Monday, November 30, 2009

Come on Christmas

Disgusting weather, innit. Come and warm yourself with a nice mulled wine, a couple of sherries and some enthusiastic dancing this Friday at the special Christmas Kiss & Make Up.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

LIttle old red, red wine drinker me

I did my second turn at the Vauxhall Griffin's Sunday Supplement last weekend. More or less, here's what I played over four and a bit hours.

Charlie Brown Theme – Vince Guaraldi
I Had To Tell You – 13th Floor Elevators
Life On Mars – John Keating
No. 1. (Lent Et Douloureux) – Isan
Ocean Rain – Echo & The Bunnymen
Rainy Day – Susan Christie
I Can't Wait Until I See My Baby – Baby Washington
Dulux Super 3 (Vocal) – Mike Sammes & The Mike Sammes Singers
Lovely Head – Goldfrapp
Nothing But A Heartache – The Flirtations
Pour Man – Lee Hazlewood
That's Amore – Dean Martin
I Like London In The Rain – Blossom Dearie
Here Comes the Flood – Peter Gabriel
Scarlet Ribbons – Róisín Murphy
Rhywbeth Syml (Something Stupid) – Mary Hopkin
Work Is a Four Letter Word – Cilla Black
Symphony – Marvin Gaye
Being Brave – Menswear
The Man Who Loved Beer – Lambchop
Speak Softly Love – Matt Monro
I Am Not A Robot (Unplugged) – Marina and the Diamonds
I Found Love – The Free Design
Slimcea Girl – Mono
Spooky – Dusty Springfield
Hallucination – Roy Budd
Willow's Song – Paul Giovanni
Postcard From Summerisle – Patrick & Eugene
Mo' Pop – Dot Allison
I Hate Hate – Razzy
A Man Needs A Woman Or A Man To Be A Man – Bill Callahan
Little Ole Wine Drinker Me – Dean Martin
A Conker In Spring – Graham Fellows
A Little Soul – Pulp
He Didn't – The 6ths
How About You – Roy Budd
Jesus Walk With Me – The Sound of Arrows
London Belongs To Me (Foxbase Beta Version) – Saint Etienne
The Porcupine Song – Bagpuss Soundtrack
Wave Of Mutilation (UK Surf) – Pixies
After the Rain – Shirley Bassey
Blue Skies – Willie Nelson
White Love (Radio Mix) – One Dove
Northern Trees – Sub Sub
Sunshower – Thelma Houston
By the Sea – Wendy & Bonnie
Isi – Neu!
Smile – Mad Action
Everybody's Changing – Lily Allen
Das Erste Mal (Mad Professors Dub Trip 2) – Stereo Total
Only The Wind – Pet Shop Boys
Stars – The XX
The Boom Boom Bap – Scritti Politti
Winter Kills (Electronic Periodic's Sub/Piano Mix) – Yazoo
Trust In Me – Siouxsie & The Banshees
The Lovecats – Paul Anka
We Have All The Time In The World – My Bloody Valentine
Funny Familiar Forgotten Feelings – Tom Jones
The Pill – Loretta Lynn
Ciao! – Lush
The Shadows Of Paris – Elsie Bianchi
Eleanor Rigby – Anita Harris
Bedazzled – Drimbl Wedge & The Vegetation
Baby Blue – Dusty Springfield
Candylion – Gruff Rhys
Les Bicyclettes De Belsize – Engelbert Humperdinck
Here I Go Again – The Botticellis
William's Last Words (Underworld Remix) – Manic Street Preachers
The Loving Kind – Absent Elk
Rainy Days & Mondays – The Carpenters
Rain – Madonna
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) – Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand
November Rain – Guns N Roses
Goodnight – Saint Etienne
Good Night – The Beatles

Clearly, the red wine was really kicking in by the end.

Monday, November 16, 2009

You got beef

One quarter of Kiss & Make Up will be DJing at the Vauxhall Griffin on Sunday afternoon. Come down and have a roast and some wine, maybe a Bloody Mary or two, read the Sunday papers and unwind. Expect to hear some nice tunes in the background, all unobtrusive-like.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Christmas is coming...

Keep Friday 4th December free. We're going to go all festive at the Vauxhall Griffin.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

November nights

Here are some things we didn't play last Friday night, although it would have been quite nice if we had:

And her are some things we did actually play:
The Bluetones – Keep The Home Fires Burning (US Version)
The Beloved – Hello
Saint Etienne – Filthy
Manic Street Preachers – La Tristesse Durera (Scream To A Sigh) (The Chemical Brothers Remix)
The Clash – London's Burning
Madonna – Burning Up
Berlin – Metro
The Cure – Jumping Someone Else's Train
Sparks – Beat The Clock
Earl Brutus – Navyhead
The Human League – Rock 'N' Roll
Sweet – Fox On The Run
Suzi Quatro – Devil Gate Drive
Saint Etienne – Only Love Can Break Your Heart (Richard X Remix)
Pet Shop Boys – My Girl (Demo)
Robbie Williams – Difficult For Weirdos
New Order – Confusion
Gossip – Standing In The Way Of Control (Soulwax Remix)
Duran Duran – Is There Something I Should Know
Catapult – Let Your Hair Hang Down
Angel – Good Time Fanny
Roxy Music – Do The Strand
Bay City Rollers – Saturday Night
Flowered Up – Weekender

Hannah & Eva
The Fall – Lost In Music
Blondie – Union City Blue
The Pretenders – Message Of Love
Aretha Franklin – Rock Steady
The Ronettes – Be My Baby
Randy Crawford – Street Life
Gossip – Listen Up
Shakira – She Wolf
All Saints – Black Coffee
The Smiths – Bigmouth Strikes Again
T. Rex – Get It On
Grace Jones – Pull Up To The Bumper
Carole King – I Feel The Earth Move
Lionel Richie – All Night Long
Prince – Alphabet Street
Whitney Houston – Million Dollar Bill
Little Boots – Remedy
The Buggles – Video Killed The Radio Star
Madonna – Holiday
Cheryl Cole – Stand Up
Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way
The Flamin' Groovies – Shake Some Action
Laura Branigan – Gloria
Tina Charles – I Love To Love
Gwen Stefani – Hollaback Girl
Michael Jackson – Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
Michael Sembello – Maniac

We failed to write anything down after that, but you can be sure there was plenty more. Thanks very much to everyone who came down. We'll be back and feeling Christmassy on Friday 4th December.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Don't be a silly girl

Come to Kiss & Make Up at the Vauxhall Griffin, on Friday 6th November from 8pm.