My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-8-30) →
The Smiths (33) The Great Park (28) Fee Reega (21) Phosphorescent (21) Bob Dylan (17) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
It seems that Woodland Recordings will release two new cds this Friday for fuck’s sake.
Much making of booklets and mixing of music going down.
Saturday night on my own watching ‘The Holy Mountain’. Erm…
Last night's show to download for free now
The recording of yesterday’s show in Gelegenheiten here in Berlin is now available from the website. 28/08/09 GELEGENHEITEN, BERLIN, GERMANY. MIXING DESK / MICROPHONE RECORDING BY WOODLAND RECORDINGS 01. SUIT OF STONES (4.15) / 02. THE ROYAL CANAL (4.02) / 03. AUTUMN WOLF (3.01) / 04. I DO WRONG (5.05) / 05. AND I DON’T KNOW WHY (2.50) / 06. WE COULD HAVE, WE SHOULD HAVE, WE...
Heading out to play at the wonderful Gelegenheiten tonight. Yes please and thanks.
THE GREAT PARK / THE WIFE / LYRICS / DIG A HOLE...
I DIDN’T COUNT THE GAPS BETWEEN THE BREATHS SHE TOOK AFTER THE FALL CAUSE I THOUGHT MY MIND WOULD STAY CLEAR I THOUGHT MY HANDS RELIABLE NOW WHERE WILL WE HIDE THE KIDS AND WHERE WILL WE GET THE GUNS CAUSE NO MATTER THAT SHE’S GONE DIG A HOLE FOR EVERYONE I CAUGHT THE BLAST YOU TOOK IT HOME AND NOW IT’S WAITING THERE FOR ME AND I KNOW IT SITS I KNOW IT PLANS TO BLOW A HOLE...
Woodpecker Wooliams ‘The Lamentable Love Of...
The Fox and the Bramble
We have visitors at the moment, Lucy and Nelson from The Fox and the Bramble are in Berlin for a couple of shows and are staying with us. Last night they played at Arcanoa in Kreuzberg to about a dozen people and, whilst it was a lovely show, really a lot more people should see them whilst they’re here. They made a great little noise last night - ukuleles, toy pianos, drums, shouting - all...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-8-23) →
Muddy Waters (82) Cat Power (42) Howlin’ Wolf (25) The Great Park (21) Sam Cooke (19) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Rostock by the sea. Massive room - anyone coming?
http://twitpic.com/f43ju - I play here tonight.
Hmm, is it still Ramadan?
anyone for ice cream?
sunshine morning, business all day, playing tonight in schilling bar, neukölln, berlin - do come
bike ride to neukölln abandoned due to adverse weather conditions.
Dieter is coming to our party to play some songs - amazing news.
Who painted the bathroom floor and do you think it looks better like that?
Anyone for a swim?
Mixing the recording of the Birdengine gig here in Berlin this morning. Window open, sun out, here comes the magic dog-shit-sucker-upper…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-8-16) →
Johnny Cash (23) Bob Dylan (23) Hank Williams (22) Robert Johnson (20) Spiritualized (16) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
THE GREAT PARK / THE WIFE / LYRICS / YOU ARE...
WELL I LEFT MY LIFE WITH THAT WOMAN MY WIFE AND I FELL LIKE A SHELL IN THE ROAD AND A FACT IS A FACT AND WE’LL HAVE NONE OF THAT BUT NOW I CANNOT GO BACK HOME AND I’VE A STONE IN MY MOUTH THE SIZE OF MY THUMB AND A BOTTLE OF INDIAN INK AND I WILL WRITE TO YOU DAILY IN GIDEON’S BOOK HOWEVER YOU ARE BETTER THAN THIS HOWEVER YOU ARE BETTER THAN THIS SO I STUMBLE ALONG AND I COUGH...
Pages and pages of words
Cat Power’s 20 minute Willie Deadwilder - once a week afternoon song
Window open, sunshine streaming, Thirty Pounds Of Bone singing ‘In Search Of Oil’, empty house, tired legs, hateful emails, lovely ones too
Making posters for Fee Reega’s concert in Brighton and Laurence and I’s concert in Leipzig. Good stuff all this.
‘Keep a movin’ Dan, don’t you...
30 minutes walking home alone from Alex in the rain for this?
THE GREAT PARK / THE WIFE / LYRICS / THE ROYAL...
I WENT DOWN TO THE ROYAL CANAL INTENDING TO THROW IN MY TOWEL WITH A BOTTLE AND A BUCKET OF STONES I SAT THERE AND DRANK THERE ALONE THINGS HAD GOT QUITE BAD ENOUGH IT SEEMED THERE WAS NOTHING MORE TO BE DONE I’D LEFT MY BEST WITH THE REST AND I GAVE UP MY GHOST TO THE DEAD SO I CLUNG TO THE BUCKET BUT YET THAT BOTTLE WAS A BUOYANT FRIEND AND A RIVER ONLY KNOWS DOWN SO THAT’S THE ONLY...
Playing in Another Country bookshop in Kreuzberg this evening from about 8pm - sci-fi books in the cellar.
Ah the fox - slow walking across my path right in front of me an hour ago - it had been a while
kebab breakfast, bad habit. tasty habit.
I Do Wrong
I made this record with Laurence Collyer of The Diamond Family Archive in Brighton at his wonderful flat throughout 2007. It took us about 4 months - ages really - mostly because I had this ridiculously long song that I kept writing verses for and we both got preoccupied with making it as fun as we could at the time. When we finally left it alone we had a 20 minute thing with a preposterous...
cycling back from neukölln this lunchtime in bright sunshine with neon green cricket hanging off the handlebars with me all the way.
i am now following stephen on twitter.– PriyaAyumi
Download 'The Weeping Well' album for free
I’m in the process of uploading albums that have sold out so that people can download them for free. So ‘The Weeping Well’, an album that I made in 2007 with Laurence Collyer of The Diamond Family Archive is now available for free from this link. It’s hosted at Mediafire - I can’t be sure that I have enough space here for everyone to download it so let me know if it...
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My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-8-2) →
Tom Waits (29) Paul Simon (25) Bob Dylan (25) Sufjan Stevens (19) Led Zeppelin (18) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz