Edinburgh Man #267

August 24th, 2017

Hey there podcast listeners. Apologies for today’s podcast. I recorded it last night but wasn’t happy with it so needed to do a wee bit of editing. It’s still below par (the music isn’t, just my bits). I’ve been suffering from a load of headaches recently which is dragging me down somewhat. I recorded this show at a time when the painkillers were wearing off so my head was pretty sore and fuzzy. Hence the rather fuzzy and rambling chat. I know what you’re thinking – what was your excuse before?

Anyway, great music from the new Fresh album (love those guys), Plastic Animals (from last years album but I was a bit bummed out missing their gig last week) and a cover of Audrey’s Dance from Twin Peaks (no spoilers).

1. Aggi – “The Pains of Being Stupid at Heart” (Played courtesy of Rizkan Records, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
2. Various Artists – “The Chevrons – Audrey’s Dance” (Played courtesy of Indie Rock Mag, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
3. Fresh – “Fuck My Life” (Played courtesy of Fresh)
4. Soft Pastels – “Couleur” (Played courtesy of Z-Tapes, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
5. Plastic Animals – “Burial Party” (Played courtesy of Song by Toad Records, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
6. The Schoolgirls – “Getting Worse” (Played courtesy of The Schoolgirls, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
7. Velveteen Riot – “The World Drops Dead” (Played courtesy of Wooly Mammoth, Released under a Creative Commons licence)

Direct Download: Edinburgh Man #267

Edinburgh Man #266

August 15th, 2017

That’s my phone in the photo accompanying tonight’s podcast. Or rather that’s my two phones… The large Samsung one took a dive into the toilet at the IKEA babychange room at the weekend, so it’s currently drying out. The other one is my current replacement. A 2009 vintage iPhone 3GS which I’ve managed to send and receive text messages on… but very little works on it anymore. Isn’t technological obsolescence wonderful? Anyway, hopefully after washing, cleaning with alchohol and a few more days drying out, the real phone will return to service. And hopefully the smell will have gone by then.

1. Baker Island – “Write Home” (Played courtesy of Baker Island)
2. DUMP HIM – “Route One, Saugus” (Played courtesy of DUMP HIM, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
3. Elliot Smith – “King’s Crossing” (Played courtesy of archive.org)
4. Harvey Dentures – “Earl” (Played courtesy of Harvey Dentures, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
5. The Love-Inns – “Asthma” (Played courtesy of The Love-Inns, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
6. Nice Try – “Restart” (Played courtesy of Nice Try, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
7. Radiator Hospital – “Cut Your Bangs” (Played courtesy of Radiator Hospital, Released under a Creative Commons licence)

Direct Download: Edinburgh Man #266

Edinburgh Man #265

July 13th, 2017

In which I called Dog Park Dissidents Dog Park Descendents. Because, stupidity.

Incredibly we managed to survive a trip to Italy with Edinburgh Man Junior and Thing 2. But only just. First of all it was hot. Both kids seemed to cope fine, the adults on the other hand were struggling. We actually went into the glasshouses in Padua botanical gardens TO COOL OFF! That said, returning back to a cold damp Edinburgh was just as tough. I’m really missing those sunny 34 degree days.

In other news Edinburgh Man Junior basically ate his weight in Gelato and Pizza every day. Or maybe even ever hour. It’s a good job I made sure to practice saying “Gelato fragola per favore” over and over again before we left.

1. The Love-Inns – “Dust Factory” (Played courtesy of The Love-Inns, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
2. Trashton – “A Song For French Birds” (Played courtesy of Z-Tapes, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
3. Dog Park Dissidents – “Queer As In Fuck You” (Played courtesy of Dog Park Dissidents, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
4. Joshua Burnside – “blood drive” (Played courtesy of Joshua Burnside, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
5. Field Medic – “POWERFUL LOVE” (Played courtesy of Z-Tapes, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
6. Field Goal – “Display Board” (Played courtesy of Field Goal, Released under a Creative Commons licence)

Direct Download: Edinburgh Man #265

Edinburgh Man #264

June 22nd, 2017

I realise it seems like, both by the photo accompanying this post and by the words that come out of my mouth during the first podcast in a few weeks, that the lack of recent episodes are the result of me spending all my time watching Twin Peaks and playing The Legend of Zelda. This may be partially true, but really the fact there are now two small children to wake up the adults at Edinburgh Man towers at 6am each morning has broken me both physically and mentally. Any tiny bit of spare time I’ve had in the last few months has been spent sitting on the sofa in the evening trying to build up enough energy to get up and go to bed.

But, the good (?) news is that I’ve bunked off work this afternoon and recorded a new show! Although annoyingly, five minutes in, two truck loads of builders turned up and started erecting scaffolding at the neighbour’s house. Apparently that basically involves hitting metal posts with hammers for pretty much the the exact duration of a podcast.

1. Pinegrove – “Old Friends” (Played courtesy of Pinegrove, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
2. ESCØRT – “Burn It Up” (Played courtesy of Get Better Records, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
3. DaKoTa – “DaKoTa – Twin Peaks (B.Frank)” (Played courtesy of indierockmag, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
4. Joshua Burnside – “26th st” (Played courtesy of Joshua Burnside, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
5. DUMP HIM – “What’s Yr Deal With Kim?” (Played courtesy of DUMP HIM, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
6. The Wilderness of Manitoba – “The Silence Of Sound” (Played courtesy of The Wilderness of Manitoba, Released under a Creative Commons licence)

Direct Download: Edinburgh Man #264