Monthly Archives: March 2011

Yellow Ostrich

Minimal drums and looped, almost percussive vocals seem to be the style du jour for many bands at the moment.  Yellow Ostrich hail from New York City.  The trio (including Jan Natchez, formally of Beirut) have just released an updated … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

MC Nxtgen – Andrew Lansley Rap

For those who don’t know, Andrew Lansley is the Health Secretary here in the UK.  He recently announced plans for sweeping reforms of the National Health Service, including handing power over to GPs (General Practitioners) and the introduction of more … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

tUnE-yArDs interview

An interview with Nate and Merrill from tUnE-yArDs, courtesy of The Other Woman.  

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Capac (Feat. Kate Smith) – See The Young

A terrific slice of euphoric house-infused, electro/dubstep from Liverpool’s Capac.  Features Kate Smith of DNA Orchestra.  Available on the ‘Music Sounds Better With Huw, vol.2’ compilation. Find out more here.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pope Joan

Had Roxy Music formed in the late noughties, they may have sounded a little like Brighton art-rockers Pope Joan. 2010/11 has included support slots with the likes of Twin Shadow, The Fall, Fools Gold and The Vaccines.  They release new … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Sister Rosetta Tharpe rocking Manchester Piccadilly!

Unbelievable footage of Sister Rosetta Tharpe performing at Manchester’s Piccadilly station, one rainy afternoon in the early 1960s. Read a full biography here.

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Snorkel

This South London-based collective have spent the last year ‘experimenting in their…studio’, putting together second album Stop Machine – released May 9th, through Slowfoot records. The press release describes their music as ‘electro-aquatic-kraut-afro-funk’. I prefer the term ‘jazzy’, but whatever, its pretty … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment