The Duke Spirit - Bruiser (Universal Records/Fiction)
September 19, 2011
This should be the record that all future releases are compared to, and if there is any justice in music at all, should bring major acclaim.
Rock on to South Yorkshire with Steve's gloriously loud Tramlines mixtape preview. Make sure your speakers are turned up to 15 for this one...
Stirring, I think I can just hear something over the PA. Benjamin later informs me that this was “Miss Amy” [Winehouse] and her band soundchecking.
UNKLE (live) with The Duke Spirit
Somerset House, London
Saturday, July 12th 2008
One of the less conservative bills on offer during the series, it’s a delight – although somewhat of a dint in any attempts to ward off an early loss of hearing – that the sound system’s minimum volume appears to be set at eleven.