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World Chat / Re: Sex Pistols (1976)
« on: Today at 11:22:08 AM »
Johnny leaves a very rotten image here...  :P

TV Interviews / Re: January print interview
« on: Today at 11:18:55 AM »
Always knew TV was a metalhead deep inside.  ;D

Thanks for the link, I think I saw it before, but it's good to have it here where it belongs!  8)

World Abused / Re: Serious shit in France
« on: July 16, 2021, 06:51:12 PM »
So far my friends/relatives in these regions have let it be known they're okay

Steffi (veteran of many TV gigs incl. Earthbound in Essen) has also informed that she's safe.

World Abused / Re: Serious shit in France
« on: July 16, 2021, 10:57:55 AM »
Indeed it looks serious/shocking/sad when you see footage of houses flooded (or even breaking down)...  :(

So far my friends/relatives in these regions have let it be known they're okay (e.g. Flaus, who I met at TV & Garden Gang gigs).

In the town where I live, there is no river, it is a "karst" landscape where water oozes away (unless it's so much the ground take it any more). Of course, below our high plain, now the sources/springs are shooting out lots of water (floodings possible, but so far we were lucky).

TV Live / Re: TV Gigs 2021
« on: July 06, 2021, 04:21:43 PM »
TV on FB:
After yesterday's news that UK residents are allowed to travel to Germany again...I think I can finally announce this tour with some real hope that it will happen. Ich freue mich sehr, für meine Freunde in Deutschland wieder zu spielen!

World Chat / Re: Interesting Earl Slick interview
« on: July 06, 2021, 04:20:31 PM »
Thanks, was quite a good read!  8)

World Chat / Re: Stray Cats at 40
« on: July 06, 2021, 08:53:51 AM »

Three time Grammy Award winner Brian Setzer will be releasing Gotta Have The Rumble, his first solo album in 7 years on August 27th via Surfdog Records. The iconic songwriter has scored chart-topping hits, sold 13 million records and received the Orville H. Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award throughout his decorated career as founder/leader of the Stray Cats, his 19-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra, and as a solo artist.

World Chat / Re: Stranglers
« on: July 02, 2021, 11:04:24 AM »

In the run up to the release of the band’s new album Dark Matters on 10th September, we will be bringing you lots of exciting content featuring interviews with the band, sneak previews of tracks, new promo videos and exclusive acoustic versions of songs. In the ‘Track Chat’ series, each episode will focus on a particular song from Dark Matters with JJ, Baz and producer Louie Nicastro chatting about the lyrics, music and the recording process as well as glimpses into the studio as the band record. The first track chat features the song Payday which was premiered live on the band’s UK tour back in 2019. Over the coming weeks, remember to keep checking our website & social media as we will bring you regular video updates between now and the album release date...

World Of TUTS / Re: Football 2011/12/13/14...
« on: June 30, 2021, 07:54:52 AM »
Well done, the English team won deservedly.  8)

TV Live / Re: Venues
« on: June 30, 2021, 07:53:33 AM »
I always though that the Worlds End was also in Fulham.

From what I can tell, there used to be several "Worlds End" pubs in London.

Well, wherever you are in the city, just ask yourself how many times you've come across a 'World’s End'. It's found on pub and street signs, and even in business names.

But rather than referring to anything apocalyptic, the phrase is actually just a common place name which suggests a boundary of some sort.

But nowhere has embraced the moniker quite like Chelsea. The World's End pub here (which still exists, under a slightly different guise) dates back perhaps as far as the 17th century and, customarily, got its name because it was a traveller's last place of refreshment for some time.

And now, the name is unavoidable in the area. Among other things, it’s enshrined in a Vivienne Westwood boutique on the King's Road, in a forebodingly-named health centre, and even in a council estate.

#LetTheMusicMove invites all artists, music professionals and fans to call on the UK government to do more to support the future of the music industry, and mitigate the Brexit-related impacts of restrictions, costs and delays on European touring.

World Of TUTS / Re: Football 2011/12/13/14...
« on: June 24, 2021, 09:01:32 AM »
Wembley (again), eh?  ::)
Only with lots of luck the German team got this far and without a new strategy (and better players) they will lose big time.  :P

World Chat / Re: The TUTS Jukebox > What Are You Playing This Week?
« on: June 17, 2021, 11:07:52 AM »
Last few weeks I've been listening to the usual, but also some "unusual" stuff...

TV of course ("Useless" and "CITL" & the new one)
Hugo Race & True Spirit, Hugo Race Fatalists
Chris Eckman
Mogwai (old & new)
Heather Nova - South
The Waterboys - An Appointment with Mr Yeats
Beethoven's 6th symphony ("Pastorale")
The Damned - "Ballroom Blitz" (Live at the Lyceum)
Echo & the Bunnymen - Heaven up here
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - BRMC

Plus I wanna listen to TV's Explorers (40th anniversary now)!  8)

TV Songs / Re: Accoustic Sessions Vol 1
« on: June 16, 2021, 06:00:38 PM »
An email friend from Western Australia got herself this album (after I recommended it as a good starting point) and she enjoys it. Now I got a new email saying:

"TV Smith's acoustic is excellent for setting things on fire to. "  ;D

To give you some context, here's more info:

In our case we have dried reeds to burn at certain times of year so they're not a summer fire hazard.
Also I gave up on my weed-infested frog pond after three years of trying to weed it after it was left unattended for weeks after I broke my foot. The invasive grass had roots a metre down and kept coming back so I finally sprayed it all out, which means I killed a lot of the bushes around there too but it's actually easier to start again from scratch with plants that are harder for grass to grow into. So a month after poisoning the grass and on a dry day, I burnt the lot. Some of my bushes will re-grow from the base, but I've got other plants to put in the place of things that have been "collateral damage"...

World Chat / Re: The Cure
« on: June 15, 2021, 04:27:10 PM »
“The new Cure stuff is very emotional,” the iconic frontman revealed to The Sunday Times. “It’s ten years of life distilled into a couple of hours of intense stuff. I can’t think we’ll ever do anything else.”

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