Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Newton Faulkner

Born January 11, 1985 as Sam Newton Battenberg Faulkner.

Faulkner began playing guitar at the age of 11-12 with session guitarist Bob “crazy guy” Cranham and also attended the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, where he spent 2 years gaining both diploma and the higher diploma award under the tutelage of Eric Roche.(read more @ last.fm)

Hand Built By Robots review...

Teardrop (massive attack cover)

Sitar--y Thing


She's Got Time



Monday, September 28, 2009

This Immortal Coil

Όχι, δε πρόκειται για λάθος. Πρόκειται για ένα ξεχωριστό δίσκο ονόματι The Dark Age of Love με ερμηνείες των κομματιών των θρυλικών πλέον Coil των οποίων η μουσική πορεία σταμάτησε απότομα το 2004 με το θάνατο του Jhοnn Balance, ενός από τα δύο ιδρυτικά μέλη.

Μετά από τέσσερα περίπου χρόνια προετοιμασίας και δουλειάς το αποτέλεσμα κυκλοφόρησε στις 13/09 σε περιορισμένο αριθμό LP και CD. Το όνομα του project αποτελεί ξεκάθαρη αναφορά στη σουπερ - μπάντα που σχηματίστηκε από το πρόεδρο της 4AD κατά τη δεκαετία του '80 (This Mortal Coil).
Στο project συμμετέχουν μεταξύ άλλων οι: Matt Elliott, Yann Tiersen, Sylvain Chauveu και Bonnie Prince Billy(!).

Yael Naim, Chapelier Fou, David Donatien, Hannes d'Hoine, Roel Van Camp, Christine Ott - The Dark Age of Love

Bonnie Prince Billy, DAAU, Christine Ott - Ostia

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Your Hand In Mine

Your Hand In Mine consists of two students from Thessaloniki, Greece. Manos Milonakis plays wurlitzer piano, melodica, toy piano, and does the programming, while George Papadopoulos plays some guitar shaped toy synth, mandolin, glockenspiel hits random objects in his rythmic kit. The project came out from members of the post-rock band Shortcat in late 2006, giving them the opportunity to express their love to acoustic instruments, french folk songs and street musicians. With a constantly growing collection of custom, toy instruments and machines, Your Hand In Mine act as live-looping based duet, willing to present a new-romantic, deeply personal sense of chamber music. Strongly impatient, they released their first recordings in 100 totally handmade cd copies in January 2007. The self titled ep, having references to modern west-european folk and experimentation, defines the band’s aesthetic and identity. In the summer of 2007 they composed original music for Mikio Naruse’s silent masterpiece Every Night Dreams which they presented live at Thessaloniki’s International Film Festival in November. Every Night Dreams is officially released by Inner Ear label. (www.last.fm)


At The Bar I

my space

Saturday, September 19, 2009

To Kill A Petty Bourgeoisie

"To Kill a Petty Bourgeoisie consists of Jehna Wilhelm, guitar and vocals, and Mark McGee, electronics and sound manipulation. Originally from Richmond, VA, the duo has been involved with this project for 4 years and has been supported by an ever-changing cast of players and musicians. They now reside in Minneapolis, MN where they run their own label, The Riley Bushman Recordings & Archives, which they use as an outlet to release various projects and collaborations"

The Needle

The Villain

(from 2nd album "Marlone, 2009, Kranky).


Official site