Tag Archives: Humour (hopefully)

COVID-20 — THE SEQUEL

Following the runaway success of COVID-19 — The Album, Viral Records presents a new collection to spin away your blues. Enjoy! * COVID-20 — THE SEQUEL   SIDE ONE Get closer     —    Linda Ronstadt  (1982) Hold me tight     —     Beatles  (1963) Source of infection     —     […]

COVID-19 — THE ALBUM

All proceeds from sales of this album go towards Public Health   SIDE ONE Iron Maiden ……………… Virus Richard Thompson …… Keep Your Distance The Police ………………… Don’t Stand So Close To Me The Tubes…………………. Don’t Touch Me There Nirvana ……………………. Stay Away Warren Zevon …………. Splendid Isolation   SIDE TWO Vienna Teng …………….. I Don’t Feel So Well Wishbone Ash …………. Doctor […]

TOWARDS THE LIGHT

So it has been a little over two weeks now, and I can report that progress has been made. The combination of pharmaceuticals, cognitive behavioural therapy and aversive therapy seems to be doing the trick. I’m feeling much lighter. Thanks to the nightly medication, I’ve stopped dreaming about record shops and actually had a conversation […]

TOP TEN EXCUSES FOR BUYING RECORDS

The review I read was really positive 1 The price was a lot less than Discogs 2 It’s my birthday 3 I’ve never seen it ‘in the wild’ before 4 The cover art is nice 5 It fills a gap in the collection 6 It will be my birthday in 10 days / weeks / […]

LOVERS IN TOKYO — CURIOSITY CORNER #1

This occasional series* will present something a little unusual from the Vinyl Connection collection We’ll open proceedings with this album of middle of the road smoothness from the catalogue of the Australian World Record Club. Regular readers will know that WRC cover art is something of a passion round these parts and there you have the entire […]

FILE NOTES

If you have an awful lot of music, the question inevitably arises, ‘How should I file it?’ The debate has been raging forever, or at least since Thomas Edison kicked off music collecting. In fact these pages have recently seen some lively Commentary. That’s file as in ‘put a physical object somewhere where you stand a better-than-even chance […]

ANTISOCIAL IN THE INNER SANCTUM

Music Room full yet? Almost [smile] Can I check it out? Er… Sure [Are you lint free? Dandruff free? Dusted? Scrubbed? Fully prepped?]  New shelves! Neat. All the better to file you in, my dears. Alphabetical order, of course. [covert sigh] A, top left. Z round there, low. No system, no find it. Compilations? You, […]

WINNER TAKES IT ALL

Tomorrow I’m playing a third match in the Watsonia Tennis Club Championships. Lots of members enter multiple events; Open Singles and Doubles, A Grade Men’s, Parent and Child Doubles, Mixed. Given my level of fitness, I decided to enter just one event, especially as the boy was decidedly cool on the idea of playing competition tennis […]