Surreal Blend Well Worth A Check Out

August 31, 2010
Surreal Blend on 97.3 Can be downloaded from PodBean

Surreal Blend on 97.3 Can be downloaded from PodBean

Surreal Blend is a killer Monday morning radio show & podcast ideal for indie & alt pop music fans. The show is hosted DJ Enzo & airs on wrir 97.3 Richmond Independent Radio (Virginia).  i did stumble upon  the show via Yahoo! Alerts (i Monitor The Fleiss) & look forward to downloading new weekly episodes 4 my iPod. 

A few cool bands on this playlist include Morrissey, Flight of the Conchord, Nada Surf, T.V on the Radio, plus an introduction to a spectrum of new bands you may not have heard yet. 

The Sun appears as a major theme for this particular episode & you can download from PodBean. 

Consistency in quality programming is vital & Surreal Blend delivers. An older 2008 archived show features bands like XTC, Blur, The Fleiss, Suede, Belle & Sebastian, Dogs Die in Hot Cars, & Clap Your Hands & Say Yeah! It’s an A+ must 4 true indie folks & radio4all hosts that show here.

Regards,
Glen ugly Naughty (GuN)
Artsit & New Gossip Columnist

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Glen Naughty banned from “Ultimate Social Artist” 2010 Contest

August 25, 2010

Frontrunner candidate, Glen ugly Naughty (GuN) has been banned from the Ultimate Social Artist” 2010 Contest.

The shocking news stunned indie pop fans country wide who support The Fleiss music.

Damon Cleveland, the C.E.O of TheIndie.biz, (the company who runs the competition) revealed evidence of register fraud and accused the artist of blatant “Tom Foolery”. He states, “It’s clear Glen Naughty has purchased INXS of 1000 copies of his own song title A Wall Street Toy in order to deceive the judges & win the sweepstakes. The decision to ban the artist was a difficult one, yet a necessary evil. Good riddance to bad rubbish”

Glen Naughty was not available for comment. According to his publicist Tom Ford, GuN is overseas on Safari in Switzerland butt denies any wrong doing. He plans to appeal the decision by citing the Book of James.

by Gay Murdoch
Special Report


Betty & The Werewolves – euston station on 7″ 45rpm

June 5, 2010

Got the new Sony Turntable hooked up 2 the Emerson Amplifier Aux so spinning 45’s all night with my friends Sam Adams and Johnny Walker. Gonna b the D.J. HavING A Grand Old Party here smoking Camel cig, B&Hs &  Medical Emergency Bud butt i’ve an intimation i’m gonna trip when i stand up, The Doors knocking.  Ouch!

Anoher U.K submission from Damaged Goods Records who r  quickly becoming my modern Day 4AD loyalty wise. Their bands are all rockin & seem to do alot of indie POP. which is really wot i like

Anyways this is the second 7″ 45 rpm i’ve reviewd by Betty & The Werewolves. The First was called Daivd Cassidy which I thought was a great piece of Wax butt it’s my Opinion that “Euston Station” takes the cake when it comes to comparrison soley cause it has a great b side in addition to the A  

Betty and the Werewolves on myspace. Image used without permission

It’s another great POP single . Foxy ladies, Fuzzbox guitars, tight drums and bass, plus melodic female pop vox on the Frontline. Rather than try to describe the music in words you can visit their myspace page & listen 4 yourself although the streaming does not capture the essence and charms of their vinyl release

Gotta Go, my mate Stanley Freeman is knocking on the door & gonna give me music lessons; teach me 2 play me TAPS on The Bugle. Wake up the Neighbours ha ha ha

It’s Party City

Track List
Side A) euston station – great rhythm melody & scale
Side B) wind-up  – finally a great B side from Betty & The Werewolves

Artist: Betty & The Werewolves  (From London U.K)
Title : euston station
Format: 7″ 45rpm
Label: Damaged Goods Records #312

Submission by Stephen Rudderham
via Royal Mail
Littleport, Cambridgeshire, U.K

Review by
Glen ugly Naughty (GuN)
Your Mixed State


The Man Who Sold The World Was John Peel

June 4, 2010

On 26th October 2004  i remember the BBC announcing that John Peel had died of A Heart Attack while on working holiday in Peru (lies: actually i   

Book: John Peel - a tribute to the much-loved DJ and Broadcaster by Mick Wall Lays on A "Half Man Half Biscuit" John Peel Session Record

heard it re-announced from Steve Jones on the now defunct Jonesey’s JukeBox show on indie 103.1 as he secretly listened in on Radio 1 NeWS). It was indeed A sad & nostalgic day 4 the Sub Pop Culture music runaway underground scene booming in Great Britain & the rest of the world including Los Angeles & Orange County

This skillfully crafted tribute & biography of John Peel’s Life is A necessary book that fits Hand in Glove in any music lovers library   

Mick Wall’s stylized script makes this book so EZY to read; it’s full of facts, trivia, philosophy & insight. The paper pages & ink flickr through your fingers with ease & it’s genuinely A riveting read regardless of your existing knowledge of John Peel’s Life & that of his Happy Family. His impact on alternative music , punk & indie, pop becomes exponentially profound      

Highlights within the 231 pages of this hardcover gem include a fantastic insight into the Life & Ambition of the legendary British Radio 1 host, 16  pages of photographs including color, school, weddings, wife & Coolpix of J.P with stars like Kylie Minogue. A full listing of Peel’s Festive 50 (His Radio Show’s Annual Christmas Top 50 Countdown) spanning from 1976-2003 plus The All Time (Millennium) 50 timeless Spins. Imagine your band on The List! 

According to the book Peel has the largest record collection in the world that includes 26,000 vinyl L.P’s & 40,000 7″ 45 rpm singles plus other less meaningful media     

John Peel played an instrumental role with hundreds of indie bands from around the world including The Fall, The Undertones, Futureheads, Billy Brag, The Strokes , Nine Inch Nails, The Flaming Lips, Belle & Sebestian, The Wedding Present, Inspiral Carpets, Happy Mondays & Pavement.  In addition many Classic punk bands including The Sex Pistols, Buzzcocks, Echo & The Bunneymen, The Cure, The Smiths, New Order, Joy Division, David Bowie &  even The Fondled. Strangeways,  Oddites, Risk & LUV was how The Game of Life was played by John Peel. A Legacy of Perpeptual Operation From The Cradle to The Grave  

My only criticism of the book is A small omission; perhaps not 2 Well known by the General Public & fable 2 only a few select industry insiders. Sadly John Peel’s passing happened only hours before his plan to break “The Fleiss” white label 7″ 45rpm  single of  “I’ve Disappeared” on the U.K underground sub mix market. HMV & Virgin Mega stores where forced 2 return all singles by DHL trucks 2 Your Mixed State in California as advertising plans, tour schedules & A rare appearnce on Top of Pops where temporarily forced off the road. A small detour butt the show must go on  

If u wanna know where the alternative music is going & why it is what is in the USA Today, One must know from whenst it came & this book tells all, spills the Beanz  

There’s 2 many cool tidbits & amazing stuff 2 cover this book fully so i say O.K Go Buy Now

p.s The OC indie hipsters who think that John Peel is buried under The Haunted Mansion @ Disneyland are fucking unbelievable twats

Title: John Peel – A Tribute to the much-loved DJ & Broadcaster
Author: Mick Wall
Publisher: Orion Books
ISBN: 0-75287-212-5
Year: 2004  

Submission by Stephen Rudderham
via Royal Mail
Littleport , Cambridgeshire
United Kingdom  

Review by
Luke Walden
Staff Writer
Your Mixed State, LLC

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iTunes Flashback – Rat in The Kitchen by UB40

June 4, 2010

Recently i was feeling nostalgic & thinking bout the Grand Old Party days (pre 90’s) when i was as A young teen att school. Maybeline introduced  me the U.K’s UB40’s Rat in the Kitchen album and i was Quick to become A fan hook line & sinker. Looking back,  the L.P was one of my all  time favs. Vinyl records was the main media stay back then & how lucky 4 me 2 find 1 download version on iTunes

UB40 need no introduction 2 most butt in sum their A pop reggae/ska line up with #1 hits all over the world. My favortie song on Rat in the Kitchen is the title track plus ” Sing Our Own Song”

Track listing

Your Mixed State have applied direct 2 Apple iTunes regarding selling music on iTunes & expect 2 hear back shortly

All I Want to Do – 5:33
You Could Meet Somebody – 4:52
Tell It Like It Is – 3:36
The Elevator – 3:25
Watchdogs – 4:18
Rat in Mi Kitchen – 6:58
Looking Down at My Reflection – 3:27
Don’t Blame Me – 3:36
Sing Our Own Song – 7:21

This great iTunes flashback is only $7.99 and the copyright material supplied by Virgin Records, Ltd

Review by
Farquhar Cooper
Staff Writer


Alternative Music Podcast – Big Sky Sub Rosa

June 3, 2010

Big Sky Sub Rosa logoWho needs the facts bout bands when u can blag, wing & Guess the history, biography, discography live on your podcast. It’s close enough & that’s the way i like it baby, i don’t wanna live forever. Times r better spent on a Big Gulp of MGD than A boring fact check; that’s always been the way the west was won

Kelly, the host of the podcast explains ,”I’m trying to show kids around my area (Billings Montana) that there’s something better than FM radio and the bad metal bands that abound. There is a shocking lack of knowledge about anything going on outside our immediate community here because we’re so isolated!””

The track list includes

Big Sky Sun Rosa – Episode Three

Playlist:
1. Stiff Little Fingers – Gotta Gettaway
2. The 1090 Club – 2 Min. Pop Song
3. Visqueen – Houston
4. In Defence – The Only Good Thing About Pizza Is The Crust
5. My Pal Ghosty – Zombie Stomp
6. The Trashies – Sweatpants Boner
7. The Smoking Popes – No More Smiles
8. Superdrag – Lighting The Way
9. Zero Zero – True Zero
10. Killer Dreamer – Boo To That Guy
11. The Fondled – Wouldn’t Wanna Be Your Girl
12. Stiff Little Fingers – Guitar & Drum

Give it is a listen, sounds of real promise plus who can resist The Fondled

Sodit, i’m Going For A Walk with the next blog episode on my i-pod


Fat Noble Kings Eat Buffalo Wings Now Selling via Mail Order; Ships United States Postal Service

January 15, 2010

It’s Beanz Five Years & the new e.p Fat Noble Kings Eat Buffalo Wings by The Fleiss is now available from Your Mixed State, LLC, an Independent record label based in Orange County, California. This double 7″ 45 offers 4 new Acoustasonic songs by The Fleiss & in addition includes the Freedom of download coupons so fans can add songs to their playlist; on Zune & Apple i-Pod

Click Image Ad below 2 mail order Fat Noble Kings Eat Buffalo Wings on Paypal (accepts Visa)

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Initially Fat Noble Kings Eat Buffalo Wings will be available on YourMixedState.com 4 mail order only. It’s not available in @ HMV (U.K), Chapters (Canada), Best Buy or Barnes & Noble (USA) yet… although copies will be shipped World Wide by United States Postal Service

The First 400 copies sold on the Internet will receive a free 2005 clear vinyl release of The Fleiss called I’ve Disappeared upon request with the order. Fans should type “Freebie” when prompted to send a message during the Paypal order process. First come frist served & while stocks last only

There are 4 full songs on the e.p, one song per side & all songs can be classified as Acoustic Alternative, Indie Pop & or comedy. In an unusual move the front Double Jacket cover has text of song titles & credits displayed in Times New. The inside cover contains song lyrics & embedded in the sleeve is a download coupon with A unique code 2 access digital copies of the songs from the Internet. On the jacket rear, A text sent by Blackberry & written in Green Goat Method of Accord (GuN’s personal Philosophy of Language) explains the plight of Glen ugly Naughty, The Fleiss & Your Mixed State’s Battlefront with the major lables. It’s a riverting read thru the eyes of Manic Depression

Although this record includes free Mp3 Download Coupons 4 All songs, Folks in need of A turntable might try Target Stores who carry A wide selection of phonograph players; USB & Stand Alone

The new record is selling retail @ $8.00(USD) of which 12% ($1.00 USD) will be donated to Orange County Rescue Mission 2 help the homeless in Orange County. California orders pay 8.75% state sales tax (70 cents  per copy) It’s A great value

US Postal Service
48 Contegious States $1.73 (1 copy) $2.58 (2 copies)
Alaska & Hawaiin $2.07 (1 copy) $2.58 (2 copies)
Rest of the World/International $5.44 (1 copy) $8.84 (2 copies)
For volume orders please contact Your Mixed State,LLC

Produced using high quality manufacture technique on Southern California soil, Your Mixed State guarentee that the records strong physical quality & cutting edge content will make u smile

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Track listing includes…

Side A) Anarchy On A Small Business Blog (Jan Norman’s Small Business Blog) – Glen Naughty forgets his antipsychotic meds (Johnson Risperdal) & decides to self medicate dropping A LSD Acid Tab instead.  While picking up tips 4 Your Mixed State, LLC on Jan’s Normans blog his Pearson Prentice Focus on Problem Solving shifts 2 flashbacks of the Vietnam War Mai Lai Massacre; the twist, he was never actually there butt remembers the orders of William Callie & its Horror well. Death by Government. This song’s lyrics were written riding A Care Ambulance driven by Nascar Champion Buddy Rice transporting GuN  from Mayo Clinic 2 Kaiser Permanente psych ward during A Narcotics Anonymous (N.A) Drug rehab program. World Famous Flashback

Side B) Stephen J Proctor Jr (Z-Billionaire) – Delusions of Grandeur. GuN protests Stephen Forbe’s Billionaire list, his Beef cannot remain silent anymore. The Singer accuses Forbes of redlining his prestigious list by excluding Gay Billionaires. Glen Naughty cries out his friends great traits & demands Stephen J Proctor Jr (Z_Billionaire) be included on the list 4 making A Billion US dollars remodeling apartments & flats despite the fact he’s  A trannie & A Queer . Celebrity voice impersonated   

Side X) The Worldwide Fleiss Tour (Fleiss Can’t Play The Warped Tour! 😦 – Jack’s Breaking news outside the Key club in Hollywood, California USA reveals Kevin Lyman (the promoter of The Warped Tour) has called The Fleiss music Waste Management & says Glen ugly Naughty is 2 Fat 2 play; A lost Alchoholic loser. GuN laments & reflects upon all his hard work writing protest songs on Yamaha guitars,  Guerrilla Publicity plus Myspace & Facebook advertising promotions. He fears All his hard effort will may become A waste of breath & break his heart

Side Z) A Wall Street Toy (Drat that Young Bloody Murdoch!!!) ((Imagine it’s live @ Staples Center)) – At A recent secret David Bowie gig GuN drinks half a bottle of Jamison Irish Whisky, sneaks past Staples Center security with his Fender Acoustasonic amp, powers up & plays A Wall Street Toy to a great receptive audience. During the catchy song  accusations fly of how AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is linetapping WMG; they still remain unanswered. In additions, rumors r already circulating around as 2 why Young James Murdoch stole GuN’s Honey on Southwest Airlines

u can listen to sum samples of the music on this promotional Video Stream. This is a temproary vid as A new & improved video is coming soon or u can order the record online here

For customer service please e-mail Your Mixed State

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