Tuesday, 22 December 2015
The One when JC met The Peter Crawford Duo 22/12/15
Last show of the year ! Where has the last 12 months gone .
Great way to end the shows of 2015 with guest The Peter Crawford Duo ( with Jim)
Thanks to everyone who has listened , everyone who has sent in their music or taken time out to appear on the show . It's all yours !
Look out for the best of 2015 postcasts ( yes that's plural)
Back on Jan 2 nd
Peter Crawford -
Cage & Co -Yesterday PT 1 ( the kiss at the end of the world )
Tom Strasser -Embrace
Feed wave -Kno Betta
Lively -Bad Influence
Neil & Adam -Everything is alright
James J Turner -This Christmas
Frank D Angelo -This is the time of year
Steve Young -Let love Begin
JJ Rosa -Where is the mercy
Alex Walker -Praise To the Lord
Djanan -What she wants
Marco Argiro -Christmas lights
Den Hegarty -Welcome to my Christmas
Ryce Wastney Light my way this Christmas
Chantel McGregor -Killing Time
King No one -Millennium
EofE -Wake up
Cage & Co who are based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England.
Initially starting as a duo called Crowded Nation, Cage & Co are now a collaboration of various musicians from the North East.
Cage & Co have now released their new album Tyneside On My Mind and you can find details on how you can purchase this along with further information on them, by visiting their website www.cagesound.com or you can follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Cagesound
You can listen to Cage & Co's new single, Yesterday Part 1 (The Kiss At The End Of The World) below:
18 December 2015
Trip-Hop Outfit Ophiuco Returns with new 'Hybrid' LP, Premieres First Single
VIEW 'Pneumatic Psycho Bodhidharma' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1cLziirStA
FOR FANS OF: Tricky, Portishead, Sneaker Pimps, Propellerheads (on Pneumatic Psycho Bodhidharma), Dead Can Dance (on Trip)
"An acid trip without the acid but with all of the foresight... an example that beauty is much, much more than skin deep" - Jammerzine (USA)
"It's no wonder they've picked up favourable comparisons to the Bristol scene of the '90s that birthed the likes of Massive Attack, Tricky and Portishead... surely its been worth waiting for" - The Sound of Confusion (UK)
"Hybrid LP pays homage to such classic trip hop sounds, blending in elements from a handful of other genres" - Northern Transmissions (Canada)
Trip hop indietronic outfit Ophiuco have released their first single Pneumatic Psycho Bodhidharma inadvance of releasing their forthcoming Hybrid LP. This long awaited release comes eight years after their debut LP Hypno Queue (Minuta Records, 2007). The full 11-track LP will be released internationally on December 11 by Seahorse Recordings and distributed by Audioglobe.
While typically labeled as trip hop, these new compositions are more hybrids with electronica and other related genres. Core members are Marino Malima Peiretti (guitar), Paolo Ezua Zangara (bass) and Ilaria Ali Nicolini (vocals). The new songs also feature vocals from Luca Morselli, Irene Parabita and Nathalie Rosemarie Carlesso (Tin Toys, Little Creatures), providing a variety of colours across the tracks.
Peiretti and Zangara are no stranger to attention at the European level, as previous members of drum & bass band IK14. With that projet, they played at some of the most popular Italian and European festivals, alongside such bands as Chumbawamba, Apollo 440, Kruder & Dorfmeister, and Nine Inch Nails.
Together they create a fluctuating musical cocktail of Bristol-style trip hop with plenty of hidden elements from other genres, such as electro, jazz, dub and rock. What might otherwise seem to be contrasting flows actually mesh together nicely in the capable hands of Asclepius followers (the god of medicine, bearing the snake in his hands and representing the 13th constellation, the Ophiucus). As a result, the band is charting new territory relative to their Italian peers.
A statement issued by the band reads: We are individuals determined by history. We are those who wish to express themselves outside of any genres or schemes, and without boundaries, even though you may become wedged into some genre in the end.
Their music is driven by new emotions, intensity and experimentation with respect to new sound scenarios. "Hybrid Sound as wings Sound as tongues Sound as flames Sound as motivation" echo the lyrics from their first single from this EP "Pneumatic Psycho Bodhidharma". Certain songs drift away similarly to the sounds forged by Massive Attack or Bark Psychosis.
Since releasing Hypno Queue, the band members have enjoyed many solo performances and new experiences and finally, they have come together again to run through what they describe as "open valleys threatened by dark omens. There is no finish line, no limitations and no expectations, they explain.
Ophiuco 'Hybrid' was recorded in Varese, Lombardy (between Milan and the Swiss border) by band members Peiretti and Zangara, and mastered in Viterbo (near Rome) by Paolo Messere of renowned Naples band Blessed Child Opera. The video for was created by Alberto Stevanato and Solenn le Marchand.
3. Pneumatic Psycho Bodhidharma
6. Stress is a Killer
7. Scrowls of Intentiones
9. Out of the Window
10. Transitional Eyes
11. Game Machine
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