The Show: Bailterspace coming home?

I quite like the new Bailterspace album “Strobosphere”. One of my favourite bands of all time. The new album brings back good memories of their Christchurch gigs in the late 1980s and early 1990s, possibly the loudest gigs I’ve ever been to.

Bailterspace have been based in NYC for many years now so I never thought I would get to see them play live ever again. Am very tempted to go see them at Laneway in Auckland but found out yesterday that they will be playing at The Dux here in Christchurch on Saturday 2 Feb!!! That’s what I call a homecoming.

Below is the video for “World We Share” from the latest album “Strobosphere”. Damn fine clanging deep sea fishing trawler rock ‘n’ roll I say.

xox Fraserhead

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The Show: More cowbell is the only prescription for a fever

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The Show: Taking The Mix

Quite a few tracks on today’s show have been extracted from various mixtapes that have been taking our fancy lately, including the Kwesachu set over at The Quietus, Electric Youth’s contribution to the White Light series and The Roots Of South Africa Punk soundtrack courtesy of Exile On Moan Street.

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The Show: Goth-awful

Last Wednesday was World Goth Day, a global Unesco initiative sponsored by The Illuminati and Estee Lauder. The aim of the day is to take the world’s mind off dubstep and also to sell more candles, red wine, and eye liner.

Today we discovered that The Herb Whisperer went through an 8 month Goth phase during 1986. The Goth binge climaxed in the form of a Sisters of Mercy gig and shortly after The Herb Whisperer lost interest hence avoiding Gothageddon. But he still has a place in his heart for The Rose Of Avalanche, especially the classic “L.A. Rain”…

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The show: No Phil Collins required

Phil Collins is angry with us.
Phil Collins is angry with us. Very angry.
Image courtesy of http://www.baldingcelebrities.com

After last week’s debacle there will be no Phil Collins played on the show today. Or ever again.

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