Setlist from The Rosie Taylor Project gig

Here’s my setlist from last nights Rosie Taylor Project album launch. The band were on top form, it’s always a delight to see them play in London.

You can buy their new album through Odd Box Records now –

Felt – Riding On the Equator
The Go-Betweens – Cattle and Cane
Emmy the Great – Sylvia
The Shins – Simple Song
The Horrors – Still Life
Primal Scream – May the Sun Shine Bright For You
Voxtrot – Berlin, Without Return
Baxter Dury – Claire
The History of Apple Pie – Mallory
Soda Shop – Longing
Being There – Tomorrow
Gold-Bears – All Those Years

David Bowie – Breaking Glass
Shrag – Forty Five 45s
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Say No to Love
Bye Bye Bicycle – Haby Bay
The Magnetic Fields – Andrew in Drag
Juniper Moon – El resto de mi vida

Morrissey – Lucky Lisp
Island Twins – Lying in State
Wire – Eardrum Buzz
Tiny Fireflies – Change
Red Shoe Diaries – Ice & Snow
Sea Lions – Grown Up
Shark Teeth – Alone By the Waltzers
Lockets – Camera Shy

The Hidden Cameras – Breathe on It
Jens Lekman – New Directions
Fever Dream – This Waste

Setlist from XOYO

This is my setlist from last night at XOYO where Crystal Stilts were on top form. Be sure to catch them on the rest of their UK tour –

The Hidden Cameras – Boys of Melody
Stars – Soft Revolution
Au Revior Simone – Trace a Line
Juni Järvi – The Stars Above Indian Lake
The Radio Dept. – The Worst Taste in Music
A Certain Ratio – Do the Du
Frankie Rose and the Outs – Don’t Tred
X-Ray Spex – Warrior in Woolworths
The Cure – Torture
Horowitz – Government Center
Blueboy – Miss U.K.
Hefner – Trouble Kid

Herman Dune – Tell Me Something I Don’t Know
Red Shoe Diaries – Underage Disco
Beirut – Prenzlaurberg
Architecture in Helsinki – Wishbone
Voxtrot – Wrecking Force

Edwyn Collins – Do It Again
The Wedding Present – A Million Miles
XTC – Senses Working Overtime
Devo – Mongoloid
David Bowie – Always Crashing in the Same Car

Josef K – The Angle
Kid Canaveral – Cursing Your Apples
Heavenly – Modestic

We’ll be back on Saturday at King’s Cross Social Club. Doors are at 9pm.

Setlist from the Crystal Stilts show

I haven’t done this for a while however here’s what I played at Cargo for the Crystal Stilts show tonight –

The Slits – Love Und Romance
McCarthy – And Tomorrow the Stock Exchange Will Be the Human Race
Tender Trap – 2 to the N
Billy Bragg – You Woke Up My Neighbourhood
The Understudies – My Life Is Not a French Film
Pelle Carlberg – I Love You, You Imbecile
Milky Wimpshake – Pearshaped
The Pooh Sticks – On Tape
The Jesus and Mary Chain – Taste of Cindy
Gang of Four – We Live As We Dream, Alone
Public Image Ltd. – Religion II

Eux Autres – Ecoutez Bien
Darren Hayman – The Protons and the Neutrons
The Go-Betweens – You Can’t Say No Forever
Acid House Kings – Would You Say Stop?
Help Stamp Out Loneliness – Cottonopolis + Promises

The Raincoats – Fairytale in the Supermarket
Vivian Girls – I Have No Fun
Half Man Half Biscuit – I Hate Nerys Hughes (From the Heart)
Cars Can Be Blue – Dirty Song

The Fall – Industrial Estate
Shrag – Forty Five 45s
Primal Scream – All Fall Down
Dum Dum Girls – Bhang Bhang, I’m a Burnout
Pere Ubu – Navvy
Television – See No Evil
Betty and the Werewolves – Should I Go to Glasgow?

Liechtenstein – Security By Design
Those Dancing Days – Can’t Find Entrance
Saturday Looks Good to Me – Edison Girls
Teenage Fanclub – Star Sign

Setlist from the Pains gig

I had stopped keeping a record of what I’m playing at gigs recently due to the sheer volume of DJing I’m doing. However, after a lovely email from someone saying they enjoyed my set so much here’s what I played –

Taken By Trees – The Greyest Love of All
Jens Lekman – Black Cab
The Pastels – Crawl Babies
The Specific Heats – All I Want
Black Tambourine – Throw Aggi Off the Bridge
The Primitives – Spacehead

Belle and Sebastian – Dog on Wheels
The Magnetic Fields – I Think I Need a New Heart
The June Brides – Every Conversation
Allo Darlin’ – My Heart is a Drummer
Talulah Gosh – Talulah Gosh
Shrag – Tights in August
The Shop Assistants – All Day Long

Felt – Spanish House
Deerhunter – Desire Lines
Islands – Rough Gem
Depeche Mode – People Are People
Best Coast – Crazy for You
The Smiths – Ask

The Field Mice – This Love is Not Wrong
The Wake – Pale Spectre
Wild Nothing – O Lilac
New Order – The Pefect Kiss
The Velvet Underground – White Light/White Heat

The Pains were on top form and after hearing Belong at the listening party before the show, I can assure you it’ll be one of the best releases of 2011!

Setlist from Shrag album launch

Another superb show from Shrag tonight at The Lexington! I just wish they could play for longer. Their album is an absolute gem. I was pretty impressed with Peepholes and their atmospheric sound too. And here’s what I played between and after the bands:

The Magnetic Fields – Papa Was a Rodeo
John Cale – Pablo Picasso
Patti Smith – Gloria: In Excelsis Deo/Gloria
Deerhunter – Desire Lines
Wire – Outdoor Miner
Brian Eno – On Some Faraway Beach

Buzzcocks – You Say You Don’t Love Me
Felt – Spanish House
McCarthy – God Made the Virus
Laetitia Sadier – By the Sea
Belle and Sebastian – I Want the World to Stop
Echo & the Bunnymen – The Killing Moon
Betty and the Werewolves – Heathcliff
of Montreal – An Eluardian Instance

Trash Kit – Fame
Milky Wimpshake – Kickstart Affair
The Felt Tips – Dear Morrissey
The Byrds – I’ll Feel a Whole Lot Better
Emmy the Great – First Love
The Whatevers – Rhapsody in Blue Jeans

Setlist from Darren Hayman gig

Darren Hayman’s album launch for Essex Arms at The Luminaire was fantastic last night. The mass singalong to “The Greedy Ugly People” being my particular highlight. If you haven’t already got a copy of the album, I strongly recommend you buy it directly from Fortuna Pop! It’s his best collection of songs since We Love the City in my opinion. Here’s what I played at the gig:

Jens Lekman – The Cold Swedish Winter
Fránçois & the Atlas Mountains – The Song of the Drowning Man
Simon & Garfunkel – The Only Living Boy in New York
Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers – Important in Your Life
Scott Walker – Best of Both Worlds
The Decemberists – The Crane Wife 3
Herman Düne – I Wish That I Could See You Soon

Wild Nothing – Drifer
The Postal Service – Such Great Heights
Dexys Midnight Runners – I Couldn’t Help It If I Tried
The Velvet Underground – What Goes On
Fanfarlo – The Walls Are Coming Down
Saint Etienne – Only Love Can Break Your Heart
Small Faces – All or Nothing
Manic Street Preachers – Freedom of Speech Won’t Feed My Children

Setlist from Magic Kids gig

Here’s what I played at Camden Barfly last night at the Magic Kids gig:

Richard Hawley – The Nights Are Cold
McCarthy – The Vision of Peregrine Worsthorne
Standard Fare – Wrong Kind of Trouble
The Clash – Charlie Don’t Surf
Shrag – Furnishings
John Cale – Barracuda
Television – Elevation
The Skids – Charles
Vivian Girls – My Love Will Follow Me
The Shop Assistants – All Day Long
The Humms – Are You Dead?
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Say No to Love
Teenage Fanlcub – What You Do to Me

The Go-Betweens – Love Is a Sign
Butcher Boy – I Know Who You Could Be
Beirut – Postcards from Italy
The Shins – Caring is Creepy

Belle and Sebastian – Dog on Wheels
The New Pornographers – Use It
Edwyn Collins – Losing Sleep
Primal Scream – All Fall Down
Frankie Rose and the Outs – Candy
The Drums – Let’s Go Surfing
Los Campesinos! – Romance is Boring
Minisnap – Leave It to You
The Wedding Present – This Boy Can Wait
The Specific Heats – Old News
XTC – Living Through Another Cuba

News coming very soon about our next DJ set in London!

dirtyconverse DISCO setlist

A great night at dirtyconverse DISCO last night! It was nice DJing downstairs at King’s Cross Social Club who are putting on some other top club nights and gigs now. Also brilliant to play some elegiac pop that we usually wouldn’t at Scared To Dance amongst some New York new wave and indie pop. Here’s what I played:

Orange Juice – I Can’t Help Myself
Pocketbooks – Footsteps
Tender Trap – Do You Want A Boyfriend?
The Go-Betweens – Spring Rain
Morrissey – The Last of the Famous International Playboys
The Primitives – Spacehead
Black Tambourine – Throw Aggi Off the Bridge
Felt – Penelope Tree
David Bowie – Modern Love
The Drums – Let’s Go Surfing
The Jesus and Mary Chain – Happy When It Rains
Pulp – Lipgloss
Allo Darlin’ – If Loneliness Was Art
Belle and Sebastian – She’s Losing It
Jens Lekman – You Are the Light (By Which I Travel Into This and That)
The Beach Boys – Wouldn’t It Be Nice
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Young Adult Friction
Buzzcocks – Promises
The Concretes – You Can’t Hurry Love
Blondie – Dreaming
Talking Heads – Once in a Lifetime
Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough
The Style Council – Shout to the Top!
Slow Club – Giving Up on Love
Suburban Kids With Biblical Names – Seems To Be on My Mind
The Smiths – William, It Was Really Nothing
The Beatles – Twist and Shout

They’re on every second Saturday of the month at King’s Cross Social Club. Check out their website for more details: www.dirtyconverse.com

Do You DIY? Part 2 setlist

We had a great time DJing at the second Do You DIY? all-dayer on Monday. A special mention for The Understudies andMatthew and the Atlas who were both superb! Here’s what I played in-between the bands:

The Field Mice – Everything About You
Belle and Sebastian – Like Dylan in the Movies
McCarthy – We Are All Bourgeois Now
The Raincoats – Lola
The Blanche Hudson Weekend – Grip of Fear
The Jesus and Mary Chain – Some Candy Talking
The Drums – I Felt Stupid
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Say No to Love

Club 8 – Western Hospitality
Butcher Boy – There Is No-One Who Can Tell You Where You’ve Been
The Understudies – Signals
The Pastels – Ride
The Shins – Know Your Onion!
Cats On Fire – Your Woman
Sambassadeur – Days
Slow Club – Trophy Room
Bob Dylan – If Not for You
The Velvet Underground – What Goes On

I’m not aware of any further Do You DIY’s? in the future but let’s hope Rod decides to do many more. Both have been a wonderful celebration of the DIY ethic and a great opportunity to meet so many like-minded people. Roll on Do You DIY? Part 3!

crumble. setlist


Here’s our setlist from crumble. last night. A great evening and enjoyable to play a few things from my record collection which usually don’t get an airing.

Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Round and Round
Brian Eno – On Some Faraway Beach
Panda Bear – Take Pills
The Cure – Like Cockatoos
The xx – Intro
The Drums – Let’s Go Surfing
Veronica Falls – Beachy Head
Liquid Liquid – Cavern
Tom Tom Club – Wordy Rappinghood
Dirty Projectors – Stillness Is the Move
New Order – Confusion
Animal Collective – Summertime Clothes
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Higher Than the Stars
The Radio Dept. – Heaven’s on Fire
Standard Fare – Love Just Doesn’t Stop
Talulah Gosh – My Best Friend
Orange Juice – Turn Away
The Slits – Typical Girls
Devo – Praying Hands
Crystal Stilts – Departure
The Shop Assistants – Seems to Be
Vivian Girls – Moped Girls

DJING AT ON THE BEACH AT THE BUFFALO BAR

We’ll be guest DJing at the excellent club night On The Beach on Friday 16th April at the Buffalo Bar!

It’s free entry before 10pm, £3 after with a flyer or £4 without. There’s more information about the night at the Facebook event.

UPDATE. Here’s what we played –

Summer Cats – Super
Pants Yell! – Someone Loves You
Black Tambourine – For Ex-Lovers Only
Bauhaus – Dive
Les Savy Fav – The Year Before the Year 2000
Vivian Girls – When I’m Gone
Dolly Mixture – Dream Come True
Young Marble Giants – Wurlitzer Jukebox
Razorcuts – Big Pink Cake
The Field Mice – September’s Not So Far Away
Dum Dum Girls – Jail La La

Iggy Pop – Nightclubbing
Wire – The 15th
The Raincoats – Fairytale in the Supermarket
Delta 5 – Make Up
The Shop Assistants – Home Again
Crystal Stilts – Love Is a Wave
Pere Ubu – Non-Alignment Pact
The June Brides – The Instrumental
Felt – Sunlight Bathed the Golden Glow
Betty and the Werewolves – David Cassidy
Camper Van Beethoven – Take the Skinheads Bowling
Manic Street Preachers – Die In the Summertime

The Clash – The Magnificent Seven
Joy Division – Isolation
The Fall – No Bulbs
Gang of Four – I Love a Man in a Uniform
Public Image Ltd. – Public Image
Buzzcocks – I Don’t Mind

Weezer – Buddy Holly
Art Brut – Formed a Band
The Smiths – William, It Was Really Nothing
Belle and Sebastian – Le Pastie de la Bourgeoisie
Blur – Jubilee
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – This Love Is Fucking Right!
Neutral Milk Hotel – Holland, 1945
Pixies – Nimrod’s Son
The Beatles – Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey

The Magnetic Fields – The Luckiest Guy on the Lower East Side
Allo Darlin’ – Dreaming
Camera Obscura – Let’s Get Out of This Country
Hefner – Christian Girls
David Bowie – Suffragette City
Voxtrot – The Start of Something
Kate Bush – Hounds of Love
The Long Blondes – Once and Never Again
Pulp – Pink Glove

The next On The Beach is on Friday 18th June at the Buffalo Bar.