The Second British Invasion Music Series — The Brit Box, Disc 1, Track 16, “This is How it Feels,” by Inspiral Carpets

Inspiral Carpets Steve Huey from allmusic says about Inspiral Carpets: After the Stone Roses and Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets were arguably the third most popular band to emerge from the late-’80s/early-’90s Madchester scene. Like the Charlatans UK, they weren’t quite as innovative as the city’s two standard-bearers, relying less on the contemporary dance club beats…

The Second British Invasion Music Series — The Brit Box, Disc 1, Track 15, “Loaded (Single Version,)” by Primal Scream (with bonus video at the end)

Primal Scream photo by Mick Hutson/Redferns From wikipedia: Primal Scream are a Scottish rock band originally formed in 1982 in Glasgow by Bobby Gillespie (vocals) and Jim Beattie. At first, they recorded “elemental noise tapes”, in which Gillespie would bang two dustbin lids together and Beattie played fuzz-guitar. They soon moved on to The Velvet…

dVerse — Quadrille Monday #143 — Breathe

Rising, skeleton grey against white winter weak bulb, appetites spring. Memory’s green sprouting raiment soon-kept promise – songs on birdwing. To blue drowns, tickles toes and sands as tired bellies flop jumbo towels. Then orange, now brown clowns skip; seasonal powders circled; muse’ fragrant palettes. top image:  “Four Seasons,” by Yvonne You De Jackson (aka…