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Tag: Lambchop

The Hustle

Lambchop are reassuring. They have always been there. I remember reading about them in Melody Maker, way back in my school days, wondering about all those people in the photo, crammed in that room. I remember watching them live many years later, with my wife. They have always been there. And I hope they always will. Read the rest of this entry »

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Welcome to the working week


Elvis Costello wrote and recorded his first album while also working as a computer operator for the Elizabeth Arden factory, only resigning when his record company agreed to match his salary. Lambchop’s Kurt Wagner continued his day job of laying floors even once they became successful. The story went that the group sat down on stage as they would generally all be worn out from their day jobs. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s the same old song…

War on Drugs at the Electric Ballroom

Last week we saw Lambchop at the Barbican. Halfway through the set Kurt Wagner had an epiphany, “I just realised something  – this song sounds just like all the other songs.” He was probably on to something, but on that night’s evidence it is not necessarily a bad thing. Read the rest of this entry »

Gone Tomorrow

I love Lambchop and I love pro wrestling. Put the two together and I’m a very happy bunny. The new Lambchop album is wonderful. I’m thinking it might be one of their best, if not their best, but will perhaps calm myself down a little before writing on it. Plus, I have tickets to see them in a few weeks, so it seems to make sense to write something after that. I’m sure I have an awesome pro wrestling post lurking somewhere in my sub-conscious too. But more than likely I’ll just make these promises of awesome post-age only to fail miserably at delivering them. You know the routine. Anyway, enjoy the video. I am Mr Curator rather than Mr Writer today.

Tomorrow’s Hits Today!

Man playing around with some crazy old record player

I thought I’d offer something of a musical interlude, to break up all my pretentious waffling. So, here’s the platters that matter folks – a few tracks from some much-anticipated albums. Well, much-anticipated by me anyway. Read the rest of this entry »