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Les Bicyclettes de Belsize

Another seasonal lovely, this one from Les Bicyclettes de Belsize who I must admit sound like some Sarah / fortuna pop indie supergroup tag team….we will be checking these dudes out in greater detail very soon…..for now this slice a … Continue reading

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rob clarke and the wooltones (and the Monos!)

Okay we lied, spotted this, a newly peeled video from Liverpool’s finest beat pop groovers Rob Clarke and the Wooltones to accompany last years Christmas single soiree, something we mentioned with much adoration somewhere here  https://marklosingtoday.wordpress.com/2015/11/08/rob-clarke-and-the-wooltones-4/ – appreciably still sounds … Continue reading

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girl ray

Absolutely loved around these here parts since falling off a Christmas greeting email from their press folk, this is Girl Ray with a free to download, and if I do say so myself, rather funky whippersnappery cover of the Waitresses’ … Continue reading

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the XX

More vintage Christmas visitations, this one being a cover by the XX of Wham’s ‘last Christmas’ here rendered listenable whilst temptingly traced in a glacial heart tugging spectral loveliness…..

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palma violets

Another nugget from a Christmas past, this is the Palma Violets’ ‘last Christmas on Earth’ all tastefully tuned into a sparkly 70’s seasonal vintage which is guaranteed to leave you feeling somewhat a little low  and tearful…..

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smoke fairies

an oldie but goodie, is there a cooler Christmas record, perhaps but right now I can’t lay a hand on one, the snaking reverbs and the hazy enchantment pouring forth from this just does it for us…..oh yea I forgot … Continue reading

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lovebombers II

I don’t really want to split hairs here, but there’s a ragged waywardness oozing through the grooves of this that had us much minded of the much missed well heeled garage gouged grooves that used to fly out of the … Continue reading

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Elvis walks among us…..again….

Rumours continue  afoot that Elvis walks among us, earlier in the year the internit was awash with excitement of ol El being spotted masquerading as a gardener at Graceland’s, now the latest buzz on the twit feed is that he … Continue reading

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evil blizzard

Many thanks to both Phil at 345rpm and evil blizzard for sending over a copy of that aforementioned seriously limited Christmas lathe release, ours an unsleeved / unlabelled promo copy has been swiftly stashed into the pension vault to be … Continue reading

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captain sensible

today’s Christmas cracker then, a release which I’ll be honest I can’t recall ever hearing, this is Captain Sensible with ‘one Christmas Catalogue’ from that oh so golden year 1984 which while I’m here can anyone put me out of … Continue reading

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