Category: Anecdotes

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The return of Cowboy Faggot

Subject: The return of Cowboy Faggot   Message Body: Buenos Dias, CC   I wrote and sent cash to you back in early 80s while I was living in Houston, Texas. You sent me a scribble on back of some padded faux brick wallpaper addressed to Cowboy Faggot. Ha! 1 Bebside Hall, Bebside, Blythe Northumberland…
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February 21, 2021 3

For Jeff – Uncle Harry’s Last Freakout

Uncle Harry This is a personal in-joke as Jeff was called Harry at school to try and wind him up, but the heavy use of a WEM Copycat in this track near the end was somehow inspirational to us. Paul Rudolph played later with Brian Eno on “Here Come the Warm Jets” though it’s Robert…
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January 13, 2011 0

Electric Ballroom, London

There was another fight at the Electric Ballroom in Camden, London (probably 18/04/80) when Macky got walloped by one of The Monochrome Set . “And quite right too” – said Holly in a recent email to me (2 Dec 2007). “There was blood, Macky’s nose I think” said Holly to me. (Macky was always macho…
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December 16, 2007 0

What is E.F.S

*E.F.S. Krautrock supremos CAN had a numbered series of compositions called the “Ethnological Forgery Series“. This moniker is a reminder or homage to Holger et al, highlighting the instances when Crawling Chaos are ee-eff-ess-ing……………about.

October 7, 2007 0

Hamilton Hotel – Whitley Bay

I’ve updated the anecdotes page to include my memories of the aborted gig at the above venue.

October 7, 2007 11

Main image: “The Fall of Numenor,” an allusion to Atlantis made by J.R.R. Tolkien well after HP Lovecraft did his stuff.