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Your Restaurant

Your restaurant – 1.6 Band

The drumming Vince Novara, later of the Crownhate Ruin and Canyon (before they got bad), plays on the 1.6 band songs is among my favourite ever. Though at a skill level stuck forever far below his, it’s still very fun to try and play along with and imitate him. However, it wasn’t until the 1.6 Band reformed a couple of years ago for who knows what reason, and the subsequent camera phone documentation came on to the internet, that i was made to realise that nearly everything i was doing was wrong. I’m not someone who transcribes anything, approximating on an “if it sounds good enough then that’s good enough” level, but here i wasn’t even close. It’s really eye-opening, watching him. For the first time since high school it made me want to improve my drumming – to see what i can do with it. I should probably learn rudiments.

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These are really late…

Sunday, August 5th:
Party (XXO) – Glam

Monday, August 6th:
Sticks to the skin – 1.6 Band

Tuesday, August 7th:
I’m your girl – S.E.S.

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Bullet To The Brain

Bullet to the brain – 1.6 Band

Because i still can’t hold my excitement over last Saturday’s record fair and what i found there and i have to tell someone, let me show you how i seized the 1.6 Band discography in one fell swoop. I found:
7″
Pimpin’ ain’t easy – 1.6 Band
Tongue family style – 1.6 Band
All day long – Shop Assistants
Your future lies smoldering at the feet of the robots – In/Humanity
Failure Face/Ulcer split
All pain no gain – Failure Face
Two for flinching – Kerosene 454
Intro/Down in three – Kerosene 454
Trundle and spring – Pinhead Gunpowder
Brassneck – The Wedding Present
You should always keep in touch with your friends – The Wedding Present
Why are you being so reasonable now? – The Wedding Present
Hit Parades numbers 4, 7, 10, 12 – The Wedding Present
the Sludgeworth EP
She says/Escort crash on Marston Street – Heavenly
Great day – Nitwits
Pacata hibernia – Manrae
The Oath 7″
Milhouse/The Fifty Two x split
the Manumission EP
Fred Nihilist EP
Ex-Ignota/Barcode split
No more we cry – The Hated
Like the days – The Hated
Not without – Spoke
Join our club/People get real – St. Etienne
Xmas 93 – St. Etienne
Heavenly 45 – St. Etienne
Soft like me/Gimp crisis – St. Etienne
the first Behead the Prophet NLSL EP
Fuel/Phleg Camp split
Fuel/Angry Son split
the Bull 7″ – Shotmaker
Take it all – Red Lorry Yellow Lorry
Tonight – The Pooh Sticks
Jough Dawn Baker 7″
Politics/It’s fashion – Girls At Our Best!
Teenie Weenie Boppie – France Gall
Red frame/White light – Orchestral Manouevres in the Dark
I remember Caroline – The Sweetest Ache
Yo hablo Comp
Play at your own risk Comp

8″
Slow children at play – Still Life

10″
the I Spy/Propagandhi split

12″
the 1.6 Band LP
the Navio Forge LP
the Torches to Rome LP
s/t – The Jasmine Minks
s/t – Orchestral Manouevres in the Dark
the Silicon Teens LP
Food for thought – Gray Matter
House burning down – Beefeater
Everysong – The Hated
Can of pork Comp

and No Idea #11.

Averaging $5 and 7″, $10 an 12″. People getting out of hardcore are an excellent source for those of us who won’t wise up and follow them. It was a good day… for buying things.

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