Updates – Mags and Peel.

Rock Sound has a short interview with The Crimea on page nine of issue 44 of the magazine. It’ll be out until the end of the month, but you can get a back issue from or just check the press clippings section for the whole article.
The Fly also has some Crimea news in the form of a small review of their Lottery Winners single on page 47 of the latest December 2002 / January 2003 issue. You can pick up a free copy at your local Virgin Megastore of Barfly music venue.
John Peel has either been bribed by, or really, really likes The Crimea. They’re set to record a Peel Session for Radio 1 on January 16th, which should be broadcast at a later date. Lottery Winners On Acid also features as one of his reccomended songs from last month in his record box, and currently one of his most important tunes from the Radio 1 Alt record box. Click [More] to see what other songs he likes.
A gig has been planned for February 28th at The Borderline in London, check the gigs page for more news on that.
Site updates – I’ve been busy adding stuff on the band from magazines to the press clippings page, and some more pics to the other pictures page. There’s also a couple more links to other sites, and a new band for you to check out.
General rumours – Davey may or may not be in Austrailia on holiday at this very moment .:. The band are continuing thier search for a new lead guitarist, posibly to make their first appearence at the Borderline gig .:. Craig from thinks there’s a new single coming next month, though I’ve heard from a good source that he just made that up.

Peel’s Record Box :: December 2002
Last updated 03 January 2003

Here are the records John recommends from last month….

The Baptist Generals – ‘Captured Radio Waves Vol.1′ (EP) (Record of Humanity)
Ojn – ‘Meridians’ (7″) (Awkward Silence)
The Cranebuilders – ‘You’re Song’ (EP) (Skinny Dog)
White Stripes – ‘Candy Cane Children’ (XL)
The D4 – ‘Come On!’ (EP) (Infectious)
The Crimea – ‘Lottery Winners On Acid’ (Shiny Beast)
Soundtrack Kings – ‘Out Here In The Snow’ (7″) (Howlin’)
The Chap – ‘I Got Flattened By A Pig Farmer’ (7″) (Lo)
Will Oldham & Others – ‘We All We Three Will Ride’ (7″) (Isota)
Prewar Yardsale – ‘She Used To Be Cool’ (EP) (a-ok)
Crack: We Are Rock – ‘Silent Fantasy’ (EP) (Tigerbeat6)
Electric Six – ‘Danger! High Voltage’ (7″) (XL)
Technical Itch vs Kemal – ‘The Calling’ (12″) (Moving Shadow)

Record Box
Last updated 6 Jan 2003

Radio 1′s alternative shows pick their three most important tunes …

John Peel
The Crimea – Lottery Winners On Acid (Shiny Beast)
Prewar Yardsale – She Used To Be Cool (EP) (A-OK)
Bad Company – The Hornet (LP – Shot Down On Safari) (BC Recordings)

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