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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 Dancing: Glasgow Diamonds

Amazing stuff. Those cheerleaders dancing in front of a dirty lockup…the open topped bus with Greggs in the background…the sax solo when there’s no sax playing. It’s pretty much exactly what you would expect from a Glaswegian American football team’s … Continue reading

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Dad Dancing: The Monks – Monk Chant

We’re back in black! And what better way to announce our return than with The Monks making a monstrous racket live on German TV in 1966. I recently got a vinyl of the album Black Monk Timeon Amazon. The Monks … Continue reading

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Dad Dancing: Inspector Morse Rave

A long time ago people on TV didn’t know what a rave was. Here Inspector Morse and Lewis find themselves at one. ‘It’s like some sort of an orgy!’ says Morse. Lewis wears a tartan cap to blend in. It … Continue reading

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Dad Dancing: Sharevari on The Scene

The earliest yet example of dad dancing, from 1982. This clip has some outstanding moves from Detroit pre-techno dads. Stuff I could only really achieve in my head. I’d think I was tearing it up but when someone played me … Continue reading

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Dad Dancing: Hawkwind

Dancing to Hawkwind can be especially embarrassing. It’s the kind of dad dancing you might do at 5am with headphones turned up very loud after everyone has gone to bed. For a lot of techno dads that’s the only kind … Continue reading

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Dad Dancing: Mulligan and Ohare’s Tittybiscuits

This is a cack masterpiece from the famous man-boobed folk duo, but it’s the instrumental version of Brimful of Asha by Cornershop that really does the damage. Wevie Stonder based their entire act on this one sketch. Probably. SIDCUP!

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