ennui Rollins

    Did they not sell much then? I guess the one-album-a-year-man market isn't as big as they'd hoped then. Sad,
  7. DaveCinzano


    Superb :D
  8. neonwilderness

    neonwilderness What would Badgers do?

    They must have all bought Key Markets instead :D
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  9. DaveCinzano


    A fine example of the online rhetorical question
  10. cantsin

    cantsin Well-Known Member

    actually Prodge did pretty decent (over 100k) , doubt Left. recouped on 30K tho ....'money farms' few and far between nowadays, obvs
  11. killer b

    killer b Ennui Rollins

    Hopefully their tour in May should attract enough of the one-E-a-year crowd to turn a profit.
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  12. rutabowa

    rutabowa YUPPIES OUT

    Sleaziest mods have way less overheads and people to pay than the prodigy! Canny.
  13. Doctor Carrot

    Doctor Carrot Bear Grylls grills bare bears

    I'm loving the new album. I like how each album they just tweek their sound ever so slightly so it keeps the same formula but it's subtly different. Drayton Manored is my favourite song on it, whenever I hear that buzzer in a shop I sing 'A trip to spa is like a trip to Mars' to myself :D. It's the subtleties of every day life he puts across that really stand out to me, like the way he says 'look at you' on BHS and then does that sound after it, it's the same way you generally take the piss out ya mates at work or whatever. I think they'll be judged by history as extremely relevant to these times, they're judged as that now by people who relate to it I think.
  14. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    Now available in lego ;)

  15. DJWrongspeed

    DJWrongspeed radio eros

    Saw this last night. It's too long but well worth catching. The live performances are captured brilliantly and only helps to show how despite their minimal setup it looks like a great gig with Jason's performance a small miracle. Steve their manager is also given alot of time as he's seen as the 3rd member, helping them to finally achieve fame.

    Bunch of Kunst
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  16. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    I guess I shall use the BBC webshite to watch them at 9pm on the Park Stage tonight :)
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  17. Mattym

    Mattym Well-Known Member

    the excitement is growing.
  18. spitfire

    spitfire scouting party

    So I need some Sleaford Mods in my life, which album is best or should I just cherry pick some tracks?
  19. Dr. Furface

    Dr. Furface One small step for man

    I reckon Divide and Exit is their best so far, but they're all pretty decent, including the new one English Tapas

    eta: Post-Brexit, Divide and Exit now seems like a really prescient title
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2017
  20. Poi E

    Poi E Pessimism: a valuable protection against quackery.

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  21. Doctor Carrot

    Doctor Carrot Bear Grylls grills bare bears

    I second divide and exit as the place to start. The song 'You're Brave' is one of my favourite, probably my favourite actually, of theirs and it always gets overlooked. 'Middlemen' is another one and of course 'tweet, tweet, tweet.'

    E2a: they're all songs on the divide and exit album.
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  22. neonwilderness

    neonwilderness What would Badgers do?

    All of them :thumbs:

    Divide and Exit is probably a good starting point as mentioned. I'd recommend watching some of their live stuff too, the albums are a bit restrained in comparison :D

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  23. spitfire

    spitfire scouting party

    Thanks guys, just seen this on teh faceache

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  24. rutabowa

    rutabowa YUPPIES OUT

    imo the Jobseeker single is the best way in, it is such a tune. I mean all their records are consistently good but I doubt they will ever beat this just musically, and for the shock of hearing it for the first time when it came out

    (i facebook messaged the band site soon as i heard it for the first time and jason sent me one of the last band copies of the 7" so i instantly knew they were good guys too)
  25. Casual Observer

    Casual Observer Well-Known Member

    Someone has kindly posted the long out of print, pre-Andrew Fearn albums on YouTube in the last couple of months. Worth a listen if you can't get enough.

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  26. craigxcraig

    craigxcraig Prefers 'cxc'

    Loving this earlier stuff, do bloody dark - reckon I prefer this to the newer music.

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