Wednesday, 29 August 2012

a Paralympic discount

well, we gave away songs during the Olympics, so we're offering a discount during the Paralympics

yes, you heard right... in a combined bid to celebrate the games AND to save you from two weeks of Coldplay YOU can have 30% off the double CD (silver) edition of It's The Taking Part That Counts - A Global POP Sportsday

simply go to the bandcamp link below, and enter the discount code paralympic when you get to the check out, and the 26 exclusive olympic tunes will be YOURS!...

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Monday, 13 August 2012

the taking part BOOKLET!

and the final Team GB medal of London2012 is a Silver for Samantha Murray

a Bronze for Tom Daley

a Gold for Luke Campbell and Anthony Joshua, and a Silver for Fred Evans

another Gold for Mo!

a Gold for Ed McKeever, and bronze for Liam Heath and Jon Schofield

Sunday, 12 August 2012

a taekwondo bronze...

... for Lutalo Muhammad...

and, of course, a special mention to Argentinian GOLD winner Sebastian Eduardo Crismanich

a bronze for Team GB in Women's Hockey

and here we have the Bully from Hannah Peel

men's and women's 470 class...

... silver medals for Saskia Clark & Hannah Mills and  Luke Patience & Stuart Bithell...

(sorry for the delay, internet connection was down yesterday)

Friday, 10 August 2012

and a women's 57kg taekwondo GOLD...

... for Jade Jones, and here we have Hacia dos Veranos' beautiful "the way of the hand and the foot"

a women's flyweight boxing Gold...

... for Nicola Adams, and a new download for YOU today... our old friend Jeff Mellin's HIT ME!

a Bronze for Laura Bechtolsheimer and a Gold for Charlotte Dujardin

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

a Bronze for Robbie Grabarz

in the Men's High Jump:

three MORE cycling medals

Gold - Laura Trott, Woman's Omnium
Silver - Victoria Pendleton, Women's Sprint
Gold - Chris Hoy, Men's Keirin

a Gold for Carl Hester, Charlotte Dujardin and Laura Bechtolsheimer

in the Team Dressage:

a Silver for Nick Dempsey

in the Men's Windsurfing

TWO Triathlon Medals

for Jonny and Alistair Brownlee:

Seven Summers by Paul Kelly & Saint Etienne

have you seen this lovely excerpt from Seven Summers - Paul Kelly's follow-up to What Have You Done Today, Mervyn Day?... it's about the Olympic site:

and , of course, here is Saint Etienne's Steeplechase - the athletic theme from It's The Taking Part That Counts:

Monday, 6 August 2012

a medal for Nick Skelton, Ben Maher, Scott Brash and Peter Charles

... and it's the the first Team GB showjumping gold since 1952

a Gold for Jason Kenny

there's no stopping us in the cycling, is there?... Yesterday Jason Kenny won the Men's Sprint

a Bronze for Beth Tweddle

on the Women's Uneven Bars

which means today's FREE downloads start with Hawaii Fried Dough's Tumblebee:

Sunday, 5 August 2012

three more medal winning athletes

yesterday we had:

Bronze for Max Whitlock - Men's Pommel Horse
Silver for Louis Smith - Men's Pommel Horse
Silver for Christine Ohuruogu - Women's 400 metres

which gives another exciting day for Saint Etienne fans, what with this FREE download:

and the first DVD release of their pre Olympics film, What Have You Done Today Mervyn Day?

a Gold for Andy Murray and a Silver for Andy Murray & Laura Robson

Two tennis medals yesterday, so another new FREE download for YOU, this time from the Sunny Street, and Steffi...

a Bronze for Ed Clancy

and a FREE download of Town Bike's Tour De Force for YOU today!

Gold for Ben Ainslie and Silver for Iain Percy & Andrew Simpson

and a FREE download of Morir Ahogada by Linda Guilala for YOU today!


GOLD! for Jessica Ennis - Heptathlon
GOLD! for Greg Rutherford - Long Jump
GOLD! for Mo Farah - 10,000 Metres

so today we have a FREE download of Saint Etienne's Steeplechase:

a Gold for Dani King, Joanna Rowsell and Laura Trott

and Town Bike's Tour De Force is still available as a free download for YOU!

lots of rowing medals yesterday

a GOLD for Kat Copeland & Sophie Hosking (women's lightweight double skulls), a GOLD for Alex Gregory, Tom James, Pete Reed & Andy Hodge (men's coxless fours) and a SILVER for Zac Purchase & Mark Hunter... their hard work means YOU can have a free download of Ellis Island Sound's Ergo Squad Box today:

Saturday, 4 August 2012

I took part... it COUNTED!

yup, yesterday evening i went to the Olympic Park to see Team GB play Basketball against France...  i won't tell you what happened...

the album visits the stadium

and Becky Adlington won a Bronze in 800m freestyle

which means Parenthesis... 's Synthesized Swimming is today final FREE download...

Cycling Golds for Ed Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke & Peter Kennaugh and Victoria Pendleton

and Town Bike's Tour De Force is once again a FREE download... it still sounds (and looks) great...

a Bronze for Karina Bryant...

... and a FREE download of Alexander's Festival Hall (feat. Yazuyo Uemura)'s Judo (What We've Been Playing)

a Bronze for George Nash & William Satch, a Gold for Katherine Grainger & Anna Watkins and a Bronze for Alan Campbell

... sorry to group you all together...

and a FREE download of Ellis Island Sound's Ergo Squad Box for YOU today!

Thursday, 2 August 2012

a Gold for Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny and Philip Hindes

and yet another FREE download of Town Bike's Tour De Force for YOU today!

a Silver for Gemma Gibbons

and a FREE download of Judo (What We've Been Playing) By Alexander's Festival Hall (featuring Yazuyo Uemura)

a Gold for Peter Wilson

and a FREE download of One Fathom Down's Exodus for YOU today!

a Gold for Tim Baillie & Etienne Stott and a Silver for David Florence & Richard Hounslow

and a FREE download of Flotation Toy Warning's The Buoys are Back In Town for YOU today!

a Silver for Richard & Peter Chambers, Rob Williams & Chris Bartley

and a FREE download of Ellis Island Sound's Ergo Squad Box for YOU today!

It's The Taking Part That Counts - the Opening Ceremony

as you know, last Saturday (28th July) saw the Global Pop Sportsday live in London's Union Chapel, well, those nice Arctic Circle chaps have a PODCAST which includes live tunes from Pete Astor, Hong Kong In The 60's and the Leaf Library (among others)... why not have a listen?

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

a Silver for Michael Jamieson

and a FREE download of Parenthesis...'s Synthesized Swimming for YOU today!

a Gold for Bradley Wiggins, a Bronze for Chris Froome

and a FREE copy of Town Bike's Tour De Force for YOU today!

a Bronze for Phelan Hill, Alex Partridge, James Foad, Tom Ransley, Richard Egington, Mo Sbihi, Matt Langridge, Greg Searle and Constantine Louloudis

and a FREE download of Ellis Island Sound's Ergo Squad Box for YOU today!

a Gold for Heather Stanning and Helen Glover..

and a FREE download of Ellis Island Sound's Ergo Squad Box for YOU today!