Posts Tagged ‘scene

29
Mar
08

THE RECOMMENDER – Number 1

…So this is the BIGGIE.  Every now and again I’m posting this thing called ‘The Recommender’. It’s just me pointing out a small selection of super-white-hot new bands or DJ’s. They are lovingly plucked from the underground for you to sample.  Only THE bestest stuff I locate gets on here, so allow me to trawl through the endless dross that’s about and pluck the finest littles gems for you. Aren’t I kind…

PUNKS JUMP UP

These London scenesters are all about magical remixes.

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Find them here: www.myspace.com/punksjumpup

Hear them here: http://www.zshare.net/audio/1212436442f2dbd9/

SOUTH CENTRAL

This Brighton duo are ripping up clubs across town like no other. Superb electro sounds. Check em out.

SOUTH CENTRAL | South Central

Find them here: www.myspace.com/southcentralmusic

Hear them here: http://www.zshare.net/audio/9734653dbc139a/
 

PONEY PONEY

Hailing from Paris, in what seems like the coolest city scene in the world right now, alongside Brooklyn and LA. A breezy indie-punk outfit that have something interesting to show us. Enjoy. 

Find them here: www.myspace.com/poneyponey

Hear them here: http://www.zshare.net/audio/12124091b9482109/
 

I will also be adding a couple of smaller highlights and mentioning others worthy of note…

Heads up for DJ/Promoter HENRON. He’s doing ace things at The Ocean Rooms in Brighton right now. Electro-tastic. Good man!

Also worth pointing out THE ANSWERING MACHINE and also the band with THE best name I’ve heard in ages, PARTS & LABOUR. Go search them out on Myspace – they are both worth your investagative time.

Hope you enjoyed. Until the next one then….

Mike

p.s. More info found at www.myspace.com/miguelos if you’re really keen…

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27
Mar
08

Hello world!

WELCOME !

Congratulations on finding this new, fresh and hopefully darn helpful blog. It’s a music blog, mainly covering new Indie and Electro/Dance music, but before you start thinking it’s just another, please think again…

This blog will mainly comprise of 4 things:


1) THE RECOMMENDER –
I’ve been doing this on Myspace’s blog section for some time, but figured it’s worth its own page. Basically, I’ll be trawling through the interweb and grabbing all manor of snippetts from the world of music, washing them down, and sorting them into a couple of top-notch recommendations for your ears delight. It will always be new music bubbling in the undeground, readying itself for you pleasure. You will no longer have to wade through the ether of endless spamming promoters and industry fluff. Just pop here every now and again and check out what I highlight. Your ears will be thankful.

2) THE GIG LIST – OK, this is similar, but this time I’ll be searching out and recommending the highlights of upcoming gigs listed in my local city of Brighton. Again, only the best will get on here and again it will be mainly new acts/bands/DJ’s. I will be abusing my local connections and keeping in touch with every outlet for all the best venues. I promise to work hard so you don’t have to.

3) HOW GOOD IS THIS!!!??? – This section will be like a mini-post. A showcase of more random highlights I’ve found. These things won’t deserve their own ‘Recommender ‘or ‘Gig List’ posting and therefore won’t have quite as much detail. It could be a music clip, a new tune, a top 10 list, a new site, anything to do with music. More just a pointer, rather than an in depth piece of information, but yummy and wholesome all the same.

4) Q & A – This will be far less frequent. It will be posted up only when I’ve had a chance to interview new bands and DJs about what and why they do what they do. Its a chance for you to get a little closer to the new acts breaking into your scene. Usually just a dozen or so questions. It’s not overly intrusive, just the good old basics, but much fun all the same. I’ll also try and add a video or something to allow you to check them out for yourselves.

Take these or leave them, but it’s free, it should be enlightening and I promise nothing on here will be a waste of your investigative time. My only hope is to make you a tiny bit better informed than you were before…

Feel free to comment, subscribe, share the love, or totally leave it – it is your choice. I just hope you enjoy…

All the best,
Mike




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