Mar 192014
 
Originals: Rain by The Beatles (covered by Galaxie 500)

Rain was one of the Lennon Lennon/McCartney compositions and was released as the b-side of Paperback Writer in the 1966. As a b-side the band rather surprisingly made three promotional films for it, this one was made round the corner from me in Chiswick House The Beatles – Rain Galaxie 500′s cover was a live [...]

Jan 242014
 
Audio: Audience recording of Galaxie 500's last European show

Galaxie 500′s last show in Europe was in Copenhagen in Denmark in December 1990 and was recorded for Danish radio, that recording was released as the live album “Copenhagen” in 1997. Thomas at “From the basement – Live recordings from the Danish archives” has just shared for the first time a rather splendid audience recording [...]

Jan 082014
 
Be the coolest person at the farmers market

If you think that perhaps you’re a bit too old for a T-shirt (and you’re not by the way) you can still proudly show off your impeccable taste at the supermarket or farmers market with this rather lovely new Galaxie 500 tote bag. You can get yours from Damon & Naomi’s web shop for $20 [...]

Dec 102013
 
New slate grey Galaxie 500 "Eclipse" T-shirt

Christmas is coming the rich are getting fat, please put a penny in the indie rock band’s hat. Damon & Naomi have just put on sale a lovely grey variant of the Galaxie 500 Eclipse T-shirt, available from their online store for $20 – the perfect gift for your Galaxie 500 loving friend… As well [...]

Dec 042013
 
Originals: Listen The Snow is Falling by Yoko Ono and The Plastic Ono Band (covered by Galaxie 500)

OK, this is slap-dash research so don’t take it as gospel… Listen The Snow is Falling was first released as the b-side of John & Yoko’s Happy Xmas (War Is Over) in the US in December 1971, it got it’s first UK release on the flip of Yoko’s Mind Train in January 1971, and then [...]