Posts Tagged ‘alternative’

Iamx

September 12, 2008

The big discovery of the Sziget Festival 2007 was for me IAMX. Extraordinary voice of Chris Corner (British charming guy from former Sneaker Pimps)…perfect showman with the most dandy look I have seen in a long time…minha galera took our hands and said ”u have to see this”…we did and it was great!

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Gravirty Co

September 12, 2008

 

I don’t know yet if I like it or not…My doubts are that this band is too commercial and sort of linkin’ park dramatic…they do have some electro sounds that I liked…So, I let the audience judge…Bulgarian band that started (2001) with a project to create soundtracks for computer games and then they decided to stick to music…

Max Richter – Embers

August 31, 2008

The subtle psychological effects of autumn may catch you by surprise.

http://www.myspace.com/maxrichtermusic

Black Box Recorder – Child psychology

August 21, 2008

Black Box Recorder are a British pop/indie group. They debuted in 1998 with England Made Me, a collection of lyrically sophisticated pop tunes. Musically, the group are influenced by trip-hop, ambient music, and French electronic groups such as Air. However the lyrics to these lush and romantic melodies are frequently bleak, ironic or sarcastic.

Links: Official page, Unofficial page, MySpace, LastFM, Wikipedia.

Placebo – Without You I’m Nothing (UNKLE remix)

July 23, 2008

A nice mix of my favourite song from Placebo in duet with David Bowie, made by my favourite band UNKLE.

With this ocasion let’s play one more time the original song:

Links: UNKLE, Placebo, David Bowie.

Santogold

July 19, 2008

L•E•S Artistes


Santogold (born Santi White) is a songwriter, producer, and singer from Philadelphia who has been active since 2003.
Santogold was lead singer of the Philadelphia-based punk rock/ska band Stiffed, but while in the band, she was offered a solo contract. Working with fellow Stiffed member John Hill as co-producer, she recorded her debut album, Santogold, which was released in April 2008. Santogold’s style has been defined as a mix of dub, electronic, indie rock, new wave, and punk rock.

JAPE

July 19, 2008

It’s been a while since my last post so, with no further ado, let me put some fruit onto this cake.  Enjoy!

Floating (Jape is Grape EP)

Jape is the alter-ego of Redneck Manifesto member Richie Egan. Hailing from Crumlin, Dublin 12, he purveys an electronica-heavy music tinged with ‘stoner folk’. Jape’s most renowned song ‘Floating’ has been covered by The Raconteurs and The Mighty Stef, to name a few. His debut album ‘Cosmosphere’ was released in 2003 (Volta Records), followed by 2004’s ‘The Monkeys In The Zoo Have More Fun Than Me’ (Trust Me I’m A Thief). Having recently signed with V2 Records (9th May 2007), a third effort is due this year with new material having been debuted live in recent shows. His debut at the SXSW festival in Texas this year (2007) has added much hype and excitement to the future prospects of Jape’s career.

Web: myspace, M&E, Jape is Grape

Dosh

July 18, 2008

Dosh is a musician and multi-instrumentalist. Is a percussionist who uses various electronics, often with a Fender Rhodes. Dosh has been characterized mostly as experimental and electronic-based due to his use of many samplers and looping machines and the rhythmic feel of much of his music, with songs often relying on Dosh alone on keyboards, xylophone, and drums.

Naoise

Call the Kettle Back

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Milla Jovovich – Going Down

July 10, 2008


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The cat empire – Rhythm and reason

July 9, 2008

The Cat Empire is a large group of musicians, consisting of two vocals, three trumpets, four trombones, 1 drum kit, a few tambourines and more, based in Melbourne, Australia. Their sound is often described as a fusion of jazz, ska, funk and rock with heavy Latin influences.

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