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35 Years in 426 Minutes* – Killing Joke: The Singles Collection

*Refers to the Super Deluxe Box Set The first time I was made aware of Killing Joke would have been around 1979, the year they released their first album. It was the summer holidays and the family were on holiday down in Cornwall as was the pattern of all summer holidays of my youth. There […]

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Killing Joke : The Singles Collection 1979 – 2012 Super Deluxe Boxset

I must admit I am a bit of a sucker for limited editions of things, those two words giving a sometimes illusory feeling of exclusivity and rarity value. Except nowadays, where even the most successful of bands sell hundreds maybe thousands instead of hundreds of thousands of albums the super groups of the past could […]

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The Advent Calendar of Tunes – Door No. 14

Today’s tune comes from 1986 and is not christmassy in any way, its just a great tune that has the word winter in the title! Killing Joke with “Wintergardens” from the album Brighter Than A Thousand Suns [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBHWgiHCGpw]

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The IPTOS Fifty Favourite Albums of 2012 – Part 1 (50 – 31)

So, here we are again. The time of the year when the internet is awash with best of lists, retrospectives of the year gone by etc. but I’m sure you’ve all been waiting, breath suitably baited, for the I Prefer Their Old Stuff favourite fifty! As last year I will not be ranking the first […]

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20 Best of 2012 – So Far

I’ve decided instead of doing the usual June highlight post this month (that I should have done last week!), that as we’re halfway through the year of twennytwelve I’d do a post detailing twenty of my favourite albums released so far this year. Looking at the list of albums I’ve listened to this year (got […]

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March Highlights

March has been a pretty rotten month for me personally but fortunately the clutch of releases that I have heard these past few weeks have really helped lift me up as there have been some beauties, again! As always Spotify links in the album title. Hawk Eyes – Ideas (Fierce Panda) First up is an album […]

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Random Pleasures No. 5

Back after a week of having no internet, no 3G and no mobile signal for 95% of the time, it was like stepping back in time ten years! I had plans of writing a couple of posts/reviews offline while I was away but that didn’t pan out, holidays being what they are, best laid plans […]

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