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Classic Caribou DJ Set Available Online
Published 4 January 2010 by BWL

Deconstructed was a rather wonderful little bar session in Cornwall run by Kingsley Marshall back in the day. He's been putting some archive recordings of DJ sets online, and the latest of these is a set by Dan Snaith (aka Caribou, or at that time, Manitoba) from 2002. Takes us back...

You can find it here:

Caribou/Manitoba Dj Set @ Www.Deconstructed.Co.Uk by Deconstructed on Mixcloud

Oh No Ono Cover Animal Collective's 'My Girls'
Published 7 January 2010 by BWL

Oh No Ono have recorded a live cover of Animal Collective's hit single My Girls with fellow Danish band When Saints Go Machine. The video comes via Danish mag Soundvenue's website. See the full post here:

Office playlist December 09 / January 10
Published 11 January 2010 by BWL

What we were enjoying over Christmas - more than usual this month! Nice to have chance to listen properly for once…

You can find a Spotify playlist of some of our selections here: Leaf office playlist Dec 2009/Jan 2010 - it's a good one!

various - Shaolin Soul Vols 1 & 2 (RIP Willie Mitchell)
John Cale & Terry Riley - Church Of Anthrax
Ruth Copeland - The Music Box
Mary Lou Williams - Black Christ Of The Andes
Dolly Parton - Coat Of Many Colours
Family Fodder - More Great Hits
Efterklang - Magic Chairs
Acoustic Ladyland - A.L.Ive
Ramones - Baby, I Love You
Steve Reid - Nova
James Brown - Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto
The Crystals - (Let's Dance) The Screw - Part 1
Stronen/Storlokken - Humcrush
Quasimoto - The Unseen
Fleetwood Mac - Man Of The World
Black Renaissance - Black Renaissance
Dion - Born To Be With You
Spiritualized - Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space (live)
George Harrison - Wah Wah
The Honeymoon Killers - The Lady And The Pig-Man
Herbie Hancock - Flood
Cocteau Twins - Heaven Or Las Vegas
The Mothers Of Invention - Freak Out!
Thavius Beck - Dialogue
Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex & Guests - Moa Anbessa
Patrick Cowley & Jorge Socarras - Catholic
Pet Shop Boys - Being Boring
Spirit - Nature's Way
Maxine Brown - Oh No Not My Baby
Lieutenant Pigeon - Moldy Old Dough

[listening choices informed by two excellent books we've been enjoying - Soul Jazz's compilation of 70s revolutionary jazz record sleeves, 'Freedom, Rhythm & Sound', and Mick Brown's superb Phil Spector biography 'Tearing Down the Wall of Sound'. Who knew that Spector worked with Celine Dion!?]

Published 21 January 2010 by BWL

According to reliable sources, A Hawk And A Hacksaw's Chris Hladowski (who plays bouzouki and clarinet in the band) had a sledging accident in the "treacherous" (© Sky TV) freezing conditions that have beset the UK over the festive period. Fortunately his injuries are not too severe (see picture), and he expects to lose "the weight" in four weeks. 

We wish Chris a speedy recovery. 

Read the original post here.