Having spent most of yesterday afternoon in a coffee shop prepping
the show I realise that a lot of the music reflects the caffine
levels - so a lively show from the start this week!
Look at the
face on you - The
The Marla's choppy guitars, dirty bass lines, pounding drums and
spitting vocals are all sliced up inside a classic British rock n
The Marla's are Cad, Maxxi, Lewis, Jossy and Tom, quintessentially
a bunch of young 18 year old English lads.
Happy - Jimmie
of live music at the moment. Last week saw Nordgarden
at One Taste in London
on Tuesday then Brian Wilson
at the Royal Festival
Hall (what a contrast of venues) on Wednesday. Gig review.
After the Brian Wilson gig came out of the RFH and heard more music
the old Stones
song. It was such a haunting sound that I had to find the source.
In the dark, a busker (Carla Pecorelli) with a voice to die for and
some lovely thoughtful interpretations. Highlight of the
Blues and Time - Carla
Carla has Italian parents and was raised in Brazil. Only a few
songs in English but I don't think the language is terribly
important, anyway, in my estimation, Portuguese is a language
naturally suited to music. She has some more songs on her
Building conservation - Kou Chou Ching
A HipHop band from Taiwan. Their music is inspired by Taiwan
traditional music elements. They bring samples of Taiwanese folk
songs and traditional music elements and mix them in HipHop to
create a very unique sound. "Through our music, you can hear the
voices of Taiwan."
- does he
think he's an owl?
Finest traditions of gratuitously offensive rock 'n Roll punk …
David Hasselhoff says FY - The
The Junktones are a true Rock'n'Roll Punkband founded in late 2005
and completely reformed in late 2006.
Playing shows for as many fans as possible is the main goal of the
band because this is what Rock'n'Roll is all about: Live music!
Care for some whiskey - Leerone
From her album Imaginary Biographies. Track featured Steve Blacke
on upright bass and violin, Garrett Ray on drums, Christopher
Fudurich (who produced and engineered the album) on harmonium,
yells, whoos and whistles well as Leerone on vocals, piano, claps
I saw the Sara Mac Band
play a live gig in Second Life (via a studio in Florida) a while
ago and had a short text chat with Sarah. It all felt pretty
exciting at the time but I've not really been active in Second Life
for a while.
If you'd like a Suffolk 'n'
t-shirt for Second Life, let me know. firstname.lastname@example.org
Save you - The Sarah Mac Band
The Sarah Mac Band officially formed in the Spring of 2005, when
this trio decided to devote their time and energy to writing music
and developing their original blends of blues, jazz, and rock.
This week guest spot on Ross Patzelt's
Future Radio 96.9 on Monday.
Last night saw an amazingly intense show from Foy
and tonight back to Norwich for the opening night
of The Grapevine
promising live music showcase night in Norwich featuring
staying with us tonight then recording a live Session at the Barn
here on Thursday
morning before flying back to Oslo in Norway.
Mone Zion - Taya Wooden
Coast, W. Africa)
Reggae from the Ivory Coast. Hear the African influences. Chicken
or egg? Was on Jamendo yesterday when I downloaded it but couldn't
find a link earier today, now it's back - strange. Download the
album free at: www.jamendo.com/album/7538/?refuid=117934
More astounding Suffolk music is promised for Friday evening at the
Charsfield, Suffolk. I'll report back next week.