A few years after their foray into musicals, the Pet Shop Boys, who are quite possibly disco-pop's most intellectual act, have returned with another project: a live score to Sergei Eisenstein's Battleship Potemkin. Battleship Potemkin was a silent film made in Leninist Russia in 1925, and tells the (somewhat idealized) story of a revolt among sailors of the Czar's Black Sea fleet. Given the Pet Shop Boys' history of playing with Leninist imagery (take, for example, the lyrics to 'West End Girls'), they were a suitably apt choice to do a live score to this film.
"Party of One" is an album by English singer-songwriter Nick Lowe. Produced by Dave Edmunds, it was released in 1990 by Reprise Records and reissued with altered cover art and two bonus tracks in 1995 by Upstart Records. "Party of One" is one of only two Nick Lowe solo albums with no cover songs, as it is made up entirely of songs written or co-written by Lowe (the other album is 1982's "Nick the Knife").
Following through on the roots-rock leanings of , delivered the delightful . While some of the material is still rather lightweight - and are defiant and thoroughly entertaining throwaways - much of the record is clever and charming, delivered with laidback confidence from .
is a 1984 album by British singer-songwriter . The record marked the official debut of 's new band, (although all of the bandmembers had appeared on 's previous album, ).
is an album by British singer-songwriter . It was released in 1983 and was 's fourth solo album. The album was recorded at Rockfield Studios, Wales and Ampro Studio, London.
is a 1982 album by . The album was 's third solo LP, and his first since the 1981 breakup of his band . However, the record still has several ties, as 's former bandmates and play on the album. In addition, does a slowed-down remake of the song ; the original version can be found on the band's album sung by . reached #50 on the , and #99 on the . No singles from the album made the US or UK charts, although in Canada hit the Top 40.
Reproducing a piece of furniture can be a challenge when you don't have a set of plans. In this video, Phil Lowe shows you how to take measurements off an existing piece of furniture, create a set of plans, and then reproduce the piece in the workshop. You'll learn how to make simple aids to take measurements without damaging the furniture and how to use these measurements to make a set of full-size plans.