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Offline Uli

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2016 "best of" lists
« on: December 16, 2016, 10:38:29 AM »
So here we go with a typical "end of year" topic.  8)
Post here your 2016 lists of your favourite albums, concerts, movies, beers... or whatever you want to list!
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Re: 2016 "best of" lists
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2016, 11:50:07 AM »
Me, Me, Me   I'll start then...

Best T.V. Solo gig       Reading

Best T.V. Band gig      Brussels Magasin

Best non T.V. gig        Human League

Best Film Seen          Lone Ranger (with Johnny Depp)

Best Book Read (Fiction)    The National Rail Time-Table

Best Book Read (Non-Fiction)  Going To Sea In A Sieve  (Danny Baker's 1st Autobiog..  Only just got round to reading it)

Best Beer                 Hmm..  Depending on the circumstances.   Veltins Lager in Paderborn
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Re: 2016 "best of" lists
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2016, 10:57:17 AM »
Thanks for being the first! I'll list mine soon (well the year still has a few days left - who knows what might happen?)...
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Re: 2016 "best of" lists
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2016, 06:49:44 PM »
Ok, I'll list my albums now, as I'm pretty certain I won't get any more before the end of the year.  ;)

Hugo Race Fatalists - 24 Hours To Nowhere
Terry Lee Hale - Bound, Chained, Fettered
The Mutants - Your Desert My Mind
Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression
The Rolling Stones - Blue & Lonesome
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
PJ Harvey - The Hope Six Demolition Project
Pretenders - Alone
Paul James Berry - Spitfire Jukebox 1
The I Don't Cares - Wild Stab

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Re: 2016 "best of" lists
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2016, 10:12:52 PM »
Albums of the year;
Adolescents- Manifest Density
Descendents- Hypercaffium Spazzinate
Face To Face- Protection
Johnny Moped- I'ts A Real Cool Baby
Against Me!- Shape Shift With Me
Black Roots- Son Of Man
Leonard Cohen- You Want It Darker
Worst album of the year- Bowie- Blackstar

Best gig- Vibrators 40th anniversary gig

Best TV- Walking Dead, Blacklist

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Re: 2016 "best of" lists
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2016, 11:50:11 AM »
Band of the year: Sacri Cuori (seen them live in their own right, seen them with Hugo R., listened to their albums a lot)

Best gigs: TV solo & TVom! (July) The Cure (Nov) Sacri Cuori (February)
Hugo Race & True Spirit (May), Terry Lee Hale (Sept), Hugo Race Fatalists (Oct)
Sea & Air / The Choir (Oct), Die Nerven / Bloodred Shoes a.o. (festival Aug.)
Guitar Wolf / The Nerves (Oct) Hannes Wader (Oct)
Special event: Jane Horrocks & band at the Young Vic (March)

Rockumentary of the year: The Damned "Don't You Wish That We Were Dead"

Books: Memoirs by Lol Tolhurst, C. Hynde, "Road Series" by Hugo Race, "The harder they come" by TC Boyle...
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