deadhead words... 25 ways to a john peel christmas 251218

deadhead words... 25 ways to a john peel christmas 251218

‘… whilst this is a self-indulgence for me, i hope you can hear up there because if it were not for you i most definitely would not be here writing into this black-hole creative void. salutations mr peel, this random selection is a miniscule attempt at a thank-you…’

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deadhead words... scanner 301118

deadhead words... scanner 301118

‘… cyclical patterns rise, fall and breathe. droning the arrivals, usage and departures of multiple tonnage of said liquid gold, skilfully guided to perform this elixir transformation into being. ironically (well i find it so), the vague, almost subliminal monosyllabic sound of the dripping concrete adds a textural form, like the random surface noise of a vinyl record to this compact disc’s sonic stability.

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deadhead words... portion control 281118

deadhead words... portion control 281118

‘… portion control were true innovators in so many electronic fields, acknowledged as inspiration to the likes of fla and skinny puppy. to me they were gods, if ever such things existed. no-one could ever match them. in reality they were just three, friendly, ordinary blokes with a love of abc…’

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deadhead words... a mote of dust 271118

deadhead words... a mote of dust 271118

‘… measured narratives of existence, life’s rights/wrongs and occasional (restrained) lone rage are all entwined within craig’s own strength of graceful acoustic and/or electric strings and graeme smillie’s softly sighing keys. melancholic. joyous... a collection of all the above unseen and abandoned rudimentary descriptives…’

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for all and none is... 241118

for all and none is... 241118

‘… so, here i am, released from arms and paws, snores and not-quite snores, grasping for the paragraphs submitted to either a pre-occupied, or ‘leave-me-alone i am actually trying to sleep’ memory. there were brief monologues on the exceptional debut album from the duke spirit’s leila moss… ‘

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deadhead words... chris connelly and michael begg 221118

deadhead words... chris connelly and michael begg 221118

‘… this scottish prose set against the sound of being amongst. sounds surrounding. the chatter. the breath of people and place. spoken words in lines, chapters of days spent. months, years, over time. over ocean and returning. playful text, dancing boldly with softly touched piano strings…’

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deadhead words... the unwinding hours 161118 [180413]

deadhead words... the unwinding hours 161118 [180413]

‘… just picture yourself; wrapped to the nines, woolly hatted, headphones under. simply standing still gazing over a snow covered glasgow (as on the twilight cover photograph) listening to these stunning songs, softly mouthing along with craig’s voice. after 23 minutes you’ll be silent, warmed and ready to press repeat…’

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for all and none is... 161118

for all and none is... 161118

‘… i don’t care how anyone voted two years ago just before a pig-fucking, berkshire cunt turned his white-feather back leaving the rest of us to a small circle of blindfolded lunatics driving this air-bagless car crash, everyone, yes everyone, must surely see the light…’

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