An investigation into the life and living of Ian Blevins - 1
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Roo Dog’s spring playlist
Some things that have been floating Roo’s boat recently. A bit sultry, a bit smooth, romantic in the anti-modern sense with a pinch of melancholic optimism. May induce drifts down false-memory drains.
One Little Plane - Into The Trees (album)
Burial + Four Tet - Nova
Peter Green - In The Skies (album)
CFCF - Exercises (album)
Drake - Crew Love feat. The Weeknd (Shlomo Remix)
Orbital - Belfast (Live in Australia)
Cold Specks - I Predict A Graceful Expulsion (album) ‘Elephant Head’
oOoOO - Our Love Is Hurting Us (album)
Feist - Black Tongue
The Cinematic Orchestra - The Cinematic Orchestra presents In Motion #1 (album) ‘Regen’ from 7mins
Toro y Moi - June 1999 (album) ‘New Loved Ones’
Pelican - Ataraxia
Festival - Fair & True
Brian Jonestown Massacre - Aufheben (album) ‘Waking Up To Hand Grenades’
Robert Wyatt - Dondestan (album)
Ital - Hive Mind
Nurse With Wound - Soliliquy For Lilith
Spencer & Antfood - Trek
My Bloody Valentine - Loveless
Toro y Moi - June 2009 (album) ‘New Loved Ones’
Flash In The Pan - Walking In The Rain
New Build - Yesterday Was Lived And Lost (album) ‘Schism Of The Mind’
Gang Colours - The Keychain Collection (album)
Gold Panda - Moutain
Errors - Come Down With Me
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Wyatt Atzmon Stephen - For The Ghosts Within
Hype Williams - Hype Williams Meets Shangaan Electro
The Pathology of Having a Right Nice Time
A dilettantish mix from Roo Dog.
My dad saw Bono get kicked in the balls.
My dad met a drunk man in Dublin in the early 80s who claimed he used to play bass with the singer from a new band called U2. He invited my dad to see them play in a local pub.
The band were congregating outside the pub and the drunk tried to strike up conversation with Bono.
Bono told the drunk to “fuck off”.
The drunk kicked Bono in the balls, and ran away.
- Is it better to be a cheerful pessimist than a melancholy optimist?