Music from France, London, Nashville, Liverpool and Cuba and
Cornwall in the UK this week.
Today was spent visiting the Codger Cogle family at their holiday
home in Southwold. The rain this morning cleared as we sat drinking
Pimms and eating lunch at their hut right down by the sea (see
A tour of the Adnams Brewery was fascinating and the tasting
session after the tour was, well, shall we say extensive! Just as
well that I recorded the show before we went.
My Artificial Sun - Fresh Body
From the 2009 album The Ugly
. All the tracks are written and recorded by Pedro
Rousseau although he is joined by Oli on bass and Fyjen on drums
for live shows.
The earlier albums Orgamilk
, Make this end
are also available on
Jamendo. There is now an opportunity for artists to suggest a
donation for downloads but I don't think it is compulsory. However,
if music is important to you, please leave as much as you can
afford for downloads and if you can leave a review that would be
really good too. My thanks to listener Andy Fidler for reminding me
about Fresh Body Shop.
One short life - Nick Cook
(Penzance, Cornwall, UK)
Nick sent me this track using the Suffolkandcool.com submission
service for musicians. Find out about it at www.suffolkandcool.com
by clicking on the "submit you music" menu button.
If you'd like that track, Nick has made it available as a free
download at www.nick-cook.com
and click "Free music".
Conte de fée - Spleen
Another track from the excellent album Les Algorythmes de Venus on
Jamendo. Go over to their page at Jamendo and have a listen to the
rest of their music - awfully good.
Love is your fear - Vinny Piana
Vinny Piana: Musician, Producer and Writer
Vinny is best known as the former writer, producer and guitarist
for cult London indie band "The Space Between".
His music has attracted the attention of various DJs and producers
along the way including dance remixes by renown artists such as
Chris McCormack (Ministry of Sound, Gary Newman, samples on Fatboy
Slim's million selling Halfway between the Gutter and the Stars
Among his credits are composing music for TV documentaries such as
BBC, C4, ITV and independent movies including "Love Sexy” (Sundance
Love is your fear
unique blend of electro / Indie rock that may remind you of classic
bands such as Joy Division, New order, Eurythmics and contemporary
cutting edge artists such as Clavin Harris.
It is an engaging song about love, the struggle of being in a
relationship and how hard one can be with another when things
aren't going great. The song has a deep groove, engaging synth that
are reminiscent of Sweet
by Eurythmics, a modern feel, great hook and dramatic
Vinny Piana Live performances support include Wendy James (Racine),
The Soho Dolls, Client, Lene Lovich and The Rakes.
Vinny is currently working on his debut solo album Beg me to forgive
due out in October
Dangerous - Kristen Cothron
(Nashville, TN. USA)
From her album Love letters from
Kristen's voice is reminiscent of classic jazz singers, but the
songs are edgy and smart and cut right across the lines in an
Since the release of Love Letters
from a Fool
in May of 2006 Cothron has been touring
regionally and is currently celebrating the release of her music
she's singing a jazz standard, a classic soul tune, or one of her
eclectic original songs- Kristen's sound is undeniably her own.
Pressure - Christope Marc
(Liverpool, UK and Nantes, France)
This is part of the solo project by Christophe Marc, lead singer
and guitarist with Galago. You'll find him at
Christophe Marc was Recommended by Organic Despair. If you'd like
to recommend tracks on Jamendo, all you have to do is join, it is
free and you're away.
Doorway - Jennings
Although her writing began in high school, Jennings' surge in
musical expression started after the sudden death of her mother.
"This tragedy rocked me to the core, but there is so much beauty in
what it allowed me to do," she says. "All of my emotions came
pouring out in the form of melody." At the time, her father, a
former musician, gave her the option to go through therapy or
record an album. He knew both would be equally helpful to her, but
by recording her music, she would be able to have something to hold
on to and share with others for a lifetime.
Jennings has built on the lessons of her life and musical journey
and courageously perfected the delicate balance between
vulnerability, honesty and grit.
Meet up with Codger at Southwold for Pimms at his beach hut, a
brewery tour at Adnams
and possibly another small beverage later. May
have to get the bus home! He has already been Twittering about the
El Son No Puede Fallar - Sierra
This is from The Rough Guide to
the Music of Cuba
released just a week or so ago.
"El Son No
from "The Rough Guide to the Music of Cuba"
(Rough Guides/World Music
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