JD at Miss-Shapes II

Jd_1Last night, we were once again joined by Le Tigre’s JD Samson at Miss-Shapes for our tenth birthday party.  As ever it was rammed, and we had the pleasure of opening for her.  I made a conscious effor last night to mix it up a bit more than normal with a lot of new good stuff, or old classics, staying as far away as I can from the same old Killers / Kaisers hell.   

Setlist is after the jump: 


Popstarz Setlist : 28/2/06

David Bowie – 5 Years
Grandaddy – The Crystal Lake
Duels – Potential Futures
Orson – No Tomorrow
Betty Curse – Stay Out Of My Way
Le Tigre – My My Metrocard
Belle and Sebastian – Funny Little Frog
Phoenix – Too Young
New Young Pony Club – Get Lucky
Veronicas – Revolution
Bell X1 – Flame
Kaiser Chiefs – Time Honoured Tradition
The Zutons – Why Don’t You Give Me Your Love
Sleeper – Nice Guy Eddie
The Modern – Jane Falls Down
Editors – All Sparks
Maximo Park – I Want You To Stay
Charlatans – One To Another
Placebo – Meds

2006’s greatest pop song so far

Yes, it’s not the Pipettes, it’s not something by Rachel Stevens, it’s not even Girls Aloud.  It’s bloody Rihanna.  That warbling Pon De Replay girl from last year.  Don’t worry I haven’t crossed over into the darkside though, she’s gone pop with the Softcell sampling SOS (Rescue Me).

I can’t decide if it’s quite good or simply brilliant.  It’s rather masterful in any case.