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Blur – Battle

Driving to work yesterday a fine moment of randomness happened that sent shivers down my spine. Blur’s “Battle” played on my iPhone through the car sound system all the way through to the last note and a split second after that last note, the arpeggiated keyboard intro to The Stranglers’ “Strange Little Girl” started. the two songs blended perfectly and it put me in a great mood. It also reminded me that there were no Blur songs on Music Bore and whilst I would probably have added Trim Trabb as my song of choice, after hearing these two, Battle it had to be. From the awesome album...
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Malcom McLaren – About Her

Recommended by contributor Tony Mac, this track was featured on the Kill Bill 2 soundtrack and samples both Bessie Smith and The Zombies. It is rather quite haunting. Good shout Tony...
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Klaus Johann Grobe – Koordinaten

I know very little about Klaus Johann Grobe except that they are a Swiss band who sing in German. This is mad as anything =...
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Vintage Trouble – Blues Hand Me Down

Vintage Trouble are right up there with the best of the current crop of “Retro Sound” bands out there and have an awesome R&B vibe going on.  Recommended by Allan Rickwood who says they are awesome live – judging from their appearance on later with Jools Holland, I believe him! Great choice...
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Rival Sons – Jordan

Californian rockers Rival Sons have been reviving the traditional rock sound for a few years now. Paul Hobson from Moorgate Acoustics in Sheffield has been banging on about how good live they are for yonks – the rest of the world seems to have just about latched on to them now as well. Paul’s recommendation is the track “Jordan”. Taken from their 3rd album “Head Down” this has more than a bit of Jeff Buckley about it. Enjoy....
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