Feastock 2016

…excuse…IMG_9929…brunch…(thank you Crusty Corner)…IMG_9703IMG_9705IMG_9706…snacks…IMG_9707IMG_9714IMG_9715…snack police….IMG_9718IMG_9719…usual suspects….usual spot….IMG_9722…hangin’ at the water cooler…IMG_9708…pictures…IMG_9713…bright lights….IMG_9742…these guys…IMG_9733IMG_9743IMG_9744IMG_9737IMG_9739…heads…IMG_9734IMG_9750IMG_9752IMG_9756…no second breakfast….(goodnight Crusty Corner)…IMG_9767…moonlit lights…IMG_9777….elsewhere in the valley….IMG_9771

….another damn fine time at Fea Street…

…an enormous thank  you to everyone for making it a safe, enjoyable day for everyone else.

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Good God Is That The Time

…quarter to Feastock already?…

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…tickets on sale now… $40 ….

…only at Too Tone…only for CASH….

…no tickets held no phone sales no negotiations will be entered into…

….no amount of pleading will help…

 

….see you here before I see you there.

 

 

…(…last year…

https://boredinarecordshop.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/feastock-2014-ate-my-homework/

…year before…

https://boredinarecordshop.wordpress.com/2013/04/28/feastock-2013/

https://boredinarecordshop.wordpress.com/2013/05/03/what-too-tone-really-did-at-feastock/

…hopefully more pic’s this year….bring yer smiley face).

Far From What The Title Suggests

…”Temporary” will be a benchmark in Dunedin music for a loooong time…

…I’ve been waiting for this release, trying not to fidget and go “is it here yet”, since I heard the test press in store, aaaages ago…

…it’s fucking brilliant…

…a perfect snapshot of the woozy, jangly, alt-pop that has been coming out of a very talented group of Dn musicians for the past couplathree  years…

…wonderfully informed by, but not at all similar to, all those crusty old farts from 25 yrs or so ago…

…and lovingly put together by Mr. Henderson at Fishrider records…

http://www.fishriderrecords.com

…if you can’t come to Too Tone to buy one, go forth and bother your local record shop or seek a digital copy (thru legal channels of course!!)…

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…this is the shit.

Never Mind The Perfect Storm

…here’s the perfect country Lp cover…IMG_1777

…wonder what “Dinger” is up to these days?….

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….the local Kiwi country expert says it’s only the second copy he’s seen…

 

….yeeeehaaaaa!

Oh Thats Right

…this is a record shop…

…here is a record…

 

…William Clauson is a Viking…IMG_1582

 

…and speaking as someone of Viking extraction (3 – 500 yrs of inbreeding on both sides of the family) I hope he went and decapitated the “artist” responsible for the illustrations in either corner…IMG_1583

 

…there is nothing at all “Viking” about waving an old hanky around in a manner that can only attract the most unwanted of attention especially if your wearing bells on your calves…IMG_1584

 

NOTHING.

 

…(still stalling).

I Think I Was At Sammy’s

…to see my good friend Dee’s musical collective, Tiny Pieces Of Eight, perform…IMG_1252 IMG_1253 IMG_1254 IMG_1256 IMG_1257 IMG_1259

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…and perform they did…from free noise to country to funk to wall-of-sound-folk-a-delica…

…they sound awesome, go see ’em…

…then I went thru this door here…

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…and found way too much beer…

…of course Mr H. was the only thing in focus after awhile…

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…sometimes, no matter how messed up you get, you push the button and it works…

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…and sometimes…

 

 

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…not so much…

…thank you for another wonderfully boozy night, LoR…

…my head hurts.

The Emperors New Hat

…Pete went to a charity tea-cosy auction the other day & came away with this stylee new “hat”…

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…it’s a beehive!….

…and has a bee on the top…

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…now you can identify Pete at a distance…

..which will give you ample time to come up with a witty complement for his new chapeau.

 

…(I already used the one where you point out that it’s interesting to see what’s under the Beehive – New Zealand’s parliament building).

This Is Why You Should Look At Everything

…when you are going thru cheapies bins and charity/good-will shop vinyl accumulations…

…NZ has a plethora of these generic covers (from the EMI factory I think)…they mainly contain church choir/organ recitalist or school group/amateur dramatic society musical productions…

…but every once in awhile, if you are concentrating on what is in your hands…IMG_0987 IMG_0988

…and at this point I’ll recommend you click on the next 2 images and enlarge the text so you can read them clearly and in their entirety…

…(it helps to read them with a 50’s radio announcer explains-how-it-is type voice in your head)…

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…wow…hope the folk that composed those “wise” words aren’t still in charge of our less able to cope ….

..the playing (acoustic guitar) is competent and the low points of the singing are more memorable than the passing-fair bits….

…sorta Daniel Johnstone meets the Shags…and heading steadily down hill from there…

…and we (that means you guys as well) are unlikely to ever see another copy…

…mmm ….rare grooves.

…(love my job).

Feastock 2014 Ate My Homework

…after selling all the tickets of Feastock 2014…IMG_0525

 

…I attended…IMG_0856

 

…Seedy had chewed his nails so far down that he had to switch to pineapple lumps…
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..Crispy appeared to be filming blind…IMG_0840

 

…and Callum was behind the stacks practicing his “thank-yous” announcement…IMG_0841

 

…well practiced he was, thanking Too Tone 3 times in the course of his speech….(did I make too much fuss about being left out last year?)….

…to shorten the toilet queues, security were directing the lads to this oasis of alternative utrination…

 

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…mmmm….sulubrious….

…you guys might want to not encourage that next year…the puddle was getting hard to negotiate (with) by the end of the event…

 

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…and don’t tell any one how shitfaced, Dee and AJ were….

 

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…as per-ususal my Feastock ends in a hazy red blur for another year.

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…the authorities have all the photographic evidence, they know who you are.

 

…(it is taking ages too get over the excesses of saturday..normal transmission may never be resumed).

New Service

…lost your keys?….misplaced your child?….left the oven on?…have to rush to the supermarket for supplies and can’t trust your “faithful” hounds to behave whilst tied up outside?…

…then we can help you….

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…Too Tone Records presents…

…Local-Muscians-Mind-Your-Dogs-For-Coffee…

…(please come back soon Anna….Chris’ arm is getting tired…)….