Monthly Archives: June 2011

What the next Radiohead album should sound like

Following his early bedroom experiments, JP Young went on to form indie-electronic pop group The Clampers with Samuel Moore, Geordie McCallum and Geordie’s brother Stuan. The band was part of the febrile music scene in Hamilton in the late 90s … Continue reading

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Dad when he wakes up

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More lost songs from Te Kuiti

Following the first instalment, my brother JP has kindly allowed me to post two more of his early recordings. Like the others, these were produced in his bedroom on Sturgess Terrace, Te Kuiti, using two battered tape recorders. They wear … Continue reading

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Finding the blogging a little tough

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Extracts from my great-grandfather’s diary, 1914; Pt 1

As the clouds of war gathered, Charles Lamond Lind Young’s thoughts turned to the lamentable state of his wardrobe. Monday 3 August Spent the day searching up odd bits of uniform – found a frock coat moth-eaten, one monkey jacket … Continue reading

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I didn’t blog but I did make some bread

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Composed upon Wandsworth Bridge

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