Thursday, 13 January 2011
Sunday, 9 January 2011
So, festivities over, parties and play done and dusted, time for the Spektrum to help bring you all back down softly and clear out the dust of every day life. This month has been jazzy orchestral manouvers and disco in the house of Ion – the optimistic upbeats of Ray Davies and the Button Down Brass and Big Barry’s Love Unlimited have featured heavily, so I’m gonna say Jazz is the order of the month….the Duke said “It’s difficult to decide where jazz starts or where it stops;” Who can disagree with the Duke? His only conclusion? “Roaming through the jungle of "Ohs" and "Ahs" searching for a more agreeable noise, I live a life of primitivity with the mind of a child and an unquenchable thirst for sharps and flats.”
Try your best to stick it out until the end because Ray Davies Superstition cover is fantastic!
Monday, 3 January 2011
It's been a bit of an African winter for me music wise ever since Simon put me on to the Shina Williams track which I have been playing pretty much everyday and am still not getting bored of. I then got a 3 Cd of African tunes for Christmas and have selected a few off that (the first track is a kind of cross between an African Eric Clapton and an African laughing Policeman). On the 15th of January I am off to see Fela! the musical which has music from Antibalas live so that should be good. I know the last track isn't African but because of their name and the track title and the fact they are coming to Norwich in March it sneaked on! I don't think I can give Frank a run for his money yet but I'm trying. Happy New Year everyone.
Ps. Download to follow.