Tuesday, November 21, 2006

compilation #5 download problems

apologies for the earlier download problems.
all the links should work now.

here they are again, just in case:

xPQwRtz #5 part 1

xPQwRtz #5 part 2


  • At 10:58 AM, Blogger Eric Freeman said…

    I'm listening to #3 and the PWEI cover of Mighty Lemon Drops came on and made my head explode. You have a fan. I'm all set to explore 1,2,4&5.

    Loved the Tedford piece BTW.

  • At 10:33 PM, Blogger crayola said…

    glad you're enjoying it all.
    it's good to get all this stuff off my chest.

  • At 2:57 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Just thought I'd say I'm enjoying the blog: it's interesting to read someones memories of a period which you lived through yourself (Sinatra's - I'd nearly forgotten it)...

    On an incidental note: my wife was (and still is) a giant fan of Postcard Records, Television Personalities, and so on: her best friend was the singer in The Sea Urchins (She now runs a vintage clothes shop in Waterloo, London: we visited her about 2 weeks ago - she has just been filmed by Bob Stanley from St Etienne for a film about what became known as 'C86'. And Lawrence Felt stayed on her sofa for a bit a month or two ago)...

    And on the metal front: I am one of the 2 founder members of Napalm Death (back in 1981) - I left after recording Side 1 of the 'Scum' album (as I didn't really want to be in a commercial heavy metal band)...As a band in the mid-80's, we were very keen on Swans, Tools You Can Trust, JAMC, Big Flame etc (we'd grown up with a healthy interest in Throbbing Gristle, Cabaret Voltaire, Human League, Bauhaus, Cocteau Twins and so on alongside blistering thrash and noise) in the mid-80's...

    Take care,

    Nic Bullen

  • At 4:00 AM, Blogger crayola said…

    hi nic.
    nice to hear from you.
    would be interested to talk a bit more about all this if you've got the time/inclination.
    i'm here:


    speak soon.

  • At 10:17 PM, Anonymous miguel said…


    i have been stopping by your blog for a while now and i have to say that it has become my fave blog of all. whilst the soundtrack to my teens featured a great many of the bands you speak of on your blog, for reasons relating to geography i never "experienced" the scene - (cape town south africa was hardly c86-central). mind you, you would probably be amazed at some of the bands that got played on national radio in this country back then! i reckon the june brides probably got more national airplay in Sa than they did back home!

    anyway, i would have loved to have been living in your part of the world back then - prepostorous times indeed!

    thanks again!

  • At 10:29 PM, Blogger crayola said…

    thanks for the nice words.

    there must have been some bands happening in SA - not UK-indie types neccessarily - but there must have been some!


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