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How to improve academic performance





There is no magic way to correct your grades from 2 to 5 - for this you will need knowledge and effort. Working on your homework and following the recommendations described in this article, you can improve your grades in the shortest possible time.

Be careful in the classroom. 

The best you can do to improve your…

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Added by Katie Abbott on June 8, 2020 at 13:43 — No Comments

Art Work and Bum Fuzz

My Bum Fuzz unit just arrived in California along with some plectrums with Edwin art. It took me along time to order this unit, but the twenty five year gestation period for it to be built surely eclipses my lack of urgency. Best regards all...

Added by scott owen on May 5, 2017 at 17:15 — No Comments

Thank you for the music

A while back I asked Edwyn if he would let me use his music on a little film I made.  Here is the result: Mill Mechanics

Thanks for that.

Added by Carran Waterfield on August 2, 2016 at 13:56 — No Comments

The Eureka moment has arrived and the possibilities are REAL !

The most important film you will see this year https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=9rZbjJze3wg

Added by Bob Cat on August 24, 2015 at 18:26 — No Comments

Shareefa Energy Reasoning With Self - Review

Shareefa Energy – ‘Reasoning With Self’ - Review



A few months ago the BBC offered a profile of new emerging female poets, ‘Women Who Spit’. Watching the short films by Jemima Foxtrot, Cecilia Knapp and Deanna Rodger, I noted with great relief that the art of poetry is alive and well. I have always been fascinated by the medium. The ability to express intricate thoughts and feelings in a few lines of words. It is the most empowering process. And empowerment through self-expression… Continue

Added by ALAN HORNE on July 25, 2015 at 22:41 — No Comments

Thanks

Dear Edwyn,

Can I just thank you for your contribution to my life. From that very first shiver I got listening to Felicity on the John Peel Show to the smile I still express today when you burst into laughter half way through Consolation Prize, it's important I let you know how much your music means to me before one of us croaks it.

I was hooked instantly and bought all the singles and albums, the ten inches, 12 inches and even ripped the flexi discs off Smash Hits and Melody…

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Added by steven brady on April 25, 2015 at 17:57 — No Comments

The origins are finite.

Listening to the multi cd re-release and re-mix of 'The Velvet Underground' (1969) album, I noticed more clearly the lyric…….'Some kind of love, the possibilities are endless…'
Could this be the origin of the now legendary phrase?
I am reminded of the NME's description of their C81 cassette that Josef K , Orange Juice and Aztec Camera were the reincarnation of the 1968, 1969 and 1970 Velvet Underground.
Not getting any Velvet Underground stuff until…
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Added by John Trotter on December 8, 2014 at 20:51 — No Comments

AN IMAGINARY COMPILATION ALBUM

I've tried to imagine a 10-track vinyl LP which would offer the best of Edwyn's solo material.

 http://thenewvinylvillain.wordpress.com/2014/08/13/an-imaginary-compilation-album-2-edwyn-collins/

Added by the vinyl villain on August 13, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments

Deaf Institute Manchester 16/06/2014 Brilliant brilliant brilliant!! Thank you so much for a truly fantastic night was honoured to see the best show yet. Hurry up back to Manchester soon please 

Deaf Institute Manchester 16/06/2014

Brilliant brilliant brilliant!! Thank you so much for a truly fantastic night

was honoured to see the best show yet. Hurry up back to Manchester

soon please 

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Added by nick whyte on June 18, 2014 at 15:34 — No Comments

Edwyn and band live in Glasgow 15.06.2014

Edwyn - Thank you so much for the songs old and new ...especially the new! ....keep them coming!

A great show ... Well done the band also.

Alex and Margaret McCulloch - Glasgow xxx

Added by Alex McCulloch on June 15, 2014 at 21:30 — 1 Comment

Radio shows

Uploaded a few radio shows with Edwyn to my page...

BBC Radio 1 Stuart Maconie ('95) (Parts 1 - 4)

BBC Radio 4 Loose Ends with Ned Sherrin ('96) (Parts1 -…
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Added by AndrewK on April 30, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

Orange Juice photos from '81

Beautiful photos from the Venue in London by Justin Thomas

http://fringeontop.com/2014/03/13/orange-juice-the-venue-1981-unseen-photos/

and by the same photographer a few of Aztec Camera…

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Added by AndrewK on April 25, 2014 at 16:18 — No Comments

cerebrate

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpgcEbaqtVo&list=PL4028CF24B8F2CD04

Added by Paddy O on February 14, 2014 at 1:12 — No Comments

Northern soul

Northern soul?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaWaQBxc0aI

Added by Paddy O on February 5, 2014 at 1:33 — No Comments

rufus

is this bad?

Added by Paddy O on February 5, 2014 at 0:12 — No Comments

?

is this good?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8AOAap6_k4

Added by Paddy O on February 5, 2014 at 0:05 — No Comments

Burdon & WAR

just had to post this ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nX47T9hEZ4Q

Added by Paddy O on January 27, 2014 at 20:16 — No Comments

television

check this

http://www.mahalo.com/television-band/

Added by Paddy O on January 20, 2014 at 3:48 — No Comments

Edwyn Collins at the Sydney Festival

Just seen Edwyn in concert in the wonderful Spiegeltent, amazing show full of beautiful music and positive energy. Have to admit I cried through the opening 'falling and Laughing'. Edwyn - Sydney loves you along with James and Carwyn. Last night's Parramatta gig received a great review in the Sydney Morning Herald. Don't leave it another 18 years before you come back again.

Added by Paul Bennett on January 19, 2014 at 11:26 — No Comments

One of the All-time Greats!

I will never forget the day I was shopping in a clothing store in a mall, and I heard a new song come on over the loudspeaker.  I was riveted by how COOL it was...."A Girl Like You."  I found out who it was and bought the album that day.  I've worn out several copies of it over the years.  It remains a freaking MASTERPIECE in music history.  I rank it easily in the top 20 albums of all time.  Of course, Edwyn has made a lot of great music throughout his career, but for that album alone he…

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Added by Michael Crisp on December 27, 2013 at 4:46 — No Comments

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All things EDWYN and AED, NOW ON SALE:

BADBEA, THE NEW LONG PLAYER BY EDWYN COLLINS

ENTER THE ART DEPARTMENT, 

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How to improve academic performance

Posted by Katie Abbott on June 8, 2020 at 13:43 0 Comments





There is no magic way to correct your grades from 2 to 5 - for this you will need knowledge and effort. Working on your homework and following the recommendations described in this article, you can improve your grades in the shortest possible time.

Be careful in the classroom. 

The best you can do to improve your…

Continue

Art Work and Bum Fuzz

Posted by scott owen on May 5, 2017 at 17:15 0 Comments

My Bum Fuzz unit just arrived in California along with some plectrums with Edwin art. It took me along time to order this unit, but the twenty five year gestation period for it to be built surely eclipses my lack of urgency. Best regards all...

Thank you for the music

Posted by Carran Waterfield on August 2, 2016 at 13:56 0 Comments

A while back I asked Edwyn if he would let me use his music on a little film I made.  Here is the result: Mill Mechanics

Thanks for that.

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Reading Festival 1991

Started by Robert Wittwer in General Discussion. Last reply by Zack Rosenfeld Mar 3. 6 Replies

I was part of the ‘soft’ Security at the Mean Fiddler Tent and my task on the Saturday was keeping the backstage ramp to the car-park clear for the Stage Crew moving gear in and out. The ramp was a…Continue

OJ you can’t hide you love

Started by Dave Clark in General Discussion. Last reply by Allison Bosworth Feb 29. 1 Reply

Hi hoping someone can help. Was at the Brighton gig last night and they had copies of you can’t hide you love on vinyl. My girlfriends fav album, could get as she was with me.Could anyone going to…Continue

Strokes

Started by Greg McIntosh in General Discussion. Last reply by Peter Martin Jan 9. 1 Reply

I had a Stroke in 2005. I was 40 years old at the time. I couldn’t walk or talk and my ability to read properly was reduced. Since then I have had a machine that incouraged me to walk properly. I…Continue

Last TrAin to Helmsdale and Ill meat you In the Morning

Started by Dr. R Daft in General Discussion. Last reply by Paul Sep 12, 2019. 1 Reply

Eh up Eddie.  Are they messages getin through to ya? Couple a thongs on my mind. First like, could i get a proper for street address for you're gaff in Helmsdalee? Would be great to seize you againn.…Continue

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