Category Archives: Dad Heroes

Snub TV – KLF

You really don’t get music TV shows like this any more – you know, where a non-ironic journalist asks intelligent questions of someone interesting. I guess the closest thing would be the occasional Culture Show music item. Here’s the KLF … Continue reading

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Dad Noise: The Hoover

The first thing to say about the hoover noise is it sounds nothing like a hoover. It was a preset called ‘WHAT THE…’ on an adequate but otherwise unremarkable synth, the Roland Alpha Juno 2 (EDIT: also on the Alpha … Continue reading

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Armando Iannucci – Home For Middle Aged Men

Long before Armando Iannucci did The Thick Of It, he had a very good sketch show on Channel 4 which almost nobody noticed. It was probably just too downbeat, clever and odd for most people. It’s all on Youtube though. … Continue reading

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My Bloody Valentine – Soon (Weatherall Remix)

Last Friday’s Screamadelica-inspired 1991 nostalgiathon on BBC Four had me reaching for some old indie disco favourites. Mr Andrew Weatherall’s contributions to the doc were possibly my favourite bits. Back in 1990 when this was released, he was obviously on … Continue reading

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Dad Chat: Wevie Stonder

I’ve been a fan of Wevie Stonder since the first release Eat Your Own Ears on Skam back in 2000. I still have an A4 insert from that LP up on my wall featuring a chihuahua and a story about … Continue reading

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