From the daily archives:

Friday, March 1, 2013

#633: 2001, Mark Kozalek, What’s Next To The Moon

March 1, 2013

For the final song in our second covers theme week, as with my last pick (Sonic Youth’s version of The Carpenters’ Superstar), I’ve decided to stick with the category of unlikely cover versions. Mark Kozalek is a singer songwriter of gentle indie-miserabilsm, perhaps best known for his time with Red House Painters, a band that […]

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Towards an Allthatsleft Manifesto #1: Economic Policy

March 1, 2013

Ray North indicated in his post about the aftermath of the Eastleigh by-election earlier, that we at Allthatsleft were going to start suggesting some policies that we believe might provide a positive way forward from the sorry place British politics currently finds itself in.   The posts, of which this is the first, have not been […]

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The Day After Eastleigh – Who’s happiest?

March 1, 2013

The short answer to my question is, probably Nigel Farage, he would have liked to win, but he will have enjoyed the fact that his party pushed the Tories into third and had a swing to them from the Lib-Dems of 19%. Also fairly content this morning might be Nick Clegg – indeed Lib-Dem activists […]

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#632: 2004, Nouvelle Vague, This Is Not A Love Song

March 1, 2013

Day six of our covers week. To recap – this all started with our mutual outrage at the One Direction cover/mash-up of One Way or Another and Teenage Kicks, two New Wave classics.  But whilst we thought that this was nothing short of sacrilege, that does not mean that any cover of punk/New Wave/post-punk music is […]

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