Meeting No.7 – Transport

QUIMS Meeting 5th September 2008: Transport

Roger played host to the latest quims meeting with the subject being Transport. It was perhaps a sign of the times that the only thing he had to play music on was an iPod docking station meaning we had to bring our tunes on iPods, which actually worked really well enabling us to get more tunes in than ever before. Sat around the kitchen table eating chips and dip, olives, cheese and some rather nice honey glazed sausages, we decided to start by each person having to pick a different form of transport…………..

Motorcycle Emptiness Manic Street Preachers (Roger)
Ladies and Gentlemen we are floating in space Spiritualized (John M)
Finchley Central The New Vaudeville Band (Jez)
Transfusion Nervous Norvus (Bob)
South West Trains Good Shoes (Simon)
Noahs Ark Coco Rosie (John F)
Submarine Black Grape (Roger)
Container Drivers The Fall (John M)
Nantucket Sleigh Ride Mountain (Jez)
Serious Drugs BMX Bandits (Bob)
The Pushbike Song The Mixtures (Simon)
Bus The Radio Dept (John F)

We then decided to have a round of cars (as we all seemed to have a lot of them).

Ol 55 Tom Waits (Roger)
White car in Germany The Associates (John M)
Bad Habit The Offspring (Jez)
Brand New Cadillac Vince Taylor (Bob)
Car Bomb 180 Gs (Simon)
I’m the luckiest guy on the lower east sideMagnetic Fields (John F)

Next, a round of flight..

Kamikaze PJ Harvey (Roger)
Flight A Certain Ratio (John M)
Airport The Motors (Jez)
Rocket Ship Tommy McCook (Bob)
Olympic Airways Foals (Simon)
Expecting to fly Buffalo Springfield (John F)

Followed by a round at sea

Sloop John B The Beach Boys (Roger)
Captains Table Shack (John M)
Boat to Bolivia Martin Stephenson and the Daintees (Jez)
Good Ship Venus Loudon Wainwright III
Surfin Ernest Raglin (Simon)
Big Boat M Ward (John F)

And then 2 wheels good..

Black Boys on Mopeds Sinead OConnor (Roger)
Dog on Wheels Belle and Sebastian (John M)
Iron Horse Motorhead (Jez)
Vincent Black Lightening 1952 Richard Thompson (Bob)
Caravan Girl Goldfrapp (Simon)
Little Honda Yo La Tengo (John F)

It was getting late by then so we had a freestyle round.

Running up that hill Placebo (Roger)
Station Approach Elbow (John M)
Rapture Riders Go Home Productions (Jez)
Pull up to the bumper Grace Jones (Bob)
London Underground Adam Kay and Simon Biswas (Simon)
Tricycle Psapp (John F)

It was really late so we had a 2 minute round the shortest one about transport you have….

Artificial (of milkmaids and architects) Martha Tilston (Roger)
Fast Cars Buzzcocks (John M)
Love Rollercoaster Ohio Players (Roger)
Beautiful Car M Ward (Bob)
Sometimes a pony gets depressed Silver Jews (Simon)
A good walk spoiled Cassette boy (John F)

Whatever the hour, no one wanted to go home so the next round was types of transport not used yet.

Approaching Pavonis Mons by balloon Flaming Lips (Roger)
Ride on time Ride (John M)
Police Truck Dead Kennedys (Jez)
Extract from Steam in Stereo (Darlington Goods yard at night) and from the 1977 TT Races (Bob)
Tank The Stranglers (Simon)
Tram 21 Electrolane (John F)

The final round was titled obscure after Roger chose a track, which sampled Nightrider

Hey boy, hey girl The Chemical Brothers (Roger)
Weather and Fly Elbow (John M)
Submission Sex Pistols (Jez)
18 Wheels on a big rig Trout Fishing In America (Bob)
UFO Theme Geoff Love and his Orchestra (Simon)
Information of TUA – Yoshinori Sunahara (John F)

And we couldn’t go home without a bit of Kraftwerk now could we…..

Autobahn Senior Coconut

How often do you get to hear 61 tracks accompanied by great banter in an evening? Not often enough!

Bob the Chiropodist

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