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GotBlueEyes  
#676 Posted : 23 May 2022 06:52:15(UTC)
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If anyone enjoys a daily heardle quiz - there is now a JD/NO specific one

https://joydivision-neworder.glitch.me/
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#677 Posted : 24 May 2022 10:53:31(UTC)
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The original Heardle had LWTUA over the weekend but is was a version I'd not heard before - and I've heard a lot of versions of LWTUA over the years.
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#678 Posted : 26 May 2022 07:00:14(UTC)
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StreamGM is proud to present: The Hacienda's 40th birthday

www.streamgm.co.uk

Live and direct from the The Hacienda apartments on Whitworth Street in Manchester.

Taking over the basement carpark on Saturday May 21st to celebrate The Hacienda turning the big 4-0, are: GRAEME PARK, DJ PAULETTE, JON DASILVA, TOM WAINWRIGHT, HEWAN CLARKE, K-KLASS LIVE & SURPRISE GUESTS ON THE NIGHT - all to raise funds and awareness for two great charities.

The eight hour event is broadcast live, exclusively by StreamGM, and all profits from the event will go to The Legacy of War Foundation and The Christie.

(8:03:46)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3feCgcWROY
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#679 Posted : 09 June 2022 19:32:49(UTC)
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Indie At The BBC programme on BBC2 last Saturday night. Compilation of old clips ( was this an old repeat?)

Temptation from the August 84 BBC Rock Around The Clock bash was shown. Thing is they included Richard Skinner's intro to the programme at the start of the clip and I thought oh they're going to show Age Of Consent from the performance but then jumped straight onto Temptation. They cut it at the false end so omitted Barney's " Oh it's the last time, it fuckin' is!" from the later part of the clip.

Interesting to see the video quality. It did look VHS and it was mentioned in the caption about the original BBC tape no longer existed so they used a VHS recording. You could tell the poorer quality compared to the other clips in the programme.
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#680 Posted : 29 June 2022 05:30:01(UTC)
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True Faith Pettibone remix over end credits of episode 2 of AIDS: The Forgotten Tapes on BBC2.Think only the first episode has been aired but I watched all 3 on iplayer .You kind of forget now what a massive scary thing AIDS was in the 80s.Old footage in the series really takes you back to that time.
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#681 Posted : 30 July 2022 13:41:53(UTC)
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Confusion 1983 Arthur Baker instrumental on 6Music this morning.I think Stuart Maconie meant to play Confusion main mix but played the instrumental by mistake.Or it could have even been Confused Beats, i get hazy on which is which with those 1983 mixes.Sounded cool on the radio though, either way.Part of 6Music's all day 80s rave today.
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#682 Posted : 31 July 2022 12:56:57(UTC)
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Rolling Stone Magazine: 200 greatest dance songs of all time. The fact that they said "songs" rather than tracks probably isn't a good sign. There's a mixture of good and bad in here. And of course some of the good stuff is ranked way below some of the bad stuff. BM is at No 7 No. 18, and a track that was on N.O.'s Back To Mine comp is at No 1. So there's that. [If you don't wanna scroll from No 200 there's a shortcut along the top breaking the list up into segments.]

Also

Was listening to this week's BBC Essential Mix from Vintage Culture. At 1hr,3 mins; Blue Monday. I thought it was Vintage Culture's own edit but it turns out to be the Freemasons mix - which is actually Shazam-able. I don't think I realised that the Freemasons remix was kinda official, but maybe I just didn't care...
If you're outside the UK you can also listen here, though I can't really recommend Vintage Culture's 2-hour mix as a whole.

I've discovered Tom (Peel) Ravenscroft's "Ravers Hour" - Friday nights on 6 Music, thanks to the BBC Sounds app. Now THAT'S an hour of banging tunes in the mix.

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#683 Posted : 31 July 2022 19:57:13(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Debaser Go to Quoted Post
Rolling Stone Magazine: 200 greatest dance songs of all time....BM is at No 7


Umm, it's #18? It should be in the top 10, and NO WAY is Disclosure's Latch a bigger dance anthem than Madonna's Vogue.

Of course we know these lists are always subjective.

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#684 Posted : 01 August 2022 01:41:38(UTC)
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Umm, it's #18?


They moved it, the bastards!

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#685 Posted : 04 August 2022 11:13:05(UTC)
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Paper Girls

Music includes:
AOC - NO
BM - NO

"Work It (Soulwax Remix) - Marie Davidson
"Someone Great" - LCD Soundsystem
"The Cutter" - Echo & The Bunnymen
"Spit on a Stranger" - Pavement
"Golden Years" - David Bowie
and eh, Bon Jovi, Debbie Gibson, Cher...

full list.


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#686 Posted : 06 August 2022 08:57:58(UTC)
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We all know these lists don't really mean much. But it's still satisfying to see New Order and Joy Division mixing it up with the more mainstream artists in the upper reaches.

The 50 best ’80s songs: TimeOut.com
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#687 Posted : 18 August 2022 22:33:57(UTC)
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Steve is the focus of the latest 'Electronically Yours' podcast from Martyn Ware. Presumably available through all major podcast providers (it's on Apple Podcasts, for example).

An hour and 25 minutes long interview with him. Should be good...
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#688 Posted : 19 August 2022 01:59:45(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: perspexorange Go to Quoted Post
Steve is the focus of the latest 'Electronically Yours' podcast from Martyn Ware. Presumably available through all major podcast providers (it's on Apple Podcasts, for example).


Good spot. Hooky did one of these too back in May 2021. You can just press play on Ep104 in this link and scroll back through the others too, if you like.


EDIT: Steve twittered about it:

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#689 Posted : 22 August 2022 13:28:47(UTC)
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Gave the podcast a listen. Pretty good though i got a little lost on some of the tech chat.Stephen is writing another book? Or a novel, not clear. And there's a lot of swearing on podcasts these days isn't there? Is it necessary? Browsed through what other guests Martyn Ware has had on and there''s an episode with Roger Lyons. Might give that a go , wonder if he talks at all about his work on revamping and programming for the live version of Blue Monday back in the early 2000s. Also an episode with Will Sargeant and many more
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#690 Posted : 25 August 2022 12:13:41(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Fotz Go to Quoted Post
Browsed through what other guests Martyn Ware has had on and there''s an episode with Roger Lyons. Might give that a go , wonder if he talks at all about his work on revamping and programming for the live version of Blue Monday back in the early 2000s.


Listened to the Roger Lyons ep. He didn't talk about his work on the live version of BM but did mention about Bernard's autocue failing at the 2005 Hyde Park gig. Moisture had got in the laptops and Bernard spent the whole gig just singing "la la la because he couldn't remember the lyrics" . Eh? I was at that gig and Bernard sang all the lyrics fairly well from what i recall.Deffo that gig because Roger mentioned that they were playing Glastonbury the next day.
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#691 Posted : 10 September 2022 09:43:01(UTC)
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Blue Monday features in yet another film. It's not exactly Wonder Woman...

De Humani Corporis Fabrica

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