From the daily archives:

Saturday, November 5, 2011

#323: 2007, Jeffrey Lewis, Banned From The Roxy

November 5, 2011

We appear to have stumbled into our 7th themed week on Songs To Learn and Sing: Covers Week.   Ray North posted The Wedding Present‘s cover of The Close Lobsters Let’s Make Some Plans  from their one single a month project back in 1992, each of which was, as he said, backed by a cover […]

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Labour and the Tobin Tax

November 5, 2011

In his Financial Times interview earlier in the week, the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams endorsed the idea of a financial transactions tax.    At the G20 summit Wolfgang Schauble, the German Finance Minister and Nicolas Sarkozy both underlined the determination of the Eurozone to go ahead with a Tobin tax whether or not the rest […]

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#322: 2004, Nouvelle Vague, Too Drunk To Fuck

November 5, 2011

Has a Dead Kennedys cover ever sounded this sexy?  Probably not…

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Steep Hill For Labour To Climb in Cumbria

November 5, 2011

Regular readers will recall that I have written two posts previously on the Boundary Commission proposals: one on London and another on Northern Ireland. This is the first instalment of the third of the series, covering the North West. I’ve broken it down into the five sub-regions used by the Boundary Commission (Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater […]

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