Saturday, 18 April 2015

SJI: Almanac 4.10 (2014)

1) The Carousel Of Progress
2) Tapes Without Words
3) The Will Has Gone
4) Untitled

g.w.lang (Guitar, Organ, Vocals, Various), Mark Oliver (Guitar), Bing Bongo (Bass), Guy Whitby (Drums)

Track 2 originally recorded by Gary J. Brady at Escapade Recording Studios, Greenwich.

Recorded by Jimmy Buxton for Mario's Recording Services, Ashington, Northumberland.

All songs by gwl.

SJI: The Rough With The Smooth Compilation Cassette (2014)

SJI were in some very good company on this excellent cassette release from Neen Records.

The Rough With The Smooth - A Glimpse Of Paradise Vol 1 (NEEN005)


Side 1
Molly Nilsson - All Children Are Going To Die 
Ravioli me Away - Cat Call 
Group Rhoda - Disappearing Ground 
The European - I Can't Stop 
Apostille - Don't Think 
Design A Wave - Haha 
Jaakko Eino Kalevi - Jah Rastafari Only Knows 

Side 2
White Night - Your Son 
Cousins (ft. Euros Childs) - In A Roll 
The Wharves - Renew! 
R. Stevie Moore & Keel Her - Wanna Be Your Lover 
Molly Nilsson - Lend Me Your Love 
The Rebel - Maureen 
St James Infirmary - Animate


Available from Bandcamp

SJI: Almanac 4.09

1) Into My Arms
2) People Ain't No Good
3) The Ballad Of Betty Coltrane
4) Complete set - SJI Live at Wild Roses: Songs of Nick Cave, Tyneside Cinema Bar and Cafe, 26th September 2014.

g.w.lang (Keyboards, guitars, vocals), Mark Oliver (Vocals)

SJI: Wild Roses - Songs of Nick Cave. Tyneside Cinema Bar and Cafe, Newcastle. 26th September 2014.

1) Sad Waters
2) Into My Arms
3) The Ballad of Betty Coltrane
4) People Ain't No Good

g.w.lang (Keyboards, Vocals), Mark Oliver (Vocals)

Complete set released as an unlisted bonus track on Almanac 4.09

Photo by Phyllis Christopher

SJI: Almanac 4.08

1) Beatnik Man
2) Soft Fatha
3) Star Test
4) A Hairy Pony From Hutton Henry

g.w.lang (Vocals and Guitar), Neil Thomas (Drums, Vocals), Michael Hydes (Vocals), Tony Davison (Mumbles).

Recorded by Jimmy Buxton for Mario's Recording Services, Ashington, Northumberland

Recorded 1993
Previously released as Seventh Avenue Incident (Mario's Ashcan Series Number 2) HERE

SJI: Cluny2, Newcastle. 13th August 2014.

1) Top Of The Bill
2) Game Of Soldiers
3) Mouth Sounds / Thin
4) Eight For A Fiver
5) No Option

g.w.lang (Guitar, Vocals), Tony Bennett (Drums), Mark Oliver (Guitar, Vocals), Simon Foster (Guitar), Bing Bongo (Bass, Vocals).

Photo by Steve Strode

SJI: Almanac 4.07

1) Unfortunate Patch
2) Open / Wrapped
3) Maria Dreams of Meat
4) Banging On Like Billyhoo
5) Untitled


All songs by gwl

Recorded by Jimmy Buxton for Mario's Recording Services, Ashington, Northumberland.