Burnham Folk Festival

A BIG BIG M.O.D THANK YOU.

M.O.D wish to thank YOU. YOU who came to see us play BURNHAM ON SEA’s BEAUTIFUL FOLK FEST

We LOVE YOU ALL.

We EVEN LOVE THOSE WHO WERE NOT THERE TOO.

Here are some made up quotes from the band:

Betty (Violin & Vocals and GLITTERY TOP)

I was brilliant as usual. These paltry fools who inhabit my band shall be punished for being BLOODY BRILLIANT too.

The Miggle (Hammer of M.O.D)

Every body laughed we were all so happy. I played my drums loudly.

Alex (Thunderous Bass)

They made me do it. But I laughed. LAUGHED. Like I do when I see CHICKENS.

Badger (Washboard Stadium Gig Warrior)

The crowd were so beautiful. I loved them all. No matter how hairy

Jerry (Guitars and singing and M.O.D creative genius)

Wibble

So, as you can see dear reader, M.O.D LOVED playing for YOU. THANK YOU.

 

Thank you Sarah for the lovely pictures… more to be found on FACEBOOK here

Watch and Learn

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Monkeys

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Donkeys

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MONKEYS

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DONKEYS

THERE IS A DIFFERENCE.

Those NOT OBSERVING the CRUCIAL differences, will be NOTIFIED IN WRITING

Your ASSISTANCE is appreciated. You know WHO you are. It is not to be TOLERATED.

With kind regards

M.O.D x

Date Change for Frome Gig!

Hello.

Due to unforeseen, and frankly reprehensible, possibly even nefarious reasons, Alex has decreed that the 27th October 2012 is International Alex Day.

Hitherto, this date was occupied by a gig by your BEAUTIFUL M.O.D. Thanks to Alex’s pretentions and wilful imagination, we are forced to grovel to YOU and make a change to the advertised date.

During IAD, we are informed, it is compulsory for an Alex to lie down in a darkened room making ridiculous bleeping robot noises.
Your Alex then refers to himself in the third person ALL DAY and will only consume OIL and AXLE GREASE.
He will also only answer when spoken to and only to inform you loudly that he is from the planet ALEXA MINOR IN THE UPPER QUADRANT OF THE ALEX SYSTEM.

M.O.D are inclusive sorts. To this end, the gig at The Griffin, Frome, has been moved to International Alex Day Eve, which, for those schooled in the comprehensive system, is FRIDAY, the 26th OCTOBER.

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Here is a photo of Alex. MIGGLE was unavailable.

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You are now allowed to RIDICULE Alex

RIDICULE HIM

A bit of an impromptu busk

Following a sordid lack of adherence to M.O.D’s normally strict dietary principles; today some of M.O.D (in this instance, O.D) graced the seafront of Clevedon. Opting to cunningly play SONGS for esteemed people owing to how her Majesty The Queen, Gawd Bless Her, was having a big shindig apparently.

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Those of you with a keen eye will notice an INFILTRATOR on Michael’s DRUMSET. This is not to be ENCOURAGED.

Sheds, in Gardens.

A few weeks ago, M.O.D were stupifyingly honoured to be asked by Jon Earl, mighty Clevedonian behind Songs From The Shed

It is a prestigious honour. Bequeathed only to those worthy of the distinction.

So how?

Well, as Jon himself would say, one night down the Royal Oak, one pint later, Jon drunkenly received the divine inspiration to record VIDEOS of PEOPLE in his SHED.

Suffice to say, this worrying concept was adapted quickly to “video musicians playing stuff in the shed” due to the fact that the Oak houses lots of slightly unkempt musicians, of varying ages and species.

The next day, Jon lured Jerry and Liz, two local sorts to his shed; and yes, it was the very next day.

As a distraction, they brought some instruments. Liz, brought her fiddle, which she apparently found when challenging some shifty sort in Georgia. Jerry, he brought his guitar, and a talent gifted to him by learning things.

Thus, Songs From The Shed was born.

Soon, luminaries of the music world began to descend on the shed. Musicians that have played include Fairport Convention, Roddy Woomble, 3 Daft Monkeys, Steve Harley, Steve Knightly out of Show of Hands.

More importantly

Back in January 2012, M.O.D, after some personnel shuffles, played their first gig of the NEW ERA of M.O.D at a busy Clevedon Pub.

Jon, being now well versed in Folk of all sorts, mostly the musical sort, was present, and was brutally pummelled by M.O.D’s divine brilliance. So much so, he hatched a plan;

What if I let M.O.D do the 200th Shed?

Said Jon, to himself. He then said it to M.O.D

Some months later, M.O.D arrived.

And played.

And when the time was right, the world knew what M.O.D means to it.

Rejoice. Enjoy. KISS M.O.D. KISS THEM.

So here it is…

Falling:

Daffodil Song / Pinch Of Snuff

Dick Dale (Miserlou) / Klezmer 1