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          Chalkhills Digest, Volume 5, Number 98

                Tuesday, 23 February 1999

Today's Topics:

                 Another lurker de-lurks
       Daddys Home But I'm Cold & Lonely In The UK
                    Hypocrisy Alert!!!
                  Re:South Detroit, etc.
                      Re: In my Shed
           "Real" Sound Files at Cooking Vinyl
                      Hal Uh lou Ya
                    A Tempting Brew??
                more XTC stuff for auction
                    Re: Where's Andy?
                  "He" bangs the drums?
     J-J-J ... is how you spell DULL in my dictionary
              Atlanta Fans - Request XTC Now
           AV1 in Australia: The latest update
                The Meeting Place-Chicago
          Not a member of the Greenman Fan Club
                  When you're in Chicago
                        March Mojo
            XTC interview in the Big Takeover
                 in case you didn't know
                   XTC on WNEW-FM, NYC
                 UK Apple Venus in Shops!
              Woo Hoo! My order has shipped!
             AV cover art: Simply beautiful!
               The eagle is about to land!


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Message-Id: <>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 02:17:35 -0800
From: Lisa Petersen <>
Subject: Another lurker de-lurks

Dear fellow fans,
End of an era. I've been encouraged by the many spontaneous de-lurkings
recently to take the frightful plunge myself (lurking for over three years
now, in anticipation of finding something worthwhile to say. Oh well, still
hasn't goes anyway).

Just had to report that in Eugene OR, (the land of rain/the land of really
bad radio), fans listening to KRVM (a public radio station) Friday, around
12:15 pm, got to hear XTC (I'd Like That). Many of the DJ's on KRVM are
local high school kids getting their "broadcast" feet wet. Unfortunately,
they frequently stumble over the pronunciations of band and artist's names
(I once heard one of them say David Boughie and have heard much worse). So
needless to say, my elation at hearing XTC was tarnished by the fumbling
DJ's announcement that we had just heard Ecstasy. In the land of meth labs,
I guess the kid had something else on his mind. Oh well. In Eugene, we are
thankful for whatever scrap of XTC we might get around here. All you folks
who live in (or close to) those places were bands and/or bandmembers
actually go, gawk at Andy for me.

In guarded jealousy,
Lisa Pee


Message-ID: <003b01be5dd7$d34c5720$64e6f7c2@twkeckuj>
From: "Kristian Wilkes" <>
Subject: Daddys Home But I'm Cold & Lonely In The UK
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 12:21:54 -0800

I decloak from lurkland

Well, like all of you I've waited 7 years and now the time has come.

I managed to get my copy on Friday thanks to a very understanding record
store owner ( I said I would kill myself if he didn't sell it to me ).

He eventually agreed to sell it to me mail order, but I couldn't wait,
so I sent a courier to his store to pick it up (some 60 miles away,
costing me #40, but I just don't care anymore).

Anyway, the CD has been on my Arcam plaver all weekend. I've cried,
laughed and sucked my thumb like a baby, it's fabulous and awesome.

But what is this feeling I am getting - I don't want to go to work tomorrow
because no one will understand how I'm feeling at this special time.
And most people on this list seem to be over the pond in the great U S of A
arranging XTC get togethers and stuff - I FEEL BLOODY LONELY IN ENGLAND.

It doesn't help when the band are not even in the country (do i smell or
something) - are we going to get a promo tour or what? And that we have
crap radio stations that will not play XTC.

On another note, How many of you out there have joined the Cooking Vinyl
Club and ordered AV1 from them direct - I did it a couple of weeks ago and
was told I was one of the first 100, so I would get a signed copy -
spiffing good show !!

So to conclude, are we all really that anal in the UK (on second thoughts -
don't answer that). This is a rally cry - lets sort something out.

I am now going to return to the fetal position.

Bye Bye for now.


Birmingham, England.


Message-ID: <>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 18:13:51 +0000
From: Robin Holden <>
Organization: RPHolden Software / Pathogen UK
Subject: Hypocrisy Alert!!!

Dom dom-dom dom dommmmmmmm!!! has spoken.  Oh, dear.

> but don't fall into the trap of considering yourself in any way more
> radical or free-thinking than your classmates

Excuse me if I hide behind my hand and thinly disguise the word "wanker"
as a cough.  Clearly, Dom, you do consider yourself a lot more radical
and free thinking than your Chalkmates just because you've got a few
hip-hop and metal records, hence this rather unsavoury and unnecessary
flaming of one of us with new and tentative forays off the
peer-pressurised mainstream.  I must admit, I was quite pleased to read
a post from someone with the initiative to listen to something outside
the top 20 *and* admit it!

This post only annoyed me because Dom felt free to put down Rich
Bunnell's Duran Duran fetish, and yet flamed the kid on a completely
unfounded assumption that Heavy Metal was beneath him.  He also flamed
him for his WWW published metal opinions and then feels free to publish
his own views on an album on, wait for it, the WWW.  Where's the logic?

And another thing (I won't rant for very much longer), if you feel that
you are "supposed to be impressed" by the Barenaked Ladies' vocal
talents, are you also as unimpressed by Andy's vocals on "Snowman"?

It is arse-clenchingly awful for me to read this stuff (I acknowledge
that I don't have to read it) from a man who, it seems, is unable to
accept the fact that people have musical tastes which differ from his
own.  I find it saddening.

Flame away, matey.  I'm on the other side of the world.  You can't catch

Robin Holden (

Check out Pathogen's Website:


Message-Id: <>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 11:41:50 -0800
Subject: Re:South Detroit, etc.
From: "Russ Reynolds" <>

>>From Richard Pedretti-Allen (spelt as you please):
>>p.s. Lame-ass Lyric of the Moment:  "Just a small town boy, born and
>>raised in South Detroit..."  (THERE IS NO "SOUTH" DETROIT!!
>I'm reminded of mine own favorite lame-ass geographical reference, from
>Kim Wilde ("Kids in America"): "From New York to East California..."

Hate to nitpick but Detroit has a south side like every other city in the
world.  And California has an eastern border like every other state in
America.  The above lame-ass phrases might be oddly worded and seldom used,
but they do refer to actual places.  But does anyone remember the original
title of the movie "Volcano"?   20 points to the first person who can recall
this glaring geographical mixup (one of the reasons the film's title was



Message-Id: <>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 11:59:27 -0800
Subject: Re: In my Shed
From: "Russ Reynolds" <>

>>> But you never know --
>>>maybe Colin will talk some sense into those two irascible fellows.  If
>>>Bruce Thomas would work with Elvis Costello again after Elvis wrote the
>>>scathing "How to Be Dumb" about him, anything is possible.

>Also, Bruce Thomas wrote a rude little *roman a cle* about their life on the
>road, in which Costello is caricatured as The Singer. So a lot of the
>simmering resentment was brought out into the open.

yeah, yeah...but how about having your best friend steal your wife and then
working with him again?  Clapton & Harrison had already proved difinitively
that time heals all wounds.   Using that relationship as a basis one would
think we shouldn't have to wait more than five years tops for Dave to



Message-ID: <>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 15:10:06 EST
Subject: "Real" Sound Files at Cooking Vinyl

Are people downloading and listening to the free sound files at


I think what they're (CV) is doing is neat! For the past number of days, they
have been offering a sound file (playable with RealPlayer; go to for the plug-in) for every AV VI track.

Tomorrow is the final track, since Tuesday is the "BIG DAY" (yeah, we're
looking fine...were in a shopping line - BIG DAY - our big day, hey hey



Message-ID: <>
From: "Joe Funk" <>
Subject: Hal Uh lou Ya
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 14:03:47 PST


Just needed to end the speculation about our friend HAL:

>In #5-94, Belinda Blanchard wrote:

>In the film 2001 (you probably all know this) they named the
>computer HAL after IBM being I after H, B after A and M after L.

>This is one of those "amazing facts" that isn't a fact at all. Kubrick and
>Clarke both swear that the adjacent letters in HAL and IBM are a complete

Hello...Having read the book (and 2010, etc ),
HAL stands for Human Algorythmic Logic.

XTC news: Got a Burned-in CD copy of AV1&2 demos...We're all light!!!!
Watch out!!

"Lay your head, lay your head, build a bed out of oak and pine!!!!"

Chattin' with the Greenman in Austin.



Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 17:32:02 -0500
From: Steve Pitts <>
Subject: A Tempting Brew??
Message-ID: <>


In 5-94 Chris Vreeland articulated:

> One sag in, mice pell chequer hasp in alm most use less <

Compute Her English

Their is a spelling chequer
Bill tin tomb eyepiece see.
It planely marques four my revue
Miss steaks I cannot sea.
I've putt this poem threw it
Eye am shore yore pleas two no
Its letter purr fecked in it's weigh -
My chequer tolled me sew!

Belinda suggested:

> So how's about YUD? <

Surely, using the same formula as HAL, that should be WSB?? Not quite so
interesting, perhaps, but it does sound like a brand of real ale, so it
can't be all bad

Janis noted:

> there's no XTC presence on the Usenet newsgroups? <

So there's something to be thankful for :)

Molly pleaded:

> Could we please try to not say too much about AV until the release date?

FWIW I think it rather sad that you could be so influenced by the comments
of others that it would colour your opinion of the record to such a degree
as to need to ask that folk not discuss it in front of you. Or maybe I am
just so arrogant that other folk's opinions have no impact upon me?? I
think it perfectly natural that anyone who finally gets to hear the first
recorded works from XTC for seven years should want to post their
impressions sooner rather than later. If that is a big problem for you,
then simply don't read those comments, or better yet, squirrel them away to
read them all after you've actually heard the real thing

James stated:

> I'd use vaginal as the opposite of phallic and yonic as the opposite of
priapic <

I'm afraid that the fine distinction between phallic and priapic is such
that you've lost me. The only additional connotation to phallic, that I'm
aware of, is the psychological one (ie. in comparison to anal, oral, etc.)
and that doesn't seem relevant to this discussion. Having just received a
postcard from Cooking Vinyl promoting AV, and therefore having the image in
front of me as I type, I'd say that 'vaginal' is not an appropriate
adjective, and that the only suitable terms are those related to vulva and
yoni, with perhaps the latter winning out because of the additional
definition as 'an image of [the female genitalia] as an object of worship'

> The only thing that 'impacts' is a tooth! <

Since we're being picky (although I'm not picky, I'm pedantic) 'impacts' is
not a valid form, even for a tooth. A tooth can be 'impacted' but there is
no verb form of 'impact' and therefore 'impacts' can only be more than one
'impact' not a participle of the verb 'impact'

> fighting a losing battle against people using adjectives as adverbs <

Ah, another one of my pet peeves. TV commentators seem to be particularly
bad at that sort of thing (the first person I remember aggravating me in
that regard was snooker player John Spencer, who used to do it incessantly)

Cheers, Steve


Message-Id: <>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 15:49:12 -0800
From: studio seventeen productions <>
Subject: more XTC stuff for auction

hello chalkers...

a couple more XTC items up at ebay, a "5 Senses" 12" single and a "Spirit
Of The Forest" CD....

please check 'em out at


dave at studio seventeen


Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 19:13:48 -0500 (EST)
From: Funk Genie <>
Subject: Re: Where's Andy?
Message-ID: <>

I too was a little irritated that Andy will not be going anywhere in the
Southern states. I think that Atlanta or Nashville would be an excellent
stop for our man. However, I'm just as irriatated that I have to read Miss
Kristin's rude comments about the "cultural black hole" of the South.
Perhaps instead of dogging your place of residence you should try visiting
local music venues or visit an art gallery. Being from the South I can
assure you that there are plenty of worthwhile places that meet those
descriptions. An area is only as good as it's citizens are wiling to make
it and you are hardly doing your part. Remember Miss Kristin if it
weren't for this so called "black hole" rock n' roll as we know it would
not exist. Or perhaps you aren't aware that rock n' roll is a derivitive
of southern music ie: the blues. Hmmm... Louisiana...isn't that the same
state famous for it's jazz and blues? A place that harbors the French
Quarter could hardly be considered a wasteland.

 Valerie J. Keathley
 International Relations

			The albatros, they are my brothers.
				-Little River Band


Message-Id: <>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 00:38:10 +0000
From: Michael Chisholm <>
Subject: "He" bangs the drums?


Lurk mode off.

AV1 gets 7/10 on in NMW (!!!
The Gods must be smiling.

Recurring dream (nightmare??) of the moment: Terry Chambers standing in
front of a very punctured timpani drum.  Oh how different it all could have

Lurk mode on.



PS Overdue hello to Cheryl M. & David F.


Message-ID: <01BE5DFC.532D92F0@robert>
From: Robert Wood <>
Subject: Independent
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 00:41:03 -0000

Apologies if there's been a million warnings about this (I'm about 3 digests
behind having been away for the weekend), but there was an XTC article in
this Saturday's Independent (British National newspaper for the Non Brits).
Entitled "The Agony and the XTC". Poor title!

I could scan it and send it to Chalkhills, but there's nothing new to us I
reckon. It is a pretty good article though, I think.


Message-ID: <>
From: "Duncan Kimball" <>
Subject: J-J-J ... is how you spell DULL in my dictionary
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 17:23:41 PST

Hi Chalkhilliards

Excuse my tardiness, I've been on holidays.

Re: Adam's comments about JJJ from #5-86:

I hate to be picky ... well I don't really ... but I have to differ with
your contention that JJJ

>played Nonsuch to death in the early '90s

I've been a Double-Jay/JJJ listeners since Day One, WAY back in 1974
(yes there really are people that old) and I can't say I ever noticed
them "playing (XTC) to death" at any time since about 1982. Playing the
occasional track, maybe. The occasional XTC oldie when selected by one
of the afternoon or weekend DJs, sure.

As far as I can see, the only things JJJ 'plays to death' are the tracks
that on the compulsory playlist (YES they do have one) which comprises
their dumbass "alternative Top-40", or the VERY occasional left-field
track that someone at the station (usually Arnold Frolows) likes, or
horrific novelty items like 'Asshole', or any song with the word 'fuck'
in it (e.g Liz Phair). Now this, as Adam rightly points out, ought to
give 'Your Dictionary' a guernsey - except that the F-word is spelled
out, making it way too difficult for Assistant Program Director Michael
Tunn (yes it's true) to comprehend.

There was a time when JJJ led the field. Now they cling to the pathetic
pseudo-image of being a "yoof" network - even though their manager,
their program director and at least half their audience are at least as
old as me. And they are *still* obsessed with getting ratings, instead
of doing what they were put there for in the first place - providing an
alternative to the mindless dross of commercial radio.

They have lost the plot. They have no sense of history, and no sense of
where they are going. Even ten years ago they led the way, not by
running stupid competitions but by DOING NEW THINGS; not just in music
but in areas like comedy. Where is the new "Off The Record"? Where is
the new "This Sporting Life"? (come to that - where is the old one??).
Where is their commitment to new radio comedy? Gone, daddy, gone.

Now bands like XTC are relegated to shows like Richard Kingsmill's sad
old "Where are they now" late-night dumper-bin, or ignored completely.
Now it's no new phenomenon for JJJ to be obsessed with one particular
trend or style; those of you old enough may rememeber with a shudder the
dreaded (sorry) approach of "The Dogs Of Babylon" (3 hours of hardcore
dub) every Sunday night, but they also opened doors with great stuff
like "Live At The Wireless" and The Nippy Rock Shop". Who else in
Australia was playing Japanese pop? Who else in the late 70s was playing
British and American New wave, or reggae? Who else played XTC? ot
Television? or pre-'Stop Making Sense' Talking Heads? Or Kraftwerk? Or
even silverchair....Who was the first station to play "Hitchhiker's
Guide to the Galaxy" and groundbreaking radio works like Russell Guy's
classic "What's Grafton to you is Rangoon to me"? Who launched the
careers of people like Doug Mulray, Roy & HG, Johnathan Coleman, Club
Veg ....?

But what do we get in their place. Michael Tunn. Quintin the Dream Lady.
Moronic exercises like the Hottest 100, or any of their other
promotional gags, where we are invited to pay out our hard earned
readies for the supposed privelege of ringing them on a 1900 number (and
making Kerry Packer and his mates even richer in the process) to win a
prize other stations wouldn't give away. It's too sad.

OK, I hear you - I'm getting old, you say... Technically, yes. Musically
- no. I crave the new as much - if not more - than I did when I first
began listening to Double Jay. BUT - those were the days when you could
be The Jays were a real challenge - where you could be guaranteed to
hear something you've never heard before almost any time of day; where
they went out of their way to break NEW music, not be a mouthpiece for
the majors and some sad synthesis of Rolling Stone and MTV; where you
could tune in and hear 40-minute non-stop segues of all NEW tracks,
without any interruption, not even for station IDs.

I'm bored with a station who pretends that listeners don't exist unless
they are 17, inarticulate, and so dumb that they wouldn't know their
asses from a hole in the ground. I'm tired of being insulted by a
station that I have loyally followed and supported for 25 years, and
which has totally betrayed its original intentions.

I'm not saying they don't have it tough - being a public braodcaster
these days ain't easy. But hey, they could fight a *little* harder.

Yours splenetically

in the comfy chair by the window
c/-Grumpy Old Codgers Retirement Village
(Where's my medication?)

PS - the next person who mentions either Objectivism or Libertarianism
on this list gets a nasty surprise in the mail. There are forums
elsewhere for that rubbish - keep it there.


Message-ID: <000a01be5e09$f32ecdc0$b50145cf@mabrey>
From: "Andisheh Nouraee" <>
Subject: Atlanta Fans - Request XTC Now
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 21:20:35 -0500

To all XTC fans in the Atlanta area:

Request that 99X play XTC via e-mail.  99X's website asks you to e-mail
requests to the DJ that you listen to or to the program director.  If we
persist, they might play XTC.

Follow this link to a list of all the DJs e-mail addresses:



Message-Id: <>
Date: 22 Feb 99 13:47:58 +1100
From: "Adam Davies" <>
Subject: AV1 in Australia: The latest update


Having just read Paul Culnane's post on #5-92 regarding the release date
being set at Mon 22nd Feb:

I just called the Festival Records line and asked about a new album due out
today.  The lady instantly said 'Would that be the XTC one?'  I almost
cacked myself laughing, before she explained that several people had said
they saw it announced on a 'web site or something', and that the official
release date was *originally* Monday March 22nd, but because of the 'huge
demand' they've had for it, it's being RUSH RELEASED and will be in
Australian stores [in capital cities, I'm assuming] on Monday the 29th!

The lady was extremely helpful; she told me both HMV and JB Hi-Fi are due
to have the album in copious stock on Monday.  She was referring to
Melbourne CBD store locations, but I'm assuming this will apply to all the

I'm not denying or countering Paul Culnane's report, just iterating what
I've been told.  It's happening, kiddies!



      The statements and opinions expressed here are my own and do
         not necessarily represent those of Oracle Corporation.


Message-ID: <>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 19:34:14 -0800 (PST)
From: Tyler Hewitt <>
Subject: The Meeting Place-Chicago

Seems like there's some interest in Chalkhillers meeting someplace
after Andy's appearance at Border's on Thursday.  I don't spend too
much time on the Magnificent Mile, its a bit too plastic fantastic for
my tastes. So, I'm probably not the best person to recommend a place.
Don't know if there are any decent bars/pubs in that part of town. We
could all meet in the Borders's cafe immediately after the signing,
and perhaps go someplace after that. There's good pizza close to
Border's (Gino's on Superior St.). Or, we could stick to the cafe.
Don't know yet if I can stay after the signing, I have family coming
into town on Thurs. eve or Fri. morning. But I probably could sneak in
a quick hello. Anyways, I don't want to be in charge of organizing
this, I suck at motivating groups of people. If anyone wants to
volunteer, feel free.
See You Thursday!


From: Joel Reamer <>
Message-Id: <>
Subject: Not a member of the Greenman Fan Club
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 22:13:54 -0600 (CST)


        Got an advance copy of AV1 at my college's station last week, and
have pretty much hoarded it for myself. It's been a cathartic experience.
        I don't want to stray into 'review' territory, lest I offend Molly.
But I am kind of interested about the band's choice of "Greenman" as their
second single. I'm just personally not really into the song, which is
irrelevant, but I don't believe something so bombastic and well, reminiscent
of white middle-age western guys sounding leaden whilst attempting African
rhythms (Phil Collins anyone?Flame away.), will sway anyone over to XTC. I
would think that "Easter Theatre," or even "Your Dictionary" would be the
more obvious choices. I'm really not certain of the FCC problems radio would
face if they played "Your Dictionary,"even though Chalkhills has wore this
thread to the bone before. So I don't know.
        At any rate, just two other quick things: "Last Balloon"="Chalkhills
and Children", in both terms of track placement, similarity of sound, and
sheer gorgeousness.
       Also, do any trainspotters out there notice the opening strains of an
ES song in the final notes of one of the last tracks of AV1. I want to be
vague so as not to spoil the fun, although I may just be hearing things as


Message-ID: <>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 00:40:27 -0500
Organization: I know where it is
Subject: When you're in Chicago

I have it on good authority that the boys will be on WXRT (93FM) before
their Borders in-store. So listen between 3 & 6 (I'm told).

And if they come to your town, they might be on the radio too.
So keep your ears open.

Parking around Borders is nearly impossible, so use the public
trasportation advise given in a previous post.
That post stated that Borders is across the street from Water Tower
Place which is absolutely correct. What was not said is that WTP is next
to the John Hancock Building, the second tallest building in Chicago and
in the top 10 of world's tallest buildings.
"you can't miss it"



Message-ID: <000501be5e35$9d456140$6a5791d2@johnboud>
From: "John Boudreau" <>
Subject: March Mojo
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 16:25:38 +0900

The March issue of MOJO a MUST ! In-depth 13 page XTC article with copious
photos ... APPLE VENUS reviewed as well . Also great ROBERT WYATT interview
! Don't walk RUN to your nearest shop and pick it up today !

John in Japan

P.S. Did some early Christmas shopping over the weekend . Guess what
everybody is getting this year ? Also e-mailing every music enthusiast I
know , highly recommending they pick up AV1 pronto !


Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 10:54:54 +0100 (MET)
From: Martin van Rappard <>
Subject: XTC interview in the Big Takeover
Message-ID: <>

This post was from Jack Rabid, editor and writer of the Big Takeover, to
the Big Takeover list:

" ANNOUNCEMENTS/responses:
Today's interview of XTC's Andy and Colin went fabulousy, as always with
them, as prompted by questions from me, mike ackerman, mick lewis, and
richard bensam. They enjoyed it, it seemed, and they clowned for the photo
for the cover of #44-though i don't know which picture jason will pick.
Between this and the colin blunstone (zombies) interview last week, that's
two really fun ones in a row, and now avengers coming up this week too!
feast. "




Message-Id: <199902221254.MAA17298@uksn82>
Date: 22 Feb 99 12:49:40 +0000
Subject: in case you didn't know

the phrase on the back of the Apple Venus sleeve "do what you will but harm
none" is one of the three principles of the pagan federation, in case you
didn't realise.

I've just bought it.  Now, I'm going to listen to it.


Message-ID: <>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 08:07:28 EST
Subject: XTC on WNEW-FM, NYC

Howdy folks,

Just wanna cease lurking momentarily to relay my profound joy, having just
heard our working boys interviewed in the studios of WNEW New York. Great
interview, it was, it was. Getting to hear some of the material (not being
privy to all the demos floating around) was tre' cool. They played "Your
Dictionary", so I guess you can spell that stuff on the radio, albeit at 11:00
at night. Tomorrow, it's off to Tower Records ... can't wait!

Quote of the day:
"...all these rabid Internet people...and they are RABID...gotta watch they
don't bite your hand..." - Andy on WNEW-FM



Message-ID: <>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 14:47:43 +0000
From: Ian Stickland <>
Subject: UK Apple Venus in Shops!

Just been down to HMV and picked up my copy of AV1 and am
now listening to it whilst typing. Only two tracks in so far and
love it. I also read a quite favourable review in the Telegraph on

The sleeve is definitely of the minimalist variety.



Message-Id: <199902221014.KAA086.05@GATEWAY.TIRERACK.COM>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 10:15:17 -0600
Subject: Woo Hoo! My order has shipped!
From: "William Loring" <>

I got a note on Sunday from Music Boulevard:


Dear William Loring,

Thank you for placing an order with Music Boulevard!

Your order was shipped 19 FEB 99 via FedEx 2Day.


This is certainly good news! This, and the Chicago appearance on Thursday,
I'm getting kinda wound up!

William Loring


Message-Id: <s6d12475.092@OAG.STATE.TX.US>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 09:33:29 -0600
From: "Steve Oleson" <Steve.Oleson@OAG.STATE.TX.US>
Subject: AV cover art: Simply beautiful!

In Chalkhills Digest #5-96, Peter Wright said:

"Incidentally , IMHO , Apple Venus is a nothing title and the peacock
cover is pretty bland. After 7 years maybe the guys could've come up
with something a little more exciting."

Hmmm... no accounting for taste, eh? When I saw it reproduced in the Lil
Lighthouse (Thanks again, Mark!) I thought it was lovely: elegant and
beautiful, much like the music on the recording.

I do agree with him in one respect. It's the music that counts!
-Steve Oleson
Austin, TX


Message-ID: <>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 10:38:24 -0800
From: Dan Phipps <>
Organization: CIC
Subject: The eagle is about to land!

ONE MORE DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

/Dan Phipps <>

"Imagination like a muscle will
 increase with exercise."
(Peter Blegvad)


End of Chalkhills Digest #5-98

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