Monthly archives: March 2015

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Die Kur – ‘Manifesto’ Album Launch

Last night was the launch party for Die Kur’s new album ‘Manifesto’, a free entry event held at the Purple Turtle. Joining them on the bill were MaxDmyz, The Francesco Fonte Band and Death Valley Scars, plus a brief solo performance by Jerome Badoux from Drilling Spree and a club night afterwards. There were also 4 DJs, myself, The Scott, Vade Retro and Jester. Here’s how my own sets went.

Death Valley Scars Support

Ice Ages – Endless Circle
Yeht Mae – Alien Gruel
Skold vs KMFDM – Bloodsport
Katscan – (Screaming Like A) Crack Baby

Jerome Badoux & MaxDmyz Support

Anathema – Empty
Tiamat – Brighter Than The Sun
Theatre of Tragedy – Storm
Sabaton – Panzer Battalion

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Drilling Spree – (Emperor Cover)

Terminates Here vs The Scott

Later in the night, Scott and myself decided to deliver our lengthiest tag-team set yet. Had we been able to go on for longer, we would have probably made it back as far in rock history as The Rolling Stones. As it happens, punk rock was as far as we got. Scott’s selections are marked with (S).

System Of A Down – Sugar
Slipknot – Spit It Out
A Perfect Circle – Judith
Coal Chamber – Sway
Smashing Pumpkins – Bullet With Butterfly Wings
Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
The Breeders – Cannonball
Metallica – Enter Sandman
The Cult – Fire Woman
The Sisters Of Mercy – First And Last And Always
Joy Division – Transmission
Killing Joke – Requiem
Siouxsie and the Banshees – Love In A Void
Buzzcocks – Orgasm Addict

DJ Terminates Here vs DJ The Scot – March 2015

After the Alt Bring’n’Buy Sale, the final set of the weekend was back in Aces and Eights, a venue I highly recommend for excellent beer (Camden Hells), excellent pizza and, of course, the music. This event was run on an ‘open request list’ basis, and this time we got a real mix of genres to cover.

Set 1

Joy Division – Transmission
Killing Joke – Pssyche
David Bowie – Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)
The Clash – London Calling
Sisters of Mercy – Floorshow
Blondie – Heart of Glass
White Town – Your Woman
Deine Lakaien – Overpaid

Set 2

ZZ Top – La Grange
Pantera – Cowboys From Hell
NIN – Last
System of a Down – Revenga
Marilyn Manson – Sweet Dreams
Type O Negative – Love You To Death
I:Scintilla – Cursive Eye
Oomph! – Augen Auf!
Tool – Stinkfist
Black Sabbath – Into The Void

Set 3

Therion – Gothic Kabbalah
Fields of the Nephilim – Preacher Man
March Violets – Snake Dance
New Model Army – 51st State
The Who – Pinball Wizard
Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watchtower
Alice Cooper – School’s Out
Led Zeppelin – Good Times Bad Times
Rolling Stones – Paint It Black
The Kinks – Lola

Tag-Team Finale

Guns’n’Roses – Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door
Blue Oyster Cult – Don’t Fear The Reaper
Boston – More Than A Feeling
Jefferson Airplane – Somebody to Love
Yes – Going For The One
The Stooges – No Fun
Styx – Renegade

Alternative Bring’n’Buy Sale – March 2015

Second set of the weekend, and back to London’s foremost event for alternative bargain hunting. This time, no technicals! Joining DJ The Scot and myself today was Grimorg from the London Vampire Meetup. He handled the gothic rock side of things, leaving the alternative rock to Scott, and all the electronics to me!


Kraftwerk – Autobahn (Short Cut)
Tangerine Dream – Stratosfear
Urawa – Sign
AFX – .215061
Needle Sharing – Clicks Per Second
Speed Tribe – …While Driving Between Raindrops
Les Jumeaux – Cobalt
Greenhaus – One Day Closer
La Floa Maldita – Sorciere
Intermix – Get Religion
Recoil – Want
Art of Noise – Close (To The Edit)
Fad Gadget – Collapsing New People
Depeche Mode – (Set Me Free) Remotivate Me
Polyphonic Size – Mother’s Little Helper
Absolute Body Control – Give Me Your Hands
Light Asylum – Pope Will Roll


After much old-school EBM on Friday, I decided to give it a break on this occasion….

Lamia – Peccator
Project Pitchfork – I Live Your Dream
Fusspills 11 – Bodo Ballermann
Flesh Field – Haven
Decoded Feedback – Bio-Vital
Blutengel – Fly Away
Suicidal Romance – Not Alone
Intra-Venus – Anything’s Possible
Angels & Agony – One
Bak XIII – Nothing To Fear
Synthetic – The Body Farm
Mechanical Cabaret – I Lost My Friend To A Video Game
Parralox – I Sing The Body Electric

5pm Tag Team

Due a 3-DJ, 2-line in issue, plus a need to pack up and get across the road, I only threw in one track this time. But I think it’s one that suited me. (Clue: it’s the first one…..)

Cock Sparrer – Take ‘Em All
Suspira Theme – Goblin
Midnight Configuration – Into The Groove
Dick Dale and the Del-Tones – Misirilou
Creaming Jesus – Temple of Love

And then over the road to Aces and Eights…..