Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Kill J - Bullet

Joe writes: I know nothing about this except they're from the lovely city of Copenhagen, it's on the lovely Chess Club label, and I really like it.

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Sage The Gemini feat. IamSu - Gas Pedal

Joe writes: Massive and interestingly minimal hip hop party tune (albeit with some objectionable lyrics).

HitchHike - Travel Girl

Joe writes: I just discovered this gem from Greece thanks to the excellent This Must Be Pop blog. Strange and enjoyable.

Sunday, 23 February 2014

"I know you're tired of loving with nobody to love"

Joe writes: Sigma did a great bootleg mix of Bound 2 by Kanye West and now it's getting an official release under the title Nobody To Love. Huge.

I'd love to know who wrote the hook that Sigma has used - maybe Charlie Wilson and/or John Legend? Here's the track that was sampled as the basis of the Bound 2 backing track, Aeroplane (Reprise) by Wee:

Sway Clarke II - I Don't Need Much

Joe writes: Great tune, production, lyric... This is an anthem.

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Joshua Kadison - Jessie

Phil writes:  Have heard this on the radio several times recently.  I thought it must be a track from the Sixties that I'd somehow missed.  In fact, I was three decades out.  Anyway, like some other songs that feature phone calls (almost up there with 'Diamonds and Rust') it immediately grabs, and keeps, your attention:

Friday, 7 February 2014

Peter Broderick - I Tried

Joe writes: Erased Tapes is the niche label of the moment and this is the best and most accessible track I've heard from them yet. Ambitious, melodic and quite unlike anything else I've heard recently.