45 minutes or so of the finest new music from around the planet -
well, from Germany, New York, UK, India, Georgia, Italy and
Spring well and truely sprung on Saturday in Aldeburgh here on the
Suffolk coast (right), where us celebs hang out together ;-)
C'mon Babe - The Dots
and Berlin, Germany)
If the sound is vaguely familiar - it doesn"t surprise me because
The Dots also opened last week's show.
From the 2007 album Fashion For
The Dressed And Naked
, available on Jamendo, as is the 2008
5-track EP Fake modern love
Art Hustle - Vocals, Percussion
C.Blitzschutz - Bass, Vocals
MKO Swillus - Organ, Vocals
Dr.Valentine - Guitar, Vocals
Nils A. Antiknock - Drums and Percussion
Die to Live - Luthea Salom
York, NY, USA)
From the excellent Sunbeam
Surrounded By Winter
, produced between NY and Skopje,
(Macedonia) by Malcolm Burn and Luthea herself.
Faking the Thousand Mile Stare -
A new album from the enigmatic Catgut who, quite fittingly produces
quirky, idiosyncratic and quite charming songs.
Catgut is based somewhere in the UK and reveals very little about
himself. Do visit his site though.
Mystic Dances - Sagnik Basu &
From the Jamendo album Sheherezad
- The Tales of the Wandering Prince
"We began playing by playing unconvention in front of
What we mean is we experimented in the classical genre in front of
rock appreciating crowd. What came in the end are two albums after
which we discovered who we truly are.
At the end of Shehrezad we incorporated all that the new world of
music has to offer - New Age, Fusion, Ethnic etc and this
evolution will continue years after Shehrezad.
Shehrezad is close to our heart because in it we have incorporated
all we have learnt in the journey of music.
Sagnik - Sarod, Keyboard, Bass, Drum Arrangements
Krishnaroop - Tabla, Duff, Khanjira, Voice on Sheherezad
Sarang Sheth - Vocals
Prem Joshua - Mantras in Guru -
- something of a
dirty word - and I'm not the only one to think so. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jason_Kay
I Know It Sounds Funny (The Spank Me
Song) - Woof / Ken Clarke
A thoroughly odd track - it almost feels politically incorrect -
we're all victims of the thought police aren't we?
Ken Clark, Rick Fowler, Sherry Joyce, John Williams
Codger's been earning his keep as the interwebs plumber over the
past couple of days, helping me shift a site from one hosting
provider to another. My worry is that he suggests payment in beer
and my suspicion is that he'll be expecting payment when we meet up
for the podcrawl. Oh dear, dear dear.
He played a track by Sardinia
on the Dub Zone
Barricada (feat Dr. Boost) - Sardinia
From the excellent album Visions
Of My Land
released May 2008 through the A Quiet Bump
net label, based in
"Sardinia Bass Legalize project started in July 2006 after a period
of collaborations between King Kietu and Sensitivedub.
Dr Boost from 'Big Island Family' was the vocalist of the 'Tostoine
Dub System' project together with King Kietu, from 1999 to 2005.
'Sardinia Bass Legalize' began as an evolution to the 'Tostoine'
This is a second chapter by Sardinia Bass Legalize for the Aqbmp
label. Comprising seven visions of the Meditrarranean island of
Sardinia, by King Kietu and Sensitive Dub with Dr. Boost vocal
featuring on Barricada."
Barricada was produced and mixed by King Kietu @ Big Island Studio
- Olbia - Sardinia (Italy)
Born here - extended version (by
produced and mixed by Arrogalla @ Radio
indipendèntzia Studio - Bologna (Italy)
Let it go - Alexis Vear
(Atlanta, GA, USA)
In 2004 Alexis released her debut album, Never Give Up
, an acoustic record full
of heart and soul.
Alexis was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. After
relocating several times, in 2005 Alexis moved from Greensboro,
North Carolina…. to Atlanta, Georgia….. where she has enjoyed a
vibrant and supportive music scene. In late 2006 she began working
with local Producer Geoff Melkonian who"s past credits include
Modern Skirts, Megan Coffee, and YOU just to name a few.
Her newest release Let It
is a very strong album that you can get from CD Baby,
iTunes and elsewhere..
Crashland - Tom Allalone & the
(Gravesend, Kent, UK)
From the album Major Sins
The band are headlining the Get Wanted
333 Mothers Bar on 10th March along with Komla and The Yakataks who
both received great support when they played Get Wanted back in
With more to be announced...check out www.myspace.com/getwanted
for updates. Tickets: £5 in advance, £7 on the door.
"...This impeccably dressed troupe plays blisteringly energetic and
classic rock'n'roll (think Elvis Costello and The Attractions
covering Billy Fury by way of The Godfathers), and does it very
well indeed too." The Times
"...This check-shirted Gravesend chappie and his backing band have
filled our heads with dreams of the Happy Days diner and thousands
of unjustly unloved Vincent Vincent albums. Ace." The Fly
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