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by Todashi
22 Jul 2021, 12:27
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: RSD BBC Sessions release
Replies: 103
Views: 6558

Re: RSD BBC Sessions release

Crash Record's site was showing that its presale was sold out earlier today, but I just got a mail to say the pre order was back in stock. (Yeah, I don't know how that happens either. Hopefully it means they're getting big demand for it.) Anyway, if you were looking for a CD copy of this, it's possi...
by Todashi
21 Jul 2021, 14:31
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: RSD BBC Sessions release
Replies: 103
Views: 6558

Re: RSD BBC Sessions release

I still find it weird that there are 'new' Sisters releases without the band having anything to do with them.

Nothing on the website, on twitter etc. It sits badly with me. But hey, at least SOMETHING is happening.
by Todashi
29 Jun 2021, 09:37
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: Has Chris quit The Sisters?
Replies: 186
Views: 35682

Re: Has Chris quit The Sisters?

Look, that makes sense. Von built a career in the 1980s and early 1990s, then got chewed up and spat out by the music industry. Like anyone, Chris seems to have been was hungry to create something original and long-lasting, and the Sisters wasn't really going to be the vehicle for him to do the same...
by Todashi
25 Jun 2021, 11:02
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: covers you'd like to see
Replies: 78
Views: 10088

Re: covers you'd like to see

doctor_jeep wrote:
25 Jun 2021, 10:16
Having said that, I'd love some session style gigs where they play all the new stuff exclusively in the main set. Few of the classic bangers for the encore then, and that's it.
I would totally be down for that.
by Todashi
17 Jun 2021, 11:33
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: Apple lossless
Replies: 10
Views: 559

Apple lossless

For any Apple Music users, it looks like most of the Sisters back catalogue has been upgraded to lossless.

My ears can't hear much of a difference, but there you go.
by Todashi
30 May 2021, 12:24
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: David Owen - Graphic designer of TSOM Artwork '83-85
Replies: 16
Views: 1111

Re: David Owen - Graphic designer of TSOM Artwork '83-85

That was a lovely evocative read. Thanks to those who made it possible.
by Todashi
30 Apr 2021, 11:42
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: A Sisters Tribute album?
Replies: 41
Views: 2412

Re: A Sisters Tribute album?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6m8G6Eb91Xg Covers of Sisters' songs tend to be dreadful, but I quite like this one. Yeah, I like this one too. I think anyone who does a straight cover of a Sisters song is generally on to a loser. The best one by far that I've ever heard is Lambchop's This Corrosio...
by Todashi
30 Apr 2021, 11:41
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: A Sisters Tribute album?
Replies: 41
Views: 2412

Re: A Sisters Tribute album?

Sisters covers require originality. Nobody should ever listen to my cover of giving ground. But I'm pretty proud of my version of Summer, as the best attempt two 16 year olds could do. https://youtu.be/1Zf7AUcwuUs I actually think that's pretty good. Quite listenable. Well done. Particularly if you...
by Todashi
30 Apr 2021, 11:39
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: A Sisters Tribute album?
Replies: 41
Views: 2412

Re: A Sisters Tribute album?

As we appear to be doing this, here's my version of Still.

by Todashi
13 Apr 2021, 10:38
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: Gift reissue plus extras
Replies: 307
Views: 52056

Re: Gift reissue plus extras

I'd be surprised if Von sees any cash from anything that happens on a streaming platform or in a record shop. I think there's a reason that he's toured so relentlessly for the last 20 years and it's unlikely to be because he likes the buffet breakfasts in Travel Inns.
by Todashi
13 Apr 2021, 10:36
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: Totally Insane fb
Replies: 98
Views: 5339

Re: Totally Insane fb

You guys just come off as very judgemental. Not trying to be confrontational, but just like... be aware of how you treat others, and why it is that you feel these people are lesser than you for enjoying the same thing but in a different way. Elitism isn't dead. Well, I'd hate anyone to feel hurt (a...
by Todashi
12 Apr 2021, 12:15
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: Totally Insane fb
Replies: 98
Views: 5339

Re: Totally Insane fb

The whole 'Helloooo Sisterrrss!" thing drives me around the f**king bend.

Who are these people?
by Todashi
09 Apr 2021, 19:17
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: RSD BBC Sessions release
Replies: 103
Views: 6558

Re: RSD BBC Sessions release

Maybe this will be the inciting incident that will egg Von on to get the Gift reissue ball rolling again. Or maybe not, he can be a rather fickle fellow sometimes, can't he? Yeah, but he's usually fickle in a way that serves himself - touring when he wants and not when he doesn't, recording when he...
by Todashi
09 Apr 2021, 09:13
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: John Robb Youtube interview with Chris Catalyst
Replies: 18
Views: 1292

Re: John Robb Youtube interview with Chris Catalyst

Agreed. If I was Chris, I'd direct people to this interview in future.
by Todashi
09 Apr 2021, 09:12
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: RSD BBC Sessions release
Replies: 103
Views: 6558

Re: RSD BBC Sessions release

Hey the facts are that any release is better than no release. It means that somebody somewhere thinks they can make a return on investment from The Sisters of Mercy. That's a positive thing in Sisters land. Of course, I'd prefer if it was done by the band themselves, but maybe it'll light a fire und...
by Todashi
08 Apr 2021, 18:54
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: RSD BBC Sessions release
Replies: 103
Views: 6558

Re: RSD BBC Sessions release

I think that basically unless a piece of news/release etc is on the main band website, it's safe to presume it's nothing to do with them. So unless something is posted about this, it's probably that this is just Warner further exploiting their legacy ownership of the material. But hey, at least that...
by Todashi
07 Apr 2021, 21:19
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: RSD BBC Sessions release
Replies: 103
Views: 6558

Re: RSD Peel Sessions release

Oh nice. That’s a good album cover. My decks are in the attic somewhere but I might still buy this.

Do you think Von had anything to do with this? Like, someone would have had to design that cover, and to do that they’d need to at least have a passing knowledge of the whole snake thing.
by Todashi
07 Apr 2021, 14:56
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: All about that bass
Replies: 12
Views: 1132

Re: All about that bass

I've gone down a little YouTube rabbit hole listening to gigs from this era, and for the life of me, I can't hear ANY keyboards in the mix. Like, they're all low quality bootlegs - I'm not aware of any high quality recordings from this time, but what exactly was Dan Donovan playing? The obvious keyb...
by Todashi
06 Apr 2021, 14:14
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: All about that bass
Replies: 12
Views: 1132

All about that bass

If you haven't heard it, check out this bootleg.

Good god. The bass intro on Lucretia. The fleshed out guitar sound.The power of ribbons

The variety of sound between tracks. For fucks sake, there's a keyboard player.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySxwP9q71xU&t=3037s
by Todashi
04 Apr 2021, 12:54
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: John Robb Youtube interview with Chris Catalyst
Replies: 18
Views: 1292

Re: John Robb Youtube interview with Chris Catalyst

I thought it was interesting that Chris implied heavily that when he joined, the job was represented to him as leading to recording etc, and that it just never materialised. That's interesting, as it implies WE weren't crazy to hope for it. It seems that in the early 2000s, Andrew really was thinkin...
by Todashi
03 Apr 2021, 18:24
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: John Robb Youtube interview with Chris Catalyst
Replies: 18
Views: 1292

John Robb Youtube interview with Chris Catalyst

This is really good. Probably the most informative and relaxed interview with Chris I've seen.

Quite a bit of Sisters content in here. A look behind the curtain.

John is an excellent interviewer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nV6BVbbbDMM
by Todashi
25 Mar 2021, 12:27
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chairman Bux
Replies: 24
Views: 1793

Re: Chairman Bux

Chairman Bux has a new follower on Twitter. Me.

So somewhere out there in the ether, an email account just went 'bing'.
by Todashi
20 Mar 2021, 16:24
Forum: Sisters Chat
Topic: NEW SONGS!
Replies: 348
Views: 66924

Re: NEW SONGS!

Okay this is getting silly. What’s the point of a seemingly never ending list of song titles? Is he just trying to make a statement - “see, I can write songs!’ Or does he intend to actually perform 20 new songs in rotation? Actually, maybe that’s it? Maybe he intends to spend a few years touring the...
by Todashi
12 Mar 2021, 11:58
Forum: Sisters 202x
Topic: 2021-09-12, Roundhouse, London UK
Replies: 22
Views: 1447

Re: 2021-09-12, Roundhouse, London UK

Two tickets booked. Dunno if we'll be able to travel, but hey, we'll find out I guess.
by Todashi
09 Mar 2021, 15:54
Forum: Sisters 202x
Topic: 2021-09-10, Roundhouse, London UK
Replies: 109
Views: 8613

Re: 2021-09-10/11/12 Roundhouse, London UK

timsinister wrote:
09 Mar 2021, 15:50
Dunno what state the world will be in come Spetember, but regardless this is fundamentally excellent news.
Word.

I think there's a good chance that there'll be a load of new songs on these three nights. Very cool.