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A_Northern_Soul wrote:A sheath for my frankly terrifying new kitchen knife.


Read 'A sheath...' and thought you'd gone Accidental-Partridge on us.
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Some Vinyl;

Pink Floyd- The Wall
Zero 7 - Simple Things
A Tribe Called Quest - Midnight Marauders
Talk Talk - Laughing Stock
The Album Leaf - In A Safe Place

I've been buying vinyl for a bit over a year now, it's an expensive hobby but i love it, nearing 80 records now. I need more!
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portiss wrote:Some Vinyl;

I've been buying vinyl for a bit over a year now, it's an expensive hobby but i love it, nearing 80 records now. I need more!


I dread to think what I've spent on records and hi-fi equipment over the years. Discogs tells me the average value of my collection is £45,000 and that's not with everything catalogued. Hobbies are financial black holes.

Still, all good fun and music has never sounded better... which in itself a nightmare as you hear things elsewhere and sometimes cannot stand how shit it sounds.

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A_Northern_Soul wrote:A sheath for my frankly terrifying new kitchen knife.


Read 'A sheath...' and thought you'd gone Accidental-Partridge on us.



Ha ha! One is to protect against injury and accident from a dangerous weapon, and the other...

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Touché sir. Bravo.
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jcnporter wrote:Some light reading for over the winter -

Post Capitalist Desire - Mark Fisher, The Final Lectures
Cruel Britannia - A Secret History of Torture by Ian Cobain
The History Thieves - Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation by Ian Cobain
Culture and Society by Raymond Williams
Utopia or Oblivion : The Prospects for Humanity by R. Buckminster Fuller
Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth by R. Buckminster Fuller
GB84 by David Peace

Mark Fisher was a great writer. I just picked up Capitalist Realism the other day and damn if it doesn't resonate with me.

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jcnporter wrote:Some light reading for over the winter -

Post Capitalist Desire - Mark Fisher, The Final Lectures
Cruel Britannia - A Secret History of Torture by Ian Cobain
The History Thieves - Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation by Ian Cobain
Culture and Society by Raymond Williams
Utopia or Oblivion : The Prospects for Humanity by R. Buckminster Fuller
Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth by R. Buckminster Fuller
GB84 by David Peace

Mark Fisher was a great writer. I just picked up Capitalist Realism the other day and damn if it doesn't resonate with me.


Capitalist Realism just perfectly articulated stuff I was thinking about around that time. Ghosts of my Life did as well, it's really worth checking out.
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I just bought Jon Hopkins' Immunity, and I'm waiting on a discogs order for Burial's Rival Dealer. In fact, it's taking an awful long time to arrive, but the seller has 100% rating, so I'm still hopeful...

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Because who wouldn't want to play around with an old school 70s-style BigMuff Pi of an evening? ;-)
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^ nice!

I got one a few years back. Mine's a little different; bulky silver fucker, not sure what the difference is. Lovely sound on it though!

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Sounds like you have either an original or Ram's Head? Both are meant to be lovely. This one here is the tone wicker version. The wicker adds a bit more top end if you want it while bypassing the Tone control gives you proper lo-fi muff goodness. Just took mine for a spin and oh me oh my, it's bliss. Soundgarden tones made effortless. An utter beast. Love it.
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This has been a really interesting read! It also came with these flimsy transparent vinyl records that still sound good 40+ years later.


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This has been a really interesting read! It also came with these flimsy transparent vinyl records that still sound good 40+ years later.


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Wow, that looks fantastic

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Some more 2nd hand vinyl on discogs;

Yasume - Where We're From The Birds Sing A Pretty Song
The Gentleman Losers - Make We Here Our Camp of Winter
Hidden Rivers - Where Moss Grows

Really discovering discogs now, it's a pretty fun but expensive hobby haha.
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portiss wrote:Some more 2nd hand vinyl on discogs;

Yasume - Where We're From The Birds Sing A Pretty Song
The Gentleman Losers - Make We Here Our Camp of Winter
Hidden Rivers - Where Moss Grows

Really discovering discogs now, it's a pretty fun but expensive hobby haha.


Oh lord - I just signed up a few weeks ago to look for something* in particular, just idly browsing.... and now I get a notification whenever a copy becomes available and my fingers twitch despite not currently having a record player set up.

(* - the Spiritualized Come Together 12" with this Two Lone Swordsmen remix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84sBbGdo_98 and this dubbed out Death in Vegas remix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuKIl9AzGQc .)

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I bought myself a new book yesterday.

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I recently bought myself a calibration cassette and spare parts for my Technics deck, exciting stuff really, stuff that keeps you awake at night

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[quote="A_Northern_Soul"][quote="portiss"]Some more 2nd hand vinyl on discogs;

Yasume - Where We're From The Birds Sing A Pretty Song
The Gentleman Losers - Make We Here Our Camp of Winter
Hidden Rivers - Where Moss Grows

Really discovering discogs now, it's a pretty fun but expensive hobby haha.[/quote]

Oh lord - I just signed up a few weeks ago to look for something* in particular, just idly browsing.... and now I get a notification whenever a copy becomes available and my fingers twitch despite not currently having a record player set up.

(* - the Spiritualized Come Together 12" with this Two Lone Swordsmen remix [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84sBbGdo_98[/url] and this dubbed out Death in Vegas remix [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuKIl9AzGQc[/url] .)[/quote]

That Death In Vegas remix is not the same as the YouTube link. Their second remix “Dub Together” is a mashup of Prince Jammy v King Tubby & Spiritualized released a few years later on their label Drone. Coincidentally the links posted are from an old YouTube channel of mine ;)

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