Sunday, 28 October 2012

The Crow Versus Crow Radio Show #42

Within this episode, #42, of the Crow Versus Crow, we are very pleased to announce the inclusion of the second of the Crow Versus Crow Radio Live Sessions, recorded by Broken Shoulder - the solo project of Neil Debnam of Fighting Kites (Audio Anti-Hero's site, Broken Shoulder's Bandcamp).

There is also a sneak peak of a new as yet untitled record from Peter J Taylor, one time member of Action Beat and orchestrator of works for multiple guitar, and a new track from Etai Keshiki, taken from their 'Etai Keshiki/ Castrato Attack Group' split, in and amongst new tracks, demos, live recordings and 'archived' tracks from a wealth of DIY and independent releases.

If you are at all interested in the work of the artists featured in this episode, please support the artists and labels through purchasing their records and attending their shows where possible.

This episode originally aired in a far inferior mono form on 96.7 Phoenix FM (Calderdale) on Sunday 28th October 2012 between 6 and 8pm.

1. Patti Smith – Prayer (recorded at St Marks Church, NYC, 1973) (taken from UbuWeb's Sound Archive)
2. Dead Labour Process – Scrunched Bangle (Disgrace, Poot Records) 

3. Mogwai – Summer (Ten Rapid, Rock Action Records)
4. Two People in a Room – Horses in my Head (Endless Bummer, Rural Colours) (Special mention for the Hibernate Recordings Membership Club)

5. Butthole Surfers – Hay (Locust Abortion Technician, Blast First) 
6. Paul Corley – Narrow (Disquiet, Bedroom Community) 

7. Broken Shoulder – Cat’s Forehead (The Crow Versus Crow Sessions
8. Broken Shoulder – Oak and Mirrors (The Crow Versus Crow Sessions

9. Peter J Taylor – 1.1 (unreleased) 
10. John Lennon and Yoko Ono – Song for John (Unfinished Music No.2: Life with the Lions, Zapple) 
11. Suck Susan – Superhero Micro-Skills (No Head in the Helmet, Daddy Tank Records)

12. The Murder of Rosa Luxemburg – Time and Death Invading the Arcadian Scene (Everyone’s in Love and Flowers Pick Themselves, Undergroove Records)
13. C_C – Ru-Nc-Ut (Retro Action, Bedroom Research) 

14. Matthewdavid – Noche y Dia / San Raphael (Outmind, Brainfeeder) 
15. Ceramic Hobs – Untitled (Oz Oz Alice 6, Poot Records) 

16. NASDAQ – AGM (AGM/Fourth Quarter Slump, Carnage Club) 

17. Etai Keshiki – Unbelievable Krimewave (Etai Keshiki/Castrato Attack Group split, Hypnowave/Memoirs of an Aesthete) 
18. Woes – Darkness Falls (unreleased)

19. Broken Shoulder – Shark Island (The Crow Versus Crow Sessions
20. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Their Helicopter Sing (‘ALLELUJAH’ Don’t Bend Ascend, Constellation Records)

Thank You.

Saturday, 20 October 2012

Crow Versus Crow and Ark Noise present... Thank You.

A (belated) massive thank you to everybody who came down to Wharf Chambers on Saturday 13th October for the Crow Versus Crow and Noise Ark present...THOUGHT FORMS | SUNWOLF | EYES event.
Thank you to Thought Forms, Sunwolf and Eyes for goin' 'ard and making me smile.
Thank's to Dom and Matt for everything they put in to making the event happen.
Thank you to Owen Plumber for documenting the night (the above photocollage is made of Owen's photographs).
Thank you to all at Wharf Chambers for being so supportive and accomodating.

Friday, 19 October 2012

The Crow Versus Crow Sessions - Hapsburg Braganza

Here is the first of an on-going series of Crow Versus Crow Sessions, a series of home-recordings by various artists made specifically for the Crow Versus Crow Radio Show, featuring the fine work of Newcastle-based recording artist Hapsburg Braganza.


1. Dolomite 98 / Tentatively

2. Running Scared (Roy Orbison) / As the North Wind Lays Waste the Garden

3. Winter's Wine / June the Apostle (or, Crossing the Valley)

Thank you, Phil. x

The Crow Versus Crow Sessions will be available to download for free, after their original airing within each episode of the radio show, via Bandcamp.

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

The Crow Versus Crow Radio Show #41

Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero, or some shit...

So, it's the 41st anniversary of the Crow Versus Crow Radio Show's birth and the weight of the encroaching end lies heavy on sallow, worn skin. We are balding, fallen and wise...r.

We are mixless and proud this week, with Benbow (Horrible Injury) joining the recording, presenting a selection of tracks to compliment/contrast/boost the credibility of my own selections.

If you are at all interested in the work of the artists featured in this episode, please support the artists and labels through purchasing their records and attending their shows where possible.

This episode originally aired in a far inferior mono form on 96.7 Phoenix FM (Calderdale) between 6 and 8pm on Sunday 14th October 2012.


1. Nisennenmondai - Itkyokune (Neji/Tori / Smalltown Supersound)

2. Forgets - Deliberately (And My Equal Vegetates for Her Boy / Not On Label)
3. Galaxians - Mermaids of Miami (Nighthammer Remix) (Unreleased / Not On Label)

4. Idea Shower - The Fool (Paradigm Shift / Not On Label)
5. The Pixies - (In Heaven) Lady in the Radiator Song (At the BBC / 4AD)

6. Rufige Kru - VIP Riders Ghost (The Origin) (Doc Scott / Rufige Kru - VIP Drumz / VIP Riders Ghost (The Origin) / Metalheadz)
7. Diddy & Benbow - Mod Night (Unreleased / Not On Label)

8. Abe - Drazz for Junks (Unreleased / Not On Label)
9. Pjaro - Need Parmesan (Unreleased / Not On Label)

10. MS30 - NDAR (excerpt) (NDAR / Idiosyncratics Records)
11. DJ Nate - Free (Da Trak Genius / Planet Mu)

12. Moloch - All Eyes Blinded (Moloch / Closure / Feast Of Tentacles)
13. Closure - Constant Pain (Moloch / Closure / Feast Of Tentacles)

14. John Shuttleworth - Excerpt from Seven Songs By Sunset (Self Released)
15. Barrington Levy - Here I Come (Barrington Levy's DJ Counteraction / Greensleeves)

16. Esoteric Youth - Cannis Pullus (Demo / Church of Fuck)
17. Woods of Desolation - Within a Crimson Tide (Sorh / Eisenwald Tonschmiede)

18. Miles Davis - Black Satin (On the Corner / CBS)
19. Skitz Beatz - Man in the Boot (John Halifax Refix) (Unreleased / Not On Label)

20. Offthesky & Man Watching The Stars - Star Crossed Through Empty Thick (Afar, Farewell / Rural Colours)
21. Rrose - White/Drip (Artificial Light (1969 - 1909) / Sandwell District)

22. Roll Deep - People Don't Know (In at the Deep End / Relentless Records)
23. C_C - So Devil (Retro Action / Bedroom Research)

Thank You.

Sunday, 7 October 2012

Sheepscar Light Industrial and Crow Versus Crow present... Recordings.

Sheepscar Light IndustriDan, as nobody likes to call him, has made available the recordings of
all the sets performed at the recent Sheepscar Light Industrial and Crow Versus Crow presents... night at Wharf Chambers. Download them all via Mediafire from the links below.

Thank You